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Who is the author of the books "Good Omens"(1990) and "Neverwhere" (1996)?

Neil Gaiman.

Gaiman is an English author born in Hampshire in 1960 and his works also include Anansi Boys, American Gods, and Norse Mythology. He has won multiple awards and several of his works have seen cinematic adaptations, such as his comic series The Sandman, picked up by Netflix.

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Which body part is targeted by a LASIK surgery?

The eyes.

A LASIK surgery is a refractive surgery performed with a laser to reshape the cornea and restore visual capabilities. It corrects myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism. It is a type of surgery applied throughout the world, with more than 40 million people undergoing one between 1991 and 2016.

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How many EU members do not use the euro as their official currency?


Bulgaria (Bulgarian Lev), Czechia (Czech koruna), Denmark (Danish Krone), Hungary (Hungarian Forint), Poland (Polish Zloty), Romania (Romanian Leu), and Sweden (Swedish Krona) are the 7 of the 27 European Union members which do not use the euro as their official national currency.

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What is the name of the technique which consists in applying paint onto fresh plaster?


This technique involves applying pigments onto wet plaster, allowing the colors to become an integral part of the surface as they dry. Water is the factor that allows the pigment to merge with the plaster.
An iconic example of a fresco is the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City, done by Michelangelo from 1508 to 1512. The fresco technique is widely associated with the Renaissance art movement.

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Spain have just won the Women's World Cup final. What team was the runner-up?


On the 20th of August, the Spanish national football team beat England to become the new World Cup champions, becoming part of the small group comprised of the USA (4), Germany (2), Japan (1), and Norway (1).

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Which culinary technique involves cooking vegetables in boiling water and then cooling them in ice water?


Blanching is used to soften vegetables and preserve their nutrients, color, and flavour. This technique allows vegetables to preserve their quality for longer periods of time.

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Which 2 Middle Eastern countries are separated by a "Blue Line"?

Israel and Lebanon.

The Blue Line which separates Israel and Lebanon is a demarcation zone defined in 2000 by the United Nations as a way to assure the full withdrawal of Israeli forces from Lebanon, following the 1978 South Lebanon Conflict. The Blue Line has been described as merely temporary, and not an actual border.

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The Haka dance is original from what indigenous culture?


These people are known to have settled in New Zealand in the 14th century, developing some unique cultural traits, just like this peculiar dance. There are nowadays roughly 1 million Māoris across Australia and New Zealand.

Serving as a reference to ancestral origins, the New Zealand national rugby union team famously adopted the Haka as a pre-game ritual dance.


Which company developed the first graphical user interface (GUI)?

Xerox PARC (Palo Alto Research Center).

A graphical user interface is a digital interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical components such as icons, buttons, and menus. In 1973, Xerox PARC, a research and development center, developed the first graphical user interface (GUI) which introduced the use of icons, windows, and a pointing device (mouse) to interact with computers.

To which famous historical figure is this quote attributed?

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"The die is cast."
(Alea iacta est.)

Julius Caesar

This line was reportedly said by the famous Roman statesman on the 10th of January 49 BC, as he led his troops across the Rubicon river, aimed at taking over Rome, consequently precipitating Caesar's civil war.
Both this quote and "crossing the Rubicon" ultimately mean passing a point of no return.

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