September 20, 2011 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 Who was the first poet to be buried at Poet’s Corner in London’s Westminster Abbey? 2 In humans, cholecystitis is the inflammation of which part of the body? 3 Colomba Pasquale (or Easter Dove) is a traditional Easter cake which originated from which country? 4 The metical is the basic monetary unit of which African country? 5 Which Swiss folk hero was said to have walked past the emperor’s hat without bowing to it, and was forced to shoot an apple from his son’s head with a crossbow to avoid execution? 6 Which perfume was named after Coco Chanel’s birthday? 7 Who was the British Prime Minister during the 1956 Suez Crisis? 8 Which screenwriter and novelist created the Daleks for the tv series Doctor Who? 9 The company Titleist manufacture which sports equipment? 10 What type of fish is included in the ingredients of Worcestershire Sauce? 11 What is the title of the final Harry Potter book? 12 How many planets make up our solar system? 13 ‘The Night of the Long Knives’ refers to which leader eliminating many of his political enemies? 14 What was the first battle in the Wars of the Roses in England in 1455? 15 Who won the 2010 BRIT Award for British Male Solo Artist? 16 A polygraph is more commonly known by what name? 17 Pomology is the study of what? 18 Victor Mature and Hedy Lamarr played the title roles in which 1949 Biblical film? 19 The House of Capet were rulers of which European country from 987 to 1328 20 A balcony named after which US President is on the second floor of the Whitehouse? 21 Which sprinter lit the Olympic flame at the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Australia? 22 The Society Islands are in which body of water? 23 Who wrote ‘The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole’? 24 What type of animal is a kob? 25 What type of car did Burt Reynolds drive in the 1977 film ‘Smokey and the Bandit’? 26 Hans Holbein the Younger was court painter to which English monarch? 27 What is the title of the 1931 film in which the Marx Brothers are stowaways on an ocean liner? 28 Who said, the day before he was killed in 1968, ‘I’m not worried about anything, I’m not fearing any man’? 29 Brothers Richard and Simon Mantell played which sport for England in the 2010 Commonwealth Games? 30 An ossuary is a container or room in which what are kept?