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1

Before 1945, what was the city of Gdansk called?

A
Cracow
B
Warsaw
C
Vistula
D
Danzig
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2

What is the German equivalent of the word "mister"?

A
Frau
B
Monsieur
C
Senor
D
Herr
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3

What similarity was there in the 19th century between Valentia Island in Ireland, Darwin in Australia, Heart's Content in Newfoundland, and Cap Gris-Nez in France?

A
They were areas set aside for large-scale convict imprisonment
B
They were some of the earliest terminals for commercial submarine telegraph cables
C
They were national quarantine stations
D
They were major cod-fishing harbours
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4

When the orf virus affects humans what is often one unusual characteristic of the damage it causes?

A
The affected skin develops a permanent area of freckles
B
Pustules are filled with blue fluid
C
Damaged areas remain open and do not heal for up to a year
D
The damage heals without scarring
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5

When did freestyle skiing first became a sport contested at the World Olympics?

A
2014
B
1992
C
1936
D
1924
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6

Which British comic strip character who appeared from September 1954 as a feature in "Tiger" magazine, had his own weekly comic from September 1976, which ran for 853 issues until March 1993?

A
Felix the Cat
B
Billy Bunter
C
Dan Dare
D
Roy of the Rovers
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7

In Jules Verne's book "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea", who captained the submarine the "Nautilus"?

A
Captain Flint
B
Captain Kirk
C
Captain Hoseason
D
Captain Nemo
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