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What structure was designed by John A Roebling, who supervised construction until his death when the project was taken over by his son, Washington?

A
Brooklyn Bridge, New York
B
Empire State Building, New York
C
Sears Tower, Chicago
D
Cable car system, San Francisco
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2

What legendary land was between the Scilly Isles and Cornwall before it was overwhelmed by the sea?

A
Camelot
B
Lyonesse
C
Atlantis
D
Utopia
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3

What building, built between 1754 and 1790 as a church to St Genevieve, was set aside as a mausoleum for famous Frenchmen in 1792?

A
The Pantheon
B
The Louvre
C
The Moulin Rouge
D
Montmartre
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4

The borders of which country which became independent in 1971 were established with the partition of Bengal and India in 1947, when the region became the eastern wing of the newly formed Pakistan?

A
Clangacymbal
B
Getiton
C
Bangagong
D
Bangladesh
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5

Opened in February 1907, what was built on the site of Newgate Prison?

A
Marble Arch roundabout
B
Crystal Palace
C
Kensington Gardens
D
Criminal Courts of Justice, Old Bailey
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6

CRP (or CREEP) was The Committee to Re-elect which US president?

A
Ronald Reagan
B
Jimmy Carter
C
Dwight Eisenhower
D
Richard Nixon
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7

Queen Salote Tubou ruled over which country from 1918 to 1965?

A
Tonga
B
Netherlands
C
Romania
D
Sweden
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