December 16, 2013 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 Which neighbourhood in Manhattan, New York is also known as Clinton and Midtown West? 2 Laparoscopic, or minimally invasive surgery, is more commonly known by what name? 3 Tom Verlaine, Billy Ficca, Fred Smith and Jimmy Rip are all members of which US rock band, originally formed in New York in 1973? 4 Which item of floor covering is slang for a small wig worn by men to cover a bald spot? 5 Which English football club play their home games at Proact Stadium? 6 What type of dance shoe has a specially hardened sole or attached metal plates? 7 Lloyd Embley became the editor of which British daily tabloid newspaper in May 2012? 8 Which mountain overlooks the city of Cape Town in South Africa? 9 What type of lightning appears as a broad illumination of parts of a thundercloud, caused by the reflection of a lightning flash? 10 What type of ‘love’ is feigned purely in order to gain a reward? 11 In geology, what is the name of a massive, irregularly-shaped slab of solid rock, that can move, float and sometimes fracture, and whose interaction causes earthquakes, continental drift , volcanoes and mountains? 12 What is the title of the first novel to be published in the ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ series by C S Lewis? 13 In the game of snooker, what is the inside edge of the table called, against which a ball can be played? 14 What is the name of the main peak of the group of hills which form most of Holyrood Park in Edinburgh, Scotland? 15 What is the name of the unacknowledged, discriminatory barrier that prevents women and minorities from rising to positions of power or responsibility within a corporation? 16 What is the bottom of a sea or river called? 17 What is the title of the 1998 romantic comedy-drama film, starring Gwyneth Paltrow and John Hannah, which alternates between two parallel universes? 18 Who is the Greek god of the woods, fields and flocks, and the name of the satellite of Saturn that is closest to the planet? 19 In computing, what is a picture or design displayed on the background of a computer screen known as? 20 What word means to hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch toward the batsman at the other, keeping the arm straight during delivery?