Trivia collision 7

From the quiz on 4/4/17.

  1. What two-word name is shared by a London Underground station, an association of women’s liberal arts colleges in the USA, a series of chalk cliffs in East Sussex and a star cluster known in Japanese as subaru (hence the logo of the car company)? Seven Sisters

  2. The name of which spice is also that of a self-defence spray and a medieval mêlée weapon? Mace

  3. Which two-word phrasal verb can mean to discern, to fare or progress, to pretend, or to write (a document) in full? Make out

  4. What name (forename and surname) is shared by a brand of motorcycle leathers, a veteran Disney animator and a noted American baseball player nicknamed The Big Hurt? Frank Thomas

  5. What two-word name is shared by a variant of the card game hearts, the world’s first movie studio (built by Thomas Edison in 1893) and a police van for transporting prisoners? Black Maria

  6. Which two adjectives, one meaning “noisy and disorderly” and the other “unstylish”, differ only in their initial letter? Rowdy, dowdy

  7. Which two African mammals, one a forest-dwelling great ape and the other a skunk-like mustelid commonly known as the striped polecat, differ only in their initial letter? Gorilla, zorilla

  8. Which type of subatomic particle and which light chemical element differ only in their central letter? Boson, boron

  9. Which cosmetic and which colloquial term for a stupid person differ only in their initial letter? Lipstick, dipstick

  10. Which two fish, one a large flatfish prized as food and the other the only freshwater fish in the cod family, differ only in their initial letter? Turbot, burbot

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