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1) Which country in 'Central America' is the largest in Area?
Nicaragua
2) What does a 'Heliculturist' grow?
Snails
3) What is the Periodic Symbol for 'Sodium'?
Na
4) Who composed the symphonic suite 'Scheherazade'?
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
5) Who wrote 'Pride and Prejudice'?
Jane Austen
6) The capital city of Malaysia is?
Kuala Lumpur
7) What is the Southern Hemisphere equivalent of the 'Tropic of Cancer'?
Tropic of Capricorn
8) What are the only creatures to have three (3) 'Hearts'?
Cephalopods (Octopus / Squid)
9) An Old Folktale made into a play by George Bernard Shaw is "Androcles and the ...........?"
Lion
10) What was the name of the United States submarine that made the first submerged transit of the North Pole in 1958?
USS Nautilus
11) What is the nearest country to the island nation of Malta?
Italy
12) What are the Large and Small 'Magellanic Clouds'?
Galaxies
13) What is the FIFTH largest country in the World?
Brazil
14) Mt. Sidley is the highest dormant volcano on which continent?
Antarctica
15) Which two (2) countries have the map of their country on their Flags?
Cyprus
 
Kosovo
16) Which male tennis player was both the youngest ever World No. 1 (20 years 268 days) ....... and the youngest Year-end World No. 1?
Lleyton Hewitt
17) Which country brews the most Beer?
China
18) An 'Ozone' molecule consists of 3 atoms of which element?
Oxygen
19) The 'Red Giant' star 'Betelgeuse' is in which Constellation?
Orion
20) What does the 'V' in DVD stand for?
Versatile / Video
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level 71
Jan 18, 2018
1. Oxygen isn't working 2. Kosovo's flag has a map of the country on it
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level 66
Jan 18, 2018
Thanks roleybob....... now fixed.
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level 31
Jan 18, 2018
That's not fair, I knew Rimsky Korsakov wrote Scheherezade but it wouldn't accept because I didn't know his first name.
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level 66
Jan 18, 2018
I just typed in Rimsky Korsakov and it accepted it?........ maybe you just mistyped?.......
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level 67
Jan 18, 2018
Digital VIDEO Disc?
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level 66
Jan 18, 2018
Was originally Video and then became Versatile, but either will be correct.
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level 14
Jan 30, 2018
When did Brazil become a Central American country? I've only heard of it describes as South American.
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level 66
Jan 30, 2018
Are you sure you read the question correctly? Brazil is the largest country in South America, I think we are all agreed on that point.
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level 75
Jan 31, 2018
Austen and Rimsky-Korsakov work without the first name, but Hewitt doesn't :-(
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level 66
Jan 31, 2018
Good point, I've fixed that now.
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level 71
May 30, 2018
Does anyone know any good Sodium jokes?

Na
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level 66
May 30, 2018
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