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Number 23 what term describes any business magnate who controls sufficient resources to influence national politics, but is more commonly used in the western press to describe wealthy business people from Russia. Number 24, which metallic element has the chemical symbol HG. And number 25, a blue shield featuring a gold trident officially referred to as the princely state symbol of volodymyr the great or colloquially that tris up is the Kosovo arms of which European country. Okay, some answers for today's quiz round one was geography. Number one, the term sabre would denote a person who'd been born in Israel. Two. As of 2022, the longest sitting European president Alexander Lukashenko is the president of Belarus. Three. The four English counties that border whales are gloucestershire Herefordshire shropshire and Cheshire. Four. The countries that pass through the equator passes through, there are 13 of them, a 13. 5. The manzanares river runs through Madrid. Round two was fictional schools. Number 6 the girls boarding school in Cornwall it's attended by Daryl rivers, et cetera in the stories of Enid blyton, is Mallory towers. 7. Described by Charles Hamilton, there's a somewhat stout junior with a broad pleasant face in enormous pair of spectacles the most famous pupil of greyfriar greyfriars school was Billy bunter. 8. Located in the city of ankh morpork, the school of wizardry and Terry pratchett's Discworld novels is unseen university. 9. The school attended by max Fischer in the 1998 film by Wes Anderson is Rushmore academy. At number ten in the Harry Potter books, the delegation of pupils that come to the triwizard tournament from a school in France come from bob atoms, Bo buttons, academy of magic. Round three was the history round, number 11, the decade in which Euro coins and banknotes were first introduced was the 2000s. It was 2002. Number 12, the English noblewoman who claimed the throne of England and Ireland in 1553, known as the 9 days queen, was Lady Jane Grey. 13. Clementine ogilvy Hosea married Winston Churchill. 14. The decade in which Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated was the 1940s. It was 1948. Number 15, the name of the embroidered historical artifact that depicts events leading up to the Norman conquest is the Bayer Tapestry. Round four was the westerns round. Number 16, the actor that played Shane in 1953 in the film Shane was Alan Ladd. Number 17, the 1974 comedy satire blazing saddles was directed by Mel Brooks. Number 18, the character played by Clint Eastwood in Sergio Leone's dollars trilogy and the dollar trilogy was a fistful of dollars for a few dollars more and the good the bad and the ugly and he was mostly known to audiences as the man with no name. Number 19, the western psychological drama that has a musical score by Johnny Greenwood of radiohead is The Power of the Dog. And number 20, the wild west heroine famously portrayed by Doris Day in the musical of 1953 was calamity Jane. Round 5 was this week's general knowledge round. Number 21, the London football team founded in 1905, once known as the pensioners, is Chelsea F.C.. Number 22 in finance and lending APR stands for annual percentage rate. Number 23, the term describing any business magnate who controls sufficient resources to influence national politics, but is now commonly used in the west to describe wealthy business people from Russia is oligarch. Number 24, the metallic element that has the symbol HG is mercury. And finally, the blue shield featuring a gold trident officially referred to as the princely state symbol of volodymyr the great or more usually the tricep is the coat of arms of Ukraine. Well, that's it for another quiz. Thank you very, very much for taking part. Get in touch if you want to suggest around and I'll get back to you and include it for next time, but I'll be back soon with another 5 rounds so until then do take care and.

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