September 7, 2011 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 C.C. Beck created which comic-book hero in 1939? 2 In British schools, what did CSE stand for? 3 Donwell Abbey is the home of George Knightly in which novel by Jane Austen? 4 Adolphe Thiers became Prime Minister of which European country in 1836? 5 The ‘Wisden Almanack’ relates to which sport? 6 In Greek mythology, who fired the arrow that hit Achilles in the heel? 7 What is the name of the sorcerer in Disney’s ‘Fantasia’? 8 ‘I’ll Be There For You’ by The Rembrandts is the theme tune to which US tv comedy series? 9 Which British politician wrote the 1880 novel ‘Endymion’? 10 Which company’s name is short for Durability, Reliability and Excellence? 11 Which writer had a pet cat called Caterina, that was the inspiration for his story ‘The Black Cat’? 12 In the US tv series ‘Seinfeld’, there is supposedly a reference to which comic-book hero in every episode? 13 Which US singer/guitarist was on the ‘Winter Dance Tour’ when he was killed in a plane crash along with Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper? 14 At which English racecourse was the Derby run during World War II? 15 What is the name of the land where ‘Puff the Magic Dragon’ lived? 16 Shami Chakrabati became the director of which British pressure group in 2003? 17 The Cenotaph is situated in which London street? 18 What was the name of the Chief Flour Grader in the Homepride advert? 19 Murder on the Calais Coach’ was the US title of which novel? 20 Square, Irish and Line all are types of which activity? 21 In ‘Text-Speak’ what does IMO stand for? 22 A ‘Flying Mare’ is a term used in which sport? 23 What is the square root of 196? 24 In the tv series Doctor Who, what does the ‘D’ stand for in TARDIS? 25 Sania Ramel Airport is in which North African country? 26 ‘The Dong With a Luminous Nose’ was written by which poet? 27 Which mobile phone company has the motto ‘Connecting people’? 28 On which river is the German town of Meissen, famous for its porcelain? 29 Which English football team play their home games at Old Trafford? 30 Rashin-Coatie is the Scottish version of which fairy tale?