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- A cachalot - an old French word for tooth - is better known as what creature, the largest living toothed animal?
- What do the 'Int' and 'el' stand for in the computer chip manufacturer Intel Coporation name?
- Created by the Hoover Dam, what is the largest manmade lake/reservoir in the US?
- From the Greek word sphygmós, meaning pulse, what is the inflatable cuff pressure meter called which measures human blood pressure?
- In geometry and mathematics, what is an angle of less than 90 degrees: Obtuse; Acute; Vulgar; or Mean?
- Rathlin Island, off the Northern Ireland coast, was refuge to which Scottish King in 1306?
- Greek jeweller Sotirio Voulgaris founded which luxury goods brand, noted for its capitalized branding including Latin-style V for a U?
- Whose outburst, (paraphrased as) "Who will rid me of this turbulent priest?" led to whose murder in December 1170? (two names required)
- Where are the Carnac Stones, the largest megalithic site of its kind anywhere, containing over 3,000 huge rocks erected by pre-Celtic people c.4,000-3,300BC: Anglesey; Cornwall; Brittany; or Glasgow?
- How many litres (or liters) are in a cubic metre?
- As at 2011 what four countries have the world's largest railway networks?
- Which planet (in terms of its orbit) is between Saturn and Neptune?
- Name the founder of psychoanalysis who wrote the The Interpretation of Dreams, and Beyond the Pleasure Principle?
- In 1968 the Treaty of Tlatelolco was drafted by the nations of Latin America and the Caribbean to keep their region of the world free of what?
- What is the odd one out: Katana, Tamino, Pamina, Papageno?
- The team sport Bandy (or Russian Hockey) is played on what surface?
- A popular 1960s TV cowboy series, what is a cutaneous covering that has not been tanned?
- Known also in the US and elswhere as President, what traditionally and descriptively is the most senior position in a company and other hierarchical organizations?
- Stephen Covey's first hugely popular guide to business and life is called The Seven 'what' of Highly Successful People: Secrets; Habits; Lessons; or Teachings?
- The Han ethnic group of people, the largest in the world, is native to which country?
- What is Tesco's US 'neighborhood' grocery chain brand, founded in 2007 with HQ in California?
- Traditionally the largest book publishers trade show in the world, where in Germany is the (city name) Book Fair held each October?
- In Western Christianity what is the first day of Lent: Easter Monday; Shrove Tuesday (or Mardi Gras); Ash Wednesday; or Palm Sunday?
- Absinthe, Raki, Ouzo, and Sambuca are liqueurs/liquors chiefly flavoured with what? (bonus point for the countries nowadays mainly associated with each drink..)
- What is the approximate speed of sound through seawater: 45 metres per second; 525m/s; 1560m/s; or 7,200m/s?
- The terms: Mollweide's Homolographic, Interrupted, Mercator's, and Polar Zenithal refer to different what?
- The traditionally shaped sound-holes in instruments such as violins and cellos are referred to by what letter of the alphabet?
- The early 18th century testing and stamping of precious metals at Goldsmith's Hall in London gave rise to the name of what global quality system and more loosely a sign of quality?
- What animal normally represents the box of low market share and low market growth in the Boston Matrix (or 'BSG Matrix' or 'Growth-Share Matrix') marketing model: Bull; Dog; Bear; or Elephant?
- To what countries do these two-letter country-code domains belong: .AU; .ES; .SE; .TR; .ZA ?
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