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- The word marmalade is from Portuguese 'marmelo', meaning: Sugar; Quince; Boil; or Breakfast? Quince (the original traditional fruit used in making marmalade)
- Commonly used in batteries, what is the lightest metal and least dense solid element? Lithium
- Reflected in the names of its holes and reputation, the famously scenic Augusta National Golf Course was previously a: Bird sanctuary; Lake; Cemetery; or Plant nursery? Plant nursery
- Minyan is a quorum of ten adult males required for public worship in: Sikhism; Judaism; Catholicism; or Buddhism? Judaism (Hebrew meaning 'reckoning')
- Name the fantasy flat world on which the 2015 posthumously published novel The Shepherd's Crown is set? Discworld (by Terry Pratchett)
- What word commonly follows Plastic, Food, Saran, Glad and Cling in its geographical variations? Wrap (the food wrapping - or acceptably but less correctly Film)
- In 1964, the first commoner featured on a British postage stamp was: Bobby Charlton; William Shakepeare; The Duke of Wellington; or Dennis the Menace? William Shakepeare
- Australia's Liberal National, USA's Democratic, and Israel's Likud political parties are all traditionally branded what colour/color? Blue
- A misanthrope specifically avoids/dislikes: Females; Males; Children; or People generally? People generally (technically society)
- The 1957 'Synchrocyclotron' near Geneva was the forerunner for what world's biggest machine, 'LHC' built 1998-2008? Large Hadron Collider
- What is the fourth root of 16? 2
- Name the artist-owned music streaming service launched in 2015 by rapper Jay-Z? Tidal
- The traditional Turkish jelick or yelek, the derivation of an Anglicized French garment name is a: Glove; Waistcoat; Hat; or Sock? Waistcoat (or vest, typically female outer garment - hence Gilet, the modern padded waistcoat)
- Flint, Match, Wheel, and Percussion were early mechanisms for what? Firearms (or Guns, or equivalents - referring to the lock mechanisms enabling firing)
- 'Badi Bhabhi', meaning ‘eldest brother’s wife’, refers typically to the senior female in family groups common in: Italy; India; Russia; or the Game of Thrones? India (and the Indian sub-continent, in Hindu society and especially in extended-family businesses)
- What 'definite article' pluralised term, refers to a sports affliction restricting/interrupting fine movements and ball release/striking, especially in golf putting? The Yips
- Whose emblem, representing a merger with DKW, Horch and Wanderer, was subject to an unsuccessful trademark action by the IOC in 1995? Audi (IOC = International Olympics Committee)
- MIPS means what in computing speed? Million Instructions Per Second
- What sort of sports shoe is the Adidas Stan Smith: Soccer; Golf; Tennis; or Ten-Pin Bowling? Tennis
- Name the European cities whose airports are coded as: CPH, MUC, ZRH, and SPU? Copenhagen CPH, Munich MUC, Zurich ZRH, and Split SPU
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