General knowledge 35

From the quiz on 9/6/15.

  1. What is the world’s tallest building? Burj Khalifa (Burj Dubai)

  2. What is the last book of the New Testament? Revelation

  3. In which city is the Dutch parliament and government situated? The Hague (Den Haag)

  4. David Sneddon and Alex Parks were the two winners of which short-lived reality TV show? Fame Academy

  5. What is the lightest elemental metal (at STP)? Lithium

  6. Which heavy metal band have a mascot called Eddie the Head? Iron Maiden

  7. Seafarers, Cities & Knights and Traders & Barbarians are expansions for which German-style board game? (Settlers of) Catan

  8. In Greek mythology, who constructed the Cretan labyrinth in which the Minotaur was confined before it was slain by Theseus? Daedalus

  9. How many time zones are in official use in (the People’s Republic of) China? 1

  10. Named after another capital city, in which hundreds of officials were taken hostage at the residence of the Japanese ambassador in 1996, what name is given to the converse of Stockholm syndrome, in which abductors begin to sympathize with their hostages? Lima syndrome

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