March 5, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 In September 1935 who set an airspeed record of 352 mph flying his H-1 Racer? 2 ‘The Dream of Gerontius’ is the 1900 work of which English composer? 3 Who played Davy Crockett in the 1960 film ‘The Alamo’? 4 Which 18th Century author wrote ‘Clarissa’ (or ‘The History of a Young Lady), said to be the longest novel in the English language? 5 In 1951, Jean Lee was the last woman to be executed in which country? 6 Vitricophobia is the irrational fear of which member of the family? 7 The Khorat Plateau forms part of which Asian country? 8 Which country singer was known as ‘The Man in Black’? 9 In May 1952, which UK airline was the first to introduce the passenger jet? 10 The Rimac River is in which South American country? 11 Which British Prime Minister declared ‘Peace in our time’ in September 1938? 12 Which fictional TV family had pets called Spot, Igor and Kitty? 13 Which part of the body does a cariogenic affect? 14 Novelist Jane Austen wrote about which poet, stating ‘..has no business to write novels, especially good ones. It is not fair. He has fame and profit enough as a poet..’? 15 What is the capital of Jamaica? 16 Which BBC Radio 2 host includes ‘The Tracks of My Years’ in his weekday programme? 17 In Sikhism, what is the practice of allowing one’s hair to grow naturally, as a symbol of respect for the perfection of God’s creation? 18 In humans, glossitis is the inflammation of which part of the body? 19 The Coco Cola prototype recipe was formulated in a drugstore in which US state? 20 Tuber melanosporum is a variety of which luxury food? 21 In which year were traffic wardens first introduced to the streets of Britain? 22 In the 2005 Julian Barnes novel ‘Arthur and George’, who is Arthur? 23 Which female swimmer won six Olympic Gold Medals for East Germany in 1988? 24 In which Scottish city is the Robert Gordon University? 25 The Davis Cup is a challenge trophy contested by men in which sport? 26 How many stars are on the national flag of Turkey? 27 Which artist said ‘Everything you can imagine is real’? 28 In D.I.Y, which company licenced and produced the portable workbench ‘The Workmate’ in the 1970’s? 29 Which animal is known as the ‘Earth Pig’? 30 The ‘Pastry War’ of 1838 was an invasion of which country by France, after a French pastrycook accused local officers of looting his shop?