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(August 20, 2006)

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The Questions

1. Which modern motor manufacturer was originally known as Laurin & Klement?
2. In which year did the final episode of ‘MASH’ become the most-watched television episode in television history?
3. In which county is the town of Hastings?
4. How much does a colour Television Licence currently cost in the UK?
5. In which cathedral was Thomas Becket murdered in 1170?
6. From which country does the drink Tequila come?
7. What was the name of the lioness in the 1966 movie ‘Born Free’?
8. How many stars are there on the flag of New Zealand?
9. What is the more informal popular name for the Swiss Re Building in London?
10. Who is the lead singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers?
11. In which US state would you find the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park?
12. Which artist painted the ‘Portrait of Dr. Gachet’?
13. The Lancet is a weekly-published journal for which profession?
14. Which band had a 1973 hit with ‘5:15’?
15. Which sport was invented first – basketball or rugby league?
16. What is the first name of Gordon Brown’s wife?
17. On which continent would you find the country of Suriname?
18. Who is the youngest of the Three Tenors?
19. Cornish Rex and Devon Rex are both breeds of what kind of animal?
20. In which country would you find the cruise ship port of Civitavecchia?

Tiebreak - In which year was The Lancet founded?


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The Answers

1. Škoda 2. 1983 3. East Sussex 4. £131.50 5. Canterbury 6. Mexico 7. Elsa 8. Four 9. The Gherkin 10. Anthony Kiedis 11. Alaska 12. Vincent van Gogh 13. Doctors 14. The Who 15. Basketball (1891) 16. Sarah 17. South America 18. José Carreras 19. Cat 20. Italy
Tiebreak - 1823

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