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  1. What connects Elizabeth Fry, Sir John Houblon, Adam Smith, George Stephenson, and Sir Edward Elgar?
  2. The radioactive isotope Americium 241 (symbol: 241Am) is a common component in what household item?
  3. Which murderer lived at 39 Hilldrop Crescent, Kentish Town, North London?
  4. What is the prehistoric fish considered extinct until found living off the African coast in the 20th century?
  5. What is a fife: a type of kilt, a flute-like instrument, a helmet, or a lunchbox?
  6. What did Manchester United footballer Carlos Tevez put in his mouth in celebrating a goal at Christmas 2007?
  7. What water birds and their cries are associated with madness?
  8. Gorgonzola cheese is from which country?
  9. The wood sorrel plant is more commonly known as what?
  10. Put these Earth time periods and rock systems in order, oldest first: Triassic, Jurassic, Cambrian, Devonian.
  11. What was Pamela Anderson's character in the TV series Baywatch?
  12. The gerbil is native to which two continents?
  13. What sea bird has the Latin name Corvus Marinus?
  14. What fruity four-letter acronym is used to identify the traditional main foreign (non-English) languages of the European market?
  15. The eaves of a roof are what: its projecting edge, its guttering, its ridge tiles, or its water-resistance rating?
  16. In what continent is Patagonia?
  17. What company started as 'Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web'?
  18. What size engine was Barry Sheene's Suzuki on which he won the 1976 and 1977 World Motorbike Championships?
  19. What item of apparel is a homburg?
  20. Where on a horse are its withers: front legs, rear legs, belly or back?
  21. On UK roads the triangular warning sign for ice shows what symbol?
  22. A howdah is used in transporting people by what animal: dog, elephant, reindeer or dolphin?
  23. Meniscus refers to what quality of the surface of a liquid: close to freezing, curved, smelly, or oily?
  24. What literary character's horse was Rosinante (also spelled Rocinante and Rozinante)?
  25. What business name was said to be an acronym based on the claim that the founder 'entertains our nation'?
  26. What is the word for maze taken from Greek legend?
  27. What is the height of bullseye to the floor of a standard dart board in feet and inches?
  28. What does PVC (the plastic) stand for?
  29. What is a word puzzle comprising a picture or symbol plus individual letter or letters - and also the name of a UK TV detective?
  30. What word in English is the definite article?


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