1. What is the name of the character in Oliver Twist that taught the children how to steal?

 

    1. What is the only European country to be entirely located in the Alps?

 

    1. Germans recently celebrated the demise of the Berlin Wall. In which year did they complete the construction of the wall?
    2. How many sides are there on a honeycomb cell?

 

    1. Which composer has written the soundtracks to the Indiana Jones films, Star Wars, Jurassic Park and pretty much most of Steven Spielberg’s movies?

 

    1. In which decade did Bugs Bunny make his first appearance?
    2. A car with the country registration of P hails from which country?

 

  1. According to the first verse of Sam Cookes Wonderful World, which four subjects did he not know much about?
  2. Who was nominated for the Nobel peace Prize in 1937, 1938, 1939, 1947 and 1948 but never actually won it?
  3. In the Peter Jackson directed versions of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit two actors have played the part of Bilbo Baggins, name the two of them.
  4. The River Murray is the longest river in which country?
  5. Who in the bible asked “Am I my brothers keeper?”
  6. If you travel in straight lines, which of the following cities is closest to London, is it Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels?
  7. How many years did Nelson Mandela spend in prison? Was it 25, 27 or 30 years?
  8. Which English group had hits with songs like The Cave and Little Lion Man?
  9. Braveheart was popular in the cinema, Coolio’s “Gangsters Paradise” was a hit all over the world and there was a gas attack on the subway system in Tokyo killing eight people. All these happened the same year, which year was that?
  10. If you were flying between ARN and PVG which two cities would you be flying between?
  11. What does the queen usually hold in her hand in a standard pack of playing cards?
  12. Barbara Millicent Roberts , better known as Barbie, made her first appearance in what decade?
  13. Nikita Khruschev was Soviet leader and amongst other things he removed the body of Stalin from the Red Square. Give me any year that Khruschev was the sole leader of the Soviet Union?

 

 

 

  1. Fagan
  2. Liechtenstein
  3. 1961
  4. Six
  5. John Williams
  6. July 1940
  7. Portugal
  8. History, Biology, French, Science
  9. Gandhi
  10. Ian Holm (in LOTR) and Martin Freeman (in The Hobbit)
  11. Australia
  12. Cain (his brother was Abel who he had just killed)
  13. Brussels
  14. 27
  15. Mumford and Sons
  16. 1995
  17. Arlanda in Stockholm to Pudong in Shanghai
  18. Flowers
  19. 1959
  20. 1955 – 1964