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- Spelter is an old/industrial term for what metal element, and alloys containing it, notably brass? Zinc (brass is copper and zinc)
- Stapedius, Trapezius, Gluteus Maximus, Sartorius, and Subclavius are: Stellar constellations; Edible cacti; Roman gladiators; or Human muscles? Human muscles
- The Khyber Pass connects which two of these nations: China; Afghanistan; Russia; Pakistan; Turkey? Afghanistan and Pakistan
- Bolas - the South American hunting weapon - comprises rope and: Spear/arrow; Poison; Balls/weights; or Honey? Balls/weights (for throwing and tangling around the legs of prey)
- Chlorophyll/chlorophyl, critical for photosynthesis enabling plants to absorb energy from light, is a pigment of: Green; Red; White; or Blue? Green
- What food means metaphorically typical/ordinary/day-to-day, especially one's work: Pie and mash; Bread and butter; Peaches and cream; or Corn on the cob? Bread and butter
- The terms boobook, morepork and mopoke all refer onomatopoeically to a small Australasian: Flute; Owl; Fish; or Omelette? Owl (whose call resembles that of a European cuckoo)
- What is a flat-bottomed East-Asian boat and collectively objects considered old, useless, broken, etc? Junk
- Activist/writer Elizabeth Magie conceived and patented what popular game concept in 1903 as a demonstration of the evils of corporate greed? Monopoly (Magie's design was adapted/exploited 30 years later by others)
- "Como se llama usted?" is Spanish for what introductory question? What is your name? (or equalivalent phrases)
- Braeburn, Jazz, Gala, and Fuji are varieties of what? Apple
- In 2015 a joint Turkish/Greek Cyrpiot campaign sought PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) for what national cheese? Halloumi (or Hellim in Turkish)
- What element was removed from soft solders used to join metal parts/electrical connections, since c.2006? Lead
- What restored Rome feature appeared in movie La Docle Vita and receives c.3,000 Euro coins every day? The Trevi Fountain
- Brahmanism, or Vedism, is a religion emerging around 900BC in: India; France; Canada; or China? India (also referred to as a Vedic religion, it is considered a historical predecessor of modern Hinduism)
- The size of the International Space Station orbiting Earth is similar to a: Landrover; Shipping container; Combine harvester; or Football Pitch? Football Pitch
- The 1927 animated character Oswald the Lucky Rabbit is considered the precurser to which more famous icon? Micky Mouse
- What was subsequently added to a publicity photo of UK Prime Minister David Cameron by his team in Nov 2015: Blue sky; A lapel poppy; Shoes; or Chest hair? A lapel poppy (for the poppy appeal charity for war veterans/families)
- Kolkata Metro is what nation's famous first metro/underground railway network? India (in the city of Kolkata, previously called Calcutta - and the system is alternatively known as Calcutta Metro)
- London's black taxi-cab training is called 'The (What?)': Streets of London; Fair Fare; Knowledge; or Crash Course? Knowledge
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