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- Clawhammer is a playing style most often associated with which instrument?
- Accounting for c.30% of total global tax revenues, what form of tax did France introduce in 1954, W Germany 1968, UK 1973 and China 1984?
- What make of aircraft is considered the first jet to fly: Heinkel; Nakajima; Lockheed; or English Electric Canberra?
- Giacomo Casanova (1725-98) is reported to have used what fruit as a contraceptive?
- The process by which cardinals meet to elect a new Pope is called the Papal (what?): Enclave; Conclave; Exclave; or Autoclave?
- What isotope does radiocarbon dating use (element-isotope number)?
- Broadly when was the Industrial Revolution: 1650-1750; 1700-1800; 1750-1850; or 1800-1900?
- Who suggested the metaphor that, "When you sit with a pretty girl for two hours it seems a minute, but sit on a hot stove for a minute and it seems two hours..." and to explain what? (two answers required)
- What famous French film production/newsreel brand, established in 1896, was the first major movie corporation?
- 'The Continental Army' became what in 1784?
- A panopticon is a: Powerful telescope; Building; Fire-engine; or Fairground-ride?
- Name the earliest (post-gamete) developmental stage of the human embryo: Zygote; Sperm; Ovum; or Gametocyte?
- What country has the internet top level domain (TLD) suffix .za?
- Who is the famous husband of the also famous Chinese singer Peng Liyuan?
- The meteorological terms 'veering' and 'backing' refer to winds changing direction in what ways (two answers required)?
- The doing of what sort of puzzles does the term cruciverbalism refer to?
- Scottish physicist James Dewar (1842-1923) lost a legal case to which German company for the rights to his invention of what, (named eponymously and alternatively after both claimants) - two answer required, the German company and the product?
- Kraton, Salvia and 4-MEC are: Computer viruses; Star Trek planets; Russian cars; or Recreational drugs?
- What term refers to the (typically prehistoric) method of attaching a sharp stone or bone, etc., to a stick or strap to make a tool or weapon: Hafting; Shafting; Grafting; Crafting; or Rafting?
- 'The Law of the Instrument' referring to having just one 'tool' (i.e., approach or method) and so treating every situation the same is known popularly as 'Maslow's (what)'?
quizballs 227 - free quiz answers for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes