January 31, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 Pteridology is the study of which type of plants? 2 Cantabrigians are residents of which English city? 3 According to the Bible, what was the name of Noah’s second son? 4 In which English city was the UK tv soap ‘Albion Market’ set? 5 Which type of seeds are traditionally used in a recipe for seed cake? 6 Scrumpy is a type of which alcoholic drink? 7 At which temperature do Fahrenheit and Celsius meet? 8 The Greek national anthem has a total of how many verses (or stanzas)? 9 Which late singer was known as the ‘Electric Poet’? 10 An atoll is formed by which natural substance? 11 Port-of-Spain is the capital of which Caribbean republic? 12 Which famous British author used the pen name Mary Westmacott? 13 In sport, what does IOC stand for? 14 What are the names of Peter Rabbit’s sisters in ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’ by Beatrix Potter? 15 What does an anemometer measure? 16 What are the name of the veins on each side of the neck which drain blood from the head and neck to larger veins passing to the heart? 17 Who wrote the novel ‘The Invisible Man’, published in 1897? 18 Mount Chimborazo is in which South American country? 19 What is the basic monetary unit of Israel? 20 In June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austria-Hungary throne, was assassinated in which Bosnian province? 21 In 1937, which aviatrix disappeared on a flight from New Guinea to Howland Island? 22 Demophobia is the irrational fear of what? 23 Which band’s 2007 album is entitled ‘Send Away the Tigers’? 24 Which British presenter spoke the first words on GMTV when it was launched in January 1993? 25 A piculet is which type of creature? 26 Who directed the 1987 film ‘Full Metal Jacket’? 27 In which European country is Lake Ree? 28 King Zog was the monarch of which country? 29 The magazine Marie Claire was first published in 1937 in which country? 30 ‘The Declaration of Breda’ was which English monarch’s manifesto for the Restoration of the Monarchy?