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  1. What two-verb expression refers to a formal notification to stop an activity, prior to legal action: Stay and Suspend; Defer and Delay; Cease and Desist; or Waive and Adjourn?
  2. Largely abusing Catholic/Vatican connections, the 'Ratlines' of World War II enabled escape from Europe and resettlement for whom?
  3. Imperative, perfect, pluperfect, perfect, and infinitive are types of: Sentences; Adjectives; Verbs; or Prepositions?
  4. Hewer is an old occupational name for which trade?
  5. What popular spirit drink brand includes a bat in its logo?
  6. Viewed from the front, the stripes (W=White, B=Black) of a European badger's head are, left to right: BWB; WBW; BWBWB; or WBWBW?
  7. The 'Tube' in the website name YouTube also refers informally to what traditional display technology, abbreviated to CRT?
  8. The development of what sort of pumping engine in 1785 gave rise to the description 'draught/draft' for its pumped product?
  9. The eponymous stairway to heaven dreamed by Joseph's father in Bible's book of Genesis is famously known as what?
  10. The German company Recaro famously produces what high-performance product?
  11. What business model name derives from Old French 'free' and a late-Middle Ages English grant of legal immunity?
  12. What is a PC's Alt key traditionally called on a MacIntosh computer?
  13. What profession is shared by Joseph Stiglitz, Milton Friedman, Ken Galbraith, and Janet Yellen?
  14. What became known in the 1800s as 'the gay science': Biology; Cookery; Poetry; or Astrology?
  15. The Decembrists unsuccessfully attempted a revolt against the monarch of which country in 1825?
  16. Which global confectioner started its business in 1920 making 'gummibärchen'?
  17. The popular UK 2010s acronymic 'Towie' fashion/lifestyle derives from what?
  18. A satisfying, balanced and nutritious meal is said to be what shape?
  19. What is the correct representation of the burger chain brand: MacDonald's; McDonalds; MacDonalds'; or McDonald's?
  20. Monandry refers to having at any one time only one: Option; Job; Home; or Husband?


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