Hi there. Here we are:
1. 'Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott' or 'A Mighty Forest is Our God' is a hymn, paraphrasing Psalm 46, written by whom sometime between 1527 and 1529?
2. Each decade since 1952 'Sight & Sound' magazine has polled the world's foremost film critics in order to create a list of the 10 greatest films of all time. Which are the only two films, released in 1925 and 1939, to have made the top 10 in each of the 6 lists compiled so far?
3. Which country's karate team boycotted the Asian championship in Malaysia in August 2007 in protest at the beating of one of its official referees by the local police?
4. Who is the only footbaler to have played in Merseyside, Manchester and Auld Firm derbies?
5. Which chemical element with the atomic number 64 and the relative atomic mass 157.25 is named after a Finnish chemist, born in 1760?
6. 'Mermaid Avenue' was a 1998 collection of Woody Guthrie songs re-recorded, at the request of Guthrie's daughter Nora, by which singer-songwriter in collaboration with the Chicago rock band Wilco?
7. What is the name of the UK-based gay rights direct action campaigning group formed by Peter Tatchell among others following the murder of the gay actor Michael Boothe?
8. Which famous theorem states that it is impossible to find an integer solution to the equation 'xn + yn = zn' if 'n' is greater than 2 and 'x', 'y' and 'z' are not zero?
9. On April 25th 1792, a thief and assassin named Jacques Nicolas Pelletier became the first person to die in what manner?
10. In 1986, which Nigerian playwright became the first African to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature?
11. Which archipelago of islands was originally known to the French as Îles Malouines?
12. Often cited as the first significant American feature film, which controversial DW Griffith film, that portrayed Ku Klux Klansmen in a heroic light, was adapted from Thomas Dixon's novel and play 'The Clansman'?
13. Who was the gambler and businessman who set up both Howletts Zoo, near Canterbury, and Port Lympne Zoo, near Hythe?
14. In Greek mythology, who continued to cry for her slain children even after being turned to stone by Zeus?
15. Which number, larger than a googol but smaller than a googolplex, can be written as 1 followed by 303 zeroes?
16. The Schick Test is used to determine the susceptibility of a person to which infectious disease?
17. What was the score when England beat Australia in the 2003 rugby World Cup final?
18. Who was the last Western Roman Emperor who abdicated in AD476?
19. In the novel by Jules Verne, who was the French valet who accompanied Phileas Fogg on his attempt to go Around the World in Eighty Days?
20. The Bullet Train links Tokyo with which other Japanese city?
21. The flag of which European country features a two-headed eagle at its centre?
22. What is the name of the 7'3" English born actor, who took the oath to become a naturalized citizen of the United States in October 2005, who is best known for playing the Wookiee, Chewbacca, in the 'Star Wars' movies?
23. The American abolitionist John Brown is best remembered for leading a raid on the federal armory in which town in West Virginia?
24. In Greek mythology, what was the name of the youth killed by a blow to his head, caused by a discus thrown by Apollo?
25. Found guilty, at the age of 14, of the murder of his 12-year-old schoolmate Lynne Harper in 1959 and sentenced to hang, which Canadian, whose case has been a cause célèbre for almost fifty years, was officially acquitted of the crime in August 2007 after his conviction was declared a miscarriage of justice?
26. Derived from the Greek for 'I rub', what name is given to the scientific study of friction, lubrication and wear?
27. Which Moroccan athlete won both the men's 1500 and 5000 metres at the 2004 Olympic Games?
28. Which famous English poet had the middle name Chawner?
29. In the play by Christopher Marlowe, what was the name of the Jew of Malta?
30. Begun in 1697, what is the name of the baroque palace complex built in Vienna by Prince Eugene of Savoy?
31. Which African capital city was formerly known as Christopolis?
32. What is the name of James Fennimore Cooper's fictional Mohican chief, the companion of Natty Bumppo, who was played by Russell Means in the 1992 film 'The Last of the Mohicans'?
33. What was the name of the Norwegian king, reputedly standing at 7ft tall, who invaded England in 1066 only to be defeated by King Harold at the Battle of Stamford Bridge?
34. Which religious reformer is considered the founder of the both the Church of Scotland and the Protestant Reformation in Scotland?
35. With which band did Ian Broudie and Holly Johnson play together before becoming the lead singers of The Lightning Seeds and Frankie Goes to Hollywood respectively?
36. What is the name of the Palestinian militant group, closely linked to the Fatah political party, that signs its name as the Brigades of Shahid Yasser Arafat?
37. Gaston Tong Sang, a founding member of the pro-French Tahoera'a Huiraatira political party, was forced to resign as the President of which French overseas collectivity on 31st August 2007?
38. In meteorology, what is measured in oktas?
39. 'Hatter's Castle' was the first novel by which popular 20th century novelist?
40. Which retired American footballer, who won four Super Bowls during his 13 years as a quarterback with the San Francisco 49ers between 1979 and 1992, produces his own wine under the label Montagia?
41. Which large lake lies on the River Rhine on the border between Germany, Switzerland and Austria?
42. Nicknamed the 'Bull Moose Party', what was the name of the American political party founded by Theodore Roosevelt in 1912 after he had lost the Republican Presidential nomination to William Howard Taft?
43. At which English port were all four of Captain Cook's ships built?
44. Ernest Hemingway once claimed that "All modern American literature comes from one book". Which book?
45. Voted the fifth greatest heavy metal band of all time by MTV in 2006, which now defunct band, that formed in Arlington, Texas in 1981, had a number 1 album in the USA in 1994 with 'Far Beyond Driven'?
46. The Second Tuareg Rebellion began in which country in February 2007?
47. Which word was coined by Karl Brunner in 1968 to describe the economic theories of Milton Friedman?
48. Who was the Austrian zoologist, a prisoner of war in the Soviet Union from 1944 to 1948 and author of 'King Solomon's Ring', who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1973 for his studies of animal behavioural patterns?
49. 'The Canterbury Tales' tells the stories of a collection of pilgrims travelling to Canterbury from which London borough?
50. Which is the most notherly county in mainland Britain?
And the answers too:
1. MARTIN LUTHER
2. BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN & LA RÈGLE DU JEU (or THE RULES OF THE GAME)
4. ANDREI KANCHELSKIS
6. BILLY BRAGG
8. FERMAT'S LAST THEREOM
10. WOLE SOYINKA
11. FALKLAND ISLANDS
12. THE BIRTH OF A NATION
13. JOHN ASPINALL
18. ROMULUS AUGUSTUS
22. PETER MAYHEW
23. HARPERS FERRY
25. STEVEN TRUSCOTT
27. HICHAM EL GUERROUJ
28. RUPERT BROOKE
30. THE BELVEDERE
33. HARALD HARDRAADE
34. JOHN KNOX
35. BIG IN JAPAN
36. AL-AQASA MARTYRS' BRIGADE
37. FRENCH POLYNESIA
38. CLOUD COVER
39. AJ CRONIN
40. JOE MONTANA
41. LAKE CONSTANCE
42. PROGRESSIVE PARTY
44. HUCKLEBERRY FINN
48. KONRAD LORENZ