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  1. How many pieces are on the board at the start of a game of chess: 28; 32; 36; or 40?
  2. How many presidents of France had there been as at 2010? 7; 12; 23; or 35?
  3. How many Horsemen of the Apocalypse feature in the Bible's Book of Revelation: 3; 4; 5; or 10,000?
  4. How many players are (on the field) in a men's lacrosse team (one team not both teams): 7; 10; 11; or 13?
  5. In the conventional western musical scale there are how many notes including sharps and flats, excluding those which repeat in a different octave: 7; 8; 12; or 13?
  6. How many times (as at 2010) has Roger Federer won the Wimbledon Men's Singles final? 4; 5; 6; or 7?
  7. What number has the square root (to the nearest four decimal places) of 1.4142? 1; 2; 3; or 4?
  8. How many people (as at 2010) have walked on the moon: 6; 9; 12; or 14?
  9. In the Imperial Measurement system how many pounds are in a stone: 10; 14; 16; or 20?
  10. What number Pennsylvania Avenue is the Whitehouse: 501; 1500; 1600; or 65000?
  11. A peculiar frequency of roughly how many years saw US presidents dying in office (either assassinated or otherwise) from the 1840s to the 1960s: 10; 20; 30; or 50?
  12. New York City comprises how many boroughs: 5; 6; 7; or 12?
  13. The Earth's Equator is approximately how many millions of metres in length: 10; 20; 30 or 40?
  14. How British King Georges have there been? 4; 5; 6 or 7?
  15. What is the atomic number of oxygen: 1; 8; 35; or 86?
  16. What is known as the 'Golden Number', the 'Divine Proportion' and other terms referring to its significance in nature and aesthetic balance: 1.618; 3.142; 7; or 33⅓?
  17. The Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, USA, said to be the highest-occupancy office building in the world accommodates roughly how many staff: 9,000; 15,000; 19,000; or 26,000?
  18. A salmanazar (typically a big bottle of champagne) equates to how many normal bottles? 2; 5; 12; or 20?
  19. It is now generally accepted that the human tongue can detect how many basic tastes: 2; 3; 5; or 7 ?
  20. According to the singer Katie Melua, how many million bicycles are there in Beijing? 5; 9; 10; or 25?
  21. Twain is an old English word for which number: 2; 3; 12; or 20?
  22. How many pennies were in a British pre-decimal pound? 120; 200; 204; or 240?
  23. How many legs (including arms or pincers according to certain definitions) does a crab have: 6; 8; 10; or 12?
  24. How many goals were scored in the 2010 FIFA World Cup: 75; 145; 185; or 255?
  25. How many feet are in a furlong: 440; 550; 660; or 770?
  26. How many rooms are on the Cluedo game board: 8; 9; 10; or 12?
  27. How many fences (not the number of times they are jumped) are on the Aintree Grand National race course?
  28. The core rules of the Muslim faith are known as the "... (how many) Pillars of Islam": 5; 7; 9; or 23?
  29. In which year were Concorde planes retired from service: 1998; 2000; 2003; or 2006?
  30. What is the only number known to be both the sum and product of its factors: 4; 6; 8; or 9 (loose meanings are: factor = divisable part; sum = added together; product = multiplied together)?

 

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