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  1. In a musical work the term 'coda' refers to its: Introduction; Chorus; Ending; or Volume?
  2. A nuclear component which emits radioactivity for an industrial/commercial purpose is called a: Core; Nut; Source; or Pip?
  3. Mirage, Treasure Island, Paris, New York-New York, and Circus Circus are famous what, and where?
  4. What term denoting a jointly won race originally meant it was void and required a re-run?
  5. The cobalt salts of aluminium/aluminum oxide produce what colour/color in ceramics, glass, etc., notably ancient Chinese porcelain?
  6. A solenoid, featured in electromagnetic valves and switches of that name, is a: Helix; Cube; Sphere; or Lozenge?
  7. The expression 'Go West' originally (mid-1800s) encouraged people to move from/within: Europe; America; Russia; or Asia?
  8. The word/brand 'Ritz' was originally a: Biscuit; Hotelier; Dance; or German slang for bling?
  9. Henry Poor's 1800s railroad manuals and Luther Blake's Standard Statistics Bureau of non-railroad corporate information merged in 1941 to become what famous two-letter US financial services/index brand?
  10. Who painted The Starry Night, Sorrowing Old Man and Self-Portrait Without Beard?
  11. A single significant obstacle is figuratively called 'The Fly in the...': Butter; Eye; Gravy; or Ointment?
  12. An oophorectomy is the removal of one or both of a woman's what?
  13. To what very common consumer items do the IEC codes R6 and R03 and equivalent ANSI codes AA and AAA refer?
  14. What dangerous material occures in white, brown and blue forms respectively from Chrysotile, Amosite, and Crocidolite minerals?
  15. The significant Irish minister Ian Paisley, who died in 2014, was a: Protestant; Catholic; Mormon; or Jehova's Witness?
  16. Name the record-breaking $0.5bn development-cost computer game launched to massive publicity in 2014: Idiocy; Banality; Insanity; or Destiny?
  17. A full moon which coincides with its closest proximity to Earth is called a '(What?) moon': Blue; Harvest; Festival; or Cheese?
  18. A mollymawk is an Australian/NZ word for what creature, strongly linked with maritime superstition?
  19. What silver-grey/gray metallic element used in high strength steels has the symbol Mo?
  20. The inventors of Penicillin, Television, the Bank of England, the BBC, and the decimal point were: Scottish; English; American; or German?

 

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