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  1. In 2019, which singer became the first artist born in the 2000s to have an album go to number one in both the US and UK charts?
  2. Which country has won the most Winter Olympic Games medals in history?
  3. According to molecular evidence, what animal is the closest living relative to the T-Rex?
  4. Which movie featured the quote: “I am serious… and don’t call me Shirley”?
  5. The first manned spaceflight to be launched was a Soviet aircraft that left Earth in 1961. What was it called?
  6. Which international cricket team is the most successful Test team in the world by win percentage – albeit having only played six Test matches in their history, winning three and losing three?
  7. ‘The Madness of King George III’, ‘Kafka’s Dick’ and ‘The History Boys’ are all plays written by which Yorkshire-born playwright?
  8. Phobos and Deimos are the two moons of which planet?
  9. In 2009, Ken Livingstone accused the BBC of being biased after which political figure made a cameo in an episode of ‘EastEnders’?
  10. Born in 1961, who is the only footballer to have played for Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool and Everton?
  11. In what year did the infamous Suez Crisis take place?
  12. Which radioactive chemical element with the atomic number 90 was discovered by Scandinavian scientists and subsequently named after a Norse god?
  13. Which boy band, popular in the early 2000s, represented the UK in the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest?
  14. For his performance in the 2019 film ‘The Sound of Metal’, which British actor made film history in 2021 when becoming the first Muslim to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor?
  15. Which NFL team reached nine Super Bowls between 2002 and 2019?
  16. At the 1998 Brit Awards, the singer of which band threw a bucket of water over Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott?
  17. Which of the following films is the only full-length animated Disney film where the villain is never shown on screen? Pinocchio, Bambi, Dumbo or Cinderella
  18. What is the name given to atoms of a chemical element that have the same number of protons in the nucleus, but different numbers of neutrons?
  19. Which former EastEnders actor won ‘I’m a Celebrity’ in 2008 and also beat odds-on favourite Perri Keily of Diversity to win the 2020 final of ‘Dancing on Ice’?
  20. On the cover of the Oasis album ‘Definitely Maybe’, which band member is sitting on the sofa? Noel, Liam, Bonehead, Tony or Guigsy





  1. Billie Eilish
  2. Norway
  3. Chicken
  4. Airplane!
  5. Vostok 1 (manned by Yuri Gagarin)
  6. Afghanistan
  7. Alan Bennett
  8. Mars
  9. Boris Johnson
  10. Peter Beardsley
  11. 1956
  12. Thorium
  13. Blue
  14. Riz Ahmed
  15. New England Patriots
  16. Chumbawamba
  17. Bambi
  18. Isotopes
  19. Joe Swash
  20. Noel

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