1. Which city is the third-most populous municipality in the European Union after Greater London and Berlin? It's metropolitan area is the fourth-most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, London, and the Ruhr Area.
2. The song 'Summer Wine'. What are the three ingredients?
3. What do the following countries have in common:
Austria, Laos, Nepal, Uganda, Afghanistan and Serbia?
4. What were the names of the three Walton children with a double or two part first name?
5. The following are the first words to which books?
a. When shall we three meet again, In thunder, lightning, or in rain?
b. The drought had lasted now for ten million years and the reign of the terrible lizards had long since ended.
c. I was born in the Year 1632, in the City of York...
d. It was a pleasure to burn.
6. A funky town and the royal blue of the Netherlands.
7. Which two actors have played the role of the scandalous Humbert Humbert?
8. What name is given to the appendage of a cell that looks like a whip?
9. What is the well known Greek word for midget?
10. At the movies:
a. Who played Lieutenant John Dunbar in Dances With Wolves?
b. What was the sequel to Every which way but Loose?
c. Dustin Hoffman played the title role in a 1974 film made about the life of an American comedian. Who was the comedian?
d. Which pop singer played the part of Baron Frankenstein in 'The Bride'?
e. Name either of the films in which John Travolta played a character called Tony Manero?
f. In which film did John Cleese play Brian Stimpson, a headmaster in a hurry to attend a conference?
g. Who played Dr Zhivago?
h. Which Comedy duo starred in Way Out West and The Flying Deuces?
i. Which 1933 film was originally billed 'The Eighth Wonder of the World'?
j. Who was awarded a posthumous Oscar for his role in the 1976 film Network?
11. Which three countries have reached the final of the football world cup twice but have yet failed to win the trophy?
12. What is used in each of the following?
a. Fango therapy
b. Thalasso therapy
c. Gelos therapy
13. Which mans family motto is Orbis non sufficit?
14. What are the next letters in the following sequence:
KC (1984 - 1985), MG (1985 - 1991), BY (1991 - 1996), VC (1996), BY (1996 - 1999), VP (1999 - 2008)
15. Which encumbrance or UK number one hit single is said to embody the souls of dead mariners?
a: What was the name of the first Disney film that featured the Volkswagen Beetle named Herbie?
b: Which of The Beatles was born with the middle name Winston?
c: Which beetle was held sacred by ancient, sun-worshipping Egyptians?
d: Which common kind of beetle has species called two-spot, seven-spot and 14-spot?
e: Who was the priest the Beatles sang about in Eleanor Rigby?
17. What position did Pope John Paul II play for the Polish amateur football team Woytyla?
18. The Colossus of Rhodes was a representation of which god?
19. Which novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald told the story of a mysterious financier's romantic and destructive passion for Daisy
20. Who was the English Colonist whose life was saved by the Indian princess Pocahontas?
2. Strawberries, cherries and an angels kiss in spring
3. They are all landlocked; ie, no coastline
4. John Boy, Mary Ellen and Jim Bob
5. Four answers
a. Macbeth (William Shakespeare)
b. 2001 A Space Odyssey (Arthur C Clarke)
c. Robinson Crusoe (Daniel Defoe)
d. Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
7. James Mason and Jeremy Irons. (Humbert Humbert is the main character in Lolita)
10. Ten Answers:
a. Kevin Costner
b. Any which way you can
c. Lenny Bruce
e. Saturday Night Fever or Staying Alive
g. Omar Sharif
h. Laurel and Hardy
i. King Kong
j. Peter Finch
11. Czechoslovakia, Hungary and Holland
12. Three answers
b. sea water
13. James Bond (The World Is Not Enough)
14. DM - For Dmitry Medvedev - All are initials of Presidents/Leaders of Russia/Soviet Union
16. Five Answers
a: The Love Bug
b: John Lennon
e: Father McKenzie
19. The Great Gatsby
20. John Smith