Where, in central London would you find Duck Island? Which chemical element has the atomic number thirteen? What French former naval officer (1869-1937), became a composer, and his best known work is the ballet "Bacchus and Ariadne"? What in Spanish cookery, is an ajoblanco, which is made of bread, crushed almonds, garlic and olive oil and is usually served with grapes or slices of melon? 5.
A contado was the term used in northern and central Italy from the 9 th to the 13 th century, to describe the territory under which nobleman’s jurisdiction? In which adventure paper for boys, published until the early 1980s, did the heroic Wilson, the Wonder Athlete, 128 years old, feature? Which American writer (1878-1968), wrote the famous muckraking novel "The Jungle" in 1906, which was an expose of the meat packing industry? 8.
Who was the Labour candidate at the 1982 Beaconsfield bye-election? He came 3rd to the Conservative Tim Smith and it was the only Parliamentary election that he ever lost. What are the names of the two islands in the Seine in the centre of Paris? 10.
For which four plays did Eugene O’Neill win the Pulitzer prize for drama between 1921 and 1958? 11.
Which 17 th century writer of allegories, was nicknamed the Immortal Dreamer, in the biography by William Burgess McCreary? In the children’s books "Meg and Mog", written by Helen Nicoll, Meg is a witch whose spells always seem to go wrong. Who was Mog? What name is given to a map, which summarises atmospheric conditions over a wide area? Which "Desperate Housewives" actress wrote the book "Burnt Toast: And Other Philosophies" in 2006, which was her personal manifesto on life, love and the lessons all women need to learn - and unlearn? What was the name of the London publishing house founded in 1768, which published novels by Jane Austen, Byron, Darwin, Conan Doyle and many others? Which English writer and caricaturist lived at Rapallo in Italy from 1910 until his death in 1956? On his death bed, he married his secretary, Elizabeth Jungmann, to ensure that under Italian law, she would inherit all his possessions. She then became his literary executor. Which transuranic element was first artificially produced from californium in 1961? Its atomic number is 103 and it was named in honour of the inventor of the cyclotron, a device that was used to discover many artificial elements. It is the final member of the actinide series.
Which American jazz musician who played the double bass, wrote the 1971 autobiography "Beneath The Underdog"? 19.
What was the chief ingredient of revalenta arabica, which was a preparation sold in the 18th century as an empirical diet for patients, extraordinary restorative virtues being attributed to it? 20.
Which Italian tenor (1873-1921) was billed as the Man with the Orchid Lined Voice?
IN THE LAKE IN ST JAMES'S PARK 2.
ALUMINIUM ALBERT ROUSSEL 4.
A COLD SOUP WHICH IS POPULARLY CALLED "WHITE GAZPACHO" A COUNT THE HOTSPUR UPTON SINCLAIR TONY BLAIR 9.
THE ILE DE LA CITE AND THE ILE ST LOUIS. 10.
"BEYOND THE HORIZON", "ANNA CHRISTIE", "STRANGE INTERLUDE" AND "LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT". 11.
JOHN BUNYAN 12.
HER STRIPED CAT 13.
A SYNOPTIC CHART, WHICH SUMMARISES ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS SUCH AS, RAINFALL, PRESSURE, WIND SPEED AND CLOUD COVERAGE TERI HATCHER WHO PLAYED THE DITZY SUSAN DELFINO 15.
JOHN MURRAY WHICH HAS BEEN OWNED SINCE 2004, BY THE CONGLOMERATE LAGARDERE UNDER THE HACHETTE UK BRAND MAX BEERBOHM 17.
LAWRENCIUM - NAMED AFTER ERNEST LAWRENCE CHARLIE MINGUS IT WAS JUST A PREPARATION OF LENTILS, WHICH, ALTHOUGH BEING HEALTHY AND NUTRITIOUS, HAD NO OTHER PARTICULAR VALUE 20.