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- Built 1723-25, the famous Spanish Steps are in which capital city? Rome
- Canon law is rules/regulations according to the authority of the: Church; Military; Monarchy; or Local council? Church (especially Papal/Catholic)
- Harvard and MIT universities are in which Massachusetts city, named after a famous English university/city? Cambridge
- What old Japanese battle cry and emperor greeting means 'ten thousand years of life (to you)'? Banzai
- The award of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to which country prompted international concerns about corruption and related FIFA investigation and governance? Qatar
- Narcotics were originally developed for inducing, and are named from: Libido; Numbness/sleep; Joy; or Aggression? Numbness/sleep (from Greek narkoun, make numb)
- What is the sixth root of 1,000,000? 10 (10x10x10x10x10x10=1,000,000)
- The official European hazard symbol of a bold black X in a yellow/orange square indicates that a substance is harmful and: Toxic; Irritant; Corrosive; or Poison? Irritant
- What is the number 333 in Roman numerals? CCCXXXIII
- 'Picaboo' was the 2011 launch name of what popular online application, whose logo is based on Ghostface Killah of the Wu-Tang Clan? Snapchat
- In South Korea a chaebol is a significant family-owned/operated: Corporation; Festival; Village; or Football club? Corporation (typically a major conglomerate, having significant political influence - the word meaning and derivation is 'wealth/property clan')
- What root vegetable, Pastinaca sativa, was used in Europe as a sweetener before cane sugar and sugar beet? Parsnip
- The simplest alcohol (CH3OH), 'wood spirits', first produced by burning pine, is technically known as: Glycerol; Sorbitol; Methanol; or Ethanol? Methanol
- What 'umlauted' German word meaning above/over/across/about is, since the 1990s, a popular English prefix referring to something very big? Über
- The Soma Cube is a classic 3D puzzle comprising how many angular shapes, being all possible combinations of 3 or 4 wholly-joined cube-parts: 4; 5; 6; or 7? 7
- Calumny means: Guilt; Adultery; Slander; or Chaos? Slander (make false statements intending to damage a person's reputation)
- Messina, founded by ancient Greeks, site of a 1908 seismic disaster, is the main port of which island? Sicily (part of Italy - the 1908 earthquake killed 60-80,000 people and is probably Europe's most deadly earthquake)
- Neoteny, considered highly significant in human evolution, is the presence of (What?) characteristics in adolescence/adulthood: Infant/foetal; Fun/play; Critical thinking; or Mating/sex-drive? Infant/foetal (notably brain size and lack of independence - the development of both enable sophisticated capability growth for many years after birth)
- The last Russian monarchy, ended by the 1917 revolution, was the House of: Hanover; Savoy; Romanov; or Braganza? Romanov
- What means throw and vomit, is a term of endearment, and a radial clamp? Chuck
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