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  1. What affectionate word is a Blackadder TV character and famous English sea rescue heroine?
  2. What discipline contains 'asanas' including names such as Half boat, Full boat, Tree, and Happy Baby?
  3. Genever is the old word for what alcoholic drink?
  4. The cube root of 343 is: 7; 9; 13; or 26?
  5. The Latin words bellum and bellus are similar because Ancient Romans saw (Which two concepts?) as highly noble: Love and Loss; War and Beauty; Nature and Science; or Incest and Marriage?
  6. The Almeria region, driest in Europe, used for filming many famous Cowboy/Western films, is in: Turkey; Spain; Cyprus; or Germany?
  7. French lawyer Jules Rimet (1873-1956) became the longest serving president (1921-54) of: Ford Motor Company; FIFA; NASA; or France?
  8. The Forth Road Bridge connects which major city to the 'Kingdom of Fife'?
  9. Kuala Lumpar Airport is which nation's main air terminal?
  10. In 2015 Kuala Lumpar Airport advertised unclaimed property (requiring collection in 14 days to avoid disposal) of three: Elephants; Van Gogh paintings; Human fingers; or Jumbo Jets?
  11. Which one of these is not a member of the same Mustelidae mammal family as the others: Marten; Wolverine; Otter; Mink; Badger; or Fox?
  12. A circle of 12.6 metres circumference has an area roughly how many square metres: 1.5; 2.8; 5.7 or 12.6?
  13. The American term 'sharecropper' refers to a: Stock market trader; Tenant farmer; Tax inspector; or Ice-hockey player?
  14. Ares, equating to the Roman god Mars, is the Greek god of: Love; Music and dance; War; or Chocolate?
  15. Lisa Gherardini (aka Lisa del Giocondo) is better known as the: Snow Queen; Barber of Seville; Cadbury's Flake model; or Mona Lisa?
  16. Annual global production (early 2000s) of rough diamonds is about: 9 kilos; 75 kilos; 500 kilos; or 26 tonnes/metric tons?
  17. Which controversial mogul/celebrity/politician demanded a ban on all Muslims entering the USA in 2015?
  18. English playwright Chrisopher Marlowe coined the phrase 'The face that launched a thousand ships' in his tragedy Doctor Faustus when referring to which mythical Greek figure?
  19. A disabling attack on a website known as a DDoS stands for a 'Distributed (What of What?)'?
  20. What legendary ruler visited King Solomon in the Bible, and became a metaphoric/ironic term for a female with delusions of grandeur?

 

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