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- What historic region of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro, gave its name to a dog breed with a striking appearance?
- Appropriately, a giant what was put temporarily onto the fourth plinth at London's Trafalgar Square in May 2010?
- In March 2010 artist Spencer Tunick arranged and photographed 5,200 what in front of Sydney Opera House?
- The Janka hardness test is used for which substance?
- Team manager Colin Montgomerie banned his 2010 European Ryder Cup team from what: Sex; Singing on the bus; Alcohol; or Twitter?
- Name the candidates in the UK Labour Party's 2010 leadership contest (and for a bonus point, the order they finished in the contest)?
- Derived from the French word meaning to brood or hatch, what term refers to a male phantom or sympathetic pregnancy syndrome in response to a wife or partner's real pregnancy?
- What is the third angle in a triangle if the other two are each 60 degrees?
- What traditional profession specialises in the assessment of costs and tenders for materials and contracts within building and construction projects?
- What did US southerners call a northerner who moved to the south in the 1860-70s to exploit opportunities in the Reconstruction era, and which word today refers to an opportunitistic investor, especially where a mutual society might convert into a public commerial company?
- Nottingham Castle museum displays what exhibit from the world of international sporting competition: Torvill and Dean's Olympic 'Bolero' costumes; Henry Cooper's Londsdale Belts; Eddie the Eagle's goggles; or Geoff Hurst's 1966 hat-trick football?
- The UK Glastonbury music festival was originally known as what name (combined with 'festival'), taken from a nearby village: Pilton; Stilton; Wilton; or Milton?
- UK businesswoman Karen Brady replaced Margaret Mountford as advisor in which high profile entertainment brand?
- Name the 1890-founded Scottish manufacturer of much-loved traditional caramel wafers, teacakes and snowball cakes, which experienced a staff pay dispute in Autumn 2010?
- Who invented roll camera film, thereby popularizing photography, and founded the Kodak company, whose full title also bears his name?
- In the UK snow of January 2010 a Thames Valley policeman was reprimanded for sledging on duty down a slope on his what?
- Which two countries share the Dead Sea?
- Composed in 1907, The Soldier's Song (that's the English translation of the title) was formally adopted in 1926 as the national anthem of which European country?
- The Mills bomb, developed in Birmingham in 1915, and produced in numbers exceeding 70 million since then, is more commonly known by what term?
- An ammeter measures electrical what: Force; Energy; Current; or Resistance?
- The Sumida and Arakawa are two main rivers of which capital city?
- Waldi the dachshund was the symbolic mascot for the Olympic games of which year and city?
- Anthracite is a type of what: Gemstone; Coal; Disease; or Internet community?
- Luke Rinehart's cult 1971 novel is called The 'what?' Man: Rice; Nice; Dice; or Lice?
- What is the Italian word, meaning 'head', for the clamp-like gadget used on guitars and other fretted stringed instruments to change key and tuning?
- The Pacific Ocean covers approximately what percentage of the Earth's surface: 10; 20; 30; or 40?
- New France was the name given to French colonized lands in which continent from the 16th-18th centuries: North America; South America; Africa; or Asia?
- What technology concerns the use of pressurized gas to achieve mechanical motion, and in a general singular sense means filled or worked with air?
- Sabena was which country's national airline?
- Who owns the luxury food brand Duchy Originals, which announced £3.2m losses in 2010?
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