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Champion(s):

ChernicoffS
Although the Moon is only one-fourth the size of the Earth, it is further away.


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Quiz Description

In all of these questions, there are two words or proper nouns that sound or look very similar. For example, Niagara and Viagra, or Pierre Boulez and Pierre Boulle. You must give both of these answers.

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Questions:

1. A cable railway on a steep incline. 2. Another term for the wishbone.

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Funicular / Furcula

1. European river in which Lisbon, Portugal sits on. 2. The projection of skin-covered cartilage in front of the ear canal.

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Tagus / Tragus

1. A long garment worn by clergymen and others assisting in church services. 2. A thick cushion used as a footstool or for kneeling.

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Cassock / Hassock

1. The yolk of an egg. 2. One of the Roman emperors in the "Year of the Four Emperors" in 69 AD.

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Vitellus / Vitellius

1. A small showy ornament of little value, or a baton carried by a court jester. 2. A pointed projection fringing the edges of a bird's feather.

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Bauble / Barbule

1. A large crater and conservation area located in Tanzania. 2. A disputed territory recognized as part of Azerbaijan.

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Ngorongoro / Nagorno-Karabakh

1. A small brimless, close-fitting woman's hat or a plumped velvet cap worn in 16th century France. 2. A resort town located in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France.

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Toque / Le Touquet

1. A two-masted sailing vessel. 2. A Yiddish word meaning a complaint.

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Ketch / Kvetch

1. A Muslim philosopher in the 12th century also known as Ibn Rushd. 2. A fictional continent in "Game of Thrones".

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Averroes / Westeros

1. The current host of the quiz show "University Challenge". 2. 19th century English architect best known for designing the Crystal Palace for the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London.

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Jeremy Paxman / Joseph Paxton

1. "Brighton Rock" author. 2. "The Female Eunuch" author.

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Graham Greene / Germaine Greer

1. A lightweight, soft, shiny silk cloth with a twilled or satin weave. 2. The lowest balcony in a theater.

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Messaline / Mezzanine