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  1. A clinical lipectomy removes what from the body? Hair; Tattoos; Fat; or Lips?
  2. A temporary electrical connector is known as a (what?) clip: Lion; Tiger; Hippo; or Alligator/Crocodile?
  3. Which two characters always appeared together in the 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit because Warner Brothers and Disney agreed equal visibility for their respective biggest stars?
  4. Vostok Station, the coldest place on Earth (-89.2C recorded 1983) is in: Siberia; The North Pole; Tibet; or Antarctica?
  5. What is the chemical name of the highly poisonous Prussic Acid (formula HCN), which in part reflects its discovery in blue paint pigment?
  6. Attracting 7million visitors a year, what World Heritage Site at Bennelong Point/Tubowghule was designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon and opened in 1973?
  7. Which one of these is not a typical ingredient of 'five spice' powder used in Chinese/eastern cuisine: Pepper, Fennel, Wasabi, Cinnamon, Cloves, Star Anise?
  8. Oculus Rift is a virtual reality: Chef; College; Headset; or Lap-dance Club?
  9. Who originally won the 1936 Berlin gold medal bought for a record $1.47m in 2013?
  10. The licensed sale of what was legalized in Colorado state, for the first time in the USA on 1 Jan 2014: Sex; Marijuana; Human organs; or Absinthe liquor?
  11. A 'tokal' in Kazakhstan is a second: Home; Child; Car; or Wife?
  12. Which of these twin factors differentiate the UK secret services MI6 and MI5: Overseas/Domestic; Army/Police; Secret/Open; or Weaponry/Communications?
  13. Promoted globally in turn from 1970-2006, what were Telstar, Tango, Azteca, Questra, Tricolore, Fevernova and Teamgeist?
  14. What was Swiss designer Adrian Frutiger's eponymous creation, originally for France's Charles de Gaulle airport signage in 1975?
  15. The major river of Rome, 'crossing the (What?)' refers informally to conversion from Protestant to Catholic?
  16. Which landlocked country, independent of France since 1960, has the initials CAR?
  17. Discovery Day, Fiesta Nacional, and Día de las Américas are among various national versions of what US holiday celebrating 12 October 1492?
  18. A Mafia extortion racket in late 2013 encouraged Naples shopkeepers to buy what seasonal red and green plants at grossly inflated prices?
  19. Corinthian, a term for sporting prowess, relates/refers to the ancient city Corinth, in which country?
  20. What shoemaking tools term is cockney rhyming slang for testicles or nonsense?

 

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