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- It's a system that, to some, harmonizes the surrounding environment, but what is the literal translation of the Chinese phrase Feng shui?
- Which group of islands consists of the main islands Saint Croix, Saint John, and Saint Thomas?
- Which very hard, tough, and stable mineral, is a nine on Mohs scale of hardness?
- If 'nano' is a unit prefix meaning 'one billionth', what unit prefix in the metric system denotes one trillionth?
- In September 2016, Cardiff city centre 'gave way to magic and invention' to celebrate the centenary of the birth of which famous person?
- Which German philosopher, a central figure in modern philosophy, wrote The Critique of Pure Reason?
- Which island, off the south coast of Alaska, is the second largest island in the United States?
- 'A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte' is a famous 1884 painting by which artist? And the painting is a leading example of which technique?
- In February 2015, 400 people turned up to demonstrate when President Lisa Wehden invited Marine Le Pen to speak in which city?
- Which country joined the EU in 2013 and was first new EU member state since Bulgaria and Romania joined in 2007?
- What is the third largest cat species after the tiger and the lion? (Extra clue: it is known as the painted onca in South America)
- Superintendent Mr. Gradgrind opens which Dickens' novel with the line, "Now, what I want is, Facts"?
- Can you name the third man to walk on the moon?
- What name is given to the elevated region of mountains and palteaus in the middle of southern France, that covers 15 percent of the country?
- Parts of the space research satellite Skylab fell to earth in 1979 close to which world city?
- Which word, often associated with sport, is an ancient Roman or Greek measurement of about 185 metres?
- The middle name of American track legend Jesse Owen, is also the name of an American city - what is it?
- Which British pop group is best known for scoring zero points at the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest in Latvia?
- Which European capital city has a name that means 'bay of smokes' in English?
- Which Oxford college was founded by Elizabeth I in 1571 for the education of clergy; it was the only Oxford college to date from Elizabeth's reign?
- What word is used for a hole emmitting gasses or steam in a volcano, and is derived for the Latin for smoke?
- What is the common name of the bird buteo buteo, whose population decreased greatly in the 1950s when rabbits were decimated by myxomatosis?
- United States Virgin Islands
- Roald Dahl
- Immanuel Kant
- Kodiak Island (the island of Hawaii is the first)
- Georges Seurat. Pointillism.
- Oxford (Lisa Wehden was then President of the Oxford Union debating society)
- Croatia (as of January 2018, there are 28 member countries with Croatia being the last of these to join)
- Hard Times
- Pete Conrad
- The Massif Central
- Perth (Australia)
- Jesus College
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