March 22, 2013 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 The Mount in Shrewsbury, Shropshire was the birthplace of which 19th Century naturalist? 2 What is the US state capital of Missouri? 3 ‘The Beehive’ is the common name of the Executive Wing of the parliamentary building in which country? 4 Which modern-day country was known as the Khmer Republic between 1970 and 1975? 5 The wine Retsina is native to which European country? 6 Who became British Prime Minister in June 2007? 7 The Naga Viper is what type of foodstuff? 8 Who hosted the ‘$64,000 Question’ on British television? 9 Eid al-Fitr is a Muslim holiday which marks the end of what? 10 In the novel ‘The Lord of the Rings’, who is the King of Rohan? 11 Rodney Pattison won Olympic gold medals for Britain in 1968 and 1972 in which sport? 12 Which historic figure was reputed to have said ‘The die is cast’ as they stood at the edge of the Rubicon River? 13 Uncas is a principle character in which 1826 novel by James Fenimore Cooper? 14 Gephyrophobia is the abnormal fear of which type of structures? 15 A sheepshead is what type of creature? 16 SD is the abbreviation for which US state? 17 In Greek mythology, who was the King of Corinth, condemned to eternal punishment for deceitfulness to push a heavy rock up a steep hill which would always roll down again? 18 What is the capital of Belarus? 19 The tune to which pop song is used in the UK television advert ‘Confused.com’? 20 What does the Latin phrase ‘Ubi fumis ibi ignis’ translate to in English?