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  1. What 'Renaissance' concept was the best selling children's toy/TV franchise globally in 1990?
  2. The popular motivation choice analogy refers to which two of these: Gun; Apple; Stick; Whip; Carrot; or Buck?
  3. The Canadian 1972-founded global Aldo corporation specialises in: Babywear; Footwear; Kitchenware; or Budget groceries?
  4. The adjective 'moot' describing an issue/standpoint means: Hidden; Debatable; Stupid; or Insulting?
  5. What French port became an increasingly tense bottleneck/encampment for refugees seeking to reach the UK in the 2010s?
  6. A Gaelic sliotar/sliothar features in several field sports as a type of: Ball; Racket; Rifle; or Headguard?
  7. Which nation acquired sovereignty of Carribean archipelago Puerto Rico in 1898, ongoing as its territory to 2010s: Brazil; USA; UK; or Spain?
  8. What Anglicized French term for a comedy and food stuffing (breadcrumbs/herbs, etc), was originally an allusion to jocular material 'stuffed' into serious religious plays?
  9. The Japanese cartoon character devised in 1974 worth over $5bn as a TV/fashion franchise is 'Hello (What?)': Doggy; Puppy; Kitty; or Chicky?
  10. Which nation's Supreme Court legalized same sex marriage in June 2015: USA; China; Russia; or India?
  11. What famous ship is also a reward, especially for capturing someone/something dangerous?
  12. The seahorse (Hippocampus) is technically a Fish; Mollusc; Reptile; or Plant?
  13. What significant event in Europe in July 2015 entailed the selection of NAI or OXI? Bonus points: what do NAI and OXI each mean?
  14. The Bodleian, George Peabody, Congress, and Vatican are famous: Libraries; Brandies; Stretch limousines; or Berlin nightclubs?
  15. Which popular (2015) online brand's logo is three parallel black arcs inside a green disc?
  16. The 1956 fictional movie of the discovery of rock'n'roll featuring Bill Haley and the Comets is Rock Around the (What?): Block; Dock; Clock; or Loch?
  17. The 'puri/poori/puree' in the Indian dish 'prawn puri' refers to what aspect: Sauce; Spice; Bread; or Sugar?
  18. Spell the Iraqi capital city: Baghdad; Bagdhad; Bahgdad; or Bhagdad?
  19. In the iconic 1962 western film, the fictional character Liberty Valance features in the story/title as the man who is: President; Shot; Blind; or Drunk?
  20. What travels at 270,000mph, is hotter than the sun, and kills over 20,000 people every year?

 

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