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  1. The Italian bread ciabatta is named literally (actually) after what footwear?
  2. The technical term abecedarian refers to what form of organization?
  3. What poker expression is a bold empty bluff or bad hand, and generally a brazen deceit: Ace High; Trump; Four Flush; or Five-Card-Trick?
  4. Name the famous maker of soy sauce whose logo/name represent '10,000 tortoises'?
  5. The massively popular Chinese website Taobao.com (10th busiest globally at 2013) operates in which sector: Dating; C2C shopping; Sport; News?
  6. Which one of these is not among the four main human blood groups: A, B, AB, AO, O?
  7. The verb word 'proscribe' means to: Allow; Outline; Forbid; or Praise?
  8. What mountain range makes moist winds rise and precipitate causing the monsoon of SW Asia?
  9. The word Tet in the Tet Offensive (N Vietnam/Viet Cong against S Vietnam/US forces on 30 Jan 1968) referred to the national: Capital City; Religion; Leader; or New Year?
  10. The lollipop brandname Chupa Chups is based on the Spanish verb to what? (the fascinating supplementary question, featured in Quizballs 96 is: Who designed the Chupa Chups logo?...)
  11. What does the 'tele' in television, telescope, telephone, etc., mean originally in Greek?
  12. A natural bee honeycomb is made of what material?
  13. In physics which two of these are the basic characteristics of a vector quantity: Immobility, Magnitude, Weight, Direction?
  14. What geographical feature refers metaphorically to a turning point in history, or a division between two periods?
  15. What is the famous weaponry invention of Israeli army officer Uziel Gal (1923-2002)?
  16. Which corporation developed the Encarta encyclopedia?
  17. The traditional abbreviation AB for a seaman actually means what?
  18. The biological term 'postorbital' refers to behind the: Eye; Heart; Brain; or Kneecap?
  19. Which traditional southern US drink is strongly associated with the Kentucky Derby?
  20. What prefix word joins with hearted, house, ship and year to produce four other words?

 

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