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  1. 1. Which European capital city is home to the oldest electrified underground railway outside of the United Kingdom?
  2. 2. Maleficent is the main antagonist of which classic Walt Disney film?
  3. 3. The name of which large furniture company is derived from an acronym of the founder's name, the farm he grew up in, and his home parish?
  4. 4. St. Paul's Cathedral in the City of London is an example of which architectural style, popular between the 16th and 18th centuries?
  5. 5. Which Italian coffee-flavoured dessert literally translates into English as "pick me up"?
  6. 6. Lao Tzu is widely regarded as the main architect of which major Chinese religion/school of thought?
  7. 7. Which Italian city is home to the world's oldest university in continuous operation, founded in 1088?
  8. 8. Which English footballer is, to-date, the only man to have scored a hat-trick in a FIFA World Cup final?
  9. 9. Which pop singer collaborated with Queen on their 1981 hit single, Under Pressure?
  10. 10. Ingólfur Arnarson is thought to have been the first person to settle on which island in the north Atlantic?
  11. 11. Sun, Spectacled and Sloth are all lesser-known species of which group of large carnivores?
  12. 12. Which Italian inventor is generally considered the father of radio, and shared the 1909 Nobel Prize for his contributions to the development of wireless technology?
  13. 13. Which US State has, at different stages in history, been controlled by France, Spain, Mexico, the USA, and the Confederacy, as well as operating independently for nearly 10 years?
  14. 14. In 1994, Tom Hanks won his second consecutive Best Actor Oscar for Forrest Gump. For which film did he win his 1993 Academy Award?
  15. 15. Arthur Wellesley, former UK Prime Minister and military leader of the 18th and 19th centuries, is perhaps better known by which noble title?
  16. 16. Which Asian island nation is known as Nihon in its native language?
  17. 17. Quenya, Telerin and Sindarin are languages created entirely by which legendary fantasy author?
  18. 18. Which ancient city located on the Nile Delta in modern-day Egypt is the largest city on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea?
  19. 19. How many presidents of the USA have been assassinated whilst still in office?
  20. 20. Which country is home to the expansive Anna Creek Station, a cattle ranch slightly larger than the country of Israel?
  21. 1. Which European capital city is home to the oldest electrified underground railway outside of the United Kingdom?
  22. 2. Maleficent is the main antagonist of which classic Walt Disney film?
  23. 3. The name of which large furniture company is derived from an acronym of the founder's name, the farm he grew up in, and his home parish?
  24. 4. St. Paul's Cathedral in the City of London is an example of which architectural style, popular between the 16th and 18th centuries?
  25. 5. Which Italian coffee-flavoured dessert literally translates into English as "pick me up"?
  26. 6. Lao Tzu is widely regarded as the main architect of which major Chinese religion/school of thought?
  27. 7. Which Italian city is home to the world's oldest university in continuous operation, founded in 1088?
  28. 8. Which English footballer is, to-date, the only man to have scored a hat-trick in a FIFA World Cup final?
  29. 9. Which pop singer collaborated with Queen on their 1981 hit single, Under Pressure?
  30. 10. Ingólfur Arnarson is thought to have been the first person to settle on which island in the north Atlantic?
  31. 11. Sun, Spectacled and Sloth are all lesser-known species of which group of large carnivores?
  32. 12. Which Italian inventor is generally considered the father of radio, and shared the 1909 Nobel Prize for his contributions to the development of wireless technology?
  33. 13. Which US State has, at different stages in history, been controlled by France, Spain, Mexico, the USA, and the Confederacy, as well as operating independently for nearly 10 years?
  34. 14. In 1994, Tom Hanks won his second consecutive Best Actor Oscar for Forrest Gump. For which film did he win his 1993 Academy Award?
  35. 15. Arthur Wellesley, former UK Prime Minister and military leader of the 18th and 19th centuries, is perhaps better known by which noble title?
  36. 17. Quenya, Telerin and Sindarin are languages created entirely by which legendary fantasy author?
  37. 18. Which ancient city located on the Nile Delta in modern-day Egypt is the largest city on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea?
  38. 19. How many presidents of the USA have been assassinated whilst still in office?
  39. 20. Which country is home to the expansive Anna Creek Station, a cattle ranch slightly larger than the country of Israel?

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  1. 1. Which European capital city is home to the oldest electrified underground railway outside of the United Kingdom?
  2. 2. Maleficent is the main antagonist of which classic Walt Disney film?
  3. 3. The name of which large furniture company is derived from an acronym of the founder's name, the farm he grew up in, and his home parish?
  4. 4. St. Paul's Cathedral in the City of London is an example of which architectural style, popular between the 16th and 18th centuries?
  5. 5. Which Italian coffee-flavoured dessert literally translates into English as "pick me up"?
  6. 6. Lao Tzu is widely regarded as the main architect of which major Chinese religion/school of thought?
  7. 7. Which Italian city is home to the world's oldest university in continuous operation, founded in 1088?
  8. 8. Which English footballer is, to-date, the only man to have scored a hat-trick in a FIFA World Cup final?
  9. 9. Which pop singer collaborated with Queen on their 1981 hit single, Under Pressure?
  10. 10. Ingólfur Arnarson is thought to have been the first person to settle on which island in the north Atlantic?
  11. 11. Sun, Spectacled and Sloth are all lesser-known species of which group of large carnivores?
  12. 12. Which Italian inventor is generally considered the father of radio, and shared the 1909 Nobel Prize for his contributions to the development of wireless technology?
  13. 13. Which US State has, at different stages in history, been controlled by France, Spain, Mexico, the USA, and the Confederacy, as well as operating independently for nearly 10 years?
  14. 14. In 1994, Tom Hanks won his second consecutive Best Actor Oscar for Forrest Gump. For which film did he win his 1993 Academy Award?
  15. 15. Arthur Wellesley, former UK Prime Minister and military leader of the 18th and 19th centuries, is perhaps better known by which noble title?
  16. 16. Which Asian island nation is known as Nihon in its native language?
  17. 17. Quenya, Telerin and Sindarin are languages created entirely by which legendary fantasy author?
  18. 18. Which ancient city located on the Nile Delta in modern-day Egypt is the largest city on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea?
  19. 19. How many presidents of the USA have been assassinated whilst still in office?
  20. 20. Which country is home to the expansive Anna Creek Station, a cattle ranch slightly larger than the country of Israel?
  21. 1. Which European capital city is home to the oldest electrified underground railway outside of the United Kingdom?
    Budapest
  22. 2. Maleficent is the main antagonist of which classic Walt Disney film?
    Snow White
  23. 3. The name of which large furniture company is derived from an acronym of the founder's name, the farm he grew up in, and his home parish?
    IKEA
  24. 4. St. Paul's Cathedral in the City of London is an example of which architectural style, popular between the 16th and 18th centuries?
    Baroque
  25. 5. Which Italian coffee-flavoured dessert literally translates into English as "pick me up"?
    Tiramisu
  26. 6. Lao Tzu is widely regarded as the main architect of which major Chinese religion/school of thought?
    Taoism/Daoism
  27. 7. Which Italian city is home to the world's oldest university in continuous operation, founded in 1088?
    Bologna
  28. 8. Which English footballer is, to-date, the only man to have scored a hat-trick in a FIFA World Cup final?
    Geoff Hurst
  29. 9. Which pop singer collaborated with Queen on their 1981 hit single, Under Pressure?
    David Bowie
  30. 10. Ingólfur Arnarson is thought to have been the first person to settle on which island in the north Atlantic?
    Iceland
  31. 11. Sun, Spectacled and Sloth are all lesser-known species of which group of large carnivores?
    Bears
  32. 12. Which Italian inventor is generally considered the father of radio, and shared the 1909 Nobel Prize for his contributions to the development of wireless technology?
    Guglielmo Marconi
  33. 13. Which US State has, at different stages in history, been controlled by France, Spain, Mexico, the USA, and the Confederacy, as well as operating independently for nearly 10 years?
    Texas
  34. 14. In 1994, Tom Hanks won his second consecutive Best Actor Oscar for Forrest Gump. For which film did he win his 1993 Academy Award?
    Philadelphia
  35. 15. Arthur Wellesley, former UK Prime Minister and military leader of the 18th and 19th centuries, is perhaps better known by which noble title?
    The
  36. 17. Quenya, Telerin and Sindarin are languages created entirely by which legendary fantasy author?
    J.R.R. Tolkien
  37. 18. Which ancient city located on the Nile Delta in modern-day Egypt is the largest city on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea?
    Alexandria
  38. 19. How many presidents of the USA have been assassinated whilst still in office?
    4
  39. 20. Which country is home to the expansive Anna Creek Station, a cattle ranch slightly larger than the country of Israel?
    Australia