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What is the capital of Burundi? 
What was the name of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte's brother? 
Liam Howlett, Keith Flint and Maxim make up which dance group? 
Which conservative British Prime Minister served from 1922-1923 and married Anne Pitcairn Robley? 
Who said 'no man is an island'? 
Who was the first Pope? 
'W' is the chemical symbol for which element? 
What is the name given to an angle of more than 180 degrees? 
What is number 1 on the Moh's scale of hardness? 
Antonio, Bassanio, Leonardo, Lancelot and Gobbo all feature in which Shakespeare play? 
Which English King married Catherine of Braganza in May 1662? 
What is the last event in a decathlon? 
How many strings does a harp have? 
What is the name given to the white part of the eye? 
Who, in 1668, became Britain's first Poet Laureate? 
Ernest Poole was the first recipient of which prize? 
Who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 in the first ever World Series in 1903? 
Helium, Argon, Radon, Krypton, Xenon and Neon are all examples of what? 
What was the name of the headmaster of Salem House School in Charles Dickens' David Copperfield? 
'Singultus' is the medical name for what? 
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How many pints are there in a gallon? 
Jerimoth Hill is the highest peak in which US state? 
Which cheese is named after a village near Milan? 
Who founded the cosmetics company 'The Body Shop'? 
Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu was better known as who? 
'The Golden Bear' is the nickname given to which sportsman? 
What is the name given to a person who collects and studies butterflies? 
Which phrase, that translates as 'high dressmaking', is the name given to exclusive and often trend setting fashion? 
Thorshavn is the capital of where? 
In which year was Ludwig van Beethoven born? 
In radio, what does AM stand for? 
The Barber of Seville is an opera by whom? 
Which musical instruction translates from Italian as very loudly? 
What is the collective noun for owls? 
Who won the 1918 Nobel Prize for elemental quantum theory? 
Who was the first person to swim 100 metres in under a minute? 
French Somaliland was the former name of where? 
What is the name of the stretch of water which separates Australia and New Zealand? 
Which U.S. President, that served between 1849 and 1850 was known as 'Old Rough and Ready'? 
Ronnie James Dio, Graham Bonnet and Joe Lynn Turner were all vocalists for which band? 
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Who wears the green jersey in the Tour de France? 
The Gnu is another name for which antelope? 
Which cocktail consists of tequila, triple sec and lime/lemon juice? 
What is the capital of Cape Verde? 
The Hay Wain is a painting by which artist? 
Which architect designed the White House? 
In what year did William Herschel discover Uranus? 
'There was no possibility of taking a walk that day ' is the first line to which 1847 novel? 
Which drinks' name translates as 'water of life'? 
Which animal spreads Dutch Elm disease? 
Who led the Terra Nova Expedition (1910-1913)? 
The Dram is the currency of which country? 
'Are You Gonna Go My Way' was a 1993 song and album for whom? 
In Greek mythology, who was the god of the sea? 
Which Frenchman won the Formula 1 World Championship in 1985, 1986, 1989? 
What is the name of the river which starts in Zambia and flows through Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique? 
Who was the last British monarch to lead an army into battle (Dettingen 1743)? 
Which organ in the human body is responsible for detoxification, protein synthesis and producing biochemicals for digestion? 
Jonas Berggren, Ulf Ekberg, Malin Berggren and Jenny Berggren were the original members of which band? 
Which bridge connects the boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn? 
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What was the name of Rambo's nemesis, played by Brian Dennehy? 
Who captained Europe's Ryder Cup side in 1983, 1985, 1987 and 1989? 
Which waterfall, found in Venezuela, is the world's highest waterfall (1,054m)? 
What was the name of the treaty that ended the Second Anglo-Boer War? 
Which Japanese city hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics? 
Ini Kamoze had a hit in 1994 with which song? 
The Great Exhibition took place in which year? 
The Lempira is the currency of which country? 
What is the capital of Puerta Rico? 
Who led the Greek city-states at the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC) against the Persian Empire? 
In Roman Mythology, who was the king of the gods and the god of sky and thunder? 
What is the name of the index, which began in 1969, that monitors Hong Kong's largest companies? 
Which cloud's name translates as 'curl of hair'? 
Which Brazilian woman won Wimbledon in 1959,1960 and 1964? 
Which word describes a cluster of islands that are formed tectonically? 
Who led the slaves against the Roman Republic in the Third Servile War (73-71 BC)? 
What was the name of the character that Eddie Murphy played in Beverly Hills Cop? 
'Hg' is the chemical symbol for which element? 
What is the name of the largest natural lake in England? 
The song 'Angie' appears on which Rolling Stone's album (1973)? 
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What does 'H' stand for in the NATO phonetic alphabet? 
Chester Gould created which comic strip? 
How was the showman born William Frederick Cody (1846-1917) better known? 
What is the name of the prestigious avenue in Paris which houses theatres, cafes and cinemas? 
'Pump up the Jam' was a 1989 hit for who? 
What is the name of 'The Highlander' who was potrayed by Christopher Lambert? 
Munich is the capital of which German state? 
Which King of Britain, who reigned from 1830 -1837, was nicknamed the 'Sailor King'? 
What are the name of the arteries that carry blood from the heart to the lungs? 
What is the traditional birthstone for January? 
Which actress is the daughter of Tippi Hedren? 
Mount Mitchell is the highest point in which mountain range? 
Which animal follows snake in the Chinese zodiac? 
Who won the gold medal for the javelin at the 1992, 1996 and 2000 Olympics? 
Who played the TV detective Columbo? 
What was the name of Culture Beat's hit which was the biggest selling European single in 1993? 
Who killed the American outlaw Jesse James (1847-1882)? 
Which herb translates from latin as 'dew of the sea'? 
24 Sussex Drive is the official residence of the Prime Minister of where? 
What is the name of the annual nine-ball pool tournament contested between Europe and the USA? 

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