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1 Which diarist debuted in The Independent in 1995?

2 What are euro banknotes made from?

3 Which county adopted St Petroc’s Cross as its flag?

4 Which company buys about 15% of the UK’s annual potato crop?

5 What name is given to zero electrical resistance?

6 Pig farmer and businessman Jim Watkins is claimed to be behind which conspiracy theory?

7 Which singer is the Dowager Countess of Plauen?

8 In what decade was the last prosecution under the Witchcraft Act?
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0/8 for OC today - my guesses were all WRONG...................
Like the late Chaircat Midge, I am not always right.
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I don't know any of them

Would guess 4 to be walkers crisps.
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2 What are euro banknotes made from?
Guessing cotton.
5 What name is given to zero electrical resistance?
Superconductance. It has to be very cold for it to occur.
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1 Which diarist debuted in The Independent in 1995?
Bridget Jones

2 What are euro banknotes made from?
Wouldn't they be made of plastic? I know NZ ones are.
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3. Devon
8. 1940s? I know there was a woman convicted of witchcraft during the second world war but don't know if there have been any since then.
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This must have been a tough lot! though you did all right in the end... 5/8 isn't bad!

1 Bridget Jones.
2 Cotton.
3 Devon.
4 McCain.
5 Superconductivity.
6 QAnon.
7 Anni-Frid from Abba.

8 1940s.
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