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Sport
In snooker, how many balls are on the table at the start of the game (including white)? 
Taekwondo originated in which country? 
In cricket, what nickname is given to a score of 111 by a batsman? 
In rugby union, the number 9 shirt is traditionally given to which position? 
In football, what links teams Benfica and Sunderland? 
Geography
Guadalajara, Ju├írez and Tijuana are cities in which country? 
Which city is served by airports with codes ORD and MDW? 
What do the flags of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tuvalu have in common? 
The Tawe flows through which British city? 
What is the most populous country in Africa? 
Literature
The Tell-Tale Heart and The Black Cat were works by which American author? 
The character Miss Marple was created by which writer? 
Edward Lear popularised which style of poem? 
In which of Shakespeare's plays does the line 'A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse' appear? 
What was Lewis Carroll's real name? 
Science
Which light metal takes its name from the Greek for stone? 
Which scientist was given a house with free Carlsberg on tap for winning the 1922 Nobel Prize? 
What is the only material that can cut diamond? 
What is the common name for the medical condition epistaxis? 
A third copy of chromosome 21 results in which disorder? 
Food & Drink
In Germany it is called 'blutwurst', in France 'boudin noir'. What is it most commonly called in England? 
An oenophile is a connoisseur of what? 
What is the more common name for young pilchards? 
Which cocktail is listed by the IBA as 3 parts vodka, 1 part Galliano and 6 parts orange juice? 
Which Italian foodstuff literally means 'recooked'? 
History
Who supposedly rode through Coventry naked on the back of a horse? 
Florence Nightingale was born in which city? 
Thomas Blood almost succeeded in stealing what in 1671? 
Who succeeded Nelson Mandela as President of South Africa in 1999? 
What organisation was founded by William Booth in London in 1865? 

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