January 28, 2014 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 The rock musical ‘Rent’ is based on which opera by Giacomo Puccini? 2 US comedian, singer and actress Fania Borach, born in October 1891, was better known by what name? 3 Rosy, Goose Foot and Northern are all types of which marine creature? 4 Who won the 1976 UK Pipe Smoker of the Year Award, and was Pipeman of the Decade? 5 Messer is German for which item of cutlery? 6 In 1862, English explorer John Hanning Speke discovered the source of the Nile in which lake? 7 Who was the President of Costa Rica between 2006 and 2010? 8 What type of creature is a danio? 9 Which salty meat extract was created in the 1870’s by Scottish butcher John Lawson Johnston? 10 Blue Castello cheese is made in which country? 11 In the novel ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’, what was left of the Cheshire cat after the rest of it had disappeared? 12 Former US President Jimmy Carter belonged to which political party? 13 In January 1973, who defeated Joe Frazier to win the Heavyweight World Boxing Championship? 14 St Cyril had which script/alphabet named after him? 15 The Royal Albert Hall in London is name after the consort of which monarch? 16 Which English city is known as ‘The Lace City’? 17 Who is the longest-serving captain in the history of Manchester United FC? 18 What is the minimum legal age for a female to marry in Kuwait? 19 In which US state was actress Nicole Kidman born? 20 In 1976 Dave Wagstaffe was playing for which team when he became the first football player in England to receive a red card?