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  1. What sports net is 5ft (1.55m) high: Netball; Badminton; Hockey; or Soccer?
  2. Rebuilt in stone 15-16thC, what's the world's largest building?
  3. What USA WWII rocket-launcher is associated with bubblegum and whose shape and name alludes to a cheap wind instrument?
  4. Afrikaans 'earth pig' is what prominently dictionary-listed creature, also called 'ant bear'?
  5. The potentially life-threatening Portuguese man o' war is commonly misunderstood to be a: Scorpion; Spider; Snake; or Jellyfish?
  6. Coal, oil and natural gas are commonly called (What?) fuels, being originally organic material preserved in sedimentary rock?
  7. What versatile tough wood is used for handles, drumsticks, smoking food, and in a nursery rhyme about time?
  8. A pipistrelle is a small insect-eating: Badger; Bat; Rat; or Cat?
  9. A pinto, used by Native American Indians, is a type of: Spear; Tepee/Tipi; Horse; or Smoking pipe?
  10. What is the common word for corrosion consisting of hyrdated iron oxide?
  11. What sort of tool is a rasp: Rock hammer; Ripping file; Magnetic screwdriver; or Watchmaker's spanner?
  12. USA 100-degree proof alcoholic drink equates to percentage volume alcohol of: 10; 25; 50; or 110?
  13. Name the famous alliterative German school of 20thC industrially-styled design, founded at Weimar in 1919?
  14. The Bedouin Arab people are noted: Fishermen; City-dwellers; Nomads; or Bankers?
  15. An allele (fully allelomorph), often referenced in human eye colour/color, is a variant form of what DNA part?
  16. Associated with liquid volumes and car engines, what is the common name for the SI Unit of a cubic decimetre?
  17. Calico, originating in Calicut India, is woven: Wool; Silk; Cotton; or Grass?
  18. The spoken English 'RP' accent traditionally asserted 'correct' during the 20thC is called '(What?) Pronunciation'?
  19. The stage surname of US-born Milan La Scala prima donna soprano Maria Kalogeropoulos (1923-77) is: Meen; Narsti; Crool; or Callas?
  20. The standard Western 'Gregorian' calendar is named after a: Roman emperor; Pope; Swiss mathematician; or US president?
  21. Put these naval ships in order of modern rating size, largest to smallest: Destroyer, Corvette, Battleship, Cruiser?
  22. The brilliant scientist Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was: Italian; Spanish; Swiss; or Canadian?
  23. Linseeds/linseed oil come from what plant, which also makes linen?
  24. Which stereotypical British film star of Wuthering Heights (1939) wrote two autobiographies including The Moon's a Balloon?
  25. The Latin 'Via Lactea' gave us what astronomical name for our own galaxy?

 

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