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  1. The 'Periodic Table' helps our understanding of: Dining etiquette; Traditional carpentry; Chemical elements; or Seasonal Affective Disorder?
  2. King, Emperor, Gentoo, Chinstrap, and Rockhopper are types of: Seal; Crab; Penguin; or Monkey?
  3. What number on physical square keypads (e.g., non-touch-screen phones) generally has a raised dot or dash to help with impaired vision or in darkness: 3; 4; 5; or 6?
  4. Thermodynamics is a particular scientific study of: Heat; Vacuum; Movement; or Power?
  5. Rhizoids found on certain plants are best described as: Leaves; Petals; Hairlike roots; or Bees?
  6. Congenital Talipes Equinovarus (CTEV) is better known as: Hunchback; Clubfoot; Cleft palate; or Ingrowing toenail?
  7. Mike Pence and Tim Kaine were: Simon and Garfunkel; Homer and Marge Simpson's voices; 2016 US Vice-President candidates; or Madonna's choreographer and hair-stylist?
  8. Put these geological/time classifications in order of largest to smallest: Period, Epoch, Era, Eon?
  9. 'Quoth' is an old English word for: Linen; Total; Hair; or Said?
  10. A Spork and a Foon are: Large birds; Tropical storms; Lofted golf clubs; or Cutlery?
  11. Adobe's computer file format PDF stands for '(What?) Document Format': Portable; Perfect; Printable; or Parent?
  12. "Qu'ils mangent de la brioche," wongly attributed to Queen Marie Antoinette before the French Revolution, is translated to mean: "Eat, drink and be merry"; "An army marches on its stomach"; "Then let them eat cake"; or "The peasants are revolting"?
  13. Assassinated in Broadway, Manhattan, NYC, Malcolm X (Malcolm Little, 1925-65) was a famous Afro-American: Singer; Businessman; Human rights activist; or Footballer?
  14. Put these styles/periods of art/design in order, oldest first: Art Nouveau, Pop Art, Surrealism, Baroque?
  15. What, containing organosulfur acid, famously often causes human urine to smell bad: Asparagus; Rhubarb; Olives; or KFC?
  16. Which two of these is the word 'radar': Alliteration; Palindrome; Acronym; Conjunction; or Euphemism?
  17. A spiritualist meeting especially seeking to contact the deceased is spelled: Sayance; Seyance; Saence; or Seance?
  18. Elohim (also El Shaddai and El Elyon) and Krishna, are Hebrew-Christian/Hindu for: Life; Death; God; or Soul?
  19. What 1600s English invention enabled a vast French industry: Pig-truffling; Snail domestication; Frog-genetics; or Pressure-resistant glass bottles?
  20. What universal building block is defined (early 21stC) as "...having isotopes with a lifetime longer than the 10−14 seconds it takes the nucleus to form an electronic cloud..." : Gas; Electricity; An element; or Light?

 

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