Below are mistakes/omissions etc spotted in the 2005/2006 season.

Most trains travelling to London from Exeter arrive at Paddington not Waterloo. Some of the trains from Exeter Central arrive at Waterloo but from Exeter St
Davids, the trains arrive at Paddington. (5th September)

Cobnut as well as filbert is a nut of the hazel tree (12th September)
The shortest book in the Bible is not Obadiah but the Third Epistle of St John (294 words) - the former is the shortest book in the Old Testament
The battle of Sedgemoor is often referred to as the last battle fought on English soil, but this is incorrect. The Battle of Preston in Lancashire was fought on 14 November 1715, 9th to 14th November during the First Jacobite Rebellion, and the Second Jacobite Rebellion saw a minor engagement at Clifton Moor near Penrith in Cumbria on 18 December 1745.
(13th September)

Winston Churchill was the oldest MP to sit in the Commons, aged 89 not Emmanuel Shinwell who was 86 when leaving the Commons.
Britain's first laundrette was opened in 1949 not 1959
Slate is a metamorphic rock rather than fossilised clay.
Laika, the
first dog in space, was a mongrel not a husky although she was part Siberian husky (3rd October)

Van Dyck and Rubens were knighted during the reign of Charles I not Charles II (18th October)

Carlsbad (not Carlsberg!) Caverns National Park is situated in New Mexico (14th November)

In 1959, Geoff Pullar became the first Lancashire batsman to make a century in a Test* Match at Old Trafford -The crucial word 'test' was missing from the question (12th December)
Chevy Chase is an alternative name for the 1388 Battle of Otterburn (13th December)

The collective noun 'cast' can be applied to falcons as well as hawks
'Emmets' not 'efts' is the name given to visitors or tourists in Cornwall (9th January)
Phil Mealy, as well as Craig Cash, co-wrote and starred in 'Early Doors
The question about actors winning back to back Oscars should have stated 'in a leading role' as Jason Robards also won
back to back Oscars - in a supporting role 1976 and 1977 for "All The President's Men" and "Julia".
Ray Reardon not John Spencer won the World Snooker Championship six times in the 1970's (10th January)

Gin, lemon or lime, soda and sugar are the ingredients of a Tom Collins cocktail not a John Collins - the latter is whisky/bourbon based.
R D Wingfield not R G Dangerfield created the character Inspector 'Jack' Frost. (16th January)
The nickname of the Sumo wrestler Konisti is Dumptruck not Dumpstick (17th January)

Craig Charles not Craig Douglas played Lister in 'Red Dwarf'
Eliza Manningham-Buller not Elizabeth Manningham Butler is Head of MI5
Jack Lemmon's real name was John Uhler Lemmon III not John Uhler III
The lines 'The evil men do lives after them. The good is oft interred with their bones' are from Julius Caesar not Hamlet
Sitting Bull was a member of the Lakota not Dakota Sioux
Edward VII visited America as Crown Prince before he became Monarch, therefore the question requiring the answer George VI should have read which was the first 'reigning monarch' to visit America.
Lake Amadeus in Australia was not named after Mozart. The explorer Ernest Giles visited the lake in 1872 and named it for Amadeus, then king of Spain.
Boston United as well as Plymouth Argyle are nickname 'The Pilgrims' (24th January)

Mahler did not compose a piece of music called 'Death in Venice' - parts of his third and fifth symphonies were used as background music in the film of that name
(31st January)

Huddersfield Town now play at the Galpharm Stadium (McAlpine Stadium has been renamed)
American Harriet Quimby is famous for other things apart from being the first woman to fly across the Channel - e.g. she was also the first woman to gain a pilot's licence in the USA.
SAS (Scandinavian Airlines System) serves Norway and Sweden as well as Denmark
A Fiesta (spelt as it was with a capital 'f') could just as well be a model of Ford car as well as a festival. (6th February)
Portia is a character in Julius Caesar as well as The Merchant of Venice (7th February)

The Krubera Cave, the world's deepest known, is in Georgia not Ukraine (13th February)

Pantophobia not panophobia is 'the fear of everything'. The latter is a form of melancholia marked by groundless fears; erroneously used for pantophobia. (20th February)
Princess Victoria (born 1840) was the oldest of Queen Victoria's children. Beatrice (born in 1857 not 1847) was in fact the youngest. (21st February)

Leather can be obtained from the emu as well as the ostrich. (27th February)
Zebra crossings were not introduced onto Britain's streets and roads in 1957. The zebra crossing was first used (after some isolated experiments) at 1000 sites in the UK in 1949, and a 1951 measure introduced them into law.
Martin Luther King was not the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in the 20th century, that distinction is held by Mairead Corrigan. Co-recipient in 1976 Betty Williams was also younger than King at the time of the award. (28th February)

Whereas penguins belong to the order sphenisciformes, dalmatian and white as mentioned in the question are pelicans!
Bethlehem is no longer part of Jordan. As part of the West Bank it was occupied by Israel in 1967 and has now been transferred to Palestinian authorities
John Banville not Manville won the 2005 Booker Prize
Tesco's Cherokee clothing range is not exclusively male. (13th March)
Benjamin Britten was born in 1913 not 1931.
Pooley (not Polley) Bridge is at the northern end of Ullswater.
Frome is in Somerset not Lincolnshire.
Tony Blair not Ramsey Macdonald was the last Prime Minister not born in England.
The question about the curlew being Europe's largest wading bird should not have been asked. Definitions of wading birds vary e.g. 'A long-legged bird, such as a crane, heron, or stork, that frequents shallow water, especially in search of food.'
(14th March)

The question about the George Cross being the highest decoration awarded for bravery to UK citizens is incorrect. The question should have referred to civilians rather than citizens - the latter term includes VC winners. (20th March)
Mel Hutchwright (not Hutchinson) was the name of the character played by Sir Ian McKellern in Coronation Street. (21st March)

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