1 James Augustus Hickey founded the first printed ‘what’ in India in 1780? Newspaper
2 In April 1966, Bobbi Gibb became the first woman to run the entire distance of which marathon? Boston Marathon
3 In which US city was Dr Martin Luther King assassinated in 1968? Memphis
4 After the ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’ Captain Bligh and several of his crew were set afloat in a small boat in which they journeyed to which island? Timor
5 What type of creature is a cichlid? Fish
6 Lake Mamry and Lake Drawsko are in which European country? Poland
8 The capital cities of which two South American countries lie on the Rio de la Plata? Argentina and Uruguay
9 People born on the 1st March have which sign of the Zodiac? Pisces
10 Dydd Sadwrn is Welsh for which day of the week? Saturday
11 ‘Waverley’ is the title of the first prose novel by which British historical novelist/poet? Sir Walter Scott
12 In the first Harry Potter novel who is the headmaster of Hogwart’s School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Professor Albus Dumbledore
13 In October 1977 three members of which US rock band died in a plane crash in Mississippi, three days after the release of their album ‘Street Survivors’? Lynryd Skynyrd
14 Gorgonzola cheese is from which country? Italy
14 What is the title of the 2001 film in which Russell Crowe plays mathematician John Nash? A Beautiful Mind
15 Lonicera is the Latin name for which garden plant? Honeysuckle
16 In nature, Greco, Ostro, Libeccio and Sirocco are all types of what? Winds
17 Who plays Seymour Parish in the 2001 film ‘One Hour Photo’? Robin Williams
18 Suva is the capital of which South Pacific island? Fiji
19 Who became the host of the UK television game show Blankety Blank in 1984? Les Dawson
20 In the name of the US drink RC Cola, what does RC stand for? Royal Crown