September 12, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 What is the capital of Sicily? 2 Which Shakespearian character said ‘But soft, what light through yonder window breaks’? 3 The Stinking Rose is another name for which herb? 4 How many holes are on a classic cribbage board? 5 Peter Rasmussen, Ji Xinpeng and Lars Paaske are all associated with which sport? 6 Sago is extracted from which plant? 7 What colour light indicates the starboard side of a ship? 8 What is the name of the galaxy that contains the Earth? 9 The Boxer Rebellion took place during 1900 in which country? 10 In the human body, the hormone cortisol (or hydrocortisone) is produced by which gland? 11 Which English football team play their home games at Vicarage Road? 12 What is the name of the theme tune to the Uk television series ‘Monty Python’? 13 Prince Philip, the consort of Queen Elizabeth II, was born on which Mediterranean island? 14 In which English city is Preston Park railway station? 15 What does the letter L stand for in S.W.A.L.K when written on the back of an envelope? 16 In Roman mythology, Aestas is the goddess of which season? 17 Which US President is depicted on a $5 bill? 18 Seal Point and Blue Point are types of which cat? 19 How many gills are in an Imperial pint? 20 The Estadio de Maracana football stadium is in which country? 21 Chinese Restaurant Syndrome, a collection of symptoms caused in some people after eating Chinese food, is said to be caused by which food additive? 22 ‘A Spaniard in the Works’ is a book written by which member of The Beatles? 23 What is the national flower of Australia? 24 How many balls are on a snooker table at the beginning of a game? 25 In car batteries, what does SLI stand for? 26 What is the first name of comic-book hero Captain Marvel’s twin sister? 27 Which actor replaced Charlie Sheen in the US television series ‘Two and a Half Men’? 28 In boxing, what is thrown into the ring to stop a fight? 29 In which building is London’s Whispering Gallery? 30 In mathematics, what is 3.14159 better known as?