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GREY MATTER 1.
What is the name given to the cuisine that stems from the French colonists who left Canada in 1755 and settled in and around the swamps and bayous of Louisiana?
2. An EMP bomb. What do the letters E M P stand for?
7. The Dickin Medal, bearing the words ‘We also serve’ and ‘For Gallantry’, is awarded to which members of the armed forces in the UK? 8. Which Japanese battle cry translated means ‘ten thousand years’?
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3. Who are the only two women to have won the Academy Award for best actress two years in a row? 4. The fastest serve in mens tennis (155 mph or 249.5 km/h) belongs to which man? 5. Which scientific word translated means ‘disease producer’? 6. Who wrote the science fiction thrillers ‘The Day Of The Triffids’, ‘The Midwich Cuckoos’ and ‘The Kraken Wakes’?
9. Which creature was created by the chief rabbi of Prague in the late 16th century? 10. Which Norwegian name is a synonym for ‘traitor’? 11. What is the Finnish name for Finland? 12. The Gettysburg Address begins with the words “Four score and seven years ago”. In which year did Lincoln deliver this speech? 13. What is a Latin word for crossroads which is insignificant and little known?
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Published on Apr 15, 2015
Published on Apr 15, 2015
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