Life & Style Weekend - - MIND -

1. Which iconic Cal­i­for­nian bridge was opened on this day in 1937? 2. The num­ber of squares on a Scrabble board is (a) 25 (b) 125 (c) 225? 3. In 2006, former Pres­i­dent of Iraq Sad­dam Hus­sein was ex­e­cuted by (a) fir­ing squad (b) hang­ing (c) lethal in­jec­tion? 4. In Rodin’s sculp­ture, The Thinker rests his chin on which hand? 5. Michael Jor­dan won two Olympic gold medals in which sport? 6. The 100th an­niver­sary of the birth of which US pres­i­dent will oc­cur on Mon­day? 7. “We’d watch the light­ning crack over cane­fields / Laugh and think, this is Aus­tralia,” are lyrics from which song? 8. Car­rie Bick­more is a pre­sen­ter on which TV cur­rent events show? 9. Baron Car­rick­fer­gus is bet­ter known by which name? 10. Who won the 2017 Aus­tralian Open women’s ten­nis sin­gles ti­tle? 11. Which play based on State of Ori­gin will have its world pre­miere in Bris­bane next month? 12. Is chlorhex­i­dine used for pre-surgery skin dis­in­fec­tion or re­pair­ing pot­holes? 13. In 1992, Sin­ga­pore banned (a) chew­ing gum (b) cig­a­rettes (c) wa­ter pis­tols? 14. The shape of the Swiss flag is (a) rec­tan­gu­lar (b) square (c) tri­an­gu­lar? 15. The only el­e­ment lighter than he­lium is (a) hy­dro­gen (b) ni­tro­gen (c) oxy­gen? 16. Which Greek let­ter is tri­an­gu­lar? 17. Which trans­porta­tion gi­ant be­gan op­er­at­ing with one seven-pas­sen­ger car in 1914? 18. Who played De­tec­tive Axel Fo­ley in the Bev­erly Hills Cop movie se­ries? 19. The let­ters BCC on an email stand for what? 20. Last year, which 15-year-old be­came the first per­son born in the 2000s to rep­re­sent Aus­tralia at se­nior level when she played for the Matil­das? 21. Which In­dian-born Bri­tish au­thor played him­self in a cameo role in the 2001 movie Brigid Jones’s Di­ary? 22. The un­usual de­sign of the com­mer­cial sky­scraper at 30 St Mary Axe, Lon­don, has led to which nick­name? 23. What was the name of the re­cently-re­scinded US im­mi­gra­tion pol­icy that per­mit­ted any­one who fled Cuba and en­tered the United States to stay and be­come a le­gal res­i­dent? 24. Be­gin­ning with “d”, what is the term for a sec­ond mar­riage af­ter the death or di­vorce of a spouse? 25. The name of which botan­i­cal process comes from the Greek words for “putting to­gether” and “light”?

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