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  1. Anthropomorphism refers to giving or attributing what qualities to something?
  2. Spell the country name: Azherbaijhan; Ajerbaizan Aszerbaijhan; or Azerbaijan?
  3. The Matatu is the most popular form of what in Nairobi, Kenya: Dance; Drink; Sheep; or Public transport?
  4. What is the food-shaped nickname of the London 2012 Olympics velodrome stadium?
  5. What was the previous name of UK-founded communications technology company O2?
  6. Caputo '00' flour, fior di latte, and San Marzano plum tomatoes are typical authentic ingredients of what traditional food: Welsh rarebit/rabbit; Beef Wellington; Pizza; or Guacamole?
  7. Bacteria, fungi, and algae are among a broad classification of life called: Animals; Plants; Microorganisms; or Rhizaria?
  8. What international jewellery/jewelry corporation is headquartered at 727 5th Avenue, Manhattan, New York City, US?
  9. Which (more than one) of these metals is strongly attracted to magnets: Iron; Brass; Copper; Aluminium/aluminum; Lead; Nickel?
  10. Online auction of a vial of which deceased US president's blood, lost from a lab after a 1981 assassination attempt, was cancelled after family protest in 2012?
  11. Which film originated the obsession/jealousy term 'bunny boiler'?
  12. Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was the ruthless dictator of which African nation for 23 years, before its 2011 uprising?
  13. What corporation had the catchphrase "Ding-dong (what company) calling.." from its 1950s-60s TV adverts?
  14. With what offence was Rebekah Brooks, former editor of The Sun and News of the World newspapers, charged in spring 2012?
  15. Who was the last English monarch of the Tudor dynasty?
  16. In chemistry, a 'homogeneous mixture composed of only one phase' (basically a mixed yet uniform substance) is called a: Sulphate; Solution; Solvent; or Surfactant?
  17. What country first legislated for plain packaging of tobacco products: UK; USA; Australia; or France?
  18. What economically challenged country's King (Juan Carlos) attracted criticism at home for his 2012 African elephant-hunting Safari holiday?
  19. In a circuit diagram what usually is a capital letter M in a circle?
  20. Name the the six founding states of the European Union?


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