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  1. What is a hundredth of a thousandth?
  2. In a block and tackle lifting system, what is a sheave? Pulley; Rope; Hook; or Brake?
  3. What creatures are T S Eliot's characters Mr Mistoffelees, Mungojerrie, Rumpelteazer, and Bustopher Jones, and what musical was inspired by the poem book in which they feature?
  4. The Kabbalah wristband, in Yiddish 'roite bindele', is normally what colour/color?
  5. In mathematics, a Markov chain is a sequence in which each event is determined by the: Immediately preceding event; Previous two events; Previous total sequence; or Next event?
  6. Brad, finish, clout, casing and horseshoe are types of what?
  7. What state territory is named in Latin, meaning 'New Scotland'?
  8. What artist uses a cake of rosin: Chef; Violinist; Theatrical makeup; or Magician?
  9. Medically, miosis/myosis normally refers to the narrowing or constriction of the what?
  10. What is India's national motto, appearing on its emblem and currency?
  11. Apposite means: Fair; Similar; Agreeable; or Appropriate?
  12. Name the female alter-ego featured in the life and vase artworks of English transvestite artist Grayson Perry?
  13. What (main class of) musical instrument has a bell, bass/long joint, boot/butt; wing joint, bocal/crook, and reed?
  14. What is the more common name of the incendiary weapon formulated from naphthenic and palmitic acids?
  15. Which of these words is spelled incorrectly: Rhinocerous; Crocodile; Hippopotamus; Alligator?
  16. What sort of weapon is a shillelagh (pronounced 'shil-lay-lee'): Knife; Cudgel; Muskett; or Sword?
  17. Contrary to popular information there are actually four (not two) Olympic sports containing male vs female contest; what are they?
  18. What pluralised female receptacle is a British ironic reference to a minor altercation or physical confrontation (usually) between men.
  19. What two composers' names are used as slang meaning drunk?
  20. In the latter 1900s and early 2000s what five Asian nations were the world's biggest motorbike markets?

 

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