December 19, 2011 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 The city of Memphis is in which North African country? 2 Convict George Joseph Smith was known as the ‘Brides in the ‘what’ murderer’? 3 Which late actor and comedian was born Solomon Joel Cohen in May 1913? 4 ‘Der er et yndigtland’ is the national anthem of which country? 5 Which British monarch founded the Yeomen of the Guard, originally as a royal bodyguard? 6 Which US author wrote the novel ‘Get Shorty’? 7 What is the person called who calls Muslims to prayer from the minaret of a Mosque? 8 Which artist is known for his ‘Blue Period’? 9 Which country hosted the 1994 FIFA World Cup? 10 Which Hollywood actress and gossip columnist debuted as a host of her own radio programme in November 1939? 11 The Solheim Cup is contested by women in which sport? 12 In the human body, Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis is commonly known by what name? 13 Italian musician David Rizzio was private secretary to which British monarch? 14 Independence Day is celebrated in Finland during which month of the year? 15 Who was World Heavyweight Boxing Champion 1919 to 1926? 16 What type of creature is a bulbul? 17 How many players are on the field at one time in a men’s lacrosse team? 18 What is the name of the dark, dense German bread made from coarsely ground rye? 19 What does the rubbery synthetic polymer PVA stand for? 20 Asturias, Aragon and Murcia are regions in which European country? 21 US singer Thomas DeCarlo Callaway is better known by what name? 22 In the British Army, what does REME stand for? 23 ‘Down and Out in Paris and London’ was written by which British author? 24 Who won the 2010 Brit Award for best British Female Solo Artist? 25 The city of Qom is in which country? 26 In British law, what does QC stand for? 27 X Type, Open End, Two Way and Closed End are all types of what used in the fashion industry? 28 What was the name of the late King’s jester in Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’? 29 Who assassinated US President Abraham Lincoln in 1865? 30 Which is the only novel by Charles Dickens to have a female narrator (Esther Summerson)?