1 A ‘classical’ guitar is popularly referred to as what nationality? Spanish
2 Who sang with James Taylor on hits Mockingbird and How Sweet It Is? Carly Simon
3 At which ‘Field’ was Richard III’s final battle? Bosworth
4 Name the USSR world-beating 1959-76 Moon program/craft? Luna
5 What was S Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City called before 1976? Saigon
6 The moss Sphagnum produces what traditional ancient fuel? Peat
7 The Mossbauer effect refers to which sort of radiation? Gamma
8 The mountain ash, Sorbus aucuparia, and its berry is called what? Rowan
9 Which country originated the motor scooter? Italy
10 A mouflon is a Coriscan wild species of what domesticated creature? Sheep
11 The nymph Daphne became a laurel tree escaping which Greek god? Apollo
12 Rene Descartes’ quote ‘Cogito ergo sum’ means what in English? I think therefore I am
13 Crown Derby is what sort of antique? Porcelain
14 The removal of salt from brine to produce fresh water is commonly named what? Desalination
15 What was the German WWII air force called? Luftwaffe
16 To what colour is the human eye most sensitive? Green
17 St Moritz in Switzerland has what famous Bobsled track? Cresta Run
18 What marten, Martes zibellina, was a prized fur and erroneously a fine paintbrush? Sable
19 What orange black and white creature is Vanessa cardui? Painted Lady (butterfly)
20 Spell the human lung condition: Pluracy; Pleuracy; Pleurisy; or Plurisy? Pleurisy