July 6, 2011 | GC Click on question to reveal answer 1 Indian politician Sonia Gandhi was born in which country in 1946? 2 What is the name of the four-sided spinning top with a Hebrew letter on each side, used by Jews in gambling games, especially at Hanukkah? 3 In which year was the Factory Act passed in Britain, to improve conditions for children working in factories? 4 In 1997, what was the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell? 5 In medicine, chromotopsia is the term for abnormally coloured what? 6 What is the highest range of the male singing voice? 7 Who was the mother of King James l of England? 8 Which Irish musician released a 1988 album entitled ‘Watermark’? 9 Wanlockhead is the highest village in which European country? 10 Which London train station was designed by Lewis Cubitt in 1852? 11 In medicine, what does GIFT stand for? 12 What is the name of the long, loose hooded cloak worn by Arab men? 13 What is the name of the spiked metal plate fixed to a boot for climbing on ice or rock? 14 A pneumonectomy is the removal or part-removal of which part of the human body? 15 Which US President ordered the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to Russia (USSR) detonating its first atomic bomb? 16 Which British designer designed the iPod? 17 Saint Apollinia is the patron saint of which medical profession? 18 In a synagogue, what is the name of the cupboard in which the Torah Scrolls are kept? 19 The ‘Harvester Judgement’ was a benchmark legal case for ensuring workers in which country were paid a fair basic wage? 20 ‘The past is a foreign country, they do things differently there’, are the opening words to which novel? 21 Which UK children’s tv show, launched in 1968, had a mascot called Murgatroyd? 22 In banking, what does HSBC stand for? 23 The Antionette Perry Awards for Excellence are better known by what name? 24 What is the name of the two-dimensional surface with only one side/surface? 25 Which US author said ‘Clothes make the man; naked people have little or no influence’? 26 Which European country hosted the 1956 Winter Olympic Games? 27 ‘Lofsongur’ is the national anthem of which country? 28 According to the Bible, how many pieces of silver did each of the Philistines offer Delilah to find out where Samson’s strength lay? 29 In which board game do players use a ‘doubling cube’, which has the numbers 2,4,8,16,32,64 on it? 30 In which mountain range is the 2000 film ‘Vertical Limit’ set?