March 11, 2013 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 What is the largest brass section instrument in an orchestra? 2 What was the name of the first human spaceflight in which Yuri Gugarin was sent into space in April 1961? 3 In which 1993 film does Nicholas Cage play drifter Michael Williams who is mistaken for a hitman? 4 In cooking, what is the main ingredient of a pongal dish? 5 Who wrote the ‘Winnie the Pooh’ books? 6 What colours make up the national flag of Switzerland? 7 Who designed the stained glass Baptistry window for Coventry cathedral? 8 What is the name of the pathway in the human body along which food enters and and solid wastes are expelled? 9 In 1585, who established the first British colony in North America, which was later abandoned? 10 Hydref is Welsh for which month of the year? 11 Beginning with S, what was the name of the first interactive touch graphics computer program written by Ivan Sutherland in 1963? 12 What is the first name of the wife of US business magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates? 13 Who was the father of King henry III of England? 14 Kelvinhall, Cowcaddens and Kinning Park are all underground stations in which European city? 15 What was the former name of the Willis Tower in Chicago, USA? 16 Which record label famously rejected a Beatles audition tape in 1962, saying that guitar bands were on the way out? 17 What is the name of the sidekick of cartoon superhero DangerMouse? 18 Puffer, Angel and Dog are all types of which creature? 19 What is a male otter called? 20 Which flower is known as ‘The wind flower’?