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What term from the Latin for tail, denotes the tail fin, used for propulsion in fish, dolphins and whales
Inheritance of acquired characteristics is a hypothesis commonly named (inaccurately) after what French biologist
What is the name of the bony external plate or scale overlaid with horn as on a turtle's shell, a crocodile's skin, or a bird's foot
Name the nearly flat part of a turtle's shell structure on the ventral or 'belly' side
What device measures wind speed and direction
Also known as Nagorno-Karabakh, what state in the South Caucasus is within Azerbaijan but is mostly populated by Armenians
What YA series by Scott Westerfield is set in an alternative WWI, with the warring factions known as Clankers and Darwinists
For her 1921 novel 'The Age of Innocence' she became the first woman to with the Pulitzer prize in literature
Who wrote the 1827 Italian historical novel 'I promessi sposi [the betrothed]' one of the most widely read books in the Italian language
Private investigator Kinsey Millhone is the main character in the 'alphabet' series of detective novels written by who
In August 1945, which country became the last to join the Allies in WWII
This Italian PM, one of the longest-serving post-war PMs in Italy, was killed by the Red Brigades in 1978
This former samurai chaired the bureau who drafted the Meiji constitution and became Japan's first PM
Who sang the 1979 chart-topper “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”
Overdosing on heroin, this Motley Crue bassist is declared dead but is revived by paramedics two minutes later
What was Yusuf Islam’s stage name when he recorded “Tea for the Tillerman” (1970) and “Teaser and the Firecat” (1971)
In honour of its hometown hero, Lubbock, Texas changed the name of 'Avenue H' to what?
What was the Beach Boys' first #1 song in the US
He is the longest-serving manager in MLB history and holds the record for most wins, losses, and games managed
She was the first woman to qualify and compete in both the Indy 500 and the Daytona 500
What Moroccan delicacy is salted, fermented and aged butter
Cognac, orange liqueur and lemon juice make what cocktail
What light sponge cake is covered in jam, then marzipan, and when cut in cross-section reveal a distinct 2x2 checkered pattern
What are small dishes served as appetizers in parts of the Middle East, North Africa, Greece, and the Balkans
This was originally created and developed in 1893 and sold as 'Brad's Drink'. By what name do we know this beverage now?
What is the Mexican and Central American variation of corn on the cob that includes spices, mayonnaise and cotija cheese
What type of lime is most widely commercially available and accounts for the largest share of fruits sold as limes.
This Russian animator created Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars and directed the Hotel Transylvania trilogy
What landscape photographer known for his black-and-white images of the American West helped found Group f/64
Also known as an abaciscus or abaculus, what word describes a single tile used in a mosaic

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