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1. Last night I had a dream: I made a 155 break in the World Championship. When I woke up, I asked to myself: is this possible?
2. In the 1972 World Championships, Alex Higgins did something no-one had done before. What was it?
3. Who won the 'Benson and Hedges Masters' 2001 by defeating Fergal O'Brien 10 frames to 9?
4. The winner of the 2001 Benson and Hedges Masters made the highest break in the tournament, 136. Because another player equaled this break, they had to split the prize money in half. Who was this other player?
5. Talking of high breaks. One player leads the field by a huge advantage when it comes to the total amount of +100 breaks in competition. He has over 500 of these breaks to his name, the number two has yet to reach the amount of 300. Who is this magnificent breakbuilder?
6. A red ball is never replaced after it has been pocketed.
7. Who started the season 2001-2002 on the number 1 spot in the world rankings?
8. Nicknames: Who is 'the nugget'?
9. Trickshot time: at the World Trickshot Championship, you see a lot of players attempting a specific trickshot. I give you the description, you give me the name : 'all the reds are lined up diagonally across the table at the baulk end. The white ball is hit slowly towards the corner pocket and then the idea it to pot all the reds into the same pocket before the white goes down.' What do we call this shot?
10. Which country is Quinten Hann from?
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