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- What European country's name means 'black mountain'?
- What Japanese word meaning 'person born before another' refers to a teacher or master of a subject, for example martial arts?
- What on a bird has a calamus, rachis and barbs?
- The name of what baby creature is given to a stilleto heel design of two inches or less?
- University of Portsmouth (UK) psychologists researching the quality of juries determined what to be the optimum number of people for effective debate: Four; Five; Six; or Seven?
- 'Spaseebo' (loose westernised spelling) means what in Russian: Hello; Thank you; Goodbye; or Sorry?
- Explorer, Chrome, Safari and Firefox are among the most globally popular what (in early 2000s)?
- Who led the Muslim army to victory against the Meccans in the Battle of Badr, 624AD?
- Swiss cheese Emmenthal (or Emmental) takes is name from: Its inventor; Its town of origin, 'Goats milk'; or 'Many holes'?
- Arthroscopy refers to surgery performed on what parts of the human body: Organs; Nerves; Joints; or Muscles?
- Chutzpah is Yiddish slang for: Money; Audacity; Jewellery (US Jewelry); or Nonsense?
- What Italian term, adopted into English, refers to a mixed language enabling communication between different national groups?
- The Levant, (deriving from 15th century French, lever, 'rising', relating to the Eastern sunrise) refers to what part of the world: Eastern Mediterranean; China; Scandinavia; or Australia?
- What popular soft drink of the mid 1900s took its name from the Jamaican/Spanish word zarza, a bramble from whose root it was flavoured?
- Associated with tailoring and elegance, what long narrow muscle runs across the front of the thigh, from the hip to the leg below the inside of the knee?
- Talaq is a form of what under Islamic (sharia) law: Punishment; Mourning; Marriage; or Divorce?
- Spell the word: Milennium; Millenium; Milenium; or Millennium?
- What is the full name of the illness known commonly by its abbreviation SARS?
- Founded in 1853 by London tailor John Emary, what famous raincoat/trenchcoat brand was popularised in the mid-1900s by film stars such as Humphrey Bogart and Sophia Loren?
- What is the Latin term for a reigning queen, often shown after first name as a formal title?
- What (degrees measurement) is the third (inner) angle of a triangle if the other two are 25 and 18 degrees?
- What corporation acquired the major UK-based online retailer, The Book Depository, in 2011?
- What sort of weapon did the historical 'fusilier' soldier carry: Sword; Musket; Pike; or Crossbow?
- What is the popular technical term for a speech sound or letter 'articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract'?
- What old English portmanteau word is formed from two words meaning 'occur' and 'situation'?
- Dame Evelyn Glennie, who is profoundly deaf, is a world-renowned what: Athlete; Novelist; Artist; or Percussionist?
- What folktale runaway slave character removed a thorn from a lion's paw, which subsequently spared him in the arena, resulting in a pardon from the emperor?
- On a conventionally tuned guitar, what chord is made by fretting just the fifth (A) string on its 2nd fret?
- What symbol(s) does the comic book hero Captain America have on his shield and chest: Star; Eagle; Lightning flash; or Cross?
- What country controversially won the bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup?
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