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1. JA (Humanities).
"Ja" is the German word for "Yes". Which one of the following words, when translated into English does NOT means "Yes"?
2. JB (Geography).
JB is the affectionate name for Johor Bahru, the southernmost city on the Eurasian mainland. Just a short walk across a causeway from JB, and you arrive at another country. What is this country?
3. JD (Animals).
In the Pine Barrens of the eastern USA, there is a legendary creature residing. It is supposedly a two-legged, cloven-footed animal with a goat's head, wings like a bat, two short arms and a forked tail. What is the name of this cryptid?
4. Japanese Encephalitis often called JE, is a disease caused by a virus, unimaginatively named Japanese Encephalitis Virus. Non-specific symptoms such as chills, fever and headache can appear within one day of exposure. More specific symptoms are neck rigidity, muscle wasting and paralysis down one side of the body. How is this disease transmitted?
5. JJ (Television)
J.J. was a character on a 1970s situation comedy. His favourite sayings were "Dyn-o-MITE!" and "I don't steal things, I find things". Most of the plot lines revolve around J.J.'s altercation with his sister Thelma and his mother. What is the name of this sit-com?
6. JO (Literature).
"Little Women" (1868), by Louisa May Alcott is a fictional account of four sisters from childhood to adulthood. The story is loosely based on the author and her three sisters. The author's 'character' is Jo. What name is Jo short for?
7. JP History
A Justice of the Peace, often shortened to JP, is an elected or appointed person who plays a role in the judicial system. These duties vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction but range from witnessing of legal documents to dispensing summary justice. The role of a Justice of the Peace can be traced back to 1195 when knights of good standing were appointed to be Keepers of the Peace in England. Who was the king at this time?
8. JQ (World)
Each airline has an International Air Transport Association (IATA) two letter code (e.g. American Airlines = AA). JQ is the IATA code for Jetstar. This airline is a subsidiary of a larger, better known airline. Which one?
9. JT (Celebrities/Music)
Which Grammy Award winning musician has the initials JT plus an album "JT" which contains a top ten hit, "Handyman"?
10. JZ World.
The J-Z line of the New York Subway is a line from Jamaica in Queens running south-west through Brooklyn, crosses the East River, runs east-west under Delancey St, turns sharp left turn near Canal St before terminating in downtown Manhattan at Broad St. Given the route of this subway which bridge does the J-Z train take to cross the East River between Brooklyn and Manhattan?
Source: Author ozzz2002
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