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1. ANIMALS: How many ventricles does the heart of a fish have?
2. BRAIN TEASER: Seven kittens are 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 months old. We know the following facts:
* Church's age is even.
* Jupiter is one of the oldest three kittens.
* Tabitha is not among the two youngest kittens.
* Greebo is two months away (older or younger) from Abigail.
* Behemoth is younger than Church but not the youngest of the kittens.
* Heacate's age is between those of Church and Tabitha.
* Jupiter and Heacate were born more than one month apart.
* The age difference between Church and Jupiter is less than the one between Church and Tabitha.
* Abigail is not exactly 5 months old.
Which of the kittens is 6 months old?
3. CELEBRITIES: What common feature links the Beatle playing the harmonica, the first host of "The Dating Game" (1965), the singer of "Let's Get Loud" and the author of "White Fang"?
4. ENTERTAINMENT: When playing the "Lotto" state lottery in Germany, how many numbers do you need to match out of 49 to have a chance at the jackpot?
5. FOR CHILDREN: What is absolutely required to compete in football, baseball, ice hockey or soccer, but not necessarily to participate in tennis or cycling?
6. GENERAL: Which word, meaning both an expression of opinion on a subject as well as an explanatory remark, comes directly from a Latin word meaning "invention" or "fiction"?
7. GEOGRAPHY: Geographic and demographic phenomena can be described at various scales, such as local or regional. Which scale is the largest one used?
8. HISTORY: From its foundation in 753 BC, Rome had a number of kings before it became a republic for the first time. How many kings were there over the 244 years of the kingdom?
9. HOBBIES: When you believe your opponent in Scrabble has placed an invalid word, what do you say to indicate that doubt and trigger a verification?
10. HUMANITIES: A painting, drawing or photograph of a person, showing the side of his or her face and leaving only one eye visible, is called what?
11. LITERATURE: Which non-sentient menace endangers the colonists in Ann McCaffrey's "Dragonriders of Pern" cycle?
12. MOVIES: Which horror movie franchise features the murderous Michael Myers as its primary villain?
13. MUSIC: What is the proper designation for the sheet music document used by a conductor, showing all the individual voices together?
14. PEOPLE: In this altered quote by Macchiavelli: "It is not retweets that honour men, but men that honour retweets", which word should be put instead of "retweets?"
15. RELIGION: Which word is missing in this verse from Psalm 50 (NIV) ?
"When you did these things and I kept silent,
you thought I was ------- like you."
16. SPORTS: Which of these times is closest to the bronze medal time for the men's 4 x 100 meters relay at every Olympic games from 1968 to 2012?
17. SCI/TECH: If you look at all the powers of 6 (except 6^0), what feature do all these numbers have in common?
18. TELEVISION: Debuting in 2009 on TLC, what "Boss" was a reality show whose episode titles all consist of three alliterative terms (such as the first season's fourth episode "Weddings, Water and Whacked!")
19. VIDEO GAMES: On default settings, how many lives would you receive for one credit on the "Ms. Pacman" arcade game?
20. WORLD: In French hotel classification, what is the minimum requirement a hotel must meet before it can be considered for the top honor of "Palace"?
Source: Author WesleyCrusher
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