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  1. (What creatures?) wear (What?) in their courtship displays: Elephants; Monkeys; Fig leaves; Dolphins; Sea sponges; or Prawns? (two answers required)
  2. What fruit is on the top of the Men's Wimbledon Tennis Championship trophy: Orange; Pineapple; Strawberry; or Banana?
  3. What is the only non-nation member of the G20 international finance forum?
  4. Spell the cardiac arrest treatment equipment called a: Diffibulator; Defibrelater; Defibrillator; or Diffribulator?
  5. What Ancient Roman formulation is more environmentally-friendly/effective than modern alternatives: Steel; Glass; Concrete; or Butter?
  6. 'The Sweeney' is slang for a specialized unit in the: World Bank; FIFA; Red Cross; or London Metropolitan Police?
  7. What sort of jacket is named after its flame red design originally for an 1800s Cambridge rowing club?
  8. Name the Qatar-based/founded TV station (literally in Arabic 'The Island') launched 1996, following/assisted by the closure/redundancies of BBC Arabic Language TV?
  9. Scientifically a pathogen is something that produces: Fear; Disease; Heat; or Climate change?
  10. The South African-born Canadian-American leader of Paypal, Tesla, and several vast environmental/space development projects is: Bill Gates; Elon Musk; Sergey Brin; or Richard Branson?
  11. What round word prefixes the following to make six different words: Side; Road; Worm; Main; Let; and Tone?
  12. In dictionaries words/names beginning with 'St.' (short for saint) are generally listed after: Saint; SS; Ry; or Sz?
  13. Golpe, Baile, Capo, Jale and Rasgueo are elements of: Dressage; Flamenco; Paella; or Kick-boxing?
  14. What royal house became a word for an official stamp or seal, and open or honest?
  15. Shakudo (from 'red' and 'gold') is a copper-gold alloy originating in: Japan; Mexico; Ireland; or Sweden?
  16. Flocculant, floccule and similar terms refer to what substantial feature: Noisy; Quick; Hidden; or Clump-like?
  17. Whose 1889 birthplace in Braunau am Inn, Austria, was expropriated/converted by the state 2016/17 into a charity for disabilities?
  18. French friar Fran├žois Leclerc du Tremblay, 1577-1638, powerful assistant of Cardinal Richelieu in the reign Louis XIII, was the original (as depicted in art/literature): "Eminence Grise"; "Man in Black"; "Caped Crusader"; or "Zorro"?
  19. Slazenger, Donnay, Lonsdale and Dunlop are part of controversial retail employer 'Sports (What?)': Strip; Rip; Direct; or Zero?
  20. What African geological feature exceeds 3.5 million square miles and is named from Arabic for desert?
  21. Citron, Pomelo, Mandarin and Papeda are the four original: Japanese Gods; Chinese dynasties; Citrus fruits; or Chupa Chups lollipops?
  22. A float chamber is found in what part of a car: Fuel tank; Carburettor; Steering wheel; or Air-bag?
  23. In Judaism, shiva/shivah is a period of mourning after a funeral lasting how many days?
  24. Where and when was the first 'emergency services' telephone call made: Dallas 1963; London 1937; RMS Titanic 1912; or Waterloo 1815?
  25. Name the nine 'Parts of Speech' typically defined in modern English grammar? (One point each and 100 bonus points for all nine..)


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