‘Think you know it all?’ Answers

  1. What Kenny Rogers song has the line ‘It’s hard to love a man whose legs are bent and paralysed’?
    ‘Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town’
  2. What‘s the name of foreigners who fought for the Spanish government in the Civil War?
    The International Brigade
  3. Who invented the Mars Bar in 1920?
    Frank Mars
  4. What does an Archimedes’ Screw do?
    Lifts water
  5. Where is the Ocean of Storms?
    On the Moon
  6. According to the Stranglers, what hero ‘got an ice-pick that made his ears burn’?
  7. What sport’s name translates as ‘the gentle way’?
  8. How many virtues were there traditionally thought to be?
  9. Who was the animator in Monty Python’s Flying Circus?
    Terry Gilliam
  10. What would you expect a cooper to make?
  11. Where is the priceless 8th-century Celtic illuminated manuscript ‘The Book of Kells’ housed?
  12. One of the two gangs in West Side Story was the Sharks; what was the other one?
  13. Where in a boat is the stern?
  14. Prince wrote the Bangles’ first big hit. What was it called?
    ‘Manic Monday’
  15. Ingrid Bergman had an infamous affair in 1949 with a director she later married. Who was he?
    Roberto Rossellini
  16. Which country is part of the UK but not part of Britain?
    Northern Island
  17. What did Galahad, Perceval, Tristan & Mordred all have in common?
    All were Knights of the Round Table
  18. What is a greenstick fracture?
    An incomplete fracture in a child’s bone
  19. What arrived in Britain in 1347?
    The Black Death
  20. What is the world’s longest rail journey?
    Moscow to Vladivostok
  21. What is the fastest land mammal over a short distance?
  22. What film earned John Wayne his only Oscar?
    ‘True Grit’
  23. What event in 1447 was said by some to pave the way for the Reformation?
    The discovery of printing
  24. What was the sequel to the British sitcom; Porridge?
    ‘Going Straight’