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Set by Phil  |  24 pts     (2018-08-31)

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1) The words resume, mate and expose all share what distinction? (1 pt)  Phil:  2018-08-31

2) In a famous example of directors tinkering with their films when 'remastering' them, what did Stephen Spielberg replace guns with in one of his classic films? Name the film for a bonus point. (2 pts)  Phil:  2018-08-31

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

4) A recent hit for Anne-Marie, '2002' has a chorus that uses lyrics from 6 popular songs from the late 1990s / early 2000s. Name the artists for the 6 songs featured in the lyrics: "Oops, I got 99 problems singing 'bye, bye, bye' / Hold up, if you wanna go and take a ride wit me / Better hit me, baby, one more time". You can listen to the chorus using this link, but probably best not to look at the rest of the page in case there are clues in comments / suggested videos etc: https://youtu.be/Il-an3K9pjg?t=51s (6 pts)  Phil:  2018-08-31

5) Which rhyming triplet (e.g. tart, cart, part) is a type of bacteria, a flowering plant and a state of emotional excess? (3 pts)  Phil:  2018-08-31

6) The default spacing of letters in a font can be visually improved by a process known as what? See the example picture here - due to the letters in the river's name, it can appear a bit like OK AVA NGO wthout this application. In a reverse example, it can can make the word 'burn' look like 'bum' in some fonts, which is obviously pretty hilarious. (1 pt)  Phil:  2018-08-31

7) A Theocracy is a form of government in which a deity is the source from which all authority derives. Only two modern countries are widely regarded as being one, what are they? One is Christian, one is Islamic. (2 pts)  Phil:  2018-08-31

8) What's going on with these flags, y'all? The general concept gets a point, an exact answer gets two. (2 pts)  Phil:  2018-08-31

9) Wharton's Jelly is a gelatinous substance found in two parts of the human body. One everyone has, one everyone has for a short time - name both. (2 pts)  Phil:  2018-08-31

10) If you are a very naughty boy / girl during a game of tennis, the umpire has 4 different punishments they can dish out (increasing in severity). What are they? (4 pts)  Phil:  2018-08-31

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