February 24, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 Balestra, Derobement and Florentine are terms used in which sport? 2 In Greek mythology, Hector, leader of the Trojan troops, was slain by who? 3 Who wrote the short story ‘The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner’? 4 Which playing card is known as ‘Big Casino’? 5 Who was TV puppet Lenny the Lion’s human partner? 6 Which baseball player was nicknamed ‘The Georgia Peach’? 7 Ricin is a highly toxic protein obtained from the pressed beans of which plant? 8 What is the main ingredient of borscht soup? 9 What is the name of the prospector in the 1999 animated film ‘Toy Story 2’? 10 How many points is a ‘Try’ worth in a game of rugby union? 11 In Mary Shelley’s novel ‘Frankenstein’, what is Frankenstein’s first name? 12 In which London palace were Queen Victoria and Prince Albert married? 13 Purbeck Marble originates from which English county? 14 On January 1st of which year did Spain stop using the peseta as its national currency? 15 Which band released the 2011 single ‘Moves Like Jagger’, featuring Christina Aguilera? 16 which 18th Century scientist said ‘Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain, and most fools do’? 17 In commerce, what does GATT stand for? 18 Green, Oolong, Black and Jasmine are all varieties of what? 19 South Africa is divided into how many provinces? 20 What type of creature is a wobbegong? 21 Which country won the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations? 22 Which author created the character Tracy Beaker? 23 Thanatology is the scientific study of what? 24 Which British playwright won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2005? 25 In the game of darts, what score is known as ‘Not old’? 26 Which author wrote ‘I came form Des Moines. Somebody had to.’ in their book ‘The Lost Continent’? 27 What is the first name of Rene’s wife in the UK tv series ‘Allo ‘Allo!? 28 In June 1938, Dr Douglas Hyde was elected the first President of which European country? 29 Which country has the international vehicle registration ZA? 30 Which BBC sports commentator famously said ‘For those of you watching in black and white, Spurs are in the all-yellow strip’?