November 12, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 An older woman who is attracted to, and often has sex with, much younger men is named after which member of the cat family? 2 Serendip was an old name for which modern Asian country? 3 A spinone is what type of animal? 4 In Ian Fleming’s novel ‘Moonraker’, Sir Hugo Drax is suspected of cheating at which game in the Mayfair club ‘Blades’? 5 David Vine, David Coleman and Sue Barker have all hosted which BBC television quiz show? 6 Which 18th Century composer wrote ‘The Four Seasons’? 7 Which motorcycle stuntman set a world record in February 1971, by jumping 19 cars? 8 The US citizenship of which American Civil War General was restored in 1975? 9 What is the title of the only ‘Dirty Harry’ film directed by Clint Eastwood? 10 Which animal is the symbol of the US Republican Political Party? 11 How deep, in feet, is a fathom? 12 Who is the only person with five stars, one for each category, on the Hollywood Walk of Fame? 13 The drug MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamin) is more commonly known by what name? 14 How many Triple Letter squares are on a standard Scrabble board? 15 What colour ‘Cadillac’ did Bruce Springsteen sing about in 1984? 16 The ‘Shuttlecock Club’ is an exclusive society for anyone who has crashed and survived on which racing track? 17 Which city is known as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’? 18 The LED (light-emitting diode) started life in 1962 as a single illumination in which colour? 19 American singer Katheryn Hudson is better known by what name? 20 Which lake has the largest surface area of any freshwater lake in the world? 21 How many rows of whiskers, on each side, does a cat usually have? 22 What was the name of the chain of women’s clothes shops which Australian singer/actress Olivia Newton-John co-founded in 1984? 23 Who wrote the 1866 novel ‘Crime and Punishment’? 24 What was the name of the infamous English art forger, born in 1917, who claimed to have faked more than 2,000 paintings by over 100 artists? 25 Who played Bill Sykes in the 1968 film ‘Oliver’? 26 What does the statue of Eros, in Piccadilly Circus in London, hold in his left hand? 27 A souter is a maker of what? 28 The Thatcher Ferry Bridge spans which canal? 29 A throw of which number on each of a pair of dice is known as Snake Eyes? 30 Myology is the scientific study of which part of the human body?