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  1. Granulated sugar is processed into 'icing' sugar basically by: Baking it; Grinding it finer; Adding more sugar; or Adding salt?
  2. Roald Dahl's children's novel Esio Trot features which creature?
  3. What famous Australian product did Cyril Callister devise in Melbourne, in 1922, partly in response to war-related shortages of the British version?
  4. Spell the Russian writer and Soviet dissident, Aleksandr: Soljornitson; Soldiernitsan; Solziarnitsen; or Solzhenitsyn?
  5. From the Latin meaning of clip/cut, what hairstyle symbolizes religious devotion?
  6. Lebkuchen is a German: Soup; Gingerbread; Sausage; or Cabbage?
  7. A cogwheel icon typically represents what on many websites/apps: Settings; Wi-fi; Print; or Save?
  8. Leo Tolstoy's book War and Peace concerns the 1812 invasion of Russia by: France; Germany; China; or USA?
  9. What is the general term for the form of physics concerned with sub-atomic particles, atoms, molecules, and their radiation?
  10. Which whole number is the cube root of 2197?
  11. Which Japanese corporation produced the first compact electronic calculator, released in 1957?
  12. Which fictional small people, in a famous 1939 film and prior LF Baum book series, became in 2007 the largest group represented by a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
  13. Ethanol (drinking alcohol) is a byproduct of the metabolic process of which two naturally occurring substances?
  14. The butternut squash/pumpkin grows directly on a: Vine; Bush; Root; or Tree?
  15. The medieval profession called a 'bard' equates nowadays to a what?
  16. Name Captain Flint's quartermaster in the novel Treasure Island?
  17. In Italy/Italian a 'Cicisbeo' is a married woman's: Husband; First-born; Lapdog; or Male lover/companion?
  18. An unconventionally creative idea is called: Bottom-up; Top-down; Left-field; or Right-angle?
  19. In which country is the Bay of Pigs?
  20. "I used to work at a perfume factory but was (what pun meaning 'dismissed')"?

 

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