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In 1979, a World Health Organization commission of scientists certified the global eradication of which human infectious disease, the first (and only) one to be completely eradicated from nature?

A
Polio
B
Malaria
C
Smallpox
D
Chicken pox
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2

Which of the following places has 5 bridges in the city?

A
Newcastle, Jamaica
B
Newcastle, NSW, Australia
C
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
D
Newcastle, Wyoming, USA
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3

An expression that means to leave things as they are when there is no immediate problem is "let sleeping dogs ..." what?

A
Dream
B
Lie
C
Twitch
D
Cough
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4

Where is the headquarters of the Surrey County Cricket Club?

A
Stanford Bridge
B
Lords
C
MCG
D
The Oval
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5

What title, meaning "general", was held by Japan's military commanders from 1192 to 1867?

A
Shogun
B
Dojo
C
Mikado
D
Samurai
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6

Which of these was a famous English conductor?

A
John Major
B
John Singer Sargent
C
Brian Sergent
D
Malcolm Sargent
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7

Which US television series created by Rod Serling was released from 1959 to 1964 to continuing critical acclaim (and revived later), with themes drawn from the surreal, science fiction and from Kafka-esque situations?

A
Star Trek
B
The Twilight Zone
C
The Invisible Man
D
The Prisoner
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