June 22, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 Who won the Eurovison Song Contest for the United Kingdom in 1967? 2 Who succeeded Lyndon B Johnson as President of the United States? 3 Which US author committed suicide with a shotgun in 1961? 4 On which Greek island did Jacqueline Kennedy marry shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis in October 1968? 5 Which Arthur Miller play aroused controversy over his portrayal of his failed marriage to actress Marilyn Monroe? 6 Mechanics Bay Airport serves which New Zealand city? 7 What is the name of the ‘cake’ which is flat, round, made of licorice and named after a Yorkshire town? 8 Who directed the 1997 film ‘Jackie Brown’? 9 In England in 1880 the introduction of a compulsory minimum school leaving age meant that children had to stay in education until what age? 10 In the game of Scrabble, the ‘C’ tile is worth how many points? 11 In countries of the world, what does UAE stand for? 12 How many red stripes are on the national flag of Austria? 13 In which 1976 horror film did John Travolta appear with Sissy Spaceck? 14 What is the US state capital of Rhode Island? 15 Bookmakers William Hill sponsor an annual award for the best book on which subject? 16 A hinny is a cross between which two animals? 17 Which human sub-species was named after a valley near Dusseldorf in Germany, where they were known to have lived? 18 Popular in Victorian times, what is the name of the toy made of a disc or card with a picture on each side attached to two pieces of string, when turned would appear as one picture? 19 Which epic poem by John Milton tells the story of the Fall of Adam and Eve? 20 What was the name of the horse that won the 1990 English Grand National? 21 Which chemical element is represented by Zr on the Periodic Table? 22 The medical condition aphakia affects which part of the body? 23 ‘Timen of…..’where’? is a play by William Shakespeare? 24 On the UK television show ‘Deal or No Deal’ what is the highest ‘blue’ amount of money? 25 What is the staff called carried by rulers on ceremonial occasions as a symbol of imperial authority? 26 Sauternes wine comes from which country? 27 A ‘Fresh Breeze’ is what number on the Beaufort Scale? 28 ‘The Clockwork Orange’ is the nickname of which British city’s underground railway system? 29 Miss Able and Miss Baker, the first living creatures to return alive to Earth from space, aboard the flight Jupiter AM-18 in 1959, were what type of animals? 30 Which darts player has the nickname ‘Celtic Warrior’?