May 30, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 The 1999 film ‘Topsy Turvy’ by Mike Leigh is about which playwright and composer duo? 2 Which British organisation has the motto ‘For Ever, For Everyone’? 3 In the human body, what is a hallux valgus more commonly known as? 4 The volcano Hekla is on which island? 5 Malacology is the branch of zoology concerned with which type of creatures? 6 Creme Anglaise is the French version of which English dessert item? 7 Which band had a 1959 hit with the song ‘I Only Have Eyes For You’? 8 Which Polynesian island was originally called Rapa Nui before it was discovered by Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeeven in 1722? 9 ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’ is the opening chapter of which children’s novel? 10 What is the term in the game of croquet for sending another player’s ball through a hoop? 11 By area, what is the smallest of the United Arab Emirates? 12 In Greek mythology, which sea nymph kept Odysseus on the island of Ogygia for many years, offering to make him immortal if he remained? 13 In March 1935 which cartoon character made his debut in Looney Tunes ‘I Haven’t Got a Hat’? 14 Who was known as the ‘Waltz King’ of Vienna? 15 Joan Fussey, Miss Haggard and Josh Fiddler are all characters in which ‘Carry On’ film? 16 What was the name of the prison from which anti-apartheid campaigner Nelson Mandela was released in February 1990? 17 In the nursery rhyme ‘Sing a Song of Sixpence’ how many blackbirds were baked in a pie? 18 The vitelus is which part of an egg? 19 What is the title of Samuel Beckett’s play which consists of about 25 seconds of screams and heavy breathing? 20 ‘Teardrop’ by Massive Attack is the theme tune to which US television medical drama starring Hugh Laurie? 21 How many ‘Books’ make up the Old Testament of the Bible? 22 Erotology is the study of what? 23 Chartwell was the family home of which British Prime Minister? 24 ‘The King of Barataria’ is the subtitle of which Gilbert and Sullivan operetta? 25 Dhaka is the capital of which Asian country? 26 The Royal Albert Hall is in which London road? 27 During which year were the first Youth Olympics held? 28 Which English pop artist created The Beatles ‘Sgt Pepper’ album cover? 29 In South Africa, a Sangoma is more commonly known as what type of person? 30 What is the name of the game that is similar to boules, which originated in Provence, France?