‘Think you know it all?’ Answers

  1. If you had a hogshead of wine, how much wine would you have?
    63 gallons
  2. What 60s cult TV show was devised and introduced by Rod Serling?
    The Twilight Zone
  3. What was Huey Lewis and the News theme song for the film classic ‘Back to the Future’?
    The Power Of Love
  4. If it rains on St Swithin’s Day, how many days’ rain does the old rhyme say will follow?
  5. What name is given to the five lines that music is written on?
  6. Whose stated intention was it to blow the Scots back to Scotland?
    The Gunpowder plotters
  7. Competitive swimming has four events: breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly…and what?
  8. Who was the last Prime Minister of Northern Ireland?
    Brian Faulkner
  9. What year did food rationing end in Britain?
  10. Who is the first character Dorothy meets on the road to Oz?
    The Scarecrow
  11. The fictional 17th-century Spanish romantic Don Quixote became the star of what musical?
    Man Of La Mancha
  12. What, according to Christ, was the greatest of the three main virtues?
  13. What organisation did Captain Scarlett work for?
  14. What Italian guerrilla fighter had a biscuit named after him?
  15. Which of the following countries has never had an Irish-born president or prime minister?
    New Zealand, Israel, USA
  16. What drug was initially derived from willow-tree bark?
  17. What is carpology the study of?
    Fruit and seeds
  18. What US state are the Catskill Mountains in?
    New York
  19. Which of the following TV series has never become a motion picture?
    Dad’s Army, On The Buses, Are You Being Served?
  20. What was Marillion’s biggest UK hit?
  21. What Irish actor has been Oscar-nominated seven times but has never won?
    Peter O’Toole
  22. Who was the first Archbishop of Canterbury?
    St Augustine
  23. What county cricket club’s colours are dark green & scarlet?
  24. What platform at King’s Cross Station does the Hogwarts Express leave from?
    9 3/4