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1. In the human body what are 'sartorius', 'biceps', 'triceps' and 'gluteus maximus'?
2. Name the butler to the Addams family in the television comedy series.
3. Name the common garden plant that was named after Swedish botanist Anders Dahl?
4. Which man was famous for model railways, Dinky toys and Meccano. Frank _____ ?
5. In which country is the city of Fez located?
6. Which widespread, yellow flowered perennial weed derives its name from the French 'dents de lion' meaning 'teeth of the lion'?
7. Which island nation joined mainland Tanganyika in 1964 to form the United Republic of Tanzania?
8. Which lazy daydreamer's lies landed him engaged to free spirit Liz (Julie Christie), homely Barbara (Helen Fraser) and raunchy Rita (Gwendolyn Watts)?
9. What colour is the plant forget-me-not?
10. Which city is not in Mexico?
11. In which country's flag does the orange symbolize the Hindus, the green symbolize the Muslims and the white symbolize peace?
12. Which island is epitomised by the magnificent twin-peaked Pitons which rise majestically from the seabed?
13. Which country's flag features a cedar tree on the white stripe sandwiched between a red stripe above and a red stripe below?
14. Which famous landmark is inscribed with the 'New Colossus', a sonnet by Emma Lazarus. 'Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...'?
15. Where was the novelist Jack London born who wrote 'Call of the Wild' (1903) and 'White Fang' (1907)?
16. Which novelist suffered a losing battle with Alzheimer's Syndrome in the film 'Iris'. Iris _______ ?
17. Which singer has appeared in the following movies: 'Glitter' (2002), 'Wisegirls'(2002) and 'Sweet Science'(2005)?
18. Which country did Canadian songstress Celine Dion represent in the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest?
19. Which guitarist was dubbed the 'Fifth Beatle' but died in 1962 at the age of 21?
20. Where was the English novelist Barbara Taylor Bradford born who wrote 'A Woman of Substance' (1979) and 'Hold the Dream' (1985)?
21. Who shocked and enthralled London society with his flamboyant style and caustic wit, married in 1884 and had two sons and spent his final years living in exile in France?
22. Ruth Ellis was the glamorous nightclub hostess who was the last woman to be hanged in Britain in 1955 for shooting her lover outside a North London pub. What was he called?
23. In the glacier village of Grindelwald in Switzerland, sculptors gather from different nations for the annual competition of World sculpture of which material?
24. Who provided the voice to 'Mike', the one-eyed monster in the film 'Monsters Inc.'?
25. Complete the list: Maxwell Reed, Tony Newley, Ron Kass, Peter Holm, Percy _______ ?
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