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- The famous high Alpine mountain The Matterhorn (or Monte Cervino) is on the border of which two of these: France; Italy; Switzerland; or Holland? Italy and Switzerland
- Ancient Greek for "a square tablet strewn with dust" is probably the origin of the word: Calculator; Abacus; Slide-rule; or Protractor? Abacus
- What word for a pouch prefixes the following: Battleship, Book, Knife, Money? Pocket
- The two Mediterranean islands of France and Italy separated by the 11km Strait of Bonifacio are: Corsica; Sicily; Sardinia; or Cyprus? Corsica and Sardinia
- Match these metals to their chemical symbols: Gold, Silver, Mercury, Lead - Hg, Au, Pb, Ag? Gold = Au, Silver = Ag, Mercury = Hg, Lead = Pb
- Australian 1930s slang based on French for 'white' is considered the origin of what informal term for cheap wine? Plonk
- Jovian and Jovial refer to and derive from which Greek god and planet in our solar system? Jupiter
- Which one of these has not been subject to controversial EU regulation: Fishing quotas; Vacuum cleaner power; Size of army; or Banana shape? Size of army
- Paleontology (or palaeontology), the study of earliest life up to c.11,700 years ago, essentially combines which two of: Biology; Astrology; Geology; or Psychology? Biology and Geology (life and fossils basically, and excluding human life, which is dealt with in Archaeology)
- David Hockney is a famous English: Poet; Artist; Playwright; or Chef? Artist
- The Kindle electronic book product is designed/launched (2007)/owned by: Microsoft; Amazon; Google; or Apple? Amazon
- Which one of these is a real phone payments app, launched 2015: Microsoft Sents; Google Tip; Apple Pay; or Ebay Dosh? Apple Pay
- "When shall we three meet again? In thunder, lightning, or in rain?" opens Shakespeare's: Romeo and Juliet; Macbeth; Hamlet; or A Midsummer Night's Dream? Macbeth
- Shakespeare's famous opening line: "When shall we three meet again? In thunder, lightning, or in rain?" refers to three: Kings; Children; Witches; or Fairies? Witches (in Macbeth)
- In a classic 'colour wheel' (based on primary colours and blends), orange is opposite: Blue; Green; Brown; or Purple? Blue (interestingly the colour wheel was originated by Isaac Newton in 1666)
- Yellow fever, resurging in parts of the world in the 2010s, is spread by: Rats; Mosquitoes; Sneezing; or Chickens? Mosquitoes
- What exercise device takes its name from Italian for 'stilts' and uses potential energy of springs? Trampoline (or a smaller gymnastics version called a trampette - from 'trampoli', stilts, referring to the frame legs)
- An attempt to stop (What?) in June 2016 became the most signed petition (4m+) on the UK government website: Trident nuclear deterrent; Donald Trump's UK visit; Brexit (Britain leaving the EU); or A new Harry Potter film? Brexit (Britain leaving the EU) (ie, a demand for a repeated or 2nd EU referendum)
- The cube root of an eighth (1/8) is a: Half; Quarter; One; or Sixty-fourth? Half (1/2 x 1/2 x 1/2 = 1/8)
- What highly popular Chinese duality concept, represented by the Taijitu black and white round symbol, is based on complex complementary ideas including female/hidden/moon, contrasted with male/open/sun? Yin and Yang
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