Which was discovered first: A) Pluto b) Oxygen c) Vitamin C?
Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris is an example of what type of architecture that uses ribbed vaults and flying buttresses?
Which two animals are said to represent optimists and pessimists in the stock market?
Which musical film features the Von Trapp family?
Novels of which genre are awarded with a Hugo?
Veruca Salt, Violet Beauregard, Augustus Gloop & Mike TV all are characters in which classic children’s book?
Liberia, Myamnar and the US are the only 3 countries in the world to have not adopted what?
In which Buenos Aires barrio would you find the stadium of the All Boys football team?
The words robot, pistol and dollar are all taken from which Eastern European language?
The flag of which South American country features 27 stars in 9 different constellations?
Which rock band has released albums called Californication, Mothers Milk and Blood Sugar Sex Magik?
Who is the Greek God of Dreams?
Which Stanley Kubrick film was banned in the UK on its release in 1972 and remained unscreened until 1999?
Who sang the theme to the most recent Bond film, Skyfall?
Name the robot in Futurama.
Which is the largest fish in the world?
Which type of geological feature can be described as Dormant, Active or Extinct?
If a francophone speaks French, what language does a Lusophone speak?
Which popular US folk and country singer was killed in a plane crash in California in 1997?
Which superhero’s birth name was Kal-El?
From which country was the first man to reach the South Pole?
What is Bob Dylan’s real name?
Based in Dubai, which airline is the fourth largest in the world, operating more than 3400 flights a week?
Which capital city is closest to the equator?
In the movie Meet the Parents, Ben Stiller’s character is called Gaylord what?
Which mountain range runs North to South through Russia and into Kazakhstan and is considered the natural Eastern boundary of Europe?
Which name is given to a mythical sea monster, similar to a giant squid, which has appeared in many works of fiction over the centuries?
Which country was ruled by a dictator called Tito from 1953 until 1980?
Which popular style of beer takes its name from its light colour and the fact it was originally brewed for export to parts of the British Empire?
Santiago de Compostela is the capital of which autonomous region in Spain?
Which elite university is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts?
Who starred as Tony Manero in the film Saturday Night Fever?
Which singer was shot yesterday 33 years ago?
Kingston is the capital of which island country?
Which athlete won 4 Gold medals in the 1936 Berlin Olympics?
Round3 – Women of fiction
What classic novel was written because the author and her friends made a bet about who could write the scariest story?
Branwell was the only brother of which literary sisters?
Swedish author Astrid Lindgren created which children’s book heroine?
Irene Adler is a recurring character in which series of classic detective stories?
Nobel prizewinning poet Gabriela Mistral is from which South American country?
Which book by Alice Walker begins with the line, “You better not never tell nobody but God.”?
Writer George Sand was from which country?
Which author did Nicole Kidman portray in the film The Hours?
Who wrote the Hunger Games trilogy of books?
Which fictional diary writer first appeared in a newspaper column in 1995 and has featured in 2 novels and films?
In 2012 Forbes magazine ranked the richest fictional characters. Put these three characters in order, from poorest to richest: Tywin Lannister, Monty Burns, and Tony Stark
Steven Tyler is the lead singer of which rock group?
In which year was the Cuban Missile Crisis?
List the 4 Tennis Grand Slam events in chronological order throughout the year.
Which African river is the 2nd largest in the world by volume and is also the deepest?
With how many other provinces does Santa Fe share borders?
Which of the lines of Tropic runs through the Northern Hemisphere – Cancer or Capricorn?
Which number comes next in the following sequence? 5, 7, 12, 19, 31, 50, ?
To within one year, in which year was Nelson Mandela born?
The names of only 2 Major League Baseball teams do not end with the letter S – name either of them.
Bull & Bear
Sound of Music
Charlie & the Chocolate Factory
Red Hot Chile Peppers
The Colour Purple
French (Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin)
Monty (13), Tywin (12), Tony Stark (5)
Australia (Jan), French (May/June), Wimbledon (June), US (Aug/Sep)
Congo / Zaire
6 – Buenos Aires, Entre Rios, Corrientes, Chaco, Stgo del Est, Cordoba
Boston Red Sox / Chicago White Sox