July 19, 2011 | GC Click on question to reveal answer 1 In Roman mythology, what was the name of the brother slain by Romulus? 2 In paleontology, a coprolite is fossilised what? 3 Victorian ‘artist’ Walter Potter was famous in which field? 4 In 2003, which UK retailer won a legal battle to advertise for employees in jobcentres? 5 Who wrote the novel ‘Watership Down’? 6 Haddonfield, Illinois is the setting for which 1978 horror film? 7 The Mackinac Bridge connects the Upper and Lower peninsulas of which US state? 8 In 1951, which European country saw the abdication of King Leopold lll in favour of his son Baudouin? 9 What was the title of the 1967 black comedy war film starring Michael Crawford and John Lennon? 10 Hong Kong, in China, lies at the mouth of which river? 11 In medicine the MMR vaccination gives protection against which diseases? 12 In Britain, the Cabal Ministry was formed during the reign of which monarch? 13 The Seychelle Islands lie in which body of water? 14 Which jazz pianist, bandleader and composer was backed by the Red Hot Peppers? 15 Which British luxury liner made her maiden voyage from Southampton in May 1936? 16 What is the name of the principal of Springfield Elementary School in the US tv show ‘The Simpsons’? 17 In space, the ‘Big Bang Machine’ is another name for what? 18 In Greek mythology, who tore his eyes out when he discovered that he had married his mother? 19 In which part of the human body is the metacarpus? 20 Which player scored for both sides in the 1981 UK F.A. Cup Final between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City? 21 Adele Casagrande founded which Italian fashion house in 1925 in Rome? 22 Who played Will Scarlet in the 1980’s UK tv series ‘Robin of Sherwood’? 23 In the UK, which item of furniture in the House of Commons at Westminster was originally designed by Augustus Welby Pugin in the 19th Century? 24 What is the name of a brooch or ring with a portrait profile carved in relief? 25 In a theatre, what is the name of a private box in which people sit to watch the performance? 26 In July 1998, which 15th Century first edition book became the most expensive book ever sold at auction? 27 What is the capital of Saudi Arabia? 28 The epitaph of which Hollywood actress is ‘She did it the hard way’? 29 In the game of scrabble, how many points is the ‘F’ tile worth? 30 Which US actress was born Edna Gillooly in 1932?