December 29, 2011 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 A third wedding anniversary is traditionally represented by which material? 2 To feign unconsciousness or death is said to ‘play’ which animal? 3 Kurt Waldheim, U Thant, Trygvie Lie and Boutros Boutros Ghali have all held which post? 4 What type of animal is a Lhasa Apso? 5 Which British pier features in the title of a novel by George Orwell? 6 Which country has the internet domain .cn? 7 In which year was Alaska admitted as the 49th US state? 8 In humans, the atlas and axis bones are found in which part of the body? 9 In cookery, what are ‘albondigas’? 10 School Master Thomas Gradgrind is a character in which Charles Dickens novel? 11 Which playing card is known as ‘Hector’? 12 Ilex is the Latin name for which plant? 13 Campolina, Gidran and Monchino are breeds of which animal? 14 Mary and Jim were the names of the parents of which member of The Beatles? 15 What is the name of the US writer and lecturer who wrote ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People’? 16 In the Bible, what sign did God give Noah that the earth would not be flooded again? 17 The ‘Palace of the Peak’ is the nickname of which English stately home? 18 In which US state is the port of Galveston? 19 Which 1945 film was adapted from Noel Coward’s play ‘Still Life’? 20 Grace Anna Goodhue was the wife of which US President? 21 The ‘Order of the Sun’ is the highest award bestowed by which South American country for notable civil and military merit? 22 Which mobile phone company has the motto ‘Connecting People’? 23 In Greek mythology, who was the first wife of Aegeus? 24 Which breed of dog is Marley in the 2008 film ‘Marley and Me’? 25 ‘Giovedi’ is the Italian word for which day of the week? 26 Which fictional character has a 12-cylinder 1927 Daimler which he calls ‘Mrs Merdle’? 27 In which year did play first take place on the middle Sunday at Wimbledon? 28 BG is the international car registration for which country? 29 ‘Hi Ho Silver’ by Jim Diamond is the theme tune to which UK tv detective series? 30 How many stars are on the national flag of New Zealand?