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- Which country suspended its annual Antarctic Whale Hunt in February 2011, after activists from a US-based environmental group chased the mother ship?
- At which English racecourse did two horses collapse and die in the parade ring due to electrocution, in February 2011?
- By what name is Siddartha Guatama better known?
- In 1936, Ethel Cain, otherwise known as Tim, became the first what?
- Galena is the primary ore mineral of which metal?
- The world's largest working waterwheel, the Lady Isabella (also known as the Laxey Wheel), is on which island, known in its national language as Ellan Vannin?
- In which African country is the town of Lassa, where Lassa fever was first identified?
- Englishman John Wycliffe's 14th century Lollardy movement addressed reform of what: Slavery; Monarchy; Religion; or Farming?
- Which uncle of Prince William announced his engagement to Karen Gordon in February 2011?
- Which European prime minister was indicted in February 2011 to stand trial on charges for sex with an under-age prostitute, and abuse of power?
- In UK politics, what flower is the emblem of the Labour Party?
- Revealed in the author's archives given to Oxford's Bodelian Library in 2008, what occupationally titled novel had the working name The Reluctant Autumn of George Smiley?
- A child named Viva Katherine... was born in February 2011 into what two famous Canadian musical families?
- Which US oil company said it would appeal against an $8.6 billion fine imposed by Ecuador judges in 2011 after being accused of polluting the country's Amazon region in a legal wrangle spanning almost two decades?
- According to the gospel of Luke, Zachariah and his barren wife Elizabeth were the parents of which great Biblical character?
- Actor Nicholas Courtney, who died age 81 in February 2011, played what iconic military role in over a hundred Dr Who episodes (bonus point for his full character name)?
- What is an angle called which is larger than 180 degrees and smaller than 360 degrees?
- In which European country did the 16th Century St Bartholomews Day Massacre take place?
- Which planet in our solar system has the shortest year?
- What was the previous name of Taiwan, the island off the southeast coast of mainland China?
- Born Joseph Frank... by what name was the US silent film comic actor noted for his deadpan expression and pork-pie hats better known?
- Which island group is known by the French as Iles Normande?
- From the Greek meaning 'against', and 'a name', what is a word called which has the opposite meaning to another word?
- What are the fertile South American lowlands covering more than 750,000 square kilometres in Argentina and most of Uruguay?
- Austrian monk and scientist Gregor Johann Mendel used which plant for the study and experiment of genetics and heredity of certain traits: Pea; Stinging-nettle; Bamboo; or Beetroot?
- What is the name of the ship of (1960s UK TV) cartoon pirate Captain Pugwash: Red Dog; Blue Moon; Silver Sparrow; or Black Pig?
- What type of creature, recognized as the suborder Lacertilia, includes species: skink, monitor, agama and Komodo dragon?
- Originally meaning 'as if in this manner', by what name is the second Sunday of Easter known, which provided the name of a deformed tragic character from a classic book?
- In the British honours system where a man is made a Knight (i.e., becomes 'Sir...') what is the female equivalent?
- What does the cockney rhyming slang, Butcher's, traditionally mean?
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