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- The organ called a gizzard in some birds, reptiles, and fish is a specialized: Stomach; Bladder; Liver; or Larynx?
- Antipasto (plural antipasti) refers to what part of an Italian lunch/dinner: Before the meal; After the meal; Pasta sauce; or Sparkling wine?
- The term 'ex libris' is traditionally found on a label-plate indicating ownership of a: Coat; Book; Dog; or Shotgun?
- What was the three-letter two-number prefix code in the full name of The Haçienda nightclub in Manchester UK?
- What two-colour/color pencil is traditionally used by editors of written/text copy (word-based material for publication)?
- The terms 'disbudding' and 'polled' refer to the removal/absence of what on livestock?
- Spell the word: Irepairable; Irreparable; Irrepairable; Irreperable (meaning cannot be fixed)?
- The traditional proofreading mark of a wavy line beneath a passage of text gives instruction to change it to: Italic; Bold; Capitals; or Highlighted?
- The crossword clue '1= Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich' gave rise to what common puzzle format?
- Roman official Appius Claudius 'the blind' Caecus, c.340-273BC, responsible for Via Appia, the first modern road, famously coined what phrase (in Latin 'Quisque faber suae fortunae'): Diligence is the mother of good fortune; Every man is the architect of his own fortune; Fortune favours/favors the brave; or A hostage to fortune?
- 'At the Castle Gate', from Jean Sibelius's incidental music work Pelléas et Mélisande, is the theme music for which TV show, on air from 1957-2013 and the longest running in history featuring the same presenter?
- Mariachi is a style of Mexican 'street (what?)': Cooking; Music; Fighting; or Flower-borders?
- What does the abbreviation SMS stand for in relation to texting?
- Apocryphal means: Obviously true; Obviously untrue; Said to be true but probably not; Actually true but said to be not?
- What is the four-letter Russian translation of the Soviet Union abbreviation 'USSR'?
- What do these creatures have in common: bison, salmon, sheep, grouse, and deer?
- In language the term ellipsis refers to missing/omitted what?
- The Sargasso Sea is named after a: Wind; Fish; Greek god; or Seaweed?
- Scrying commonly entails the use of a: Dough ball; Golf ball; Crystal ball; or Ballroom?
- What portmanteau word refers to a symbol used to convey a mood or feeling in phone/computer communications?
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