Q1: Geneva stands at the tip of Lake Geneva, What do the Swiss call the lake. ?
Q2: In which city is the house in which Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazis ?
Q3:The flower of which tree is called May Blossom?
Q4: Name the satellite launched into space in july 1962 to transmit tv programmes across the atlantic ?
Q5: In which cartoon would you find Elmer Fudd?
A: Bugs Bunny
Q6: Mickey Mouse first appeared in a cartoon in 1928, What was it called. ?
A: Plane Crazy
Q7: Who wrote the New World Symphony ?
A: Antonin Dvorjak
Q8: The feet of the Puffin are red in the summer, What colour are they in the winter ?
Q9: What is the name of the nesting site of Penguins ?
A: A Rookery
Q10: How old was Johann Strauss when he wrote his first waltz ?
Q11: What is Gymnophobia ?
A: A fear of Nakedness
Q12: Which 15th Century explorer brought the pineapple from Brazil to Spain ?
A: Christopher Columbus.
Q13: Who singed the King of Spains Beard in 1587 ?
A: Francis Drake.
Q14: What musical instrument did Sir Charles Wheatston invent in 1824 ?
A We have him to thank for the Accordian. ( or not )
Q15: Which simple tune, often played by children is known as Cutlets waltz in France and Germany ?
A: This is Chopsticks.
Q16: In Scotland, which room of the house would you be most likely to find a spurtle ?
A: You would expect to find one in the kitchen, it is a stiring stick.
Q17: What was invented by Kirkpatrick MacMillan in about 1840 ?
A: The Pedal bicycle.
Q18: The Isle of Man TT was established in 1907, What does TT stand for ?
A: Tourist Trophy.
Q19: Which is the only star sign not represented by an animal ?
A: Libre which is represented by Scales.
Q20: Insulin controls the amount of sugar in the blood, Which organ produces insulin ?
A: The Pancreas.
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