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- Which country is the third most populated in the world?
- Which peninsula in Wales became Britain's first AONB in 1956?
- The Stuart Highway, often referred to simply as "The Track", is a major road in which country?
- What word can mean a bad actor or an amateur radio operator?
- Which modern day country was known at the beginning of British colonial rule as Ceylon?
- What is the American equivalent of the British post code?
- Who was the last Queen of France?
- What is the more common name for the highly contagious bacterial disease known as pertussis?
- What is former footballer Emile Heskey's middle name and also the title of a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott?
- Bungalow Bill achieved media fame in the late eighties by dating which actress?
- The Rossetta Stone bears three inscriptions, the top and middle texts are in Ancient Egyptian (using hieroglyphics) and Demotic script, in which language is the bottom text?
- The name of which fictional fantasist was created in a short story by James Thurber in 1939?
- Where did Rosa Klebb hide her poisoned weapons?
- Which range of chalk hills extend across the south-eastern coastal counties of England, from Hampshire in the west to Beachy Head, East Sussex, in the east?
- Complete the line from Shakespeare's Sonnet 18: " Shall I compare thee to a summer's day, rough winds do shake the ...."? (Hint: Four words are needed)
- The Duchess of Sussex and the character played by her in the American legal drama series Suits, both share which same first name?
- In the United States, a person must be over what age to be elligible to be President or Vice President?
- Which phrase meaning 'come what may' was used as the title of a book by yachtswoman Clare Francis in 1977?
- Which European city hosts the highest number of international organizations in the world?
- Which 1970s pop group took their name from the English agriculturalist who invented the seed drill?
- Can you name the largest lake in the world that is entirely within one country?
- The title of which K.J. Alford military march gets its name from a golfing term?
- In 2016, two peeks were removed and larger gaps were introduced to reduce the weight while retaining the same package size of what?
- The 'V' in the second world war V-2 rockets stood for the German word Vergeltungswaffe, what does this mean in English?
- The Gravelly Hill Interchange is better known throughout the UK by what nickname?
- Gower Peninsula (AONB: Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty)
- Sri Lanka
- ZIP code (which stands for Zone Improvement Plan)
- Marie Antoinette
- Whooping cough
- Joan Collins
- Greek (Ancient Greek)
- Walter Mitty
- In her shoes (a fictional character in the film From Russia With Love that has poison-tipped shoes)
- The South Downs
- "darling buds of May"
- Rachel (Rachel Meghan Markle and the character is Rachel Zane)
- 35 years of age
- Come hell or high water
- Geneva (Switzerland)
- Jethro Tull
- Lake Michigan
- Colonel Bogey
- Toblerone chocolate bars
- 'Retribution weapon' or 'retalitary weapon'
- Spaghetti Junction
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