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  1. Noted for eating virtually anything, a marabou is a large African: Pig; Crocodile; Stork; or Monkey?
  2. Sterling silver is traditionally hallmarked with a: Rose; Crown; Lion; or Cloverleaf?
  3. On what instrument are abbreviations including ESE, SSE, ENE, NNE, WSW, SSW, and WNW?
  4. What is the climbing herb Humulus Lupus, used in beer-making?
  5. What metabolism-regulating hormone is secreted by the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas: Insulin; Oxytocin; Cortisol; or Progesterone?
  6. What six-a-side sport was first played in Kingston Harbour, Ontario in 1860?
  7. What phenol derivative is found in bark and leaves and helps give the astringent taste to tea and red wine?
  8. The Renaissance (French for rebirth) movement began in the 1500s, in: Germany; Italy; France: or Sweden?
  9. Illacme (illacme) plenipes has the most legs of all millipede species, numbering: 6; 20; 48; or 750?
  10. What do the initials JP stand for referring to a court magistrate's title?
  11. Rudolfensis, Habilis, Erectus, and Heidelbergensis are early genetic relatives of: Bears; Dogs; Deer; or Humans?
  12. The Indian-Asian regional numbering system/unit of 100,000, shown as 1,00,000, e.g., for the Rupee currency is the: Dakh; Lakh; Sakh; or Wakh?
  13. Hebrew for instruction/teaching, the central reference/books of Judaism is The: Knesset; Torah; Halakhah; or Menorah?
  14. What corporation became (by 21st C) the world's largest manufacturer of internal combustion engines, and motorbikes?
  15. What popular US casino game is named from French 'toad', referring to the crouched squatting stance street origins?
  16. Secale Cereale is the botanical name for what grass/grain used in black bread and whiskey?
  17. Self-proclaimed mystic/holy man Grigori Rasputin (1869-1916) significantly influenced the rule of which nation?
  18. Nephrite, mined since 6000BC, is the most common ore of what important stone, especially in SE Asia?
  19. The only undefeated undisputed boxing heavyweight world champion was: Rocky Marciano; Joe Louis; Muhammad Ali; or Lennox Lewis?
  20. Born 1942, Englishman Glyn Johns' 2014 autobiography Sound Man is about his world-renowned life in: Music; Supersonic aviation; Ear surgery; or Lighthouse keeping?
  21. Match these 'superfoods' with their equally beneficial basic cheaper alternatives: Quinoa, Chia, Wheatgrass, Teff  vs Spinach, Lentils, Oats, Linseed?
  22. Pyrrhotite and Pentlandite are natural minerals for what metal used in stainless steel and coins: Tin; Nickel; Copper; or Silver?
  23. In 2017 Independent English convenience-store owner Jel Singh received respectively aggressive court action against him, and then positive permission, for the use of which names for his shop (two answers required in correct order - forbidden original name and permitted new name): Singhasda; Singhsburys; Morrisinghs; or Tescosingh?
  24. What sort of weapon is named after Russian leader Vyacheslav Molotov (1890-1986)?
  25. Name the 'Six Flags' (six 'nations') that historically have had sovereignty over some/all of the state of Texas, USA? (two, no longer nations, are now within another nation)

 

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