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1

The dish known as souvlaki is part of the recognised cuisine of which country?

A
Russia
B
Greece
C
Hungary
D
Turkey
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2

When the Cocos Plate collided with another tectonic plate, forcing up seabed and volcanic mountains, what two land masses were eventually linked 4 million years ago?

A
North and South America
B
North America and Russia
C
Australia and New Zealand
D
India and Asia
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3

Which of these quotes is ascribed to the Swiss physician, Paracelsus (1493-1541)?

A
The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician.
B
The patients are your textbook, the sickbed is your study
C
Medicine rests upon four pillars - philosophy, astronomy, alchemy, and ethics
D
All of these
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4

With what does the 12th century Trotula deal?

A
Gynaecology
B
Equine physiology
C
Medicine specific to women
D
Herbal lore
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5

Which music magazine edited by Geoff Barton, first published in 1981 as a one-off supplement to "Sounds" newspaper, was devoted to the New Wave of British Heavy Metal and the rise of other hard rock acts such as AC/DC, who appeared on its first cover?

A
Classic Rock
B
Shout!
C
Mojo
D
Kerrang!
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6

Who designed the Olympic flag?

A
Winston Churchill
B
Socrates
C
Alexander the Great
D
Pierre de Coubertin
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7

Which poet is buried in an upright position in Westminster Abbey?

A
William Blake
B
W B Yeats
C
Ben Jonson
D
John Keats
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