1. In recent weeks a passenger jet was hijacked by a man called Seif al-Din Mustafa;
    a) what was the name of the airline that owned the plane,
    b) on which island did the hijacked plane land?
  2. Which Roman God has the same name as one of Santa’s reindeer?
  3. In which European city is the stage musical  Cabaret set?
  4. Printed here are the tail fins of four different airlines, name the four airlines.
    Question 4
  5. How many toes does a cat have?
  6. In which 1998 movie does Leonardo DiCaprio play two different characters?
  7. In recent news there was big uproar over the release of papers about offshore accounts from a law firm in Central America. What was the name of the law firm and in which Central American country are they based?
  8. Printed here are the outlines of three countries each one covered by a flag. The flag and the outline are of two different countries, name all six countries?
    Question 8
  9. Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made a name for himself as one of the best players in Europe. He has won a national title with all of the six clubs he has played for since leaving Malmö FF in Sweden. Name each of those six clubs.
  10. (a) Listen tho this audio clip. It is excerpts from four songs and each of these songs is an anthem for an English Premier League club. Name the four clubs.

    (b) Here are excerpts from two songs, one from 1980 and one from 1992. Identify each of the songs and groups.

  11. The most expensive advertising time on US television is Superbowl Sunday. Here are clips from for of the best known adverts. You get 1/2 point for getting the general product right (such as saying water for example) and a full point for getting the exact company correct (e.g. Evian water)
    Question 11
  12.  A film was released for the first time in 1916. It tells the story of a well known battle during world war 1 using actual footage from the battle. The battle started on July 1st 1916 and continued until November of that year. Since its original release it has been allegedly seen by more people than the entire Star Wars franchise.The film and the battle have the same name and the film is being rereleased this year. Name the film/battle.
  13. One of the most famous book series of all time tells the story of four children who go through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia. Who wrote those books and what was the family name of Peter, Edmund, Susan and Lucy?
  14. Here are stills from four of Madonnas hits, name the four songs.
    Question 14
  15. In 1924 and 1925 brothers Adolph and Rudolph Dassler set up two well known sports companies in Herzogenaurach (Germany). Name the two companies.
  16. In the NATO phonetic alphabet what do the letters WTF stand for?
  17. In terms of population, what is the second largest city in Greece?
  18. Four of DaVinci’s best known creations are reproduced here. If you wanted to see them today which cities would you need to go visit?
    Question 18
  19. Urdu is an important language in two different countries, which two countries?
  20. The presidential election in the USA seems to have been going on for ages, it has been going on for ages. One of the candidates still standing is john Kasich. Is he a Republican or a Democrat?
  21. The 1957 film The Bridge on the River Kwai is based on a true story. The River Kwai (proper name River Kwae Noi) can be located in which modern day country?
  22. In each of these pictures two films are depicted, Name all six movies.
    Question 22
  1. In recent weeks a passenger jet was hijacked by a man called Seif al-Din Mustafa;
    a) what was the name of the airline that owned the plane,
    b) on which island did the hijacked plane land?ANSWER (a) Air Egypt and (b) It landed on Cyprus
  2. Which Roman God has the same name as one of Santa’s reindeer?ANSWER: Cupid
  3. In which European city is the stage musical  Cabaret set?ANSWER: Berlin
  4. Printed here are the tail fins of four different airlines, name the four airlines.
    Question 4ANSWER: (a) Aeroflot (b) Air New Zealand (c) Air Malta (d) Air Kenya
  5. How many toes does a cat have?ANSWER: 18 (five on front and four on each of the back)
  6. In which 1998 movie does Leonardo DiCaprio play two different characters?ANSWER: The Man in the Iron Mask
  7. In recent news there was big uproar over the release of papers about offshore accounts from a law firm in Central America.
    What was the name of the law firm and in which Central American country are they based?ANSWER: The law firm was Mossack Fonseca based in Panama
  8. Printed here are the outlines of three countries each one covered by a flag. The flag and the outline are of two different countries, name all six countries?
    Question 8
    ANSWER: (a +b) greek flag on Portugal
    (c + d) German flag on Egypt (e+f) Kenyan flag on Argentina
  9. Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made a name for himself as one of the best players in Europe. He has won a national title with all of the six clubs he has played for since leaving Malmö FF in Sweden. Name each of those six clubs.ANSWER: Ajax of Amsterdam, Juventus, Inter Milan, AC Milan, Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain
  10. a) Listen tho this audio clip. It is excerpts from four songs and each of these songs is an anthem for an English Premier League club. Name the four clubs.

    ANSWERS: (a) West Ham United (Forever Blowing Bubbles)
    (b) Manchester City (Blue Moon)
    (c) Liverpool FC (You’ll Never Walk alone)
    (d) Everton FC (Theme from Z Cars)

    (b) Here are excerpts from two songs, one from 1980 and one from 1992. Identify each of the songs and group

    ANSWERS: (e + f) Stand and Deliver by Adam and the Ants
                               (g + h) Stay by Shakepeares Sister

     

  11. The most expensive advertising time on US television is Superbowl Sunday. Here are clips from for of the best known adverts. You get 1/2 point for getting the general product right (such as saying water for example) and a full point for getting the exact company correct (e.g. Evian water)
    Question 11
    ANSWER: (a) Volkswagon cars (1/2 point if they said cars
                          (b) Coca Cole (1/2 point if the said soft drinks)
                          (c) “Wheres the Beef” Wendy’s (1/2 point if they said fast food)
                          (d) Budweiser (1/2 point if they said beer)
  12.  A film was released for the first time in 1916. It tells the story of a well known battle during world war 1 using actual footage from the battle. The battle started on July 1st 1916 and continued until November of that year. Since its original release it has been allegedly seen by more people than the entire Star Wars franchise.The film and the battle have the same name and the film is being rereleased this year. Name the film/battle.ANSWER: The Battle of the Somme
  13. One if the most famous book series of all time tells the story of four children who go through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia. Who wrote those books and what was the family name of Peter, Edmund, Susan and Lucy?ANSWER: C.S. Lewis created the Pevensie children
  14. Here are stills from four of Madonnas hits, name the four songs.
    Question 14
    ANSWER: (a) Material Girl (b) hung Up (c) Like a Prayer (d) American Pie
  15. In 1924 and 1925 brothers Adolph and Rudolph Dassler set up two well known sports companies in Herzogenaurach (Germany). Name the two companies.ANSWER: Adidas and Puma
  16. In the NATO phonetic alphabet what do the letters WTF stand for?ANSWER: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
    (0 points for only 1 right, 1/2 point for two right and a full point for three right)
  17. In terms of population, what is the second largest city in Greece?ANSWER: Thessalonika
  18. Four of DaVinci’s best known creations are reproduced here. If you wanted to see them today which cities would you need to go visit?
    Question 18ANSWER: (a) Turin (b) Venice (c) Paris (d) Milan
  19. Urdu is an important language in two different countries, which two countries?ANSWER: Pakistan and India
  20. The presidential election in the USA seems to have been going on for ages, it has been going on for ages. One of the candidates still standing is john Kasich. Is he a Republican or a Democrat?ANSWER: Kasich is a Republican
  21. The 1957 film The Bridge on the River Kwai is based on a true story. The River Kwai (proper name River Kwae Noi) can be located in which modern day country?ANSWER: Thailand
  22. In each of these pictures two films are depicted, Name all six movies.
    Question 22ANSWERS (a+b) Pretty in Pink and Dirty Dancing
                          (c+d) Rocky and Yentl
                          (e+f) The Artist and Young Frankenstein