October 10, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 Swiss-born architect, designer and writer Charles-Edouard Jeanneret was better known by what name? 2 In teaching in the UK, what does OFSTED stand for? 3 Actress Rachel Weisz married which actor in 2011? 4 The Pharoah Cephranes was buried with over 2,000 of what type of animal? 5 The Pya is a monetary unit of which country? 6 ‘How To Talk Dirty and Influence People’ is the title of which US comedian’s autobiography? 7 How many steeplechase fences are on the Aintree Grand National race course? 8 Which British band released a 2002 album entitled ‘A Rush of Blood to the Head’? 9 In fashion Straight Cut, Boot Cut and Skinny are all types of what? 10 Which English football club play their home games at Ewood park? 11 What does ‘Son et Lumiere’ translate to in English? 12 Who plays Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham, in the UK television series ‘Downton Abbey’? 13 What is a female alligator called? 14 Teutophobia is the irrational fear of which country and its culture? 15 Jones the Steam is the driver of which fictional train? 16 Scottish Blackface is a breed of which animal? 17 What is the name of the electric vehicle invented by Clive Sinclair and launched in the UK in 1985? 18 Which English singer was described as ‘The barefoot pop princess of the 1960’s’? 19 The novel ‘The Day of the Jackal’ is about the attempted assassination of which political figure? 20 A sapsucker is what type of bird? 21 What colour Cat’s Eyes mark the offside (right) of a British motorway? 22 What is the first event of a men’s decathlon? 23 How many letters of the English alphabet are used as Roman Numerals? 24 Who wrote the 19th Century play ‘Hedda Gabler’? 25 In which London road is Harrod’s department store? 26 In 2012 the Austrian Mint brought out a 5 coin gold series to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the birth of which artist? 27 What was the name of the favourite warhorse of the 1st Duke of Wellington? 28 By what name is Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, known in the satirical magazine ‘Private Eye’? 29 Max de Winter is a fictional character in which novel by Daphne du Maurier? 30 If a skateboarder is ‘goofy-footed’, which foot is closest to the front of the board?