15th October

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What 1974 novel, which was later adapted into a hit movie, did Peter Benchley write?

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The Enigma of an Autumn Afternoon and Mystery and Melancholy of a Street are both paintings by what Italian artist?

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What was the name of Vincent van Gogh's art-dealing younger brother, his biggest fan?

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What was the revered composer Brahms' first name?

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What term is used to describe a series of words that start with the same letter or consonant sound?

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George Orwell created the language Newspeak for which of his novels?

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The story of Rhodopis is held by many to be the earliest version of what well-known fairy tale?

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In what Shakespeare play would you hear the quote "out, vile jelly" before the removal of the titular character's eyes?

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What was the first name of Dr. Seuss?

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What literary star did the screenwriter Alan Campbell marry in 1934, divorce in 1947, and remarry in 1950?

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In which English university city was the actor Hugh Laurie born in 1959, although he found his love for acting in another city?

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What Aussie TV show is set in the fictional town of Summer Bay?

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What is the longest-running sitcom in the world, the purported favourite of Queen Elizabeth II?

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The song Money originally appeared on what studio album by Pink Floyd?

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David Tennant, William Hartnell, Tom Baker, and Jodie Whittaker have all played what iconic TV character?

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Berry Gordy is the founder of what record label?

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Sandra Knight is the only person to ever marry what infamous Hollywood playboy?

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What famous actor of the 20th century was often referred to as The Great Stone Face?

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Who had a 1978 disco hit with I Love the Nightlife?

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What Kiwi actress played the titular character in Xena: Warrior Princess?

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The Matterhorn is a mountain on the border of Switzerland and what other country?

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Zagreb is the capital city of what country?

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The headquarters of Coca-Cola is found in what Southern American city?

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Michelangelo's David is found at Galleria dell'Accademia in what Italian city?

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The Bay of Biscay is part of which ocean?

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The flag of Jamaica contains a cross of what colour?

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What city will be hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics?

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Castries is the capital city of what island country in the Caribbean Sea?

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Which country does not have coastline on the west coast of Africa?

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What is the most populous city in Scotland?

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What ancient city was Gilgamesh king of, according to ancient Mesopotamian mythology?

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After serving 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela was released in what year?

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Carl XVI Gustaf has been king of what Scandinavian country since 1973?

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In 1642 what European explorer became the first to sight New Zealand?

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French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi is best known for designing what statue?

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Which American president was nicknamed Dubya?

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At what university did Ernest Rutherford form the basis of the work that would earn him the 1908 Nobel Prize in Chemistry?

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Salvador Dali was born in what country?

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In which European country did the ancient Picts live?

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Who was England's monarch during the Edwardian era from 1901 to 1910?

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What is Neptune's largest moon?

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What is the lightest weight class in professional boxing?

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What does the acronym ACC stand for in New Zealand?

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In which part of the human body would you find the tympanic duct?

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Golden snub-nosed, lion-tailed, and proboscis are all types of what animal?

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Often called a "living fossil", Mitsukurina owstoni is the scientific name for what kind of shark?

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By what name is the drug 3,4,5-trimethoxyphenethylamine better known?

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What is the name of the mathematical constant that is approximately equal to 3.14159?

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Which of the following best defines the word "arboreal"?

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How is Henry Charles Albert David better known?

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