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  1. A - What is the name of an object or design resembling a cross with a loop instead of a top arm, used in ancient Egypt as a symbol of life?
  2. B - What is the name of the game in which small balls are hit into numbered holes on a board, with pins as obstructions?
  3. C - What is a thick soup, usually made with fish or seafood?
  4. D - What is the loincloth worn by male Hindus called?
  5. E - What is the practice of training shrubs and trees to grow flat against a wall or fence?
  6. F - What is a lively Spanish dance for two people, typically accompanied by castanets or guitar?
  7. G - What is the name of the Good Witch of the South in the 1900 children's novel 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz'?
  8. H - Balbir Singh was a three-time Olympic medal winner in which sport?
  9. I - What is the study of visual imagary and its symbolism?
  10. J - What is the name of the coarse brown sugar made in India from the sap of palm trees?
  11. K - What is the medical term for the inlammation of the cornea of the eye?
  12. L - What is the US state capital of Michigan?
  13. M - What is grape juice called before or during fermentation?
  14. N - What is the name of the essential oil distilled from the blossoms of the bitter orange?
  15. O - What is the name of a form of dungeon, where prisoners were usually forgotten, only accessible by a trap door in the ceiling of the dungeon?
  16. P - What was the title assumed by an ancient British chief claiming supreme power?
  17. Q - What is the name of the large muscle at the front of the thigh which acts to extend the leg?
  18. R - What word means the killing of a king?
  19. S - What is a waiter called who manages wine service in a hotel or restaurant?
  20. T - What is the name of a dark red fruit produced by crossing a blackberry with a raspberry?
  21. U - What is the twentieth letter of the Greek alphabet?
  22. V - In Scandinavian mythology, what were each of Odin's handmaids known as, who chose heroes to be slain in battle?
  23. W - What is the name of a salad made from apples, walnuts, celery and mayonnaise?
  24. X - What imaginary wonderful place is portrayed in Samuel Coleridge's poem 'Kubla Khan'?
  25. Y - In the games of bridge and whist, what is the name of a hand with no card above a nine?
  26. Z - What is the name of the optical toy in which figures made to revolve on the inside of a cylinder, and viewed through slits in its circumference, appear like a single figure through a series of natural motions as if animated or mechanically moved?

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  1. A - What is the name of an object or design resembling a cross with a loop instead of a top arm, used in ancient Egypt as a symbol of life?
    Ankh
  2. B - What is the name of the game in which small balls are hit into numbered holes on a board, with pins as obstructions?
    Bagatelle
  3. C - What is a thick soup, usually made with fish or seafood?
    Chowder
  4. D - What is the loincloth worn by male Hindus called?
    Dhoti
  5. E - What is the practice of training shrubs and trees to grow flat against a wall or fence?
    Espalier
  6. F - What is a lively Spanish dance for two people, typically accompanied by castanets or guitar?
    Fandango
  7. G - What is the name of the Good Witch of the South in the 1900 children's novel 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz'?
    Glinda
  8. H - Balbir Singh was a three-time Olympic medal winner in which sport?
    Hockey 
  9. I - What is the study of visual imagary and its symbolism?
    Iconology
  10. J - What is the name of the coarse brown sugar made in India from the sap of palm trees?
    Jaggery
  11. K - What is the medical term for the inlammation of the cornea of the eye?
    Keratitis
  12. L - What is the US state capital of Michigan?
    Lansing
  13. M - What is grape juice called before or during fermentation?
    Must
  14. N - What is the name of the essential oil distilled from the blossoms of the bitter orange?
    Neroli
  15. O - What is the name of a form of dungeon, where prisoners were usually forgotten, only accessible by a trap door in the ceiling of the dungeon?
    Oubliette 
  16. P - What was the title assumed by an ancient British chief claiming supreme power?
    Pendragon
  17. Q - What is the name of the large muscle at the front of the thigh which acts to extend the leg?
    Quadriceps
  18. R - What word means the killing of a king?
    Regicide
  19. S - What is a waiter called who manages wine service in a hotel or restaurant?
    Sommelier
  20. T - What is the name of a dark red fruit produced by crossing a blackberry with a raspberry?
    Tayberry
  21. U - What is the twentieth letter of the Greek alphabet?
    Upsilon
  22. V - In Scandinavian mythology, what were each of Odin's handmaids known as, who chose heroes to be slain in battle?
    Valkyrie
  23. W - What is the name of a salad made from apples, walnuts, celery and mayonnaise?
    Waldorf 
  24. X - What imaginary wonderful place is portrayed in Samuel Coleridge's poem 'Kubla Khan'?
    Xanadu
  25. Y - In the games of bridge and whist, what is the name of a hand with no card above a nine?
    Yarborough
  26. Z - What is the name of the optical toy in which figures made to revolve on the inside of a cylinder, and viewed through slits in its circumference, appear like a single figure through a series of natural motions as if animated or mechanically moved?
    Zoetrope