April 15, 2014 | QM Click on question to reveal answer 1 The adrenal glands are situated above which organs in the human body? 2 In the sport of fencing, what is the name of a bladework manoeuvre intended to deflect or block an incoming attack? 3 What was the first name of British Prime Minister Gladstone? 4 Which British coastal town is known as ‘The Pearl of Dorset’? 5 Mawrth is Welsh for which month of the year? 6 Who was the only British Chancellor of the Exchequer not to deliver a budget? 7 The Dogger Bank earthquake of June 1931, the strongest ever in the UK, reportedly caused the wax head of which infamous murderer to fall off in London’s Madame Tussaud’s? 8 The 2010 autobiography ‘Full Circle’ is by which British sportswoman/sailor? 9 Runnymede, where the Magna Carta was said to have been sealed by King John, is in which English county? 10 Eosophobia is the irrational fear of which part of the day? 11 What is the surname of Terry, played by James Bolam, in the UK 1960’s television series ‘The Likely lads’? 12 In astronomy, Pulsar, Binary, Dwarf and Red Giant are all types of what? 13 A bloater is which fish salted, smoked and partially dried? 14 Which Scottish city is known as the ‘Capital of the Highlands’? 15 English country and western songwriter Samuel Hutt is better known by what name? 16 Former football player Eusebio, who died in January 2014, played for which national team? 17 In November 1990, Mary Robinson defeated Brian Lenihan to become the first female President of which country? 18 What is the name of the Trust, founded in 1986, which specialises in the removal of the debris of war, such as landmines? 19 Which vegetable represented the green team on the UK television series ‘Ready Steady Cook’? 20 How many dresses are in the title of a 2008 film starring Katherine Heigl?