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Welcome to your Check your Facts 12

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is the second-longest one-word place name in the world. In which country would you find this village?

Cantharidin was first isolated as a pure substance in the 19th century by Pierre Robiquet. He separated the active ingredient from Lytta vesicatoria, a species of blister beetles. By what other name is this species known?

Indiana is actually the nickname of the famous on-screen archeology professor. What is Indiana Jones' actual first name?

Which animal is the symbol of the South Africa Rugby Union team?

What is your religion if your deity of choice happens to be Flying Spaghetti Monster?

It shares its name with a type of wind; what Boeing helicopter is technically known as the CH-47?

What surname referred to the early settlers of New Netherland (New York) and was popularised by Washington Irving when he published his satirical A History of New York under the pseudonym with this surname?

What Indian city's former name was given by a Portuguese navigator, which means 'good harbour'?

Which Swiss rapper of Kosovo-Albanian descent won the 2020 Best Breaking Act at the Swiss Music Awards? In 2018, she released her debut single, "Sonnenbrille."

Who wrote the famous book 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'?

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