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  1. What Eurasian winged-fruit maple tree is named after the Greek words sukon (fig) and moron (mulberry)?
  2. What Native American Apache Indian chief's name became an exclamation of exhilaration?
  3. What note is produced at the 5th fret of the 5th string (ie the 2nd lowest pitched) of a conventionally tuned guitar: A; B; C; or D?
  4. In physics, the motions of particles within matter is understood by (What?) theory: Kinetic; Atomic; Existential; or Chaos?
  5. Which old English King is associated with having burned cakes: William; Harold; Alfred; or Kevin?
  6. The old English tithe, was a tax taken for the church/clergy equating to a: Quarter; Tenth; Twentieth; or Three-Nineteenths?
  7. IPO - referring to the flotation of a company - stands for what?
  8. Strongly scented toilet water is named after which city of its origination?
  9. Le Coq Sportif is a famous French corporation/brand for: Fried chicken takeaway; Healthfoods; Sportswear/goods; or Erectile dysfunction?
  10. What word makes new words when prefixing: Rule, Projection, Guitar, Valve and Fastener?
  11. What's the Anglicized-Spanish plural noun referring to a particular male facial hair style?
  12. An opsimath is a person who begins to do what later in life: Have children; Study; Go bald; or Understand arithmetic?
  13. The literary/dramatic description 'redivivus' (emphasis on the 'div') refers to someone who comes back: Home; To life; To haunt; or Drunk?
  14. Neolithic refers to which age: Stone; Agricultural; Renaissance; or Industrial?
  15. Chrysanthemum means originally which two of these: Red; Blue; Gold; Flower; Star; or Sun?
  16. Olibanum is the medieval Latin alternative English word for which Biblical aromatic resin?
  17. Germination refers technically to: Contamination; Relevance/connection; Prussian empire building; or Seed/spore growth after dormancy?
  18. Spell the word: Spontenaity; Spontinaity; Spontoneity; Spontaneity?
  19. Poplin is a type of 18th-century-originating: Drug; Cotton fabric; Alcoholic drink; or Skin disease?
  20. Phylum porifera is the technical name for what organic cleaning device: Soap; Sponge; Tea towel; or Feather duster?

 

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