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Eggheads Sample Questions - A brief selection of questions from the popular TV series.
From 1981-1995, who was President of France? Mitterrand
From 1990-93 what was Norman Lamont's position? Chancellor of the Exchequer
Olof Palme was PM of which Country? Sweden
What year was voting age lowered from 21 to 18? 1969
Which Swiss Philosopher published the Social Contract Jean Jacques Rousseau
Dogberry and Verges are characters in which Shakespeare play? Much Ado About Nothing
John Lahr's 'Prick up your ears' told the story of what playwright? Joe Orton
Leonard Bernstein's 'Candide' is based on which opera? Voltaire
What name is given to the text file stored on a computer, that enables websites to identify the user? Cookie
The Zoologost Jane Goodhall's pioneering work in the study of animal behaviour, centred on which creatures? Chimpanzees
What type of creature is a civet? Mammal
What is the smallest and yet most distinctive constellations in the sky? Crux
Which English scientist born in 1766 and considered by some to be the father of both meteorology and chemistry was a pioneer in the development in modern atomic theory? John Dalton
To which family does Juliet belong in Shakepseares Romeo and Juliet? Capulet
Which Scottish author wrote the novel 'Trainspotting', which was later turned into a film starring Ewan McGregor? Irvine Welsh
The triple lutz and double axel are moves in which winter sport? Ice Skating
Which sport might a sand wedge be used? Golf
In 1976, which Cuban became the first athlete to win the gold medal in both the 400 and 800 meters in a single Olympics? Alberto Juantorena
In August 2007 wich Manchester United player announced his retirement from the club after 11 years? Ole Gunnar Solskjaer