September 26, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 In the 1990’s which supermodel famously fell over on the catwalk while wearing a pair of Vivienne Westwood shoes? 2 What was the name of the Los Angeles hotel in which Robert F Kennedy was shot in June 1968? 3 During which month of the year was William Shakespeare born? 4 A ‘pod’ is a group of which mammals? 5 Oliver Mellors was the lover of which fictional character? 6 What are the first names of crime writer P D James? 7 Which confectionery items are named after Forrest Mars and Bruce Murrie? 8 Which crime writer’s first published novel is entitled ‘The Mysterious Affair at Styles’? 9 Which colour moves first in the game of draughts (or checkers)? 10 In astronomy, how many stars make up The Plough? 11 Statues of Hans Christian Anderson, William Shakespeare, Christopher Columbus and Alice in Wonderland are located in which famous park? 12 A Shar Pei is what type of animal? 13 The mineral Pyrope is a variety of which precious stone? 14 In which European city is the famous Arch of Hadrian? 15 In sport, what does MCC stand for? 16 How many matching numbers are required to win a prize in the UK National Lottery? 17 Who was the first American to orbit the Earth? 18 Who plays escaped convict Ulysses Everett McGill in the 2000 film ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou’? 19 1986 saw the 900th anniversary of which famous English book? 20 Which company manufactured the Tristar aircraft? 21 How many US states share a land or water border with Canada? 22 Who was leader of the British Conservative Party between June 1997 and September 2001? 23 Which video game series is known by the initials GTA? 24 The city of Dubrovnik is in which European country? 25 Axel, Lutz and Salchow are all terms used in which sport? 26 Which British poet wrote ‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’? 27 Sancerre wine is produced in which country? 28 What colour is a 20 Euro banknote? 29 The Conte Grading System was used by the makers of what? 30 Who was British Prime Minister between Winston Churchill’s two terms in office?