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  1. What is a quarter of three-quarters?
  2. Technically the avocado ('fruit' of the avocado tree) is a: Berry; Tuba; Nut; or Fungus?
  3. From the Greek root word for a pointed pillar, what is the technical term for the division sign ( ÷ ) ?
  4. Which occupation traditionally used 'walla' (in the US), 'rhubarb' (UK), and 'gaya' (Japan)?
  5. The medical vasodilatory compound and recreational drug C5H11ONO is more commonly known as: Crack cocaine; LSD; Amyl nitrite; or Speed?
  6. SS Ancon was the first ship to navigate what single-vowelled passage on 15 August 1914?
  7. Crepuscular creatures are mainly active in: Sunlight; Moonlight; Twilight; or Darkness?
  8. A low-cost 'ratoon' crop (for example of sugar-cane or rice) grows from/on: Windblown seeds; Stubble after cropping; Flooded land; or Astroturf?
  9. The two traditional symbols used to indicate treble and bass clefs in musical notation are respectively based on: G and F; P and L; T and B; S and E?
  10. What high quality gravity/capillary-fed implement was traditionally ruby-tipped gold, and is nowadays usually iridium-tipped stainless-steel?
  11. The first almanacs, made in Babylon/Iraq c.750BC, originally listed: Important people; Recipes; Prayers; or Planetary movements?
  12. What common mineral's name (technically silica or SiO2) derives from old Polish-German 'kwardy', meaning 'hard'?
  13. AgustaWestland, Bell, Oboronprom and Sikorsky are notable makers of: Solar panels; Helicopters; Telecomms systems; or Nuclear reactors?
  14. The particle physics unit of reactionary particle decay is: Strangeness; Weirdness; Oddness; or Bafflement?
  15. What product 'brand' from the Gamay is traditionally released the third Thursday of November each year?
  16. The German Bauhaus institution famously combined building design with: Gardens; Artworks; Energy systems; or Water?
  17. Analepsis is more commonly known as a what in a play/story/film: Credits; Flashback; Sex scene; or Intermission?
  18. What invention of the Greenland Inuit is also derogatory slang for an outdoor hobbyist who observes or collects things?
  19. Baroque (a dramatic heavily detailed style of art form) began in: 500BC Athens; 1200s Paris; 1600s Rome; or 1800s Rio de Janeiro?
  20. A thin middle section of a wooden chair-back, particularly old and carved, is called a: Spit; Splint; Sprout; or Splat?


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