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  1. In what language do the words 'beminnen', 'ja', and 'zon', mean 'love', 'yes', and 'sun'?
  2. Sodium hypochlorite is more commonly known by what name, being one of its main purposes?
  3. Pinniped refers to a mammal with feet which are what?
  4. The Japanese word 'shonen' refers to what age group: Babies; Children up to 15 yrs; Twenty-somethings; or Pensioners?
  5. What country's 1931 flood is considered to be the most fatal of all 1900s natural disasters?
  6. Sociedad Española de Automóviles de Turismo is better known by what brand name?
  7. Papules and pustules are types of what on the human skin?
  8. Where was/is Bohemia: Western Czech Republic; Morrocco; India; or in a Tolkien novel?
  9. What science is sometimes called 'the central science' because it connects maths and physics with other main branches of science such as astronomy, engineering, biology, etc?
  10. The Berber ethnic people come from: Egypt; North Africa; Spain; or India?
  11. The industrial Wohlwill and Miller processes are different ways to refine what commodity to near-100% purity?
  12. What unit of enormous distance has the symbol pc and equates to about 3.26 light-years or 19.2 trillion miles?
  13. From the words well and live, what French term is used in English to mean a high-living socialite?
  14. The traditional curly twisted Chinese tea (Camellia sinensis) produced by drying in the sun is called: Uulung; Oolong; Aalang; Eeleng or Iiling?
  15. Spell the legal term: Subpoena; Suppoena; Supaena; Supena?
  16. What note is played on a guitar at the fifth fret of the first (highest pitch) string (conventional six-string guitar with standard tuning)?
  17. How fast is 62.14 miles per hour in kilometres per hour?
  18. Mydriasis normally is the widening of a what?
  19. Whale Belly, Tippler, Schnabel, Modalohr, Gondola and Flat are types of what vehicle?
  20. The original primary and eponymous service of a barber was concerned with: Teeth; Beards; Blood; or Baptism?


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