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  1. Which one of these is a chemical element: Water; Aluminium/aluminum; Brass; Bronze; Salt; or Vinegar?
  2. Breathe-Relax-Aim-Sight-Squeeze refers to the essential process for effective: Rifle-shooting; Insect photography; Hand-bucket cow milking; or Cake decorating?
  3. The splanchnocranium refers to the bones of which defining part of the human body?
  4. The grammatical term for a word which joins two independent clauses is a: Conjunction; Punctuation; Preposition; or Expletive?
  5. Mnemosyne (pronounced 'nemmoseeny') is the Greek goddess Mother of the Muses and also goddess of: Communication; Memory; Geometry; or Blasphemy?
  6. Trim and Balance refer to front/rear and left/right loading bias in: Hot-air ballooning; Sailing; HVG transportation; or Supermarket trolley testing?
  7. Camel spin, Mohawk turn, Twizzle and Walley jump are: BMX bike tricks; Ice figure-skating moves; British parliamentary procedure slang; or Children's books by JK Rowling under the pen-name of Elizabeth Queen?
  8. What is the traditional UK-English correct spelling in: "A driving (licence or license) is proof of being (licenced or licensed) to drive"?
  9. In maths, the single digits within every 'product' (answer) of which single number's 'times-table' (up to 10x) helpfully also add up to the number itself: 5; 7; 8; or 9? (ie the digits in the answers of this particular number's 'times-table' always add up to the number that is subject to the times-table)
  10. Which city, mythically founded by a twin saved by a she-wolf, was built on the seven hills, east of the River Tiber called Aventine, Caelian, Capitoline, Esquiline, Palatine, Quirinal and Viminal?
  11. Permian, Eocene, Silurian, and Pleistocine are: Apples; Geological periods; Dr Who monsters; or Code names for children's toy inventions?
  12. What expression meaning 'ok' or 'all well', and a David Bowie album, derives partly from Dutch 'honk' for home or base?
  13. Humus refers to the component in soil (earth) that is: Mineral salts; Water; Sand; or Decomposed organic matter?
  14. What travels at 299,792,458 metres per second: Light; Sound; Earth through space; or Human sneeze particles?
  15. Match these four (of the seven) ancient wonders of the world to their locations: Pyramids, Colossus, Hanging Gardens, Pharos Lighthouse - at/of - Babylon, Egypt, Alexandria, Rhodes?
  16. What informal term for a common type of pet derives from the name Margaret?
  17. Ionian, Dorian, Lydian, Mixolydian, and Aeolian are: Car tyre/tire profiles; Musical scales; Types of zip-fasteners; or Rapper Kanye West's children?
  18. Which religion has ten states of the mind including Neutrality, Rapture, Realization and Bodhisattva?
  19. Shi Go Roko ('she go rocko') is 'four five six' in: Russian; Japanese; Turkish; or Tolkien’s Middle-earth (Hobbit etc)?
  20. What is three-eights (3/8) divided by nine-elevenths (9/11)?

 

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