September 27, 2011 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 Who was the illustrator for most of Roald Dahl’s stories for children? 2 Which Mediterranean island attained its independence from Britain in 1960? 3 In which year year did English footballer Stanley Matthews play his final international game? 4 Florimania is a passion for what? 5 Mary Helen Mackillop, also known as Saint Mary of the Cross, is the only person from which country to be recognised by the Roman Catholic church as a saint? 6 The Kaieteur Falls are in which South American country? 7 Who wrote the book ‘Dubliners’, first published in 1914? 8 La Sapienza University is in which European city? 9 What is the first name of 2010 World Champion Formula One racing driver Vettel? 10 What is the name of the narrow strip of land, with water either side, linking two larger areas of land? 11 Film critic John Simon described which actor as resembling ‘A half-melted bulldog’? 12 Myocardium is the muscular tissue of which part of the human body? 13 Which legendary Greek hero killed the Minotaur with the help of Ariadne? 14 In cookery, Pelmeni dumplings originated in which European country? 15 Curio is a character in which Shakespeare play? 16 What is the official language of Egypt? 17 ‘March of the Volunteers’ is the national anthem of which country? 18 Which famous US outlaw shot the cashier of a savings bank in Gallatin Missouri in 1869? 19 The 1958 film ‘Gigi’ was based on the novel by which French author? 20 In weights and measures, how many grains are in one pound? 21 Actress Harlean Carpenter was better known by what name? 22 Which actor narrated the 1970’s UK tv documentary ‘The World At War’? 23 Which online bookstore was originally called Cadabra.com? 24 Magyarorszag is the local name for which country? 25 Who was the last English monarch to die on the battlefield? 26 Earth Day is celebrated in the USA during which month of the year? 27 ‘Back to Bedlam’ was the debut album for which British singer? 28 The National Motor Museum is in which English county? 29 Mal de mer is the French term for which ailment in humans? 30 CDN is the international car registration for which country?