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  1. The famous 1898 Neapolitan song/title "’O sole mio", adapted later as Elvis Presley's "It's Now or Never", means: Now or never; Never again; My sunshine; or Just one Cornetto?
  2. Spanish Cava equates to French: Caviar; Snails; Champagne; or Kissing?
  3. By a considerable margin the biggest-selling album in history is: Thriller; The Sound of Music; Abba's Greatest Hits; or Oops!... I Did It Again?
  4. The logo of the website WikiLeaks is an hourglass containing: 183 stick-people; Two globes; Dirty water; or Alphabet soup?
  5. Turbinado, Muscovado, Granulated, and Castor are types of culinary: Oil; Salt; Sugar; or Ice?
  6. An algorithm is a self-contained sequence of actions in: Fitness/gymn-work; Mathematics/computing; Geological decay; or Scary movies?
  7. Who originated 'Casanova' to mean a womanizer or enthusiastic male lover: Charles Dickens; William Shakespeare; Jackie Collins; or Giacomo Casanova?
  8. Pince-nez are a type of: Shoes; Trousers; Spectacles; or Bra?
  9. The children's card game and exclamation of accidental duplication is: Snap; Crackle; Pop; or Flip?
  10. Named after its designer, a Satoshi is 0.00000001 (a hundred-millionth) of a: US Dollar; Japanese Yen; Euro; or Bitcoin?
  11. Which two of of these are not common 'Franglais' (English adopted into French language): Le weekend; Le jogging; Le shopping; L'underwear; Les carpet slippers; or Les baked beans? (two answers required)
  12. The traditional/original Aldi supermarket logos do not contain: Red; White; Blue; or Green?
  13. The past French colony and 4th largest island in the world whose wildlife is 90% exclusive, is: Borneo; Madagascar; Greenland; or Honshu?
  14. The biblical metaphor referring to something that covers or obscures a problem is a (What?) leaf: Clover; Oak; Fig; or Tea?
  15. Since 1300s the traditional mustard of which nation is named/made from the town of Dijon: Spain; France; Germany; or USA?
  16. Long-standing international banking response to the 2008 financial collapse is called: Qualitative; Quantitative; Quaratined; Funding; Easing; or Pleasing? (two answers required)
  17. Russian-American Igor Sikorsky (1889-1972) eponymously and famously invented: Synthetic diamonds; Circus entertainment; Helicopters; or Ice-hockey?
  18. Considered the finest maker in history, Italian Antonio Stradivari (1644-1737) produced how many what: 12; 960; 14,000; Penny-farthing bicycles; Violins; or Fountain pens? (two answers required)
  19. The cover of Pink Floyd's 'Animals' album features what controversial building, and what giant inflatable (escaping during filming causing cancelled flights at Heathrow): Battersea Power Station; The Eiffel Tower; The Kremlin; Elephant; Teddy bear; or Pig? (two answers required)
  20. Match these occupational surnames to their trades: Cooper; Fletcher; Ferrero; Kramer - Arrows; Merchant; Barrels; Ironsmith?


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