1. When did the Spanish Civil War start and finish
2. Besides Marie Curie (née Sklodowska) and Pierre
Curie, who else won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903?
3. What is the Malay word for "mad with rage"? Four
4. In which European country did the Aster
Revolution take place between the 28th and 31st of October 1918?
5. What is the name of Data's cat in Star Trek: The
6. Except for Russia, the Caucasus Mountains are
situated in four other countries. Name them.
7. The source of the Danube river is found in which
8. Marlon Brando, Rod Steiger, Ian Holm, Charles
Boyer and Dennis Hopper have all played which historical character in
9. Which famous ship sank, or rather, disappeared in
the Denmark Strait on the 24th of May 1941?
10. What is the very well known Russian word for
'howler' or 'barker'?
11. Who previously held the NHL all time goal
scoring record before it was broken by 'the great one' Wayne Gretzky?
12. Which country consumes one third of each
years worldwide tuna fish catch?
13. Finally, after all these years, Chinese
14. Italy has a boot and a leg. The name of which
Italian city stems from the Latin word for knee?
15. The name of which part of the USA stems from a
word meaning ten?
16. All of the following once worked in which kind
of enclosure? Bob Hoskins, W.C. Fields, Pierce Brosnan, Harry Houdini,
Roberto Benigni, Burt Lancaster and Christopher Walken
17. Unlike most healthy people, schizophrenics
usually do not react to which common reflex as if it were contagious?
18. Which wind of North America shares its name with
19. The name for which unmistakable group of people
may well stem from the Latin word for cooking?
20. What natural disaster devastated the American
Midwest in August 1993?
21. Whose funeral in County Cork, attracted former
fellow "hell raisers" Alex Higgins and Richard Harris?
22. Who Played Dustin Hoffmans Wife In The Film
23. What have the author of "The Decline and Fall of
the Roman Empire", the world's leading authority on stamps and Britain's
greatest wood carver in common?
24. What did the films Who's afraid of Virginia
Woolf?, The Snake Pit and One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest have in common?
and now the answers...
Set 32: ANSWERS:
1. (17th July) 1936 to (1st April) 1939.
2. (Antoine) Henri Becquerel
6. Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and a small corner
9. H.M.S. Hood
11. Gordie Howe
13. 'Chinese Democracy' is the name of the first
Guns 'n Roses album in 15 years.
14. Genoa - Latin genu (knee)
15. Dixie (Dix, French for ten. Found originally on
bank notes in New Orleans)
16. Circus 'circle'
19. Cockney (Latin coquina).
21. Oliver Reed
22. Susan George
23. They are all Gibbons.