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  1. A staggered junction or golf hole (basically 'ahead-sideways-ahead') is called a '(What?)-Leg': Cat; Dog; Frog; or Broken?
  2. Formed 1950 and dissolved 1990, the Stasi was the secret police of: USSR (Soviet Union); East Germany; Australia; or Scotland?
  3. Sepals and Tepals are decorative protective elements of many old: Churches; Sailing ships; Rifles; or Flowers?
  4. The porbeagle is a: Vulture; Shark; Monkey; or Dog?
  5. What human organ makes four new words when prefixing Head, Diver, Flint and Tight?
  6. Aurizon, VicTrack, Brookfield and John Holland are/were major railway operators of: Canada; Australia; India; or USA?
  7. A plantar wart or myrmecia is better known as a: Beauty spot; Blood blister; Veruca; or Mole?
  8. The ancient pre-scientific system of classifying all universal matter as Water/Air/Fire/Earth/Aether is called the Classical: Constituents; Elements; Energies; or Isotopes?
  9. The famous USA electronics brand, alluding to its 1921 wireless origins, which collapsed in 2015 is: RadioShack; TunerRoom; TransistorHub; or AerialWarehouse?
  10. The Fountain of Neptune, Bologna, Italy, inspired which famous sports car logo: Ferrari; Lamborghini; Maserati; or Alfa Romeo?
  11. Pyongyang is the capital of which controversial nation?
  12. A popular old English idiom refers to a suspicious or dubious situation being: Snakey; Wormy; Fishy; or Spidery?
  13. What common typographical symbol's name is taken from Greek 'little star'?
  14. The iconic symbol of Kathmandu is in Nepal; Iraq; France; or the Lord of the Rings?
  15. Tinnitus is: Blood poisoning; Ringing in ears; Toothache; or Wrinkly skin?
  16. Hornblende is a composite: Country dance; Rock mineral; Cider-beer; or Leather hat?
  17. Haemophilia is the human tendency for prolonged: Eating; Sleeping; Bleeding; or Hair?
  18. A billhook is a traditional forestry tool which combines which two of these: Saw; Knife; Hammer; Axe; or Drill?
  19. Teutonic generally historically refers to people of which characteristic: Bearded; Strong; Germanic; or Indestructible?
  20. In the Russian alphabet and Cyrillic script the 'English' 3 symbol equates to: W; X; Y; or Z?


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