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  1. What common product is named from Greek 'rock oil'?
  2. What tennis score is called a 'triple-bagel'?
  3. Which common element has the highest melting point of all elements?
  4. Name the joint US/Europe orbiting telescope launched in 1990?
  5. Name the dwarf plant, bigger than Pluto, discovered in the Solar System in 2005?
  6. The colour/color dun is a shade of: Pink; Green; Brown; or Purple?
  7. Which famous vehicle has used licence plates SCV 00919 and SCV 1 (through to SCV 9)?
  8. Oleic acid is in: Volcanic ash/steam; Car Batteries; Animal/vegetable fats; or Snow?
  9. Pure water is what number in the pH acidity scale?
  10. The Gini coefficient (or index or ratio), devised by Italian statistician and sociologist Corrado Gini in 1912, is a common measure of: Age distribution; Wealth inequality; Mental health; or Alcohol consumption?
  11. Flint, the rock type, is believed formed from sea (What?): Sponges; Snails; Weed; or Salt?
  12. What fundamental physics term derives from Greek 'not cut' (a temnein)?
  13. Since ancient times what was considered the 'fifth element' after earth, fire, water, air, and also called quintessence?
  14. Geococcyx, a ground cuckoo of southern US and Mexico, is the basis of which popular cartoon, its common name?
  15. In physics/maths, density is defined as mass divided by: Volume; Weight; Energy; or Hardness?
  16. John Ambrose (Who?) devised his eponymous 'left/right hand rules' to deduce motion/current direction in electric motors/generators?
  17. In mechanical physics, which of these is not among the six basic types of machines: Lever, Wheel-and-axle, Pulley, Vacuum, Inclined plane, Wedge, Screw?
  18. Pernio (or perniosis), a human medical condition caused by exposure to cold and humidity, is commonly known as what?
  19. What marketing term derives from the centuries-old practice of burning an owner's mark on a beast?
  20. The UK Women's Institutes (WI) organization was founded in 1915 in: London; Manchester; Oxford; or Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch?


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