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1/ Which capital city translates as ‘Capital’ in its native tongue?
Seoul (South Korea)
2/ Which fictional detective appeared for the first time in the 1977 book, Quiet as a Nun?
Jemima Shore (in the books by Antonia Fraser)
3/ Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport is a national airport in which city?
4/ Meghan is the second name of the Duchess of Sussex – what is her actual first name?
5/ The Fall of Constantinople marked the end of which Empire?
6/ What is the 12th letter of the Greek alphabet?
7/ The đồng has been the currency of which country since 1978?
8/ Which artist painted Girl with a Pearl Earring?
9/ How many letter ‘e’ tiles are there in Scrabble?
10/ The Fitzwilliam Museum is an art and antiquities museum in which city?
11/ What was the name of the inn in Treasure Island?
12/ Which Hollywood actress, who died in 1990, was born Ruby Catheine Stevens?
13/ Which city is the largest French-speaking city in the world?
14/ Which Italian university, founded in 1088, is the oldest university in continuous operation in the world?
15/ Which city’s underground, locally known as subte, is the oldest underground system in the Southern Hemisphere?
16/ Who stood down from their Henley constituency at the 2001 election to be succeeded by new Member of Parliament Boris Johnson?
17/ Who got married on November 21, 1990, in Bali, Indonesia, to discover years later that they were never officially married?
Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall
18/ What’s the name of the group of English writers in the early 20th century that included Virginia Woolf and E. M. Forster as members?
The Bloomsbury Group
19/ Which dynasty ruled Egypt from 305 to 30 BC and was the last dynasty of ancient Egypt?
20/ Which dance is also the often used collective known for a group of rattlesnakes?
21/ Who in 1966 wrote the song “This Is My Song”, which became a Number One hit for Petula Clarke?
22/ The siege of Sidney Street in 1911 was a gunfight in the East End of London between a combined army and police force and two revolutionaries from which country?
23/ Which US President was assassinated in 1881?
24/ Behind Everest and K2, what is the world’s 3rd highest mountain?
25/ At the first Academy Awards in 1929, which film won the award for Best Picture?