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In astronomy the term Planet is taken from ancient Greek. What is the literal meaning in English?

Wandering Star

 

Which Eastern European flag has a black double headed eagle on a red background?

Albania

 

The Mariana Trench lies where?

It is the deepest point on earth, below the Pacific Ocean.

 

Ernest Hemingway wrote about Robert Jordan, an American fighting with the International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War. Name the novel.

For Whom the Bel Tolls

 

In Darts the board should be how far from the thowing line? a) 6ft 93/4  b) 7ft 93/4  c)8ft 93/4

b) 7ft 93/4 in

 

Mark Ronson had the biggest selling record of 2015, and featured Bruno Mars. Name the song.

Uptown Funk

 

What is the name for the rock which forms when molton rock cools and solidifies?

Igneous rock

 

In golf who won both the Masters Tournament and US Open in 2015?

Jordan Speith

 

What was the name of the Russian chemist who first developed the Periodic Table of the Elements?

Dimitri Mendeleev

 

How would you say the word Car in Spanish?

Coche