March 16, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 A Rockhopper is what type of bird? 2 Tirana is the capital of which European country? 3 Braeburn is a variety of which type of fruit? 4 ‘Cuneiform’ relates to which shape? 5 The 18th Century Convention of Kanagawa was a ‘Treaty of Amity and Friendship’ between Japan and which other country? 6 In humans, hirsutism is an overabundance of what? 7 Porphyrophobia is the irrational fear of which colour? 8 What is the 17th letter of the Greek alphabet? 9 Bezique is a card game for how many players? 10 Which singer was born Gloria Fowles in September 1948? 11 What are the names in the two rival taxicab firms in the 1963 film ‘Carry On Cabby’? 12 Donatien Alphonse Francois were the first names of which French aristocrat, born in 1740? 13 On which animal would a currycomb normally be used? 14 Who played Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the television series ‘Star-Trek: The Next Generation’? 15 A Skipjack is which type of fish? 16 In 2010, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin performed which 1940’s song in front of an audience for a children’s charity? 17 Who is the Greek God of wine? 18 What is the title of the only film for which actor John Wayne won an Oscar? 19 Who designed the Luftwaffe’s Bf-109 fighter plane? 20 Which metal is obtained from the ore cinnabar? 21 Who played Richard Hillman in the British tv soap ‘Coronation Street’? 22 Giacomo Agostini was seven times world champion between 1966 and 1972 in which sport? 23 What is the first name of Goldfinger in the 1964 James Bond film ‘Goldfinger’? 24 Which heavyweight boxer won a gold medal in the 1964 Olympic Games? 25 Cosmo Smallpiece was a character played by which English comedian? 26 Axle hitch, Catshank, Power cinch and Monkey’s fist are all types of what? 27 The European Recovery Program (ERP), 1947-1951, a large-scale economic program of the United States, was known by what other name? 28 Vladimir and Estragon are characters from which Samuel Beckett play? 29 In the game of cricket, how many balls are usually bowled in a single over? 30 In our solar system, which is the sixth planet from the sun?