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  1. Which country is officially named Bharat (and many similar cultural variations), eponymously based its ancient legendary emperor?
  2. Which ubiquitous logo lost its shading, bevelling, and some colour/color brightness in 2013?
  3. Which country borders Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia and Chile?
  4. The Pascal (Pa) is a unit of measurement of what: Frequency; Pressure; Electric Potential; or Energy?
  5. The town name and placename suffix Lee, Lea, Ley, Leigh, etc., all originally refer to a: Hill; House; Clearing; or River?
  6. The alphabetically first-listed internet top-level domain (used quite differently as a subdomain by educational institutions) belongs to which island?
  7. What does the 'Waffen' mean in the World War II German 'Waffen SS': Secret; Armed; Pure; or Police?
  8. Stereo (as in stereophonic, stereogram, etc) originally meant in Greek: Loud; Solid; Two; or Ear?
  9. The word Tsar derives for which earlier famous leadership name and title?
  10. What two-word term refers to a coastal tide of little movement, especially when turning from low to high?
  11. What must an earthly spacecraft exit for its travel to be interstellar: Stratosphere; Atmosphere; Geospace; or The Solar System?
  12. Name the (founding) nationality of the 2010s women's rights group Femen, bare-breasted ambushers of Vladimir Putin and Parish Fashion Week, etc?
  13. The two hugely popular triangular and barrel-shaped logos of the mid 1900s UK brewery industry were which colour/color?
  14. According to the popular metaphorical expression, "Revenge is a dish best served (what?)": Sweet; Cold; Bitter; or With Relish?
  15. Which type of creature can reputedly uniquely disguise itself as at least fifteen different species in defensive camouflage: Octopus; Lizard; Butterfly; or Stick-insect?
  16. What is the square root of 529?
  17. Bushmills, Jameson, Tullamore Dew, and Writers Tears are brands of what nation's what (two-word answer required)?
  18. What creature appears in the coat of arms of Berlin: Lion; Eagle; Boar; or Bear?
  19. A dosimeter measures human absorption of: Sexually Transmitted Infection; Ionizing Radiation; Lead/Lead compounds; or Alcohol?
  20. What, respectively are the archaic middle-English (for example used by Shakespeare in the 1500s) second-person and third-person singular present forms of the verb 'do' (two answers required)?


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