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The fictional character John Clayton is better known by what name?
La Paz is the administrative capital of which South American country?
Actor Charles Buchinsky was better known by what name?
The medical condition ‘aphonia’ is the inability to do what?
In Greek mythology, Pygmalion was the king of which Island?
Who played the title role in the 1953 film ‘The Glenn Miller Story’?
A third wedding anniversary is traditionally represented by which material?
In the Bible, what sign did God give Noah that the earth would not be flooded again?
In August 2011 NASA announced that photographic evidence had been captured of possible liquid water of which planet in our solar system?
The restored tomb of which dramatist was unveiled in Paris in November 2011, after being ruined by lipstick smears left by thousands of kisses?
What was the name of the hurricane which hit the East Coast of America in August 2011?
On 11th March 2011 a 9.1 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit the east of which country?
Convict George Joseph Smith was known as the ‘Brides in the ‘what’ murderer’?
In the human body, Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis is commonly known by what name?
A peregrine is what type of bird?
What is the name of the highly toxic protein obtained from the pressed seeds of the castor oil plant?
Which British pop musician/actor was actress Sadie Frost’s first husband?
British singer Gaynor Hopkins is better known by what name?
Who played Ron Kovic in the 1989 film ‘Born on the Fourth of July’?
Ben Gurion International Airport is in which country?
Which basketball star is kidnapped by cartoon characters in the 1996 film ‘Space Jam’?
In the tv series The A Team, what does B.A. stand for in the name B.A. Baracus?
In medicine, metritis is the inflammation of which part of the body?
In which year was the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour in the USA?
In the human body, where is the atrium?
The OK Corral is in which US town?
In Greek mythology, Amphitrite, queen of the sea, was the wife of which god?
Which British boxer bought one of the original ‘Only Fools and Horses’ Reliant Robins in 2004?
Actor Roy Harold Scherer was better known by what name?
Anna Gordy was the first wife of which late soul singer?
Who played Heinrich Himmler in the 1976 film ‘The Eagle Has Landed’?
Which is the fastest rotating planet in our solar system?
Which country was invaded by Iraq in 1990?
Cobalt, Cyan and Cerulean are shades of which colour?
In 1936, Joseph Bowers was the first inmate to attempt an escape from which prison?
In the 18th Century, the British Royal Navy ordered limes and lemons to be carried on board ships as a remedy for which disease?
In which US state were the 1692 Witch Trials held?
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Who was the father of English monarch Edward VI?
Vermicide is a substance used for killing which creatures?
Miss Gatsby and Miss Tibbs were two elderly residents in which UK tv sitcom?
Who was US actor Mickey Rooney’s first wife?
The resort town of Sliema is on which Mediterranean island?
In the Bible, what is the Decalogue more commonly known as?
In Greek mythology, Hypnos was the god of what?
Which real-life couple starred in the 1994 remake of the film ‘The Getaway’?
American 1940′s murder victim Elizabeth Short was known by what posthumous nickname?
British monarch Henry VIII married which of his wives in 1540?
In February 1983 which US writer choked to death on the cap from a bottle of eye drops?
Which US gangster was released from Alcatraz prison in November 1939?
Who built the Roman wall which divided England and Scotland?
In the human body, the hallux is more commonly known by what name?
The liqueur Maraschino is flavoured with which fruit?
Which famous US outlaw shot the cashier of a savings bank in Gallatin Missouri in 1869?
Kathmandu is the capital of which country?
TAP is the chief airline of which European country?
In November 2002, which member of the British royal family was convicted and fined for violating the Dangerous Dogs Act?
Tommy Lee plays which instrument in the band Motley Crue?
The Wang River is in which Asian country?
Who played Danny Ocean in the 1960 film ‘Ocean’s Eleven’?
In which US state was the late singer Michael Jackson born?
According to the Bible, what was the first bird to be sent out of the Ark by Noah?
Which famous racehorse is buried next to the finishing post of the Aintree Racecourse?
Winston Churchill’s tribute ‘Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few’, was paid to which of the UK’s armed forces?
The company Starbucks is reportedly named after a character in which novel?
What was the name of the 42 year old African-American who became famous for refusing to give her seat up to a white bus passenger in Alabama in 1955?
In 1954, which British athlete broke the Four Minute Mile?
Which film, starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr, was released in June 1956?
The infamous Insein Prison is in which Asian country?
Which heavyweight boxing champion retired in April 1956 without losing a professional boxing match?
Who played Davy Crockett in the 1960 film ‘The Alamo’?
‘Better to die than be a coward’ is the motto of which British Army regiment?
An apple seed contains which poisonous substance?
In which English city was the UK tv soap ‘Albion Market’ set?
In June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austria-Hungary throne, was assassinated in which Bosnian province?
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Who directed the 1987 film ‘Full Metal Jacket’?
Woodford Airport is in which English city?
Disney’s Magic Kingdom, near Orlando, Florida, opened in which year?
Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Kurt Cobain all died at what age?
Who directed the 2002 film ‘Minority Report’, which is set primarily in the year 2054?
What was the name of the British submarine which collided with a Swedish oil tanker in the Thames estuary in 1950, killing over 60 people?
What is the name of the headquarters of the US Department of Defense, located in Arlington County, Virginia?
Which famous British Army officer died after a motorcycle accident in Dorset, England in May 1935?
Leonardo DiCaprio played which billionaire in the 2004 film ‘The Aviator’?
Actor Lawrence Tureaud is better known by what name?
What are the names of the three major airports which serve New York City?
In January 1935, the trial of Bruno Hauptmann began, accused of the abduction and murder of which child?
Canadian jockey John ‘Red’ Pollard was famous for riding which well known racehorse?
Which actor offered Demi Moore $1 million to sleep with him in the 1993 film ‘Indecent Proposal’?
In which film does Marlon Brando play the character Terry Malloy?
Who played the role of Caligula in the 1976 UK tv series ‘I, Claudius’?
Which heavyweight boxing champion knocked out Max Schmeling in the first round of their re-match at Yankee Stadium in New York City in June 1938?
According to the bible, what was the name of the murderer who was released by Pontius Pilate in preference to Jesus?
Who played lawyer Andrew Beckett in the 1993 film ‘Philadelphia’?
What disease was Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland, said to have died of in 1329?
In Roman mythology, what was the name of the brother slain by Romulus?
In medicine the MMR vaccination gives protection against which diseases?
‘The Virgin on the Rocks’ is the work of which artist?
In medicine, exsanguination is commonly known as what?
Which English singer/songwriter/musician wrote the Tremeloes hit ‘Here Comes My Baby’ at the age of eighteen?
The New York city of Yonkers is on which river?
Which country is known as the George Cross Island?
‘Soldier’s Disease’ was a term used after the American Civil War for the addiction to which drug?
What is the name of the key which is used for tightening and loosening the neck around a drill bit?
Navigator Fred Noonan disappeared with who, after taking off in their plane from New Guinea?
In 1879, the Zulu War ended after which battle?
Which World War ll criminal died of suicide by asphyxiation in Spandau Prison in 1987?
A painting by which artist was damaged in January 2010 when a student fell into it at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York?
What is the title of the 1983 film in which teenager Tom Cruise turns his parents home into a brothel?
What was the name of the ship in which Captain Robert Scott set sail for the Antarctic in 1901?
Who was known as ‘The Butcher of Lyon’ during World War II?

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