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1

What is the name for a queen reigning in her own right, with her husband as one of her subjects?

A
Queen dowager
B
Queen mother
C
Queen regnant
D
Dancing Queen
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2

What is the next in the series: Calgary, Canada; Albertville, France; Lillehammer, Norway; Nagano, Japan?

A
Vancouver, Canada
B
Torino, Italy
C
Salt Lake City, United States
D
Sochi, Russia
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3

Marat, Robespierre, Danton are names associated with what event at the end of the 18th century?

A
The French Revolution
B
Founding of the Académie Française
C
The Boston Tea Party
D
The Tulip Era in the Ottoman Empire
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4

Barbara Vine is another writing name for which author?

A
Charles Dickens
B
P D James
C
Ngaio Marsh
D
Ruth Rendell
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5

What is a wyvern?

A
A crested dragon
B
A dragon with wings and one pair of legs
C
A male komodo dragon
D
A female eastern water dragon
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6

Which of these best describes "heat"?

A
Friction between molecules or atoms
B
Temperature
C
Energy in the motion of molecules or atoms
D
Absence of cold
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7

What hit song of 1987 included the line “We come in peace, Shoot to kill”

A
Star Trekkin’
B
God Save The Queen
C
(It’s A) Wonderful World
D
Imagine
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