‘Think you know it all?’ Answers

  1. What Norse warriors worked themselves into a bloodthirsty frenzy before battle?
  2. Who is credited with devising the first waterproof fabric?
    Charles Macintosh
  3. How many points would a snooker player score for potting a red then a brown ball?
  4. What stage show gave Jason Donovan his 1991 hit, ‘Any Dream Will Do’?
    Joseph & His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
  5. What is a banderole?
    A pennant
  6. James Fenimore Cooper’s character Uncas was ‘The Last Of….’ what?
    The Mohicans
  7. What group of Greek islands is Corfu in?
    Ionian Islands
  8. What comedy writer and actor sang the theme song for ‘One Foot In The Grave’?
    Eric Idle
  9. Who is the Greek god of sleep & dreams?
  10. What country won the first Eurovision Song Contest?
  11. What film ends with the line, ‘He ran them off their feet’?
    Chariots of Fire
  12. What is the only place in the world where there is no cold virus?
  13. Porthos and Aramis were two of the Three Musketeers; who was the third?
  14. Igor Sikorsky designed the first what?
  15. In what war did the Light Brigade charge?
    Crimean War
  16. What would you do with an ocarina?
    Play it
  17. Complete George Bush’s 1991 comment: ‘We need a nation closer to the Waltons than to…’?
    The Simpsons
  18. Which human bone is the longest?
    Femur (hip to knee)
  19. Where is Nelson’s flagship, The Victory, permanently docked?
  20. Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark had a 1980 hit with ‘Enola Gay’; what was the song about?
    The plane that dropped the bomb on Hiroshima
  21. What city has the Prado gallery?
  22. Who played the musical American George M. Cohan in ‘Yankee Doodle Dandy’?
    James Cagney
  23. What relation was the witch Morgan le Fay to King Arthur?
  24. What country cricket club plays at St Lawrence Ground?