Just a short one today. Back tomorrow with more:
1. The 9th/10th Century scholar Clement of Ohrid is usually credited with the invention of which alphabet?
2. In the 19th Century, Wallachia united with which other Danubian Principality to create the state of Romania?
3. The tallest tower in the world when it was built in 1184, the Giralda is the name given to the bell tower of the cathedral in which European city?
4. With an area of 485 acres, which is the world’s most densely populated country?
5. Who was the Kenyan-born English archaeologist and anthropologist who, with his wife Mary, discovered the skull of Zinjanthropus and the remains of Homo habilis which established East Africa as the probable birthplace of man?
6. Displayed on the flag of Macedonia (FYROM) what is the name of the symbol of a stylised star with sixteen rays that was discovered during archaeological excavations in Greece by Professor Manolis Andronikos in 1977?
7. Which author left his novel 'Confessions of Felix Krull' unfinished at his death in 1955?
8. Between the Congress of Vienna in 1815 and the Treaty of Turin in 1860, Monaco was designated as a protectorate of which Kingdom?
9. Released in March 1993, 'Jump They Say' was which singer's last top 10 hit?
10. Which Greek island, in the prefecture of Chania, contains the southernmost point in Europe?
11. Suur Munamägi is the highest point, Võhandu is the longest river and Peipus is the largest lake; which country?
12. Which Formula 1 racing driver began the 1955 season with two retirements, the second a spectacular accident at the Monaco GP, where he crashed into the harbour after missing a chicane, and died at Monza during the Italian GP five races later?
13. Which of Shakespeare's plays ends with the line, "Proceed, proceed. We'll so begin these rites as we do trust they'll end, in true delights"?
14. The largest battle in mediaeval Europe, at which battle of 1410 did the armies of Poland and Lithuania decisively defeat the Monastic State of the Teutonic Knights?
15. What name is given to the steady flow of matter from the Sun's corona that is responsible for keeping the tails of comets pointing away from the Sun?
16. Which treaty of 1814 transferred Malta, Tobago, St. Lucia and the Isle of France (now Mauritius) to Britain from France?
17. Which sea, an arm of the Mediterranean separates Italy from Sardinia?
18. The Prut River forms a natural border between which two Eastern European countries?
19. Dating from the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent, the White Tower is a symbol of Greek sovereignty over Macedonia and stands on the waterfront of which city?
20. Who was the leader of the Guelphs who, when disguised as a Franciscan monk, captured the Rock of Monaco on 8th January 1297, with descendants of his cousin still ruling Monaco to this day?
5. LOUIS LEAKEY
6. VERGINA SUN (or STAR OF VERGINA)
7. THOMAS MANN
9. DAVID BOWIE
12. ALBERTO ASCARI
13. AS YOU LIKE IT
14. BATTLE OF GRUNWALD (or FIRST BATTLE OF TANNENBERG)
15. SOLAR WIND
16. TREATY OF PARIS
17. TYRRHENIAN SEA
18. ROMANIA & MOLDOVA
19. THESSALONIKI (or SALONICA)
20. FRANÇOIS GRIMALDI