April 16, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 ‘Homage to Catalonia’ was written by which British author? 2 Austrian-born Hermann Maier is a former world champion in which sport? 3 In which year did Oliver Cromwell become Lord Protector? 4 What does the Latin phrase ‘Ab hinc’ translate to in English? 5 Who played Will Hunting in the 1997 film ‘Good Will Hunting’? 6 In the UK, in which year was the voting age for men and women lowered to 18? 7 In the UK television game show ‘The Exit List’, how many rooms are there altogether? 8 Who is recognised as Britain’s first Prime Minister? 9 Who won the Yashin Award for Best Goalkeeper in the 2006 FIFA World Cup? 10 What was the name of the German artist who painted ‘Washington Crossing the Delaware’ in 1851? 11 Who played Blott in the 1985 British tv comedy series ‘Blott on the Landscape’? 12 Catherine of Braganza was said to have had all the flowers removed from which London park because her husband, Charles II, was picking them for his mistress? 13 The 1987 film ‘Roxanne’ was adapted by actor Steve Martin from which Edmond Rostand play? 14 What is the capital of the Northern Cape Province in South Africa? 15 ‘The River of Woe’ is the nickname of which Underworld river in Greek mythology? 16 ‘STENCH’, Society for the Total Extinction of Non-Conforming Humans, is in which ‘Carry On’ film? 17 The famous Cobblers Cove Hotel is on which Caribbean island? 18 Who was the Prime Minister of Canada from 1980 to 1984? 19 What is the title of singer Beyonce’s album, released in June 2011? 20 Vaud, Ticino and Jura are cantons of which European country? 21 The ‘Speedmaster’, also known as the ‘Moonwatch’, is produced by which watch-making company? 22 Which Olympic event is Ben Ainslie famous for competing in? 23 ‘The Backgammon Players’ is a 17th Century painting by which Dutch artist? 24 The book entitled ‘The Fake’s Progress’ is about which infamous English art forger? 25 What is the capital of Liberia? 26 In the human body, which bone connects the humerus with the calvicle? 27 A ‘Slotback’ is a position in which sport? 28 Which actor starred opposite Claire Bloom in the 1952 film ‘Limelight’? 29 In the UK, what is the name of the pedestrian crossing with traffic lights which only go green again when no more pedestrians are detected on the crossing? 30 The Cuatro Torres Business Area is in which European city?