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1. Paavo Nurmi is one of a select group of athletes who have won nine gold medals at the Olympic Games. What was his nickname?
2. The octopus is one of nature's eight-legged creatures. All varieties of octopus are venomous but only one type is potentially fatal to humans. Which one?
3. The western "The Magnificent Seven" (1960) was an American remake of a 1954 Japanese film involving mercenaries saving villagers from the onslaught of bandits. What is the name of the 1954 film?
4. Honeybees are well-known for producing six-sided cells made from wax in their hives. Some social species of wasp also produce hexagonal cells. What is the most common material these wasp cells are made of?
5. What is the name of the intelligence alliance between Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK and USA, whose name is often abbreviated to FVEY?
6. This adventure novel, written by A E W Manson and published in 1902, has the protagonist being accused of cowardice as a result of resigning his commission in the army. He then decides to redeem himself in his friends' eyes. With seven film adaptations in the one hundred years since then, what is the title of the book?
7. Three-wheeled cars aren't that common, however British car manufacturer Reliant was known for them. One of their car models often appeared in the British TV series "Only Fools and Horses" and "Mr Bean". Which was it?
8. 'Two Towers' is the second book in which fantasy series? (The photo clue shows the planet Jupiter.)
9. In the song 'The Twelve Days of Christmas', what kind of tree does the solo bird come with?
10. Zero is the name given to a Second World War fighter aircraft. For which country's air force did it fly?
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