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  1. Name the online market for illicit and contraband goods, notably drugs, founded by 'Dread Pirate Roberts'?
  2. What was a KC in the UK until becoming a QC in 1952?
  3. The obverse (front) of the Great Seal (coat of arms) of the USA features a (what?) clasping (what two things?) (three answers required)?
  4. Which multinational corporation (at 2013) owns the brands Pop-Tarts, Eggo, Mother's Cookies, and Pringles?
  5. What 2015/19 transport link connects the UK towns Maidenhead, Shenfield and Abbey Wood?
  6. What is the chemical group name for 'legal high' recreational drugs known as 'poppers', originally and still a medical inhaler for angina?
  7. Who is the patron saint of miners, mathematicians, architects and military engineers: Vincent; Christopher; Barbara; or Kylie?
  8. The 'International Boundary', the longest international border between two countries, is shared by which two nations?
  9. What sort of architectural ironmongery has variations including barrel, pivot, butterfly, flag, and strap?
  10. What word prefixes the following words to form three different two-word terms: Drop, Rain, Test?
  11. Which best-selling 2008/9 book, whose concepts were adopted by political leaders, was written by Thaler and Sunstein?
  12. What is the biggest selling music album never to have achieved top chart position?
  13. What mammalian hormone is associated with birthing, milk ejection, and the refractory period?
  14. A carnival traditionally/literally represents the start of a religious period during which what is avoided? Sex; Meat; Speech; or Washing?
  15. How many points are on the maple leaf of the Canadian flag?
  16. Name the online messaging application founded by Evan Spiegel and fellow Stanford University students which reportedly rejected two $multibillion acquisition offers in 2013?
  17. What new word was added to dictionaries in 2013 referring to sexually provocative dancing (especially by female pop singers)?
  18. The ancient Greek term/goddess 'Sophrosyne' represents: Love; War; Moderation; or Wine?
  19. Referring to a warning or stipulation, spell the word: Caviot; Caviat; Caveot; or Caveat?
  20. Name the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (P5)?


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