May 18, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 Isaan is the northeast region of which Asian country? 2 Which scientist wrote a letter in 1704 in which he predicted the end of the world in 2060 after studying Biblical texts? 3 Which actress played Sid James’ wife in the UK television series ‘Bless This House’? 4 The medical condition ‘epicondylitis’ is better known by what name? 5 What was the name of the river by which Julius Caesar stood when he reputedly said ‘The die has been cast’? 6 Which bird is the symbol of the RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds)? 7 In the UK television series ‘Hollyoaks’, which musical instrument does Rhys Ashworth play? 8 What is the currency of Egypt? 9 Retinol is a form of which vitamin? 10 A ‘Ruby-tailed’ is what type of creature? 11 The town of Ilkley in Yorkshire lies on which river? 12 In which year was the first Olympic Commemorative Coin minted? 13 What is the name of the traditional Japanese hand-concealed weapon, often in the form of a star with projecting blades or points? 14 In 1407, Dick Whittington was simultaneously Lord Mayor of London and Mayor of which French town? 15 A craniotomy is the surgical removal of a portion of which part of the human body? 16 Which English poet wrote ‘The Prisoner of Chillon’? 17 What does the Latin phrase ‘Margaritas ante porco’ translate to in English? 18 Which US actress was banned from radio in December 1937 after making a risque guest appearance on the NBC ‘Chase and Sanborn Hour’? 19 Who was Prime Minister of Australia at the outbreak of World War I? 20 Which Essex town was granted city status for the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II? 21 In the William Wordsworth poem ‘I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud’, how many daffodils are mentioned? 22 Which two states border the US state of Florida? 23 Which English football team is nicknamed ‘The Cobblers’? 24 If someone suffers from ‘Stendhal Syndrome’ they suffer giddiness and confusion when exposed to what? 25 Which US state is known as the ‘Treasure State’? 26 Ehud Olmert became Prime Minister of which country in 2006? 27 Which English airport features in a television advert for ‘Specsavers’? 28 Which country hosted the 2014 FIFA World Cup? 29 Villain Hugo Drax appears in which 1979 James Bond film? 30 The volcano Hekla is on which island?