Make your own question: 16 questions

  1. What preposition is also the name given to the dimension through which dragons, watch-whers and fire lizards travel when teleporting in Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonriders of Perm science fiction series?
  2. In which year did Ho Chi Minh declare independence for the Democratic republic of Vietnam from France?
  3. What is the most common conjunction in the English language, according to the Oxford English Corpus?
  4. In which year did all of the following happen; the last Mini was produced at the Longbridge plant in Birmingham, Slobodan Milosevic resigned after days of protests as President of Serbia, and the Oresund Bridge between Denmark and Sweden opened?
  5. What is the name of the magazine of the Consumer’s Association, a registered charity?
  6. How many different nations have governed Texas? The fact is commemorated in the name of a chain of amusement parks which was launched in Texas in 1961.
  7. Which word do the following have in common; the Canadian province where Vancouver is located, an old Central line station in London lying between Tottenham Court Road and Chancery Lane which closed in 1933, and the island group which includes Anegada and Tortola?
  8. Complete the following fashion rule commonly heard in the United States; “Never wear white after _____ Day?
  9. What word precedes wall to give a phrase meaning the wall shared by two adjoining properties?
  10. Which jazz supergroup, formed in 1983 by saxophonist Chico Freeman, featured trumpeter Don Cherry, alto saxophonist Arthur Blythe, pianist Don Pullen, bassist Cecil McBee and drummer Famadou Don Moye?
  11. Which archaic four-letter word deriving from Old English meaning “man” is now used almost solely as part of a word for a type of mythical beast?
  12. Which word, when repeated, can be a slang term for the Australian outback, a slang term for a hire purchase arrangement, and the only single by The Assembly, a short-lived band formed by Vince Clarke of Erasure?
  13. Sexy and Mersenne are all types of which kind of number?
  14. The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations in 1961 established a system of three ranks for diplomatic staff. Ambassadors are the highest rank, chargés d’affaires are the lowest, and a now obsolete title was used for the middle rank. What title?
  15. What is the question spelled out by the answers to the previous 13 questions?
  16. What is the answer to the question spelled out by the questions 1 to 14

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  1. What preposition is also the name given to the dimension through which dragons, watch-whers and fire lizards travel when teleporting in Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonriders of Perm science fiction series?
    A: Between
  2. In which year did Ho Chi Minh declare independence for the Democratic republic of Vietnam from France?
    A: 1945
  3. What is the most common conjunction in the English language, according to the Oxford English Corpus?
    A: And
  4. In which year did all of the following happen; the last Mini was produced at the Longbridge plant in Birmingham, Slobodan Milosevic resigned after days of protests as President of Serbia, and the Oresund Bridge between Denmark and Sweden opened?
    A: 2000
  5. What is the name of the magazine of the Consumer’s Association, a registered charity?
    A: Which
  6. How many different nations have governed Texas? The fact is commemorated in the name of a chain of amusement parks which was launched in Texas in 1961.
    A: Six (France, Spain, Mexico, The Republic of Texas, The Confederate States of America, The United States of America)
  7. Which word do the following have in common; the Canadian province where Vancouver is located, an old Central line station in London lying between Tottenham Court Road and Chancery Lane which closed in 1933, and the island group which includes Anegada and Tortola?
    A: British (British Columbia, British Museum, British Virgin Islands)
  8. Complete the following fashion rule commonly heard in the United States; “Never wear white after _____ Day?
    A: Labour
  9. What word precedes wall to give a phrase meaning the wall shared by two adjoining properties?
    A: Party
  10. Which jazz supergroup, formed in 1983 by saxophonist Chico Freeman, featured trumpeter Don Cherry, alto saxophonist Arthur Blythe, pianist Don Pullen, bassist Cecil McBee and drummer Famadou Don Moye?
    A: The Leaders
  11. Which archaic four-letter word deriving from Old English meaning “man” is now used almost solely as part of a word for a type of mythical beast?
    A: Were
  12. Which word, when repeated, can be a slang term for the Australian outback, a slang term for a hire purchase arrangement, and the only single by The Assembly, a short-lived band formed by Vince Clarke of Erasure?
    A: Never
  13. Sexy and Mersenne are all types of which kind of number?
    A: Prime
  14. The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations in 1961 established a system of three ranks for diplomatic staff. Ambassadors are the highest rank, chargés d’affaires are the lowest, and a now obsolete title was used for the middle rank. What title?
    A: Minister
  15. What is the question spelled out by the answers to the previous 13 questions?
    A: Between 1945 and 2000, which six British Labour Party Leaders were never Prime Minister?
  16. What is the answer to the question spelled out by the questions 1 to 14?
    A: Hugh Gaitskell, George Brown, Michael Foot, Neil Kinnock, John Smith, Margaret Beckett

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