October 19, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 In the US television show ‘The Simpsons’, what colour shoes does Bart wear? 2 What is the name of the Gloucestershire home of the Duke of Beaufort? 3 What is the title of the final and unfinished novel by Charles Dickens? 4 How wide is a doubles tennis court in feet? 5 Sargassum is what type of plant? 6 Which British designer made the miniskirt popular in the 1960’s? 7 Iva Toguri D’Aquino, a US citizen who participated in propaganda broadcasts to allied soldiers during World War II, was better known by what name? 8 Wicca is the religion or practice of what? 9 What is a female crab called? 10 Who plays Cinna in the 2012 film ‘The Hunger Games’? 11 A ‘What’…..boom’ is an explosive noise caused by the shock wave of an aircraft travelling faster than the speed of sound? 12 Which English football club play their home games at The King Poer Stadium? 13 Relating to glue, what does PVA stand for? 14 Which was the first British football club to win the European Cup? 15 During which year was the Battle of Trafalgar fought? 16 What was late US actor/comedian Oliver Hardy’s first given name? 17 A timbromaniac collects what? 18 What does global financial institution ING stand for? 19 Which British composer based an opera on Henry James novella ‘The Turn of the Screw’? 20 Who plays Mrs Kay Miniver in the 1942 film ‘Mrs Miniver’? 21 In which English county did the 1963 Great Train Robbery take place? 22 In the nursery rhyme ‘Oranges and Lemons’, the bells of which church said ‘You owe me five farthings’? 23 How many prisoners were locked in the Bastille in Paris when it was stormed by the people in 1789? 24 In medicine, septicaemia is more commonly known by what name? 25 Samwise Gamgee, Peregrin Took and Meriadoc Brandybuck are all types of which fictional characters? 26 How many Euro coin denominations are there? 27 What would you do with a sarod? 28 Which vegetable is served in a dish described as ‘a la Florentine’? 29 What is the name of the park in San Francisco where, in 1966, the Beatles performed their final official live concert? 30 For the 2003 film ‘The Italian Job’ actor Jason Statham received driving tuition from which Formula One World Champion?