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  1. Name the three colours of Norway's flag, in order of its background, cross, and cross outline?
  2. In the Christian Church of England, the title 'The Very Reverend' usually suggests what job title, also called a 'cathedral provost'?
  3. Name the famous mother, and probable famous father of (nominally) Egypt's last pharaoh, Ptolemy XV (47-30BC)?
  4. What, alternatively called milk acid, is produced in the human body in power exercises?
  5. The word 'salubrious' means: Healthy; Pornographic; Secretive; or Cheap?
  6. The Millau Viaduct over the river Tarn valley near Millau in southern France holds what global bridge record (at 2012): Longest (span); Most expensive; Highest (deck); Tallest (tower); or Oldest known?
  7. The Latin term meaning 'among other things' is: Inter vivos; Intra muros; Inter alia; or Inter milan?
  8. What prestigious learning institution is in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US?
  9. Yaws is a: Tropical skin disease; South American language; Northern England pudding; or US Military ceremony?
  10. The (commonly Greek/Turkish) foodstuff tzatziki (or tzadziki) comprises chiefly what two ingredients: Yoghurt and cucumber; Cream and strawberries; Chickpeas and onion; or Tomato and beans?
  11. Re-order these elements of the human digestive system according to the passage of food: small intestine, stomach, esophagus/oesophagus, large intestine?
  12. The conium plant genus is better known as what poison?
  13. Spell the dessert of egg whites and sugar: Merangue; Merringue; Meringue; or Merang?
  14. An 'R' in the educational abbreviation 'The three Rs' was historically alternatively and phonetically what, referring to 'making things'?
  15. Tuber aestivum is better known as a type of what foodstuff delicacy?
  16. Nexus is a brandname for a tablet computer belonging to which corporation?
  17. The French word 'peloton' usually refers to a bunched group of competitors in what sport?
  18. As at 2012 Nisiyama Onsen Keiunkan, a hot spring hotel in Hayakawa, Yamanashi, Japan, is officially regarded as being what world-record-holding business: Highest above sea-level; Lowest below sea-level; Oldest; or Most energy-efficient?
  19. What word in technical statistics refers to a quarterly division, and in business and other disciplines to a quarterly part?
  20. What Shakespeare play features the line, "We few, we happy few, we band of brothers..."?


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