October 2, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 How many moons does the planet Mercury have? 2 Which British dj and producer was the co-founder of Allido Records? 3 In 1973, which US actor sent an American Indian up to the stage to refuse his OSCAR? 4 Which English aristocrat and explorer secretly married Elizabeth Throckmorton in 1591? 5 Which American football player was nicknamed ‘The Juice’? 6 What is the name of the island which is New York City’s main jail complex? 7 How many players in one team are on the field in a game of shinty? 8 Which television series, created by Russell T Davies, is a spin-off from Doctor Who? 9 Jovian relates to which planet in our solar system? 10 Which British-based clothing and adult toy company is named after the secretary of the male founder Caborn Waterfield? 11 Which music act closed the Pyramid Stage on Sunday night at Glastonbury in 2011? 12 In the UK television game show ‘Deal or No Deal’ what is the lowest amount of money shown in the red box in pounds sterling? 13 What was the surname of the brother and sister who won the 1980 Wimbledon Mixed Doubles final? 14 In the UK, RICS stand for Royal Institution of ….’what’? 15 What is the official language of Barbados? 16 What is the highest hand in a game of straight poker? 17 The Pedro Miguel lock is on which canal? 18 Who plays Bret Maverick in the 1994 film ‘Maverick’? 19 The Bayeux Tapestry depicts events leading up to which battle? 20 Which 18th Century novelist wrote ‘The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling’? 21 Vodka, Galliano and fresh orange juice are the ingredients of which cocktail? 22 What do the interior angles of a square add up to in degrees? 23 In the UK television series ‘On The Buses’, what is the first name of Inspector Blake? 24 Tower, Albert and Vauxhall are all bridges in which European city? 25 Francoise de Maintenon was the second wife of which French king? 26 If something is ‘stannic’ which metal does it contain? 27 Hippology is the study of which animal? 28 Brewed by Scottish firm Brewdog, at 41 per cent alcohol content, what is Britain’s strongest beer? 29 What is the name of fence 15 on the Aintree Grand National racecourse? 30 Which British television programme featured Zippy, Bungle and George?