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A train one kilometre long is travelling at a rate of 120 kilometres per hour through a tunnel which is three kilometres long. How long will it take the train to clear the tunnel ?


Of the twenty six words in the NATO phonetic alphabet, which two are types of dance ?


Back when Turkey was Asia Minor, tales were told of a Phrygian king who could turn anything he touched to gold. Who was he ?


What Norse fertility goddess sometimes rode a chariot driven by two giant cats ?


Who is the only major god to have the same name in both the Greek and Roman pantheons ?


King Lycaon tried to serve Zeus a meal of human flesh. The Big Z retaliated by turning Lycaon into what animal ?


What people traditionally have believed that a giant named Pan Gu created the Earth out of an egg ?


What 'S' describes the flexible strip of leather or canvas used by barbers to straighten and polish the blade of a razor ?


Paul is half his father David's age. In ten years time, Paul will be three-fifths David's age. Ten years ago, Paul was one-third David's age. How old are Paul and David now ?


How many seconds are there in a day ?

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2 minutes (1½ minutes for the front of the train to pass through plus 30 seconds until the back of the train clears the tunnel).


Foxtrot and Tango.


Midas.


Freya.


Apollo.


Wolf.


Chinese.


Strop.


20 (twenty) and 40 (forty).


86,400 (24 hours x 60 minutes x 60 seconds).

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