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  1. Rochambo/Rochambeau is better known as (What?), typically used to decide a tie, or determine an order between competitors: Tossing a coin; Spoofing/Three coin; Rock paper scissors; or Drawing straws?
  2. Which one of these is not a founding member of the European Union, nor has ever been a member (at 2016): Belgium; Norway; Luxembourg; or Netherlands?
  3. In property rental the term 'pax' means what?
  4. Parka, Harrington, Crombie, and Anorak are: Arctic seas; Fountain pens; Coats/Jackets; or Canadian national ice-hockey captains?
  5. Which two of these are the main qualifications required for astrophysicists: Philosophy; Astrology; Physics; Maths; or History?
  6. The international 'Duckworth-Lewis method' was introduced 1996 in Zimbabwe for recalibrating (What?) due to effects of weather: Cricket scores/targets; Pregnancy/birth dates; Cereal crop yields; or Waterfall flow?
  7. A slot/fruit machine was originally known as a One-Armed: Banker; Bellboy; Baby; or Bandit?
  8. Which two of these are not real Jelly Belly Bertie Bott's jelly bean flavors/flavours: Earwax; Dirt; Booger; Rotten Egg; Belly-Button Fluff; or Athlete's Foot Powder?
  9. A viscometer/viscosimeter measures: Temperature of light; A fluid's resistance to deformation; Weight of sound; or Speed of tennis balls?
  10. The modern confection originally from Ancient Egypt and the Malva plant which gave the French word mauve is: Licorice; Marshmallow; Turkish Delight; or Jelly Babies?
  11. Hex/Allen, Slot, Cross, and Phillips are types of: Shotguns; Chimneys; Screw-drives; or Boxing moves?
  12. In 2008 Magicians Rolfo & Ustignani established a world record (What?) in 30 minutes: 300 women sawn in half; 300 rabbits pulled from a hat; Swallowing 300 audience members' watches; or Hypnotizing 10,000 people?
  13. Name the famous naval base and natural port on Oahu island, Hawaii, which featured in the US entry to World War II?
  14. The classical composers Bach, Brahms, Handel, Strauss, and Schumann are all: German; Austrian; Russian; or Dutch?
  15. Quiche Lorraine traditionally contains lardons, which are pieces of: Cheese; Pork fat; Prawns; or Mushrooms?
  16. Which of one these does not feature in lists of the most common UK pub names in recent times: Red Lion, Crown, Royal Oak, Princess Diana; or Swan?
  17. Philadelphia, Cheddar, Feta, and Paneer are all: American cities; Gorges/Canyons; Cheeses; or Men's hats?
  18. From Latin 'sapo', saponification is a process of producing: Soap; Rubber; Sapphires; or Water?
  19. The Technics SL-1210 ('Tec 12') was industry-standard (What?) from 1970s-2000s: Launderette washing machine; Radio/DJ record turntable; McDonalds chip fryer; or Championship golf courses buggy?
  20. Correctly match these four pairs of heroes and villains: Hulk v Lex Luther, Spider-Man v Abomination, Batman v Electro, Superman v Scarecrow?


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