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1) How is the disease Varicella better known? (1 pt)  Russell:  2018-07-30

2) What is the name given to a set of wooden dolls of decreasing size placed one inside another? It is the Russia for 'little matron'. It is also the name of a video container format that uses the file extension .mkv, referring to the concept of nested dolls. (1 pt)  Ali:  2018-07-14

3) Who is the current Scots Makar, the Scottish poet laureate? (1 pt)  Martin:  2017-04-18

4) What is the name given to a far-northern location in classical European literature and cartography. Modern interpretations often identify it either as Norway, Orkney, Shetland, Iceland, Scandinavia, Iceland or Greenland. (1 pt)  Susi:  2017-12-04

5) In 2018, Canada became the second country to fully legalise cannabis. But in what year did they fully legalise oral sex? (1 pt)  Ewan:  2018-11-21

6) Identify these languages: a) (Ella) siempre cierra la ventana antes de cenar/comer. b) (Lei) chiude sempre la finestra prima di cenare. c) (Ea) semper antequam cenat fenestram claudit. d) (Ela) fecha sempre a janela antes de jantar. e) Ea īnchide īntotdeauna fereastra īnainte de a cina. (5 pts)  Susi:  2019-01-19

7) There are 5 German federal states beginning with the letter B. Name 3 of them. (5 pts)  Susi:  2019-01-19

8) What links the following: Tungsten, Tin, Antimony. [be specific for full marks!] (2 pts)  Adam:  2017-07-26

9) Ranked by adding superbowl and world series wins together, which city located near San Francisco is only beaten by New York (in virtue of the latter's 27 world series wins)? Name the football and baseball teams from that city. (3 pts)  Ali:  2019-01-28

10) 'Do They Know It's Christmas?' has been Christmas number one on 3 occasions, in 1984, 1989 and 2004. What was the (different) name of the group on each occasion? b) Shown is the line-up of most of the performers in the 1984 single - name the numbered artists (closest face to the number). If you name the group they are in instead of the person, you'll get half a point. (13 pts)  Phil:  2017-12-18






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