July 6, 2011 | GC Click on question to reveal answer 1 ‘The Virgin on the Rocks’ is the work of which artist? 2 In which year did Margaret Thatcher become British Prime Minister? 3 In January 1957, Russell Endean became the first batsman to be dismissed from a test cricket match for doing what? 4 Sir Robert Chiltern, Viscount Goring and Mrs Marchmont are characters in which Oscar Wilde play? 5 Who was murdered with an ice pick in 1940 by Ramon Mercader? 6 Who plays psychiatrist Dr Buddy Rydell in the 2003 film ‘Anger Management’? 7 What is the study of lakes and other bodies of freshwater? 8 What is the medical term for twins who are derived from two separate fertilised eggs, and so are not identical? 9 Which US President had the nickname ‘Mr Nice Guy’, because of his clean-cut image? 10 What is the capital of the Yukon Territory in Canada? 11 What type of animal is a dik-dik? 12 What was Schubert’s Piano Concerto number 15 posthumously renamed? 13 Isoprene, Butyl and Nitrile are all types of which substance? 14 Taka is the basic monetary unit of which country? 15 The European port of Split lies in which body of water? 16 In which religion do people worship communally in a Fire Temple? 17 What is the young of a bobcat called? 18 Who does Emilio Estevez play in the 1988 film ‘Young Guns’? 19 Which English poet was buried upright in London’s Westminster Abbey in 1637? 20 Which fashion designer re-designed the UK hospital gown in 2010? 21 The ‘Canon Shot Rule’ said to be developed in the early 18th Century by Dutch jurist Cornelius van Bynkershoek, ruled that a nation’s territory extended to how many miles out to sea? 22 In Afrikaans, which city is called Kapstad? 23 In the human body, which vitamin helps the blood to clot? 24 Which Mediterranean island gained independence in 1959 under the presidency of Archbishop Makarios? 25 The Caloris Basin, a large impact crater, is on which planet in our solar system? 26 Elvis Presley played the role of Clint Reno in which 1956 film? 27 In the NATO phonetic alphabet, the letter ‘Z’ is represented by which word? 28 ‘Connubial’ relates to which type of relationship? 29 Who invented the mercury thermometer in 1714? 30 How many stars are on the national flag of Syria?