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Which English county apparently changed it's name from 'Scrobbesbyrigscir' because Norman invaders could not pronounce it?
How many times does the letter 'p' occur in the first line of the tongue-twister about Peter Piper?
Which best-selling book was first published in 1936 by Phyllis Pearson after she had walked an estimated 3,000 miles?
Which Thames Bridge is the first that the University Boat Race passes under?
Which country's name means 'The Saviour'?
In the northern hemisphere, does water drain down a plughole clockwise or anti-clockwise?
In which film did the song 'Moon River' originally appear?
What was invented by Kenneth Wood in 1947?
How many of Snow White's seven dwarfs had beards?
Who wrote Tosca?
What is the name of the Manchester Orbital Motorway?
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What type of fruit is a cantaloupe?
How is the Jewish day of Atonement better known?
A mother and father have five sons. Each son has one sister. How many people are there in this family?
In which sport do comepting teams try to travel backwards and in opposite directions?
What is known in France as 'mercredi des Cendres'?
Who sang the opening line of the original Band Aid single 'Do They Know It's Christmas'?
Which amendment to the American constitution protects witnesses from self-incrimination?
Which 1949 novel was originally titled in The Last Man in Europe?
Where is the official residence of the First Lord of the Treasury?
What morbid coincidence links Mama Cass and Keith Moon?
Which two elements are liquid at room temperature?

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