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1

In 1984, who had a hit single singing about how he "got my first real six-string, bought it at the five-and-dime, played 'til my fingers bled. It was summer of '69"?

A
Robbie Williams
B
Bryan Adams
C
Rod Stewart
D
Ruben Studdard
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2

Whose forces were finally defeated at the Battle of Culloden?

A
Rob Roy
B
Oliver Cromwell
C
Macbeth
D
Bonnie Prince Charlie
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3

Who was the leader of 617 Squadron, formed during World War II and known as the Dambusters?

A
Keith Park
B
Douglas Bader
C
Guy Gibson
D
Trafford Leigh-Mallory
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4

His name was Augustus Newnham, nicknamed Moses by his older brother. What was his family name?

A
Dickens
B
Disraeli
C
Wordsworth
D
Heston
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5

Which of these was a stage and early film actress, born in Paris, France, who became famous on the stages of Europe in the 1870s, and was soon in demand in Europe and the Americas?

A
Millicent Martin
B
Greta Garbo
C
Sarah Bernhardt
D
Brigitte Bardot
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6

"I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours" is a quote from which book?

A
Dante's "Divine Comedy"
B
"I Am Serena" by Serena Williams
C
"Pilgrim's Progress" by John Bunyan
D
"Three Men in a Boat" by Jerome K. Jerome
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7

Who was the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia?

A
Greta Garbo
B
Jean Batten
C
Amy Johnson
D
Amelia Earhart
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