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- What are Climax, Intercourse, Accident, Sugar Tit, and Fred: Towns in the USA; Bono's pet donkeys; Codenames for UK Vice-Squad operations; or Bands who've appeared on Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage? Towns in the USA
- In Greek mythology, what was the final resting place of the souls of the heroic and the virtuous: Strawberry Fields; Elysian Fields; or Safaniya Fields? Elysian Fields
- Bafana Bafana, the South African nickname for its national football team means: The Boys; The Footballers; The Winners; or The Warriors? The Boys
- What is the bodyguard character played by Kevin Costner in the 1992 film 'The Bodyguard': Frank Farmer; Frank Carpenter; Frank Baker; or Frank Butcher? Frank Farmer
- What appears directly below the expiry date on a UK Vehicle Tax disc: A barcode; Vehicle registration; Fee paid; or Vehicle classification? A barcode
- The 2,228m high Mount Kosciuszko is the highest mainland mountain of which country: Japan; Greece; Denmark; or Australia? Australia
- Which European country ceased to be a monarchy in 1910: France; Italy; Portugal; or Austria? Portugal
- What is the second most abundant element in the Earth's crust, representing approximately a quarter of its mass: Iron; Carbon; Silicon; or Calcium? Silicon (Oxygen is the most abundant, equating to about 46%)
- Charlotte Brew was the first woman to: Ride in the Grand National; Be elected to Parliament; or Win the Miss World contest? Ride in the Grand National (1977)
- Who was the last British monarch of the House of Hanover: Queen Victoria; Queen Anne; Edward VII; or George V? Queen Victoria
- Farringford House on the Isle of Wight was the home of which poet: Philip Larkin; Alfred Lord Tennyson; Lord Byron; or William Wordsworth? Alfred, Lord Tennyson
- What was US tennis player Anne White instructed to cease wearing at Wimbledon in 1985: Stars and Stripes headband; White lycra jumpsuit; Glinting necklace; or Extraordinarily strong musk perfume? White lycra jumpsuit
- In physics, 'the rate of change of position' is a basic definition of what term: Velocity; Force; Momentum; or Acceleration? Velocity
- Which baseball star was known as 'The Fordham Flash': Micky Mantle; Frankie Frisch; or Jimmie Foxx? Frankie Frisch
- Orzo is what type of foodstuff: Pasta; Cheese; Berry; or Meat? Pasta (orzo is Italian for barley, from which it was originally made and whose shape it resembles)
- Tirana is the capital of which country: Romania; Albania; Bosnia; or Slovakia? Albania
- What item of his apparel was made of liquorice and eaten by Charlie Chaplin in the film 'The Gold Rush': Hat; Tie; Boot; or Belt? Boot
- The port of Plymouth is in which English county: Devon; Dorset; Hampshire; or Cornwall? Devon
- Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is better known by what DuPont brand name: Corian; Teflon; Kevlar; or Tyvek? Teflon
- In which year did the ocean liner the QE2 make her maiden voyage: 1959; 1964; 1969, or 1974? 1969
- The white sea-borne floating mineral (magnesium silicate) called meerschaum, used in making tobacco pipes, takes its name from the German meaning of what: Pipe Stone; Sea Foam; or White Sponge? Sea Foam
- Who wrote the play The Winslow Boy: Alan Ayckbourn; Terence Rattigen; or Harold Pinter? Terence Rattigen
- What primarily causes an ice-skate to melt ice, creating lubricated contact helpful for skating: Pressure; Friction; or Chemical reaction between steel and ice? Pressure
- What colour are the flowers of plants called Leopard's Bane: Blue; Pink; or Yellow? Yellow
- Which British artist painted The Pond: L S Lowry; Francis Bacon; or David Hockney? L S Lowry
- Cuisses were medieval armour worn to protect which part of the body: Hand; Thigh; Arm; or Head? Thigh (Cuisse is French for thigh)
- The Battle of Antietam was fought during which war: World War I; American Civil War; or The Boer War? American Civil War (17 September 1862, Sharpsburg, Maryland - also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg)
- A dendogram is a diagram of what shape: Egg; Diamond; Pyramid; or Tree? Tree
- Who wore England's number 9 shirt in their 1966 World Cup Final victory over Germany: Geoff Hurst; Martin Peters; Bobby Charlton; or Roger Hunt? Bobby Charton
- What is produced in the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas: Hormones; Blood; Urine; or Saliva? Hormones (notably insulin and glucagon, crucial for maintaining correct blood glucose levels)
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