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1) During the years 1649-1660, Christmas was banned in both England and Scotland by two different groups (and for different reasons). Name the cause of this downturn in merriment in each country - both begin with P. (2 pts)  Phil:  2017-12-18

2) Name the only two people to have been awarded Nobel prizes in different fields. (2 pts)  Jack:  2017-02-10

3) Which two Fox sitcoms had a pair of crossover episodes in their most recent seasons, in which Jess meets Jake? (2 pts)  Ali:  2017-01-28

4) New York and Boston are both places in which English county? (1 pt)  Phil:  2018-08-31

5) Hákarl is the national dish of which country, and what is it? (2 pts)  Saskia:  2017-04-25

6) What academic area are the following cycles from? a) Milankovitch cycle b) Krebs cycle c) Kondratieff wave d) Carnot cycle (4 pts)  Russell:  2018-05-30

7) There have been 4 English male golfers who have been ranked #1 in the Official World Golf Ranking. Who are they? The relevant years are: 1990-1994, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2018 (4 pts)  Martin:  2018-10-02

8) Name the Roald Dahl Characters: a) A man with an unusual speech impediment meaning occassionally he says words backwards b) His parents were eaten by a rhinocerous c) He lived in the biggest, brownest, muddiest river in Africa. (3 pts)  Russell:  2017-06-05

9) Name the 5 capital cities ending with the word 'CITY'. For the sake of removing ambiguity, I'm not counting Djibouti as it seems to be inconsistently added. (5 pts)  Ali:  2017-11-27

10) Coats of Arms - name the territory each coat of arm is associated with. Bonus point for a connection between the 4 territories. (5 pts)  Giles:  2017-03-13

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