June 15, 2011 | GC Click on question to reveal answer 1 Which historical figure called the English ‘A nation of shopkeepers’? 2 Gelotology is the study of the effect of what on the human body? 3 Which planet in our solar system takes the shortest time to orbit the sun? 4 Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner became President of which South American country in December 2007? 5 The coastal resorts of Sopot and Leba are in which European country? 6 Who is the star of US tv series ‘Adrenaline Junkie’? 7 In anatomy, osteomalacia is the softening of what? 8 In Greek mythology, what was the name of the nymph who fell in love with Narcissus, but who was said to have pined away when her love was not returned, leaving only her voice? 9 The Bundesliga is a professional association football league in which country? 10 Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia and Kenya border which landlocked African country? 11 The Elite One Championship in France is for which sport? 12 Patriot Day is celebrated in the USA in which month? 13 At which London landmark does the ‘Ceremony of the Keys’ take place? 14 Barolo, Barbaresco and Moscato are wines from which European country? 15 Which Scottish hero was made Guardian of Scotland in 1297? 16 In mathematics, what is an angle called which measures more than 90 degrees but less than 180 degrees? 17 Which horse came second in the 1973 Grand National at Aintree? 18 In which British tv sitcom did Tony Britten and Nigel Havers play father and son doctors Toby and Tom Latimer? 19 The Marquesas Islands lie in which ocean? 20 Who succeeded John Major as leader of the UK Conservative Party? 21 What is the Indian term for cauliflower or cabbage? 22 What in the British Military does DCM stand for? 23 In the fairy tale ‘The Princess and the Pea’, how many mattresses did the princess sleep on and still feel the pea through? 24 At which university did British spies Burgess, Blunt, Maclean and Philby meet? 25 Le Monde is a newspaper published in which European country? 26 The Kyat is the national currency of which Asian country? 27 If it’s 4pm in London England in May, what time is it in New York USA? 28 How many spikes are on the crown of The Statue of Liberty in New York USA? 29 Operation Menu was the codename for a US bombing campaign during which war? 30 What type of animal is Beatrix Potter’s Mr Tod?