January 11, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 In Greek mythology, who was rescued by Perseus after she was chained to a rock by the sea as a sacrifice to the sea monster sent by Poseidon? 2 What is the capital of Romania? 3 In humans, Wilson’s disease is an inherited disorder in which too much of which chemical element accumulates in the body? 4 Danum was the Roman name for which English town? 5 Seismology is the scientific study of what? 6 What is a person called who makes arrows? 7 Kissing and Lych are types of what? 8 The ‘Night of the Long Knives’ in Germany in 1934 is sometimes referred to as ‘Operation…’what’? 9 Who is the Greek goddess of the rainbow? 10 Which Blues brother did John Belushi play in the 1980 film ‘The Blues Brothers’? 11 What is the name of the hardy cabbage which produces erect stems with large leaves and no compact head? 12 What is the eleventh letter of the Greek alphabet? 13 What is the name of the mermaid played by Daryl Hannah in the 1984 film ‘Splash’? 14 Urtica is the Latin name for which plant? 15 ‘Hey Ya’ was a 2003 hit for which US duo? 16 The 1964 film ‘My Fair Lady’ is based on which play by George Bernard Shaw? 17 What is the name of the Albanian coin equal to one hundredth of a lek? 18 What is a person called who tells stories and anecdotes with skill and wit? 19 What is the system of sending messages by holding the arms or two flags in certain positions according to an alphabetic code? 20 What is the name of the surveying instrument with a rotating telescope for measuring horizontal and vertical angles? 21 What is the trademark name for the mottled green and yellow citrus fruit which is a hybrid of a grapefruit and a tangerine? 22 What is the name of the waterbus, or canal boat, for public transport in Venice? 23 What word represents ‘W’ in the NATO phonetic alphabet? 24 What is the intense dislike or fear of people from other countries? 25 Which chemical element is represented by the letter ‘Y’ in the periodic table? 26 ‘The Appliance of Science’ was the advertising slogan of which electrical goods brand?