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Set by Martin  |  30 pts     (2018-12-14)

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1) The name of which medical profession literally translates as "correct/straight child"? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

2) Which Swiss chocolate bar brand, currently owned by US confectionery company Mondelez International, Inc, is produced in the capital city of Switzerland, Bern, and has the bear symbol of the city set against a mountain peak in its logo? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

3) Which British documentary filmmaker and broadcaster's first TV series contained (among others) episode titles such as "Born Again Christians", "Survivalists", "Swingers", "Black Nationalism", "Body Building" and "Gangsta Rap"? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

4) In 2018 Ada Hegerberg was the first ever recipient of the Ballon d'Or Féminin, an award which honours the best female association football player. This achievement was somewhat sullied when host DJ Martin Solveig asked her if she could do what to celebrate? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

5) What one word answer is the following sentence hinting at? "With a strange charm the Grand Nagus looked him up and down, from top to bottom." (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

6) Stocking, reverse stocking, garter, seed, faggoting, and tricot are all types of what? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

7) Since September 2018 who is the Interim Leader of the Scottish Conservative Party while its leader Ruth Davidson is on maternity leave? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

8) Lloyd Mullaney is a fictional character from the British ITV soap opera, Coronation Street, played by which actor? His other roles have included inmate Eugene Buffy in the ITV drama The Governor, and leading roles in the British films Fated and Clubbing to Death. He is also known for narrating the comedy endurance show Takeshi's Castle. (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

9) Guess the number game! Which single number is the minimum age requirement for a President of the United States of America, it is also the sum of the first five triangular numbers, the atomic number of bromine, and the film gauge most commonly used for motion pictures and chemical still photography? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

10) Hes Failed Nob Rat Nobody, "Noodle Nob Blend", and "Ta Stockholder Nob" are all anagrams of the names of albums by which musician? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

11) St Margaret's Chapel is the oldest surviving building in Edinburgh, constructed in the 12th century. Which other Edinburgh site is it situated within? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

12) Which team managed to beat the All Blacks in this year's rugby Autumn Internationals, only the second time they have managed to do so? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

13) The Fleshlumpeater, The Bloodbottler, The Manhugger, The Meatdripper, The Childchewer, The Butcher Boy, The Maidmasher, The Bonecruncher, and The Gizzardgulper are the "Nine Man-Eating Giants" in which famous children's book written in 1982? Title of the book and the author for the point. (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

14) What is the name of the only London Underground station with none of the letters of the word "UNDERGROUND" in its name? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

15) Scrag end (of neck), Chump, Gigot and Breast are all cuts of which type of meat? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

16) The Japanese company Nintendo Co. Ltd is one of the world's largest consumer electronics and video game companies, but what did Nintendo start out manufacturing before moving into video games? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

17) What is the name of NASA's recent mission to land on Mars? The mission is a robotic lander designed to study the deep interior of the planet which successfully landed at Elysium Planitia on Mars on 26 November 2018. (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

18) The Gettysburg Address is a speech that U.S. President Abraham Lincoln delivered during the American Civil War at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863. It begins with the now iconic phrase "Four score and seven years ago"?, to what specific historical incident is that date subtraction referring? (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

19) What is the name of the Scottish comedian, television presenter, and writer who has been a panellist on a number of BBC Radio 4 shows including The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue? She also had a series of stand-up shows on BBC Radio 4 named as an eponymous pun on the phrase "Keep calm and carry on". (1 pt)  Martin:  2018-12-14

20) Name the 4 Michelin-starred restaurants in Edinburgh? (4 pts)  Martin:  2018-12-14

21) A tetrimino (or tetromino) is a geometric shape composed of four squares, connected orthogonally. Please either draw or describe the 7 standard tetrimino shapes used in the classic video game Tetris. (7 pts)  Martin:  2018-12-14

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