July 19, 2011 | GC Click on question to reveal answer 1 Which heavyweight boxing champion knocked out Max Schmeling in the first round of their re-match at Yankee Stadium in New York City in June 1938? 2 Who played lawyer Andrew Beckett in the 1993 film ‘Philadelphia’? 3 A saluki is which type of animal? 4 Chionophobia is an irrational fear of which type of weather condition? 5 What was the name of the first US steam locomotive, built in 1830, to be operated on a common-carrier railroad? 6 What disease was Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland, said to have died of in 1329? 7 Bukit Timah is the highest point in which Republic of Southeast Asia? 8 Which country defeated England 1-0 on 29th June in the 1950 FIFA World Cup ? 9 ‘Marianne’ is a national emblem of which European country? 10 In the novel ‘The Lord of the Rings’, Barliman Butterbur is the proprietor of which inn? 11 In May 1940, who became British Prime Minister after the resignation of Neville Chamberlain? 12 The Sanremo Music Festival, held in Italy, was the inspiration for which song contest? 13 ‘Divine Wind’ is the English translation of which Japanese word? 14 Which US poet wrote the 1864 poem ‘Christmas Day’, after he had received news that his son had been seriously injured fighting in the American Civil War? 15 What type of foodstuff is halloumi? 16 Lord Gnome is purported to be the proprietor of which fortnightly British publication? 17 Which Flemish Baroque painter’s Antwerp home is now a museum? 18 In medicine, epiphora affects which part of the human body? 19 What nationality was 19th Century author Hans Christian Anderson? 20 A bibliophile is a collector and lover of what? 21 Yorick’s skull appears in which play by William Shakespeare? 22 In February 1906, which type of British battleship was launched for the first time? 23 Which 20th Century English playwright wrote ‘Entertaining Mr Sloane’? 24 What was the name of the daughter of the Native American chief of the Powhatan Confederacy who married English settler John Rolfe in 1613? 25 What is the name of the private yacht that golfer Tiger Woods gave as a wedding gift to his ex-wife Elin? 26 Inauguration Day in the US is held during which month of the year? 27 Museology us the science or practice of organising and managing what type of establishment? 28 What was the first name of the leader of the Zulus during the Anglo-Zulu war of 1879? 29 In Australia, on which side of the road do motorists drive? 30 Who played barmaid Michelle Connor in the UK tv soap ‘Coronation Street’?