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  1. Lindt, Suchard and Tobler are brands of what nation's what?
  2. Adults have 206 and children have 300 what?
  3. Which elite practitioners are commonly issued completely new footwear on a daily basis: Footballers; Ballerinas; Speedskaters; or Submariners?
  4. Social networking website vk.com, a top 20 website globally at 2017, is owned by Vkontakte Ltd, founded/based/used mainly by: Russia; China; Africa; or South America?
  5. In 2017 the oldest written (What?) was radiocarbon-dated at 3-4th century: Emoji; Zero; Question mark; or Shopping list?
  6. Started in the Han Dynasty (c.200BC-200AD) the ancient trading route from Korea/Japan to the Mediterranean Sea is called the (What?) Road: Tea; Silk; Tobacco; or Roman?
  7. A fascinator is a type of (What?) wear: Beach; Night; Head; or Foot?
  8. What's the French ('fat liver') food of force-fed duck/goose liver?
  9. Advocated/tested as alternative anti-depressant, psilocybin is the active ingredient of what?
  10. Ancient/pagan people considered apples spiritual/sacred partly because a horizontal cut mid-section reveals a: Cross; Star; Heart; or Triangle?
  11. 'Checkpoint Charlie' is a historic obsolete border crossing in: Moscow; Berlin; Hong Kong; or Tijuana?
  12. Jazz vocalization using non-word sounds, pioneered by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald is (What?) singing: Ragtime; Scat; Be-bop; or Barber-shop?
  13. French fashion designer Christian Louboutin's shoes famously have (What?) soles: Wooden; Brass; Grass; or Red?
  14. How many acres are in a square mile: 4; 12; 50; or 640?
  15. What show dance form derives from 1900s French style/meaning 'scandalous'?
  16. The Kodak Box Brownie was (early 1900s) one the most common types of: Bear; Camera; Car; or Snack food?
  17. Rod pocket, pencil pleat, pinch pleat, and tab top are popular variations of what?
  18. Biscuits and gravy, and grits are cuisine of: Ireland; USA; France; or India?
  19. Named after a Roman saint, what river connects the Great or Laurentian Lakes of North America to the Atlantic?
  20. Which one of these was a real and not mythical creature: Centaur; Mermaid; Leprechaun; or Dodo?
  21. In 2017 Swiss producer Barry Callebaut made what '4th' basic chocolate, named from the cocoa bean: Gold; Silver; Ruby; or Lapis Lazuli?
  22. At 2017 the most expensive domain name ever (reported) sold is: Fox.com; BBC.com; Insurance.com; or Whitehouse.com?
  23. A tachyon is a particle of impossibly great: Size; Heat; Brightness or Velocity?
  24. Spell the unit of speech equating to a single sound: Sylabell; Cyllable; or Syllabul; or Syllable?
  25. From Latin, Sylvania means (What?) land: Silver; Rabbit; Pretend; or Forest?
  26. 5.     What country's beer company trademark causes American Budweiser to be 'Bud' in most of Europe: Belgium; Germany; Czech Republic; or Russia?
  27. 6.     November is named from Latin 'novem' meaning which number?
  28. 7.     What soft fabric is named from French 'gloves of Sweden'?
  29. 8.     Greek derived 'tetra' denotes: Four; Milk; Head; or Giant?
  30. 9.     From Latin, a tyro is what sort of young person: Bossy, Inexperienced, Noisy, or Cyclist?
  31. 10.  Kampuchea was previously: Cambodia; Ukriane; Iceland; or Starbucks?
  32. 11.  What African nation is geographically closest to Italy?
  33. 12.  The 'Limbal ring' thought subliminally attractive in human mating, is part of the: Eye; Mouth; Ear; or Naval?
  34. 13.  The world's highest value shopping day, significantly 11 Nov, created by Chinese corp Alibaba is themed (What?) Day: Children's, Lover's; Pet's; or Single's?
  35. 14.  The main ingredient of vinegar besides water is what acid: Acetic; Citric; Hydrochloric; or Lactic?
  36. 15.  Sammarinese is the demonym (name) for people of which tiny nation (known as the Most Serene Republic of..)?
  37. 16.  What African nation and old coin prefixes hen, pig, fowl and worm?
  38. 17.  What pomelo/orange hybrid which can seriously alter drug digestion/reaction originated in Barbados?
  39. 18.  What inexpensive highly useful long crystal silicate mineral mined for over 4,000 years is generally now outlawed due to fatal health risks?
  40. 19.  Upon threatening republican declaration in 2017, Catalonia became subject to direct rule by which national government?
  41. 20.  An octave higher than open string on a standard guitar is made at fret: 6; 8; 12; or 15?
  42. 21.  What dark yellow earthy-tasting rhizome ginger family spice is thought especially helpful for joint ailments?
  43. 22.  The Biblical allusion in psychotherapy exploring human frailty is commonly expressed as (What?) of (What?): Head; Hands; Feet; (of) Lead; Sand; or Clay?
  44. 23.  Which African nation, famous for its extraordinary long-isolated wildlife, has the longest coastline?
  45. 24.  What word prefixes Flap, Flat, Guard, Lark and Stone?
  46. 25.What replaced the Escudo, Koruna, Tolar, Kroon, and Lats?

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

  1. Lindt, Suchard and Tobler are brands of what nation's what?
    Swiss chocolate
  2. Adults have 206 and children have 300 what?
    Bones
  3. Which elite practitioners are commonly issued completely new footwear on a daily basis: Footballers; Ballerinas; Speedskaters; or Submariners?
    Ballerinas
  4. Social networking website vk.com, a top 20 website globally at 2017, is owned by Vkontakte Ltd, founded/based/used mainly by: Russia; China; Africa; or South America?
    Russia
  5. In 2017 the oldest written (What?) was radiocarbon-dated at 3-4th century: Emoji; Zero; Question mark; or Shopping list?
    Zero 
  6. Started in the Han Dynasty (c.200BC-200AD) the ancient trading route from Korea/Japan to the Mediterranean Sea is called the (What?) Road: Tea; Silk; Tobacco; or Roman?
    Silk
  7. A fascinator is a type of (What?) wear: Beach; Night; Head; or Foot?
    Head 
  8. What's the French ('fat liver') food of force-fed duck/goose liver?
    Foie gras
  9. Advocated/tested as alternative anti-depressant, psilocybin is the active ingredient of what?
    Magic mushrooms 
  10. Ancient/pagan people considered apples spiritual/sacred partly because a horizontal cut mid-section reveals a: Cross; Star; Heart; or Triangle?
    Star
  11. 'Checkpoint Charlie' is a historic obsolete border crossing in: Moscow; Berlin; Hong Kong; or Tijuana?
    Berlin
  12. Jazz vocalization using non-word sounds, pioneered by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald is (What?) singing: Ragtime; Scat; Be-bop; or Barber-shop?
    Scat
  13. French fashion designer Christian Louboutin's shoes famously have (What?) soles: Wooden; Brass; Grass; or Red?
    Red
  14. How many acres are in a square mile: 4; 12; 50; or 640?
    640
  15. What show dance form derives from 1900s French style/meaning 'scandalous'?
    Can-can 
  16. The Kodak Box Brownie was (early 1900s) one the most common types of: Bear; Camera; Car; or Snack food?
    Camera
  17. Rod pocket, pencil pleat, pinch pleat, and tab top are popular variations of what?
    Curtains 
  18. Biscuits and gravy, and grits are cuisine of: Ireland; USA; France; or India?
    USA
  19. Named after a Roman saint, what river connects the Great or Laurentian Lakes of North America to the Atlantic?
    Saint Lawrence River
  20. Which one of these was a real and not mythical creature: Centaur; Mermaid; Leprechaun; or Dodo?
    Dodo
  21. In 2017 Swiss producer Barry Callebaut made what '4th' basic chocolate, named from the cocoa bean: Gold; Silver; Ruby; or Lapis Lazuli?
    Ruby
  22. At 2017 the most expensive domain name ever (reported) sold is: Fox.com; BBC.com; Insurance.com; or Whitehouse.com?
    Insurance.com 
  23. A tachyon is a particle of impossibly great: Size; Heat; Brightness or Velocity?
    Velocity
  24. Spell the unit of speech equating to a single sound: Sylabell; Cyllable; or Syllabul; or Syllable?
    Syllable
  25. From Latin, Sylvania means (What?) land: Silver; Rabbit; Pretend; or Forest?
    Forest
  26. 5.     What country's beer company trademark causes American Budweiser to be 'Bud' in most of Europe: Belgium; Germany; Czech Republic; or Russia?
    Czech Republic
  27. 6.     November is named from Latin 'novem' meaning which number?
    Nine 
  28. 7.     What soft fabric is named from French 'gloves of Sweden'?
    Suede 
  29. 8.     Greek derived 'tetra' denotes: Four; Milk; Head; or Giant?
    Four
  30. 9.     From Latin, a tyro is what sort of young person: Bossy, Inexperienced, Noisy, or Cyclist?
    Inexperienced 
  31. 10.  Kampuchea was previously: Cambodia; Ukriane; Iceland; or Starbucks?
    Cambodia
  32. 11.  What African nation is geographically closest to Italy?
    Tunisia
  33. 12.  The 'Limbal ring' thought subliminally attractive in human mating, is part of the: Eye; Mouth; Ear; or Naval?
    Eye 
  34. 13.  The world's highest value shopping day, significantly 11 Nov, created by Chinese corp Alibaba is themed (What?) Day: Children's, Lover's; Pet's; or Single's?
    Single's
  35. 14.  The main ingredient of vinegar besides water is what acid: Acetic; Citric; Hydrochloric; or Lactic?
    Acetic 
  36. 15.  Sammarinese is the demonym (name) for people of which tiny nation (known as the Most Serene Republic of..)?
    San Marino
  37. 16.  What African nation and old coin prefixes hen, pig, fowl and worm?
    Guinea
  38. 17.  What pomelo/orange hybrid which can seriously alter drug digestion/reaction originated in Barbados?
    Grapefruit
  39. 18.  What inexpensive highly useful long crystal silicate mineral mined for over 4,000 years is generally now outlawed due to fatal health risks?
    Asbestos
  40. 19.  Upon threatening republican declaration in 2017, Catalonia became subject to direct rule by which national government?
    Spain
  41. 20.  An octave higher than open string on a standard guitar is made at fret: 6; 8; 12; or 15?
    12  
  42. 21.  What dark yellow earthy-tasting rhizome ginger family spice is thought especially helpful for joint ailments?
    Turmeric 
  43. 22.  The Biblical allusion in psychotherapy exploring human frailty is commonly expressed as (What?) of (What?): Head; Hands; Feet; (of) Lead; Sand; or Clay?
    Feet of Clay
  44. 23.  Which African nation, famous for its extraordinary long-isolated wildlife, has the longest coastline?
    Madagasgar
  45. 24.  What word prefixes Flap, Flat, Guard, Lark and Stone?
    Mud
  46. 25.What replaced the Escudo, Koruna, Tolar, Kroon, and Lats?
    Euro