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1. Who wrote ‘The Jungle Book’?

2. Who played the title role in the film ‘Shirley Valentine’?

3. What does an ‘oologist’ (pronounced oo-all-o-gist) collect or study?

4. Who had hits with ‘I Am a Rock’ and ‘The Boxer’?

5. How many US States names begin with the letter ‘A’?

6. Which founder of the Mongol Empire took a name that translates as Emperor of All?

7. Who, in 1943, wrote the book ‘The Gremlins’ which was later turned into a successful film?
8. Which European capital city is heated by volcanic springs?

9. In February 2000, Frodo Baggins was the first what to enter Britain under a new scheme that had originally been suggested by the Monster Raving Loony Party?
10. Which Sports Personality was named the BBC Worldwide Sports Personality of the 20th Century?
11. The Pillars of Hercules stands either side of which stretch of water?

12. In what year did decimalization of British currency take place?

13. Who was the British actor who won an Oscar for his part in ‘The Bridge over the River Kwai’?
14. What is the name of Prince Edward’s production company?

15. What was the Wright Brother’s first plane called?

16. Which town on the River Thames is associated with a Royal regatta first held in 1839?

17. Which Scottish City is known as ‘The Granite City’?

18. Which breed of spotted dog is named after an Adriatic Coastal region?

19. With which wood did Thomas Chippendale mainly work?

20. Which Shakespeare play features two sets of twins?

21. Who is the Captain that hunts Moby Dick in the Hermann Melville novel?

22. Which imaginary line follows the 180 degrees line of longitude?

23. In the stock market, what is the opposite of a bull market?

24. Who was the Greek God of sleep?

25. Which language is an official language of Canada, Belgium and Switzerland?

26. Apart from being rivers, what do Shannon, Forth, Tyne and Humber have in common?

27. Which British football team won the European Cup in 1967?

28. In television, what do the initials CNN stand for?

29. Who was the first footballer to be knighted?

30. Which Wiltshire Cathedral has the highest spire in England?
Bonus – How many toilets will there be in the new Wembley stadium?

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