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Q: How long did the Hundred Years War last?
116 years (1337-1453)
Q: In what country did Panama hats originate?
Q: What type of animal is a Bombay Duck?
Q: Kiwifruit is native to what country?
China (originally known as the Chinese gooseberry)
Q: In what month is most of Oktoberfest celebrated in Bavaria?
Q: “Puffinus puffinus” is the Latin name for which seabird?
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?
Usually sheep or goats. But not cats!
Q: Which animal is featured on the flag of the Canary Islands?
Dogs (as in “canine”)
Q: In what US state are the Kansas City Chiefs based?
Missouri (in Kansas City, Missouri)
Q: In what month do Russians commemorate the October Revolution of 1917?
November – the revolution happened in October in the old (Julian) calendar used in Russia at the time, but in November in the current (Gregorian) calendar
Q: Holst’s orchestral suite “The Planets” consists of how many movements?
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?”
William Shakespeare (in The Merry Wives of Windsor)
Q: Hippomania is a passion for which animal?
Q: Limerick Junction is in which Irish county?