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1

What kind of music would be heard in the Grand Old Opry?

A
Music hall
B
Opera
C
Country music
D
Rap music
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2

Between 1966 and 1974 France had a stronger than usual link with Mururoa Atoll and Fangataufa in French Polynesia. What was it?

A
They were temporary home to the Académie Française outreach programme
B
They were the training grounds of the elite French defence forces
C
They had direct representation in the French Parliament
D
It conducted 46 atmospheric nuclear tests there, including detonating bombs
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3

Which painting was considered scandalous in 1863 because it showed nude women next to men dressed in contemporary clothing?

A
The Umbrellas by Pierre Auguste Renoir
B
Le Déjeuner sur l'Herbe by Edouard Manet
C
At The Moulin Rouge by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
D
The House of Père Lacroix by Paul Cézanne
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4

Which country was represented by Hanni Wenzel, who won the women's giant slalom and slalom at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics in 1980?

A
New Zealand
B
Switzerland
C
Liechtenstein
D
Australia
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5

Where is the Iberian peninsula?

A
South America, extending into the Pacific Ocean
B
Asia, on the northern coast of the Black Sea
C
Western Europe, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea
D
North America, extending into the Gulf Of Mexico
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6

Who was Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers during the occupation of Japan immediately following World War II?

A
Richard E Grant
B
Dwight D Eisenhower
C
Harry S Truman
D
Douglas MacArthur
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7

What is a cuscus?

A
A musical instrument
B
A species of grain found in New Guinea
C
An item of dress in Noumea
D
A marsupial
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