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  1. Built 1723-25, the famous Spanish Steps are in which capital city?
  2. Canon law is rules/regulations according to the authority of the: Church; Military; Monarchy; or Local council?
  3. Harvard and MIT universities are in which Massachusetts city, named after a famous English university/city?
  4. What old Japanese battle cry and emperor greeting means 'ten thousand years of life (to you)'?
  5. The award of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to which country prompted international concerns about corruption and related FIFA investigation and governance?
  6. Narcotics were originally developed for inducing, and are named from: Libido; Numbness/sleep; Joy; or Aggression?
  7. What is the sixth root of 1,000,000?
  8. The official European hazard symbol of a bold black X in a yellow/orange square indicates that a substance is harmful and: Toxic; Irritant; Corrosive; or Poison?
  9. What is the number 333 in Roman numerals?
  10. 'Picaboo' was the 2011 launch name of what popular online application, whose logo is based on Ghostface Killah of the Wu-Tang Clan?
  11. In South Korea a chaebol is a significant family-owned/operated: Corporation; Festival; Village; or Football club?
  12. What root vegetable, Pastinaca sativa, was used in Europe as a sweetener before cane sugar and sugar beet?
  13. The simplest alcohol (CH3OH), 'wood spirits', first produced by burning pine, is technically known as: Glycerol; Sorbitol; Methanol; or Ethanol?
  14. What 'umlauted' German word meaning above/over/across/about is, since the 1990s, a popular English prefix referring to something very big?
  15. The Soma Cube is a classic 3D puzzle comprising how many angular shapes, being all possible combinations of 3 or 4 wholly-joined cube-parts: 4; 5; 6; or 7?
  16. Calumny means: Guilt; Adultery; Slander; or Chaos?
  17. Messina, founded by ancient Greeks, site of a 1908 seismic disaster, is the main port of which island?
  18. Neoteny, considered highly significant in human evolution, is the presence of (What?) characteristics in adolescence/adulthood: Infant/foetal; Fun/play; Critical thinking; or Mating/sex-drive?
  19. The last Russian monarchy, ended by the 1917 revolution, was the House of: Hanover; Savoy; Romanov; or Braganza?
  20. What means throw and vomit, is a term of endearment, and a radial clamp?


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