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What is a raw form of rock and roll, first popular in the United States and Canada from about 1963 to 1967, that was later referred to as protopunk, or 60s punk?

A
Garage
B
Shed
C
Billiard Room
D
Lean to
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2

Which organisation, with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, was established as an agency of the League of Nations in the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 and became a specialised agency of the United Nations after the demise of the League in 1946?

A
UNESCO
B
ILO
C
FAO
D
FIFA
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3

What invention in the 17th century revolutionized mathematics by providing the first systematic link between Euclidean geometry and algebra, describing geometric shapes as algebraic equations involving the coordinates of the points lying on it?

A
Artesian wells
B
Cartesian coordinates
C
Reverse engineering
D
Virtual geometry
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4

One of the influential and well-known findings of physicist and musician Ernst Chladni (1756 – 1827) related to what?

A
The speed on sound on the air
B
Nonlinear standing waves on liquids enclosed by a vibrating receptacle
C
A way to show various modes of vibration of a rigid surface
D
Sound radiation
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5

Which are the first two African countries to have sites declared as World Heritage Sites?

A
Egypt and Syria
B
Ethiopia and Senegal
C
Tunisia and Tanzania
D
Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Ghana
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6

Of what country was Makeda, beloved of King Solomon of t he United Monarchy in Israel, reputed to have been Queen?

A
Sheba
B
Abyssinia
C
Zazzau
D
Ghana
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7

Where would a huntaway and a header be likely to compete?

A
Crufts dog show
B
A soccer (football) field
C
A sheepdog trial
D
A card game
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