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- Psilocybin (pronounced 'sillasybin') is the natural active ingredient of: LSD; Cannabis; Ecstasy; or Magic Mushrooms? Magic Mushrooms
- The Swiss-founded Hublot corporation famously provides certain major sports events: Balls; Energy drinks; Timekeeping; or Artificial grass? Timekeeping (Hublot is a watchmaker)
- The onomatopoeic Greek originating borborygmi refers medically to: Hiccoughs/hiccups; Blisters; Headache; or Stomach rumble? Stomach rumble
- Which famous ex-premier's wife founded the controversial Omnia legal consultancy, accused of working for repressive nations in the 2010s? Cherie Blair
- What took place near Brussels, celebrated and re-enacted for its 200th anniversary in June 2015? The Battle of Waterloo
- Poets' Corner, which commemorates and contains remains of writers, is in which London building? Westminster Abbey
- Name the celebrity entrepreneur who sought to be US Republican presidential candidate in 2015? Donald Trump
- Inspired largely by John Calvin, the Hugeunots minorities of the 16th century were: Protestants; Jews; Royal guards; or Chefs? Protestants
- The piddock (Pholadidae and 'angelwings') is a rock-boring: Bird; Fish; Mollusc; or Goat? Mollusc (occurring esp near sea in the Americas)
- Queen's Club Championship tennis tournament is held annually on grass courts in: Sweden; London; Denmark; or New York? London (traditionally the main men's warm-up competition for Wimbledon)
- Which media organization successfully tested its 'mind/thought control' EEG TV/Radio remote control headset in 2015: Fox; Google; BBC; or Sony? BBC (EEG is Electroencephalography, a science by which brain activity is recorded or converted to act mechanically/electronically on something)
- The past tense word 'hove' refers (esp nautically) to the action of: Setting sail/embarking; Running aground; Sinking; or Lifting/hauling? Lifting/hauling (past tense of heave - as in 'heave-ho' associated with lifting anchor/ropes, dragging, etc)
- What famous road began in Chicago, Illinois, ending at Santa Monica, California? Route 66
- The celeste, which features in Tchaikovsky's 'Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy' (The Nutcracker ballet) is a: Midnight feast; Musical instrument; Sword; or Difficult leaping action? Musical instrument (similar to a 'tinkling' glockenspiel sound, played like and usually resembling a piano - the name refers in French to 'heavenly')
- Meaning ruined due to neglect, spell: Decrepid; Dicrepid; Decreped; or Decrepit? Decrepit (from Latin crepitus, creaked)
- Amal Clooney is an internationally renowned: Actress; Gymnast; Fashion designer; or Human rights lawyer? Human rights lawyer
- What's the cube-root of 27,000? 30
- Lorelei is a famous 120 rock, and its mermaid-like water spirit, on/associated with which German river? Rhine
- What term, extending widely metaphorically, refers to the soldiers behind a larger group, especially giving protection while retreating? Rearguard
- Diegesis refers to what in a film, play, story, etc? Cast of characters; Plot; Suspense; or Laughter coefficient? Plot
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