1. Who sang the words, “I know it’s only rock and roll, but I like it”?
  2. King Canute, who famously commanded the sea to retreat, was born where: England, Denmark or Rome?
  3. In France, what would you buy from a fromagerie?
  4. English novelist Anthony Horowitz has written two novels featuring famous characters created by earlier authors. One was Sherlock Holmes; who was the other?
  5. Complete the following saying: “Fine words butter no … ”
  6. Who wrote a poem that was later turned into a popular song called On the Road to Mandalay?
  7. The names Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria refer to what?
  8. Chris Cahill is a spokesman for what occupational group?
  9. Who said, “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education”: Oscar Wilde, Groucho Marx or Mark Twain?
  10. What are Assassin’s Creed, Minesweeper and Candy Crush Saga?


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ANSWERS: 1. Mick Jagger; 2. Denmark; 3. Cheese; 4. James Bond; 5. Parsnips; 6. Rudyard Kipling; 7. Ships commanded by Christopher Columbus on his first voyage to America; 8. Police officers; 9. Mark Twain; 10. Video games.