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  1. Ashtanga Vinyasa, Bikram, and Hatha Vidya are styles of what?
  2. The American 1893 Nix v Hedden court case determined (and still), for US customs taxation purposes, based on conventional usage, what to be a vegetable and not a fruit?
  3. In music theory what is the relative minor chord of C major?
  4. Traditionally made of paper over a wooden frame what is a Japanese 'shoji'?
  5. What financial term, especially referring to state/government revenues, derives from Roman/Latin meaning a rush basket or purse?
  6. What ominously named plant family includes potatoes, chili peppers and tobacco, and its particularly toxic eponym?
  7. What pop-culture slang expression of impressiveness derives from the military term 'Standard Regimental Concentration' for a focused heavy bombardment?
  8. What popular computing term, originally prefixed 'magic-' and referring to a data packet sent and received unchanged by a computer program, lost its prefix when introduced to web terminology in 1994?
  9. What word prefixes business, room, case, and down to produce four other words?
  10. What was salvaged from HMS Lutine after it sank in 1799 and is still used on the main underwriting floor at Lloyd's of London? Compass; Captain's desk; Bell; or Globe?
  11. The ancient Roman silver coin called fully/originally 'denarius nummus' meant and equated to a 'Coin containing [worth] ten (what?)': Asses; Camels; Slaves; or Loaves?
  12. The French-English word billet-doux refers to a: Price tag; Parking ticket/fine; Return fare; or Love letter?
  13. The standard international maritime/aeronautical term 'SOB' for the number of people aboard a ship a plane means what in full?
  14. In media 'small ads' what do the similar abbreviations ONO and OBO mean?
  15. What interesting old English word refers typically to a person's pale complexion but in origin and other contexts may also mean dark?
  16. What is the more common name for synchronous diaphragmatic flutter (SDF)?
  17. France has had eighteen King (who?):
  18. What time-related term was given to the American Patriot 'rapid response' militia forces assembled before and active during the American Revolutionary War of 1775-83?
  19. What is a temporary doctor or dentist or other professional stand-in, from Latin 'place holding'?
  20. What virtual digital currency, divided into 100 million units called satoshis, was created by the pseudonymous developer Satoshi Nakamoto?

 

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