April 24, 2013 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 The word ‘mesmerise’ derives from the name of which German physician, born in 1734? 2 The Hawaiian word ‘Anela’ translates to what in English? 3 Julian Casablancas is the lead singer in which US rock band? 4 Actress Ellen Ternan had a relationship with which British author? 5 Which British golf course is known as ‘The Home of Golf’? 6 In music, what is the name of a whole note which has the time value of two minims or four crotchets? 7 A Ryokan is a traditional inn in which country? 8 What is the name of the character played by actor Nicholas Lyndhurst in the British television series ‘Goodnight Sweetheart’? 9 Gephyrophobia is the irrational fear of crossing what? 10 How many letters are in the Hebrew alphabet? 11 In humans, adductor tendonitis is the term for which complaint? 12 ‘What You See is What You Get’ is the autobiography of which British businessman? 13 In medicine, Rhotacism is the difficulty in pronouncing which letter of the English alphabet? 14 Which late British actor narrated the children’s television cartoon series ‘Mr Men’? 15 What is the capital of Indonesia? 16 British athlete Dai Green competes in which track event? 17 An eighth month ban on which Dire Straits song was lifted by Canadian radio in September 2011? 18 Who became British Prime Minister in March 1974? 19 Which Mediterranean island was once known as Alashiya? 20 What colour badges are awarded for having been winners or runners-up of television’s Blue Peter competitions?