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Geography (21 points) History (11 points) Name the song / singer(s) (20 points) Science & Nature (27 points) General Knowledge (17 pts)
100
Three


Switzerland, Nepal and Vatican City
How many countries in the world have a non-rectangular flag?

Can you name them for bonus points?
100
1945

193
In what year was the United Nations formed?

How many member states does it have?
100
American Pie - Don McLean


Come Together - The Beatles
1. February made me shiver with every paper I'd deliver.


2. He got Ono sideboard, he one spinal cracker
100
118

Sodium (Na) - Potassium (K) - Iron (Fe) - Copper (Cu) - Silver (Ag) - Tin (Sn) - Antimony (Sb) - Tungsten (W) - Gold (Au) - Mercury (Hg) - Lead (Pb)
How many elements are there in the current periodic table?

There are eleven elements represented in the periodic table by letters not in line with their names - a point for each.
100
24


Paul McCartney & Wings - Duran Duran - A-ha - Garbage
How many James Bond theme songs have there been to date?

Only 4 bands have done a theme song - a point for each.
200
3


France, Spain and Morocco
How many countries have a Mediterranean and Atlantic coastline?

A point for each named.
200
Franklin D Roosevelt

11 - 1933-1945
Who was the longest serving US President?

How many years was he in office?
200
The sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel


He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother - The Hollies

1. Hello darkness, my old friend .....


2. The road is long with a many a winding turn
200
Venus

Venus
Which planet is known as the morning star?

Which is known as the evening star?
200
1. Bulgaria

2. Blue

3. 324 m (1063 ft)
1. Sofia is the capital of which country?

2. What colour is a giraffe's tongue?

3. To the tip - how tall is the Eiffel Tower?
300
Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike


Ben Nevis
Which three mountains make up the Three Peak Challenge?

Which is the tallest?
300
12

1969 & 1972
How many men have walked on the moon?

Years of the 1st & last moon landings?
300
Hurt - Johnny Cash - Nine Inch Nails


God Only Knows - The Beach Boys
1. I hurt myself today to see if I still feel


2. I may not always love you but as long as there are stars above you
300
July & August

January & March
What two months are named after men?

Which two are named after gods?
300
4. 260


5. The Brothers Grimm


6. Frances
4. How many eggs does the average chicken lay per year?

5. Who wrote Snow White And The Seven Dwarves?

6. In Dirty Dancing, what is Baby's first name?
400
12


Brasil - Columbia - Argentina
How many independent countries are there in mainland South America?

Name the 3 with the largest populations.
400
1993

27
In what year was the EU founded? (Maastricht)

How many members today?
400
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen


The House of the Rising Sun - The Animals
1. Tonight, I’m gonna have myself a real good time


2. There is a house in New Orleans...
400
Random Access Memory

Read Only Memory
What does RAM stand for in computer speak?

What about ROM?
400
7. Eight

8. Spain

9. A Bloom
7. How many legs does a lobster have?

8. Catalonia is a region of what country?

9. What do you call a group of jellyfish?
500
195


Warsaw - Washington DC - Wellington - Windhoek
How many capital cities of independent countries are there in the world?

A point for each one beginning with "W"
500
1215

1776
In what year was the Magna Carta signed?

In what year was the US Declaration of Independence signed?
500
California Dreaming - The Mamas and the Papas


Fairytale of New York - The Pogues & Kirsty McColl
1. All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey


2. It was Christmas Eve babe in the drunk tank
500
Oscar


Charlie - India - Juliett - Mike - Romeo - Victor
What is the international radio code word for the letter O?

What other human names are used in the code?
500
10. Santiago

11. Spencer Perceval - May 1812

12. Corfu (2 pts) Greece (1 pt)
10. What is the capital of Chile?

11. Who was the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated?

12. Where was Prince Philip born?




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