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  1. A perennial plant is a plant that lives more than how many years?
  2. The largest population of native Spanish speakers are in which country?
  3. The American action film star Steven Seagal has a 7th dan black belt in which martial art?
  4. If you multiply the number of feet in a fathom with a score, what number do you get?
  5. English-language editions of Scrabble contain how many blank tiles?

  6. Which organisation's motto is: 'Nation Shall Speak Peace Unto Nation'?
  7. Which islands are associated with the world's northernmost penguin species?
  8. Which Hollywood film has the line: "That is one big pile of shit!"?
  9. The Rapa Nui people live mostly on which Pacific Island?
  10. Minilla is whose adopted son?
  11. What is the national sport of Pakistan?
  12. Who recorded "I Think We're Alone Now" when it reached number 1 on the charts in 1987?
  13. Which tropical country is the smallest sovereign state in South America?
  14. Alpacas communicate through body language. What do they commonly do to show dominance when they are fearful or in distress?
  15. What does the word Quran mean in Arabic?
  16. On May 19, 1997, who did actor Matthew Broderick marry?
  17. Prince William married Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey in which year?
  18. Mohammad Reza Pahlavi was the last what?
  19. Tiger Woods has won 15 majors, second all time behind which player?
  20. Which 1994 film has the tagline: "What one doesn't have, the other is missing."?
  21. What is the name of the fast-food burger restaurant chain founded in Springfield in The Simpsons?
  22. What name is given to a negatively charged electrode?
  23. The Thomson Corporation combined with which news agency in 2008?
  24. Australian rugby union coach Eddie Jones's mother is what nationality?
  25. Can you name the smallest of all the hot deserts in North America?
  26. What name is shared by a fictional pirate, a village in Nova Scotia, Canada, and the joint winner of the 1995 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts on nuclear disarmament?
  27. What term is commonly attributed to Sir Walter Scott in his novel Ivanhoe to describe a "medieval mercenary warrior"?
  28. English playwright Andrea Dunbar wrote which 1982 autobiographical drama about two teenage girls living in a run-down part of Bradford?
  29. A luthier is a craftsperson who repairs or builds what?
  30. In medicine, the term 'vibrissae' refers to the thick hairs found where in humans?


  1. Two years
  2. Mexico
  3. Aikido
  4. 120 (6 feet x 20)
  5. 2 blank tiles
  6. BBC
  7. Galapagos Islands
  8. Jurassic Park
  9. Easter Island
  10. Godzilla's
  11. Field hockey
  12. Tiffany
  13. Suriname (Note: French Guiana is an overseas department of France and not a country)
  14. Spit
  15. Recitation
  16. Sarah Jessica Parker
  17. 2011
  18. The last Shah of Iran
  19. Jack Nicklaus (with 18)
  20. Dumb and Dumber
  21. Krusty Burger
  22. Cathode
  23. Reuters (to become Thomson Reuters)
  24. Japanese
  25. The Mojave desert
  26. Pugwash
  27. Freelancer
  28. Rita, Sue and Bob Too
  29. Stringed instruments
  30. Inside the nostrils