May 11, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 Which US athlete won a gold medal for the high jump in the 1968 Summer Olympics? 2 In which London street does fictional character Sweeney Todd have his barber shop? 3 What type of fruit is a Comice? 4 The Nullarbor Plain is in which country? 5 A Saturniid is what type of creature? 6 Who released a 1980 album entitled ‘Tennis’? 7 A polynya is a stretch of open water surrounded by what? 8 What is the official language of Nicaragua? 9 In British politics, who had the nickname ‘The Beast of Bolsover’? 10 Who wrote the plays ‘The Cocktail Party’ and ‘The Family Reunion’? 11 Used in cooking, agar-agar is a gelatin made from what? 12 Avian influenza affects which type of creatures? 13 Bubble Eye, Shubunkin and Oranda are all types of which creature? 14 On a standard dartboard, which number lies between 13 and 18? 15 What is the profession of Bill Murray’s character in the 1993 film ‘Groundhog Day’? 16 The controversial Boruca Dam is in which South American country? 17 The ‘Hats’ and the ‘Caps’ were political factions during the 18th Century ‘Age of Liberty’ in which European country? 18 Ornithophobia is the irrational fear of which creatures? 19 The town of Purgatory is in which US state? 20 What was the first scheduled television programme to be shown in the UK on BBC2? 21 Which English agriculturalist developed a horse-drawn seed drill in 1701? 22 British comedian Michael Joseph Pennington is better known by what name? 23 The National Art Library is in which London museum? 24 Which King of Sparta was the husband of Helen of Troy? 25 Which famous monument stands in the centre of the ‘Place Charles de Gaulle’ in Paris? 26 Which US musician launched ‘Mansinthe’, his own brand of Absinthe in 2007? 27 The ‘I’m Backing Britain’ campaign for working an extra half an hour a day with no extra pay was endorsed by which Prime Minister? 28 On the ‘eBay’ website logo, what colour is the ‘e’? 29 The Australian city of Melnbourne lies at the mouth of which river? 30 In digital imaging, what does CCD stand for?