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1

The World Freefall Convention moved in 2001 from Quincy, Illinois, where it had been first established in 1990, to where?

A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
B
Queenstown, New Zealand
C
Chester, South Carolina
D
Rantoul, Champaign County, Illinois
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2

What is the chemical symbol for phosphorus?

A
Ph
B
P
C
K
D
Pb
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3

Where was Harris Tweed originally produced?

A
Inner Hebrides
B
Outer Hebrides
C
Shetland Islands
D
The Orkneys
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4

The Massacre of Aleppo in 1850 in Syria was carried out during which rule?

A
Ottoman Empire
B
Janissaries
C
British Empire
D
Kingdom of Spain
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5

The Swedish soldier, humanitarian and diplomat Greve Folke Bernadotte is particularly remembered for what during the course of World War II?

A
Keeping Sweden neutral during the war
B
Negotiating Germany's surrender in 1945
C
Rescuing victims from the passenger ship SS Hansa, torpedoed by Russia in the Baltic Sea
D
Achieving release of thousands of prisoners from German concentration camps
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6

The Marquesas Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean are a group of volcanic islands and an overseas collectivity of what country?

A
Denmark
B
France
C
Mexico
D
Greece
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7

He was a court reporter, theatre critic, international correspondent, Chevalier de la Legion d'honneur and writer of novels, short stories and plays; his body of work includes "The Mystery of the Yellow Room" as well as what other well-known story?

A
The Phantom of the Opera (1909-10)
B
The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1841)
C
The Moonstone (1868)
D
Maigret and the Yellow Dog (1931)
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