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  1. Township Jazz is a major musical style from: Mexico; South Africa; Poland; or Belgium?
  2. The popular Spanish native black wine-grape variety Tempranillo typically makes: Valpolicella; Rioja; Burgundy; or Beaujolais?
  3. A geometric two-dimensional shape with straight sides connecting as a continuous edge is a: Paragon; Tarragon; Polygon; or Flagon?
  4. The four pieces that start on a chessboard at A1, A8, H1 and H8 are all: Pawns; Castles; Knights; or Queens?
  5. The famous Russian 3-stringed triangular bodied musical instrument is a: Bouzouki; Saz; Balalaika; or Ukulele?
  6. A modern term for marketing that is probably too good to be true (e.g., many 'get rich quick' schemes) is: Pretty twinkling stars; Bright shiny objects; Brilliant sparkly things; or Super furry animals?
  7. The hugely popular Chinese website Taobao.com equates to a western combination of: Wikipedia/Craigslist; Ebay/Amazon; Twitter/Facebook; or Youtube/Snapchat?
  8. The letter W is unique in the periodic table, for (What metal element?) from the mineral Wolfram, whose name is 'heavy stone' in Swedish: Ytterbium; Krypton; Tungsten; or Bismuth?
  9. Considered a healthy 'superfood', edamame (pronounced 'ed-er-marmi'), are immature: Chickens; Coconuts; Soya beans; or Ants?
  10. British poet Lord Byron famously had a deformity of the: Spine; Left hand; Right foot; or Nose?
  11. A cantilever is a horizontally extending construction that is supported: From above; At one end only; At the middle; or By air pressure?
  12. Dukakis, Bush, Dole, and Kerry are all: African teas; Irish counties; Australia's highest mountains; or US Presidential election losers?
  13. What changed shape in 2016, having remained the same since its inception in 1908: The human DNA model; The official rugby ball; UK £5 note; or Toblerone?
  14. The letter D turns what fruit into something wearable: Kiwi; Plum; Grape; or Banana?
  15. Trudeau is a leading political and business family name in: France; Canada; Morocco; or Brazil?
  16. Dowsing rods are used for: Parliamentary ceremonies; Drain clearance; Divination; or Making little glass ornaments and animals?
  17. The African evergreen Rooibos (red bush) plant is used for making: Rum; Tea; Canoes; or Horses jump better?
  18. What is a million divided by 40: 16,000, 72,000, 25,000, or 250,000?
  19. Haruki Murakami is a world-renowned Franz Kafka Prize-winning Japanese: Mountain trail; Tokyo Restaurant; Acrobat; or Novelist?
  20. Much the Miller's Son, Will Scarlet, and Alan-a-Dale are characters from: Treasure Island; Robin Hood: The Canterbury Tales; or A Midsummer Night's Dream?


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