August 15, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 What does the Latin phrase ‘Inter alia’ translate to in English? 2 What is the the first name of the Hungarian inventor of the Rubik’s Cube? 3 Usually affecting children, the medical condition pertussis is better known by what name? 4 What type of camel has two humps? 5 Who wrote the 1958 novel ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’? 6 Babcock, Elberta and Rubidoux are all varieties of which fruit? 7 Who won the Golden Shoe (Boot) Award for most goals scored in the 1966 FIFA World Cup? 8 In Tolkien’s ‘The Hobbit’ who is the leader of the Company of Dwarves? 9 Fictional character Inspector Adam Dalgleish was created by which author? 10 In America, a run-down part of a town, frequented by vagrants and alcoholics, is known informally as ‘Skid…what’? 11 What is the art of preparing, stuffing and mounting the skins of animals for display called? 12 The Sundance Film Festival takes place annually in which US state? 13 On a London Underground train map which colour depicts the Circle Line? 14 Who wrote the ‘Discworld’ Series of books? 15 In the game of Bingo, which number is known as ‘Fat Lady With a Crutch’? 16 Persil is the French name for which herb? 17 Dancer and actress Virginia McMath was better known by what name? 18 Who was former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s chief press secretary while she was in office? 19 Ommatophobia is the irrational fear of which part of the body? 20 Inspector Bucket is a character in which novel by Charles Dickens? 21 The city of Buffalo lies on which North American Great Lake? 22 Which British celebrity had a pet called Fanny the Wonderdog? 23 Who played Mr Darcy in the 1995 television series ‘Pride and Prejudice’? 24 The Roman goddess Ceres is the protector of what? 25 Which English author wrote The Kate Hannigan series, The Mallen novels and The Tilly Trotter trilogy? 26 Malmsey is a type of which alcoholic drink? 27 Who played factory boss Danny Baldwin in the British television soap ‘Coronation Street’? 28 In which century was the Royal Greenwich Observatory opened in London? 29 Which James Bond film was named after Ian Fleming’s home in Jamaica? 30 Who wrote the 1961 play ‘The Night of the Iguana’?