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  1. Columbus Day commemorating the discovery of America is celebrated in which month?

  2. In computing what does FTP stand for?

  3. Rock Hudson appeared with which singing star in the movies Send Me No Flowers and Pillow Talk?

  4. A Black or White what? refers to a company mounting respectively a hostile or a helpful takeover bid?

  5. Named after the Spanish city which first produced it, Cordovan is what kind of material?

  6. What is the term for a virtual barrier between two corporate departments, which often for legal reasons, must not share information? - Spanish fence; Chinese wall; Boston Barricade; or Bouquet of barbed wire.

  7. What is the title of the film in which Nicholas Cage and Holly Hunter play a childless couple who kidnap on of a set of quintuplets?

  8. What Latin warning phrase attempts to transfer risk to users or customers, meaning 'Buyer Beware'?

  9. In which year did US athlete Jesse Owens win four Olympic gold medals?

  10. Owain Gwynedd of Wales defeated which English King in battle?

  11. Televisions, hi-fi equipment and similar electronic domestic items are referred to as what colour goods?

  12. What was the Ed Sullivan Show originally called?

  13. A Colles fracture is in which part of the body?

  14. Who wrote the book The Woman in White?

  15. What word for a waterway refers to the distribution route by which a product or service reaches its customers?

  16. What was the name of the notoriously clumsy 17th century English (of Irish origin) hangman?

  17. In the stock market what is the animal term associated with buying newly issued shares hoping to sell quickly at a profit?

  18. In the stock market what is the animal term associated with believing share prices with fall?

  19. In the stock market what is the animal term associated with believing share prices will rise?

  20. In Italian cooking what are small dumplings made from potato, semolina, or flour?

  21. What does a carminative drug relieve?

  22. What dairy term is used to describe turnover or loss of customers, usually expressed as an annual percentage? - butter; churn; cream; or cheese.

  23. In Greek mythology what is the name of the youth loved and accidentally killed by Apollo, and from whose blood Apollo caused a flower to grow?

  24. What gruesome animal behaviour term, refers to the undesirable loss of product sales when customers switch to a similar product offered by the same supplier?

  25. What Greek word is commonly given to the public test launch of a software version or website?

  26. What was Jodie Foster's character in the 1991 film Silence of the Lambs?

  27. Who was the Roman god of thunder?

  28. What type of vegetable is a kohlrabi?

  29. A company or product which has high market share and continues to produce good returns requiring minimal investment is called a 'cash...' what? - well; cow; machine; or potato?

  30. What famous TV cook was called Phyllis Primrose-Pechey?

  31. What is the largest castle in Wales?

  32. In which country are the Ajanta Caves?

  33. What German publisher's name became famous for a series of worldwide travel guides?

  34. A logrunner is what type of creature?

  35. What is the name of the triangle which has two equal sides and two equal angles?

  36. What is a squirrel's nest called?

  37. In which year was the Festival of Britain?

  38. Who is the world's most stolen artist?

  39. In which month is the Vernal Equinox?

  40. Tolo TV is which country's leading independent TV company (as at 2010)?

  41. "Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night," is a Bette Davis line from which film?

  42. Who founded the Amazon website?

  43. A Black or White what?
  44. What is the term for a virtual barrier between two corporate departments, which often for legal reasons, must not share information?
  45. In the stock market what are the three animal terms associated with these trading types?
  46. What dairy term is used to describe turnover or loss of customers, usually expressed as an annual percentage?
  47. A company or product which has high market share and continues to produce good returns requiring minimal investment is called a 'cash...' what?
  48. Columbus Day commemorating the discovery of America is celebrated in which month?
  49. Rock Hudson appeared with which singing star in the movies Send Me No Flowers and Pillow Talk?
  50. Named after the Spanish city which first produced it, Cordovan is what kind of material?
  51. What is the title of the film in which Nicholas Cage and Holly Hunter play a childless couple who kidnap on of a set of quintuplets?
  52. What Latin warning phrase attempts to transfer risk to users or customers, meaning 'Buyer Beware'?
  53. Televisions, hi-fi equipment and similar electronic domestic items are referred to as what colour goods?
  54. What word for a waterway refers to the distribution route by which a product or service reaches its customers?
  55. What was the name of the notoriously clumsy 17th century English (of Irish origin hangman?
  56. In Italian cooking what are small dumplings made from potato, semolina, or flour?
  57. In Greek mythology what is the name of the youth loved and accidentally killed by Apollo, and from whose blood Apollo caused a flower to grow?
  58. What gruesome animal behaviour term, refers to the undesirable loss of product sales when customers switch to a similar product offered by the same supplier?
  59. What Greek word is commonly given to the public test launch of a software version or website?
  60. What German publisher's name became famous for a series of worldwide travel guides?
  61. Tolo TV is which country's leading independent TV company (as at 2010?
  62. "Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night," is a Bette Davis line from which film?

Questions & Answers

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  1. Columbus Day commemorating the discovery of America is celebrated in which month?

    October
  2. In computing what does FTP stand for?

    File Transfer Protocol
  3. Rock Hudson appeared with which singing star in the movies Send Me No Flowers and Pillow Talk?

    Doris Day
  4. A Black or White what? refers to a company mounting respectively a hostile or a helpful takeover bid?

    Knight
  5. Named after the Spanish city which first produced it, Cordovan is what kind of material?

    Leather
  6. What is the term for a virtual barrier between two corporate departments, which often for legal reasons, must not share information? - Spanish fence; Chinese wall; Boston Barricade; or Bouquet of barbed wire.

    Chinese wall
  7. What is the title of the film in which Nicholas Cage and Holly Hunter play a childless couple who kidnap on of a set of quintuplets?

    Raising Arizona
  8. What Latin warning phrase attempts to transfer risk to users or customers, meaning 'Buyer Beware'?

    Caveat Emptor
  9. In which year did US athlete Jesse Owens win four Olympic gold medals?

    1936
  10. Owain Gwynedd of Wales defeated which English King in battle?

    Henry the Second
  11. Televisions, hi-fi equipment and similar electronic domestic items are referred to as what colour goods?

    Brown
  12. What was the Ed Sullivan Show originally called?

    Toast of the Town
  13. A Colles fracture is in which part of the body?

    Wrist
  14. Who wrote the book The Woman in White?

    Wilkie Collins
  15. What word for a waterway refers to the distribution route by which a product or service reaches its customers?

    Channel
  16. What was the name of the notoriously clumsy 17th century English (of Irish origin) hangman?

    Jack Ketch
  17. In the stock market what is the animal term associated with buying newly issued shares hoping to sell quickly at a profit?

    Stag
  18. In the stock market what is the animal term associated with believing share prices with fall?

    Bear
  19. In the stock market what is the animal term associated with believing share prices will rise?

    Bull
  20. In Italian cooking what are small dumplings made from potato, semolina, or flour?

    Gnocci
  21. What does a carminative drug relieve?

    Flatulence
  22. What dairy term is used to describe turnover or loss of customers, usually expressed as an annual percentage? - butter; churn; cream; or cheese.

    Churn
  23. In Greek mythology what is the name of the youth loved and accidentally killed by Apollo, and from whose blood Apollo caused a flower to grow?

    Hyacinth
  24. What gruesome animal behaviour term, refers to the undesirable loss of product sales when customers switch to a similar product offered by the same supplier?

    Cannibalisation
  25. What Greek word is commonly given to the public test launch of a software version or website?

    Beta
  26. What was Jodie Foster's character in the 1991 film Silence of the Lambs?

    Clarice Starling
  27. Who was the Roman god of thunder?

    Jupiter
  28. What type of vegetable is a kohlrabi?

    Cabbage
  29. A company or product which has high market share and continues to produce good returns requiring minimal investment is called a 'cash...' what? - well; cow; machine; or potato?

    Cow
  30. What famous TV cook was called Phyllis Primrose-Pechey?

    Fanny Craddock
  31. What is the largest castle in Wales?

    Caerphilly
  32. In which country are the Ajanta Caves?

    India
  33. What German publisher's name became famous for a series of worldwide travel guides?

    Karl Baedeker
  34. A logrunner is what type of creature?

    Bird
  35. What is the name of the triangle which has two equal sides and two equal angles?

    Isosceles
  36. What is a squirrel's nest called?

    Drey
  37. In which year was the Festival of Britain?

    1951
  38. Who is the world's most stolen artist?

    Picasso
  39. In which month is the Vernal Equinox?

    March
  40. Tolo TV is which country's leading independent TV company (as at 2010)?

    Afghanistan
  41. "Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night," is a Bette Davis line from which film?

    All About Eve
  42. Who founded the Amazon website?

    Jeff Bezos
  43. A Black or White what?
    refers to a company mounting respectively a hostile or a helpful takeover bid?
  44. What is the term for a virtual barrier between two corporate departments, which often for legal reasons, must not share information?
    - Spanish fence; Chinese wall; Boston Barricade; or Bouquet of barbed wire.
  45. In the stock market what are the three animal terms associated with these trading types?
    - a buying newly issued shares hoping to sell quickly at a profit; b believing share prices will fall; c believing prices will rise.
  46. What dairy term is used to describe turnover or loss of customers, usually expressed as an annual percentage?
    - butter; churn; cream; or cheese.
  47. A company or product which has high market share and continues to produce good returns requiring minimal investment is called a 'cash...' what?
    - well; cow; machine; or potato?
  48. Columbus Day commemorating the discovery of America is celebrated in which month?
    October 
  49. Rock Hudson appeared with which singing star in the movies Send Me No Flowers and Pillow Talk?
    Doris Day
  50. Named after the Spanish city which first produced it, Cordovan is what kind of material?
    Leather 
  51. What is the title of the film in which Nicholas Cage and Holly Hunter play a childless couple who kidnap on of a set of quintuplets?
    Raising Arizona
  52. What Latin warning phrase attempts to transfer risk to users or customers, meaning 'Buyer Beware'?
    Caveat Emptor
  53. Televisions, hi-fi equipment and similar electronic domestic items are referred to as what colour goods?
    Brown 
  54. What word for a waterway refers to the distribution route by which a product or service reaches its customers?
    Channel
  55. What was the name of the notoriously clumsy 17th century English (of Irish origin hangman?
    Jack Ketch
  56. In Italian cooking what are small dumplings made from potato, semolina, or flour?
    Gnocchi
  57. In Greek mythology what is the name of the youth loved and accidentally killed by Apollo, and from whose blood Apollo caused a flower to grow?
    Hyacinth
  58. What gruesome animal behaviour term, refers to the undesirable loss of product sales when customers switch to a similar product offered by the same supplier?
    Cannibalisation 
  59. What Greek word is commonly given to the public test launch of a software version or website?
    Beta 
  60. What German publisher's name became famous for a series of worldwide travel guides?
    Karl Baedeker
  61. Tolo TV is which country's leading independent TV company (as at 2010?
    Afghanistan
  62. "Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy night," is a Bette Davis line from which film?
    All About Eve