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  1. In the conventional game of darts, 'madhouse' is the name given to a 'Double-(What?)' finish?
  2. What mathematical term for a part derives from ecclesiastical Latin for 'breaking bread'?
  3. What does the television acronym HDMI stand for?
  4. What's the cube root of 125,000?
  5. The cemetery of which chaotic 16th century London hospital became a major archeological project in 2015?
  6. Michelin star chef Kevin Lowe moved from Heston Blumenthal's organization in 2015 to: The Ivy; McDonald's; Buckingham Palace; or Lidl?
  7. A 'Copyright Library' or 'National Library' is typically (US, Can., UK, Australia and much of Europe) enabled by long-standing statute to have a free: Cafe; Entry; or Copy of every book published in its country?
  8. Which dog breed was popularized in the Oscar winning 2012 silent film The Artist?
  9. What 'rare' noble gas element used in lighting was discovered in 1898 and named after Greek 'new'?
  10. What are Fire, Crew, Timbers, Dynamo, Galaxy and Earthquakes? Bonus point for each complete name?
  11. The byssal threads of a water-dwelling mussel which attach to a surface are commonly called its: Hair; Beard; Moustache; or Sideburns?
  12. The typical unit measure of 3.6MJ (mega joules) by which electric power is typically sold is more commonly called one: Volt; Amp; Coulomb; or Kilowatt/hour?
  13. (As at early 2000s) which non-Olympic women's athletic event has a world record points total of just over 5,000 points?
  14. Among suggestions of people's most loved words, 'defenestration' means throwing a: Spear; Fit; Party; or Person/Object out of a Window?
  15. According to the noted sociobiologist/zoologist Desmond Morris, the OXO brand chiefly succeeds because it represents: Oxen (beef cattle); Plates and cutlery; Ancient Hieroglyphics for 'Family Meal'; or The Human Face?
  16. Which two of these are not among the five biggest cities of Spain: Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Palma, Benidorm?
  17. Mate (or maté, yerba mate, or chimarrão) is a popular South American-originating: Drink; Dance; Jerky (dried chewing meat); or Horse-riding contest?
  18. Amazon's next-day delivery service censured for breaching UK advertising standards is: Optimum; Premium; Prime; or Inertia?
  19. What medieval war cry, popularised by Shakespeare with the phrase 'dogs of war', means destruction?
  20. An enemy group within and threatening a larger entity is called a '(What?) Column': Second; Third; Fourth; or Fifth?


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