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  1. What Rome-founded fashion house and handbag specialist sponsored a 2m euro restoration of the Trevi Fountain in 2013?
  2. What famous line follows: "I think there be six Richmonds in the field. Five I have slain today, instead of him.."?
  3. Bardiche, Bill, Glaive, Halberd, and Voulge are types of: Weaponry; Architectural stone feature; Country dance; or Cake decoration?
  4. The geographical terms motu (Polynesia), skerry (Ireland, Scotland), holme (Scandinavia), and cay (tropical Pacific/Atlantic/Indian oceans) each refers to a small: Waterfall; Lake; Inlet; or Island?
  5. The word apostle is derived from Greek 'apostolos' meaning: Servant; Messenger; Friend; or Soldier?
  6. Scoliosis affects which part of the body: Eyes; Spine; Skin; or Brain?
  7. What did the Twitter bird logo lose when updated in 2012 from the original 2010 design: Crest and a wing feather; Eye; Tail feather; or Tweet-bubble?
  8. Italian Jacopo Peri (1561-1633) is regarded as the inventor of: Ice-cream; Pizza; Sparkling Water; or Opera?
  9. What is confit meat cooked and preserved in?
  10. What chocolate, biscuit and raisin confection, otherwise known as 'fridge cake', is named after an Indian-English word for a light snack?
  11. The Manganese Bronze company took over production of what famous vehicle from 1973-2012, first made in 1948?
  12. What is the extremely strong natural glucose-derived polymer of fungi cell walls, crustacean/insect exoskeletons, etc., also used in pharmacy and industry?
  13. What single iconic name is associated with a fried sandwich of peanut butter, banana and bacon?
  14. Ikebana, English Garden, and High Style are styles of what?
  15. What singing voice originally held the melody in choral music: Soprano; Alto; Tenor; or Bass?
  16. What sort of implement has a heel and toe and is characterized by variable features including kerf, gullet, fleam, rake, and points per inch?
  17. The technical euphemism for the insemination of a mare by a stallion is: Cover; Discover; Uncover; or Kiss?
  18. The term volte-face is alternatively informally called a: Dead-end; One-way street; Green light; or U-turn?
  19. White Burley, Y1, Perique, Brightleaf and Criollo are types of what?
  20. What is the female equivalent of the Oedipus complex in Jungian/Freudian psychosexual theory: Aphrodite; Athena; Electra; or Venus?


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