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1

What is the source of the company name "Xerox"?

A
An adaptation of the Greek word for "dry writing"
B
A marketing change to the word "zero", to mark the absence of printer's ink
C
The name of the company's founder
D
The village in Cyprus where the inventor of the process lived
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2

The TV series "Broadchurch" (2013 - present) stars Olivia Colman together with what actor famous for his Dr Who persona?

A
Matt Smith
B
David Tennant
C
Peter Capaldi
D
Christopher Ecclestone
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3

Which of these women was rushed to hospital in 2007 following a drug overdose, reportedly a cocktail of heroin, ecstasy, cocaine, ketamine and alcohol?

A
Natalie Cole
B
Enya
C
Amy Winehouse
D
Carrie Underwood
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4

Which English road in Anglo-Saxon times went from Axminster via Bath, Cirencester, Leicester and Newark to Lincoln?

A
Watling Street
B
Fosse Way
C
Iter II
D
Stone Street
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5

The coasts of which two countries are farthest apart?

A
Angola and Tanzania
B
Egypt and Mozambique
C
Somalia and Nigeria
D
Libya and Namibia
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6

What is the study of plant diseases?

A
Veterinary pathology
B
Floral pathology
C
Pomenary Science
D
Phytopathology
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7

Over how many holes is The British Open (golfing championship) played?

A
90
B
72
C
54
D
81
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