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What is the practice of growing one crop at a time?
Stephen Spielberg won his first Oscar for Best Director for which film?
At age 18, who became the youngest person to win a Formula One grand prix in 2016?
What was artist Vermeer’s first name?
Which musician is subject of the 2014 Broadway musical “Beautiful”?
Amen Corner makes up the 11th, 12th, and 13th holes at which golf course?
Which baseball catcher, known more for his work as an announcer and panelist on “The Today Show,” died in 2016?
The Julliard School, one of the foremost arts institutions in the world, is based in what city?
What is the term for a parasite of a parasite?
“Neither a borrower nor a lender be,” is from what Shakespeare play?
In July 2016, which soccer/football star was found guilty of tax fraud?
In 1966, which nation state formally ended its 427-year list of “banned books”?
Haumea, a dwarf planet located beyond Neptune’s orbit, is named after a Hawaiian goddess of what?
Released in 1954, what was the first single released by Elvis Presley?
Which prominent Democrat in the US Senate was mayor of San Francisco from 1978 to 1988?
What is the name of the man-eating plant in “Little Shop of Horrors”?
What was the name of the May 2017 cyberattack that affected 230,000 computers in 150 countries?
With a record 18 major championships, which American golfer has the nickname “The Golden Bear”?
Who did Mehmet Ali Agca famously try to kill in 1981?
Harold Holt, who disappeared while swimming in 1967, was the Prime Minister of which country?
A montera is a hat commonly worn by people participating in what activity?
What “P” is the hypothesis that life is spread by organisms that can survive in space, and are spread via space debris to planets?
The English name of the German news magazine ‘Der Spiegel’ translates as, ‘The what?’
Which Spanish author died within a month of William Shakespeare’s death in 1616?
Which country banned chewing gum in 1992?
In what year did Yuri Gagarin become the first man to travel into space?
In 2015, which music star launched a streaming service called Tidal?
Lasting from 1991 to 2013, “The Streak” refers to an unprecedented 21 wins by what wrestler?
What epic poem, written in the early 14th century, is divided into three parts, known as “Inferno,” “Purgatory” and “Paradise”?
For participants weighing in at less than 105 lbs., what is the lightest class of MMA fighters?
NATO is headquartered in what country?
Liam and Noel Gallagher are/were the members of which band?
Prior to its occupation by the British in 1704, Gibraltar was a territory of which country?
Esther Summerson, the only female Dickens character to be a narrator, features in which work?
The Nubian Pyramids / Pyramids of Meroe are located in what modern-day country?
In the King Arthur mythology, who presents him with his sword?
Who invented the forerunner to the calculator, known as the difference engine?
On what shuttle did Alan Shepard become the first American in space on May 5, 1961?
The three “grand tour” bike races in Europe take part in France, Spain, and which other country?
Which singer joined AC/DC on their 2016 world tour?
The Dalai Lama belongs to which Order of Tibetan monks, also known as Gelug?
In 1967, who became the first black justice on the US Supreme Court?
Which singer wrote “I Shot the Sheriff” in 1973?
The distance between two rails on a train’s track is known as the train’s what?
The flag of Albania features a two-headed what?
A UNESCO World Heritage site formed from a volcano eruption, what country is home to the Giant’s Causeway?
Who played Harley Quinn in the 2016 film “Suicide Squad”?
News network Al-Jazeera was founded in what country?
Which author, who died in 2001, was the author of the “Bourne” book trilogy?
In July 1985, Operation Satanic saw the French sinking what Greenpeace ship?

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