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  1.      Nigeria borders to its south mostly: Sea; Desert; Uganda; or Madagascar?
  2.      Cybernetics refers to: Space travel; Robots; Monsters; or Control processes and communications in electronic, mechanical and biological systems?
  3.      The German placenames Bad and Baden refer to what?
  4.      Latin 'acetum' means what common fundamental liquid?
  5.      The acceleration of free fall, 8m/s/s, has what scientific symbol, referring to the force responsible?
  6.      Italian for 'as the chapel' translates to refer to what singing style?
  7.      Which nation's economy was forecast to overtake UK and France to become globally fifth largest in 2018 (behind US, China; Japan, Germany): India; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; or Mexico?
  8.      It was announced in 2017 that UK passports would revert to being what after Brexit?
  9.      In 2017 ex-soccer player George Weah became president of: FIFA; NATO; Liberia; or Siberia?
  10.   Formerly Burma, what nation's policies and army caused the Rohingya people's refugee crisis in 2017?
  11.   The notion that the simplest theory is most reliable among more complex options is called Ockham's: Knife; Razor; Hammer; or Mangle?
  12.   'Old Long Since' is the literal title meaning of what famous Scottish poem and song?
  13.   Obsidian is a natural glass from: Volcanoes; Oceans; Meteors; or Coal?
  14.   Occipital, sphenoid, ethmoid, parietal and temporal are among 14 bones of a human: Foot; Hand; Skull; or Ear?
  15.   Speed or fast versions of which game are called Rapid, Blitz, Bullet and Armageddon?
  16.   What Scandinavian-style buffet is named from Swedish 'sandwich table'?
  17.   What UK measure in World War Two improved health and life expectancy: Conscription; Food rationing; Blackout curtains; or Evacuation?
  18.   In Judaism, bar mitzvah refers to a boy of (and ceremonially becoming): 7; 10; 13; or 16?
  19.   Emmerson Mnangagwa replaced which leader of 37 years in 2017?
  20.   Yeast is a: Mineral; Fruit; Fungus; or Animal?
  21. 2  Tofu is made from: Rice flour; Soybean milk; Fish eggs; or Bananas?
  22. 2  Homo sapiens bones found in Morocco in 2017 altered understanding of the emergence of modern humans to how many years ago: 10,000; 50,000; 75,000; or 350;000?
  23. 2  A pescatarian is a: Gladiator armed with a heavy net; Someone in their 90s; A fish-eater who does not eat meat; or a Library worker responsible for the children's section?
  24. 2  Ernest Hemingway originated the Absinthe/Champagne cocktail “(What?) in the Afternoon”: Love; Sleep; Death; or Drunk?
  25. 2  Carles Puigdemont fled to Brussels after failing to achieve independence for where?
  26. 2  What are the three missing nations from this list of 2017 USAN membership (Union of South American Nations): Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela, Chile, Guyana, Suriname?

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  1.      Nigeria borders to its south mostly: Sea; Desert; Uganda; or Madagascar?
    Sea   
  2.      Cybernetics refers to: Space travel; Robots; Monsters; or Control processes and communications in electronic, mechanical and biological systems?
    Control processes and
  3.      The German placenames Bad and Baden refer to what?
    Bath
  4.      Latin 'acetum' means what common fundamental liquid?
    Vinegar
  5.      The acceleration of free fall, 8m/s/s, has what scientific symbol, referring to the force responsible?
  6.      Italian for 'as the chapel' translates to refer to what singing style?
    A cappella
  7.      Which nation's economy was forecast to overtake UK and France to become globally fifth largest in 2018 (behind US, China; Japan, Germany): India; Saudi Arabia; Turkey; or Mexico?
    India
  8.      It was announced in 2017 that UK passports would revert to being what after Brexit?
    Blue
  9.      In 2017 ex-soccer player George Weah became president of: FIFA; NATO; Liberia; or Siberia?
    Liberia
  10.   Formerly Burma, what nation's policies and army caused the Rohingya people's refugee crisis in 2017?
    Myanmar  
  11.   The notion that the simplest theory is most reliable among more complex options is called Ockham's: Knife; Razor; Hammer; or Mangle?
    Razor
  12.   'Old Long Since' is the literal title meaning of what famous Scottish poem and song?
    Auld Lang Syne
  13.   Obsidian is a natural glass from: Volcanoes; Oceans; Meteors; or Coal?
    Volcanoes
  14.   Occipital, sphenoid, ethmoid, parietal and temporal are among 14 bones of a human: Foot; Hand; Skull; or Ear?
    Skull
  15.   Speed or fast versions of which game are called Rapid, Blitz, Bullet and Armageddon?
    Chess
  16.   What Scandinavian-style buffet is named from Swedish 'sandwich table'?
    Smorgasbord
  17.   What UK measure in World War Two improved health and life expectancy: Conscription; Food rationing; Blackout curtains; or Evacuation?
    Food
  18.   In Judaism, bar mitzvah refers to a boy of (and ceremonially becoming): 7; 10; 13; or 16?
    13 
  19.   Emmerson Mnangagwa replaced which leader of 37 years in 2017?
    Robert Mugabe
  20.   Yeast is a: Mineral; Fruit; Fungus; or Animal?
    Fungus
  21. 2  Tofu is made from: Rice flour; Soybean milk; Fish eggs; or Bananas?
    Soybean milk
  22. 2  Homo sapiens bones found in Morocco in 2017 altered understanding of the emergence of modern humans to how many years ago: 10,000; 50,000; 75,000; or 350;000?
    350,000
  23. 2  A pescatarian is a: Gladiator armed with a heavy net; Someone in their 90s; A fish-eater who does not eat meat; or a Library worker responsible for the children's section?
    A fish-eater who does not eat meat
  24. 2  Ernest Hemingway originated the Absinthe/Champagne cocktail “(What?) in the Afternoon”: Love; Sleep; Death; or Drunk?
    Death
  25. 2  Carles Puigdemont fled to Brussels after failing to achieve independence for where?
    Catalonia
  26. 2  What are the three missing nations from this list of 2017 USAN membership (Union of South American Nations): Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela, Chile, Guyana, Suriname?
    Peru, Brazil,