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  1. Diastema is the medical term for the gap between what in the human body?
  2. A sophomore is a student in which year of a US college?
  3. Devised 1853, revised 1879, and still used widely, a Campbell-Stokes Recorder measures what: Sunshine hours; Air temperature; Wind speed; or Customer complaints?
  4. What placename derives from the twelfth and last of the Eleanor Crosses, erected 1291-1294 by Edward I in memory of his wife Eleanor of Castille?
  5. Jibbons and scallions are alternative words for which vegetables?
  6. Who became Baron of Kington-upon-Hull when joining the House of Lords in July 2010?
  7. In which countries was political revolutionary Che Guevara born in 1928, and killed in 1967?
  8. Which instrument was American bandleader Glenn Miller famous for playing: Trumpet; Clarinet; Trombone; or Drums?
  9. Name Charles Dickens' first novel, featuring the characters Nathaniel Winkle, Augustus Snodgrass and 'the fat boy' Joe?
  10. As part of ongoing national renaming since India's 1947 independence, what were the previous city names of: Mumbai; Chennai; Bangaluru; and Kolkata?
  11. Sir Edmund Barton became the first prime minister of which country in 1901?
  12. Photophobia is extreme sensitivity to, or fear of, what: Paparazzi; Light; Memory loss; or Office equipment?
  13. Milou is the French name of which cartoon character's dog?
  14. Which major UK racecourse is at Prestbury Park?
  15. Ibiza is in which Mediterranean island group?
  16. The spectacular historic Abbotsford House in Melrose, Scotland, was the home of which writer: Geoffrey Chaucer; Samuel Pepys; Sir Walter Scott; or William Shakespeare?
  17. In medicine, carditis is the inflammation of which organ of the human body?
  18. In the US and British military, what does DSC stand for?
  19. Loosely translated to mean 'hollow bone' what is the Italian food made from veal shank: Focaccia; Ossobucco; Gnocchi; or Tiramisu?
  20. In early UK beer production what is a kiln for drying hops popularly called?
  21. What is the capital of Haiti?
  22. What is the surname of Truman, played by Jim Carrey, in the 1998 film The Truman Show?
  23. The lakes Van, Tuz, Uluabat, and Beysehir are among the largest in which country?
  24. Which phobia is colloquially associated with the disease rabies?
  25. Which region and river in the north of South America, now part of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, gave its name to a sweetener produced from local crops?
  26. In the Bible, who was the sister of Mary and Lazarus: Ruth; Esther; Martha; or Delilah?
  27. Inferno, Paradiso and Purgatorio are sections of which epic poem by Italian Dante Alighieri?
  28. The Royal Yacht Squadron Cup was the original name of which trophy?
  29. What naturally occurring common substance containing lactose may scientifically be described as an emulsion of butterfat globules within a water-based fluid?
  30. The 'Conscious Competence' learning model is commonly represented by what four-stage process (upwards, from low to high) based on this word pair combination and its opposites?

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  1. Diastema is the medical term for the gap between what in the human body?
    Two teeth
  2. A sophomore is a student in which year of a US college?
    Second
  3. Devised 1853, revised 1879, and still used widely, a Campbell-Stokes Recorder measures what: Sunshine hours; Air temperature; Wind speed; or Customer complaints?
    Sunshine hours 
  4. What placename derives from the twelfth and last of the Eleanor Crosses, erected 1291-1294 by Edward I in memory of his wife Eleanor of Castille?
    Charing Cross 
  5. Jibbons and scallions are alternative words for which vegetables?
    Spring onions 
  6. Who became Baron of Kington-upon-Hull when joining the House of Lords in July 2010?
    John Prescott
  7. In which countries was political revolutionary Che Guevara born in 1928, and killed in 1967?
    Argentina 
  8. Which instrument was American bandleader Glenn Miller famous for playing: Trumpet; Clarinet; Trombone; or Drums?
    Trombone
  9. Name Charles Dickens' first novel, featuring the characters Nathaniel Winkle, Augustus Snodgrass and 'the fat boy' Joe?
    Pickwick Papers 
  10. As part of ongoing national renaming since India's 1947 independence, what were the previous city names of: Mumbai; Chennai; Bangaluru; and Kolkata?
    Bombay 
  11. Sir Edmund Barton became the first prime minister of which country in 1901?
    Australia
  12. Photophobia is extreme sensitivity to, or fear of, what: Paparazzi; Light; Memory loss; or Office equipment?
    Light 
  13. Milou is the French name of which cartoon character's dog?
    Tintin 
  14. Which major UK racecourse is at Prestbury Park?
    Cheltenham
  15. Ibiza is in which Mediterranean island group?
    Balearic Islands
  16. The spectacular historic Abbotsford House in Melrose, Scotland, was the home of which writer: Geoffrey Chaucer; Samuel Pepys; Sir Walter Scott; or William Shakespeare?
    Sir Walter Scott
  17. In medicine, carditis is the inflammation of which organ of the human body?
    Heart
  18. In the US and British military, what does DSC stand for?
    Distinguished Service Cross
  19. Loosely translated to mean 'hollow bone' what is the Italian food made from veal shank: Focaccia; Ossobucco; Gnocchi; or Tiramisu?
    Ossobucco
  20. In early UK beer production what is a kiln for drying hops popularly called?
    Oast 
  21. What is the capital of Haiti?
    Port-au-Prince
  22. What is the surname of Truman, played by Jim Carrey, in the 1998 film The Truman Show?
    Burbank
  23. The lakes Van, Tuz, Uluabat, and Beysehir are among the largest in which country?
    Turkey
  24. Which phobia is colloquially associated with the disease rabies?
    Hydrophobia 
  25. Which region and river in the north of South America, now part of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, gave its name to a sweetener produced from local crops?
    Demerara 
  26. In the Bible, who was the sister of Mary and Lazarus: Ruth; Esther; Martha; or Delilah?
    Martha
  27. Inferno, Paradiso and Purgatorio are sections of which epic poem by Italian Dante Alighieri?
    The Divine Comedy 
  28. The Royal Yacht Squadron Cup was the original name of which trophy?
    America's Cup
  29. What naturally occurring common substance containing lactose may scientifically be described as an emulsion of butterfat globules within a water-based fluid?
    Milk
  30. The 'Conscious Competence' learning model is commonly represented by what four-stage process (upwards, from low to high) based on this word pair combination and its opposites?
    Unconscious Incompetence, Conscious Incompetence, Conscious Competence, Unconscious Competence