February 27, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 A dossal is an ornamental cloth found in which type of building? 2 What was the name of the actress mother of Lynn, Vanessa and Corin Redgrave? 3 Euphrasia is used as a herbal or homeopathic remedy for infections in which part of the body? 4 In which European country was designer Laura Ashley born? 5 What is the longest river in South Africa? 6 If something is sigmate, it is in the shape of which letter of the English alphabet? 7 On an Ordnance Survey map, what does ‘PA’ represent? 8 Entomophobia is the irrational fear of which type of creatures? 9 Which actor succeeded Marlon Brando as head of the Corleone family in the Godfather films? 10 Who became Speaker of the House of Commons in June 2009? 11 A cryptonym is better known by what ‘name’? 12 Which US Vice President had a pet Cocker Spaniel called Checkers? 13 Pearl Harbour Remembrance Day is observed in the US during which month of the year? 14 Which musical instrument does Kermit the Frog play? 15 Brown, American Rainbow and Cutthroat are all types of which fish? 16 Which bird is traditionally depicted delivering newborn babies? 17 Which is the smallest bone in the human body? 18 Discretion, Prudence, Piety and Charity are all women in which 17th Century work of literature? 19 In 1985, who became the first football player to be sent off during an FA Cup final? 20 What was a member or supporter of the Parliamentary Party called during the English Civil War? 21 What was the first name of Paddy Maguire’s wife in the UK tv series ‘Shameless’? 22 What are the patterns called which are applied to the hands of Indian women using Henna? 23 Which year saw the first issue of Hugh Hefner’s ‘Playboy’ magazine? 24 ‘A little dab’ll do ya’ was the advertising slogan for which grooming product? 25 Who wrote the 1885 novel ‘King Solomon’s Mines’? 26 The meadow flower ‘Ranunculus acris’ is better known by what name? 27 Which animal is the symbol of the Rastafari religion? 28 Who designed St Paul’s Cathedral in London? 29 How many inches are in an imperial mile? 30 Worn as part of Highland dress, what is a skean-dhu?