December 24, 2012 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 ‘The Abduction from the Seraglio’ (Il Seraglio) is an opera by which composer? 2 The former African nation of Nyasaland is now known by what name? 3 Albert Finney played ‘Sir’ in which 1983 film? 4 Vache is French for which animal? 5 Edward Seymour, Ist Duke of Somerset, was executed for treason during the reign of which English monarch? 6 Bibliophobia is the irrational fear of what? 7 Which English football club is nicknamed ‘The Addicks’? 8 What is lowered through a hawse hole on a ship? 9 In archery, what is a person who makes bows called? 10 Which is the longest line on the London Underground Railway system? 11 Who was the second husband of actress Angelina Jolie? 12 Which is the only county in Britain to have two separate coastlines? 13 English statesman John of Gaunt was regent to which future king of England while he was too young to take the throne? 14 In medicine, Hansen disease is better known by what name? 15 Which late singer/musician was shot in an assassination attempt in Jamaica in December 1976? 16 Terra is the Latin name for which planet in our solar system? 17 Which city hosted the 1980 Summer Olympics, which were boycotted by over 60 nations? 18 Which singer released a 2007 album entitled ‘Good Girl Gone Bad’? 19 In the Bible, Conquest, War, Famine and Death symbolise the Four ‘what’? 20 Which novel by Robert Louis Stevenson was originally published under the title ‘The Sea Cook’? 21 According to the Bible, how many children did Adam and Eve have together? 22 Southdown is a breed of which animal? 23 Transylvania is in which European country? 24 Soave wine is produced in which country? 25 What was the first name of film-maker Billy Wilder? 26 Michael Gordon Peterson, often referred to by the British press as ‘The most violent prisoner in Britain’, changed his name to that of which US actor in 1987? 27 The Gilles Villeneuve Formula One racing circuit is in which country? 28 How many ‘beds’ are there usually on a Shove Ha’penny board? 29 ‘Hen Wlad FY Nhadau’ is the national anthem of which European country? 30 Actor Jay Silverheels is famous for playing which fictional television American Indian?