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  1. The word marmalade is from Portuguese 'marmelo', meaning: Sugar; Quince; Boil; or Breakfast?
  2. Commonly used in batteries, what is the lightest metal and least dense solid element?
  3. Reflected in the names of its holes and reputation, the famously scenic Augusta National Golf Course was previously a: Bird sanctuary; Lake; Cemetery; or Plant nursery?
  4. Minyan is a quorum of ten adult males required for public worship in: Sikhism; Judaism; Catholicism; or Buddhism?
  5. Name the fantasy flat world on which the 2015 posthumously published novel The Shepherd's Crown is set?
  6. What word commonly follows Plastic, Food, Saran, Glad and Cling in its geographical variations?
  7. In 1964, the first commoner featured on a British postage stamp was: Bobby Charlton; William Shakepeare; The Duke of Wellington; or Dennis the Menace?
  8. Australia's Liberal National, USA's Democratic, and Israel's Likud political parties are all traditionally branded what colour/color?
  9. A misanthrope specifically avoids/dislikes: Females; Males; Children; or People generally?
  10. The 1957 'Synchrocyclotron' near Geneva was the forerunner for what world's biggest machine, 'LHC' built 1998-2008?
  11. What is the fourth root of 16?
  12. Name the artist-owned music streaming service launched in 2015 by rapper Jay-Z?
  13. The traditional Turkish jelick or yelek, the derivation of an Anglicized French garment name is a: Glove; Waistcoat; Hat; or Sock?
  14. Flint, Match, Wheel, and Percussion were early mechanisms for what?
  15. 'Badi Bhabhi', meaning ‘eldest brother’s wife’, refers typically to the senior female in family groups common in: Italy; India; Russia; or the Game of Thrones?
  16. What 'definite article' pluralised term, refers to a sports affliction restricting/interrupting fine movements and ball release/striking, especially in golf putting?
  17. Whose emblem, representing a merger with DKW, Horch and Wanderer, was subject to an unsuccessful trademark action by the IOC in 1995?
  18. MIPS means what in computing speed?
  19. What sort of sports shoe is the Adidas Stan Smith: Soccer; Golf; Tennis; or Ten-Pin Bowling?
  20. Name the European cities whose airports are coded as: CPH, MUC, ZRH, and SPU?


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