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In a standard set of playing cards which is the only king without a moustache?
The king of hearts
In a competition in 1829, what beat Cycloped, Novelty, Perseverance and Sans Pareil?
Stephenson's Rocket (Rainhill Trials)
Which US city is home to sporting teams known as the Browns, the Cavaliers and the Indians?
Cleveland (NFL, NBA and MLB teams)
Which fruit contains the most calories?
The name of which European capital city is derived from the names of two towns on either bank of its main river?
Budapest (from Buda and Pest)
What does a somnambulist do?
Which state is home to the Joshua Tree National Park?
Thomas Hardy`s heart is buried in his native Dorset, but where in London is his body buried?
Poet`s Corner
In heraldry, what colour is gules?
How many lions are depicted on the royal standard?
Seven (one represents Scotland)
On what occasions would the royal standard be flown at half mast?
Never because on the passing of a monarch, his or her descendant immediately accedes to the throne.
In the cartoon books, what is the name of the druid that provides potions for Asterix?
Which three fruits are combined to make the drink Vimto?
Grape, blackcurrant and raspberry
Which author wrote The Bourne Identity?
Robert Ludlum
In TV show Rentaghost, Sue Nicolls played which character?
Nadia Popov
What official number Olympiad will London`s Olympic Games be in 2012?
XXX (30) (They are sequentially numbered every 4 years since 1896 whether cancelled or not)
Name the athletes who carried Great Britain`s flag into the Beijing Olympic Stadium at the start and end of the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Mark Foster (swimmer) and Chris Hoy (cyclist)
Which flower is the middle name of footballer turned TV presenter Bob Wilson?
Where in the human body would you find the Islets of Langerhans?
The pancreas
In which British city did the Peterloo massacre take place in 1819?

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