1. Proverbially, you can’t make what without breaking eggs? 2. The Colosseum is in which national capital? 3. A pettifogger is an unethical or unscrupulous (a) accountant (b) builder (c) lawyer? 4. The collective term for giraffes is (a) escalation (b) skyscraper (c) tower? 5. What did the Duke of Norfolk ban from Royal Ascot in 1971 (a) eskies (b) hot pants (c) sandals? 6. Who was Julia Gillard’s predecessor and successor as Australian prime minister? 7. “Hey, I got a lot of faith in you. I’ll stick with you kid – that’s the bottom line,” are lyrics from which song? 8. In the 1920s, con artist Victor Lustig twice sold which iconic structure? 9. Last year, a Russian TV network launched a real-life version of which movie series in which contestants have to survive on their own for nine months in Siberia? 10. Which item of equipment was permitted for swimmers for the first time at the Montreal 1976 Olympics? 11. The Kumuls are which country’s national rugby league team? 12. How many British monarchs reigned in the 20th century (a) four (b) six (c) ten? 13. Name the only single digit, two-syllable, counting number. 14. “All the tried and noted riders from the stations near and far had mustered at the homestead overnight,” are words from which Banjo Paterson poem? 15. Is the scaphoid bone in the wrist or ankle? 16. The name of which branch of mathematics comes from the Greek for “triangle measuring”? 17. What was the profession of the parents of Hermione Granger, the Harry Potter character? 18. Which Australian-born media chief was dubbed “the dirty digger” by the British press? 19. Bigga is in which Australian state/territory? 20. Last year, which German quit Formula One five days after winning his first world title? 21. What is the motto of the London Stock Exchange? 22. In the 18th century, which queen was the central figure in the Affair of the Diamond Necklace? 23. What is the term for an oval-shaped diamond with points at the ends? 24. What is the term for words with the same spelling but different meaning? 25. The letters Tab on a keyboard stand for what?