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  1. The word bucolic refers to pleasant/positive aspects of: Human mood; Religious authority/duty; Food digestion; or Countryside/life?
  2. Name the mythological Greek hero King of Salamis, son of Telamon and Periboea, and cleaning product?
  3. With blue, yellow, green and orange lines, which nation's busiest metro has stations including Rosemont, Snowdon, Saint-Michel, Monk, and McGill?
  4. Brownian motion is what sort of movement: Random; Infinitely straight; Ever-decreasing circles; or Spiraling?
  5. Which of these is not an 'Ivy League' university: Columbia, Cornell, Stanford, Dartmouth College, Harvard, Yale?
  6. The tunica intima, or intima, is the inner layer of what in the human body: Arteries/veins; Bones; Muscles; or Hair?
  7. Which, if any, of these words is/are spelled incorrectly: Seize; Caffeine; Receive; Deceit; Receipt?
  8. Abloy, dimple, skeleton, Zeiss, master, and DND are types of what?
  9. The Austrian metalworking company Kraftfahrzeuge Trunkenpolz Mattighofen founded in 1934 is nowadays better known as a manufacturer of what?
  10. When writing 'a millionth' in decimals (using numbers and a decimal point/dot), how many zeros are between the decimal point and the figure 1?
  11. What two letters do not appear in any symbols of the official list of chemical elements?
  12. What emergency service derives its name from Latin meaning 'walking'?
  13. Toothpaste, turtle, oxblood, oilie/oily, ade, and swirly are types of what?
  14. What single word does the French 'Clair de lune' mean in English?
  15. What colour/color traditionally is the Michelin Guide for hotels/restaurants?
  16. What is the least densely populated country or dependency in the world?
  17. As at July-August 2012 what site boasted the biggest McDonalds outlet in the world with 1500 seats?
  18. The term 'brogued' technically refers to a shoe with: Perforations; Leather soles; Layered uppers; or Between 8-12 lace-holes?
  19. Name the four basic types of human/animal bodily tissue?
  20. 'Normal' or Gaussian distribution in a graph is informally called a what shape (two word answer)?


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