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  1. What word prefix makes new words when added to: pet, meter, graph, mount and site?
  2. Name the vast French multi-national contractor-sponsor of the 2012 Paralympics criticized for its work in assessing claimants of UK state disability benefits?
  3. What is the common alternative abbreviated name for a Cannon plug/connector used in professional audio systems?
  4. What prestige car marque has a trident emblem design influenced by the Fountain of Neptune, Bologna?
  5. Nollywood refers informally to the huge cinema industry of which nation?
  6. Rumtopf is a traditional Danish/German dish comprising rum and: Fruit; Potato; Sausage; or Fish?
  7. What thickening agent found in gummy confectionery etc., defined as a food and produced from animal by-products, has the E Number 441?
  8. What common substance is technically defined as "...an organic natural composite material of cellulose fibers/fibres, strong in tension, embedded in a matrix of lignin which resists compression..."
  9. An irreversible freedom of capability or knowledge, typically liberating/changing behaviour of large groups, is described metaphorically, alluding to stories such as Aladdin, as "...the 'what' is out of the 'what'.." ?
  10. What is the modern common name of the Northernmost European people historically called Lapps?
  11. What ubiquitous instrument makes a sound technically called a 'chick' when played closed?
  12. Ubiquitous means seen: Often; Rarely; Seasonally; or Historically?
  13. Mintonette was the original name of which sport?
  14. How many years is a megaannum?
  15. Karanga is a ritual welcome chant of what people?
  16. The binary number symbols 100 equate to what conventional number?
  17. What was the first internet top-level domain: .net; .mil; .com; .arpa; or .lee?
  18. What word is used on Wikipedia referring to its pages which list and resolve "...conflicts in article titles that occur when a single term can be associated with more than one topic..." (as at 2012)?
  19. Put these ages of human history in correct order, oldest first: Neolithic, Paleolithic, Mesolithic?
  20. Micturate is a medical term for expelling what from the human body?

 

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