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Q: How long did the Hundred Years War last?

 

Q: In what country did Panama hats originate?

 

Q: What type of animal is a Bombay Duck?

 

Q: Kiwifruit is native to what country?

 

Q: In what month is most of Oktoberfest celebrated in Bavaria?

 

Q: "Puffinus puffinus" is the latin name for which animal?

 

Q: What colour is the "black box" in a commercial aeroplane?

 

Q: In what US state was Tennessee Williams born?

 

Q: From which animal do we get catgut?

 

Q: Which animal is featured on the flag of the Canary Islands?

 

Q: In what US state are the Kansas City Chiefs based?

 

Q: In what month do Russians commemorate the October Revolution of 1917?

 

Q: Holst's orchestral suite "The Planets" consists of how many movements?

 

Q: Which famous English writer coined the phrase "What the dickens?"

 

Q: Hippomania is a passion for which animal?

 

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Q: How long did the Hundred Years War last?

A: 116 years

 

Q: In what country did Panama hats originate?

A: Ecuador

 

Q: What type of animal is a Bombay Duck?

A: A fish

 

Q: Kiwifruit is native to what country?

A: China

 

Q: In what month is most of Oktoberfest celebrated in Bavaria?

A: September

 

Q: "Puffinus puffinus" is the latin name for which animal?

A: Manx Shearwater

 

Q: What colour is the "black box" in a commercial aeroplane?

A: Orange

 

Q: In what US state was Tennessee Williams born?

A: Mississippi

 

Q: From which animal do we get catgut?

A: Usually sheep or goats. But not cats.

 

Q: Which animal is featured on the flag of the Canary Islands?

A: Dogs (as in "canine").

 

Q: In what US state are the Kansas City Chiefs based?

A: Missouri (in Kansas City, Missouri)

 

Q: In what month do Russians commemorate the October Revolution of 1917?

A: November

 

Q: Holst's orchestral suite "The Planets" consists of how many movements?

A: Seven (the concept of the piece is astrological, not astronomical, so Earth and Pluto were not included)

 

Q: Which famous English writer coined the phrase "What the dickens?"

A: William Shakespeare

 

Q: Hippomania is a passion for which animal?

A: Horse

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