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1. Deoxyri­bonu­cleic acid is of­ten re­ferred to by which three let­ters? 2. Which US politi­cian’s re­cently leaked 2005 tax re­turn re­vealed he paid about $38 mil­lion in in­come tax? 3. Which grand slam ten­nis tour­na­ment be­gins on Mon­day? 4. The num­ber of the ar­ti­cle trig­ger­ing Bri­tain’s exit from the Euro­pean Union is (a) 50 (b) 100 (c) 200? 5. US In­de­pen­dence Day will be cel­e­brated on which day next week? 6. What is the term for the dot which forms part of lower case let­ters such as “i”? 7. Which English pop star re­cently had all 16 tracks of one al­bum on the ARIA top 40 sin­gles chart? 8. Which dis­graced US cy­clist re­cently failed to block a $131 mil­lion law­suit by the US gov­ern­ment? 9. Bland is in which Aus­tralian state/ter­ri­tory? 10. Which Aus­tralian air­line was re­cently fined $545,000 for not be­ing up­front about book­ing and trans­ac­tion fees on its web­site? 11. Which Bris­bane Bron­cos test for­ward re­cently re­jected claims he is a “grub” af­ter be­ing fined $2100 for pulling the in­jured fin­ger of Mel­bourne Storm ri­val Jesse Bromwich? 12. Who was El­iza Doolit­tle’s men­tor in My Fair Lady? 13. Of­fi­cial doc­u­ments re­cently re­vealed which mem­ber of the royal fam­ily was in­stru­men­tal in ban­ning women from serv­ing on the royal yacht Bri­tan­nia? 14. Who won the re­cent Danny Green-An­thony Mun­dine bout at the Ade­laide Oval? 15. Is nyc­to­pho­bia the fear of the dark or sun­light? 16. “Doesn’t have a point of view, knows not where he’s go­ing to, isn’t he a bit like you and me?” are lyrics from which song? 17. Who is the di­rec­tor of the Aus­tralian pro­duc­tion of My Fair Lady? 18. Which club was re­cently fined $32,173 for fail­ing to con­trol its play­ers dur­ing its FA Cup quar­ter-fi­nal de­feat by Chelsea? 19. Which 2016 movie told the story of Richard and Mil­dred Lov­ing who were the plain­tiffs in a US Supreme Court case that in­val­i­dated state laws pro­hibit­ing in­ter­ra­cial mar­riage? 20. Who was the last em­peror of In­dia? 21. What is the term for a planet out­side our so­lar sys­tem, usu­ally or­bit­ing an­other star? 22. What is the term for the in­tel­lec­tual move­ment “age” which dom­i­nated ideas in 18th cen­tury Europe? 23. Which New Zealand river was re­cently granted the le­gal sta­tus of a hu­man be­ing? 24. Rom­per Stom­per di­rec­tor Ge­of­frey Wright once threw a glass of wine over which re­spected Aus­tralian movie critic af­ter he re­fused to rate his neo-Nazi film on moral grounds? 25. Which South Aus­tralian sen­a­tor was an Aus­tralian row­ing rep­re­sen­ta­tive?

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