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  1. Short-term/freelance work is popularly called the '(What?) Economy': Big; Wig; Gig; or Fig?
  2. Richard Branson announced in 2017 that it would never be possible to build enough: Care homes; Broadband capacity; Motorways; or Spaceships?
  3. What year was the 'Summer of Love', beginning among San Francisco hippies?
  4. Whetting refers to doing (What?) to a (What?): Sharpening; Cleaning; Building; Blade; Pipe; or Corner? (two answers required)
  5. Hippocampus is the genus name for what species?
  6. A ring used in threaded plumbing joints is called an: Olive; Orange; Plum; or Banana?
  7. Turkey accounts for c.75% of the world's production of: Pinewood; Hazelnuts; Gold; or Rubber?
  8. What has a calyx (stem/leaf), and achenes (seeds) on the outside?
  9. What two-letter moving word prefixes these to make six new words: Din; Car; Man; Tan; Grin and For?
  10. What ancient word for a crown refers to the gaseous outer envelope of a sun or planet?
  11. Hulianwang, diadiktyo, ipurangi, and y rhyngrwyd are Chinese, Greek, Maori and Welsh for: Water; Hello; Love; or Internet?
  12. A laparotomy or celiotomy refers to accessing what cavity: Clock/watch-case; Building floor/ceiling; Human abdomen; or Egyptian tomb?
  13. Omnivorous refers to what sort of diet: Meat; Fish; Vegetable; or Varied?
  14. The surname Mercer refers to what trade: Textile fabrics; Beer; Weaponry; or Beekeeping?
  15. On 1st July 2017 Canada celebrated its (What?) anniversary (of when Canadian Confederation was proclaimed): 100th; 150th; 200th; or 300th?
  16. What ailment is known in Cockney Rhyming Slang as 'Farmer Giles'?
  17. In botony a bract is a type of: Leaf; Aroma; Root; or Seed?
  18. What sort of image is recorded using a laser and semi-transparent mirror?
  19. Meissen in Germany is also the name of what high quality product from the city: Sausage; Lager; Porcelain; or Motorbike?
  20. In what country is the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster?
  21. 'o small' equates to what name for O in the Greek alphabet?
  22. In the musical treble clef what note is the bottom line: A; B; C; D; or E?
  23. What sort of giant (5m erect) creature is the extinct megatherium: Giraffe; Elephant; Sloth; or Penguin?
  24. The Anglicized French term entrepĂ´t refers to a significant: Mathematical theory; Sea port; Announcement; or Breakfast?
  25. Roughly how many tennis balls are stocked for use at the Wimbledon Tennis Championship fortnight: 1,200; 2,200; 4,500; or 57,000?


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