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Which French record producer, actor, singer, songwriter and musical theatre composer, is best known for his collaborations with the lyricist Alain Boublil for the musicals "La Révolution Française", "Les Misérables", "Miss Saigon", "Martin Guerre", "The Pirate Queen" and "Marguerite"?

A
Riccardo Cocciante
B
Claude-Michel Schönberg
C
Robert Planquette
D
Alain Lanty
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2

Who made the first, in western countries, practical successful and widely usable vaccinations in 1796 against smallpox?

A
Louis Pasteur
B
Alexander Fleming
C
Jonas Salk
D
Edward Jenner
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3

Which Nobel prize-winning British playwright died in December 2008?

A
Tennessee Williams
B
Harold Pinter
C
William Shakespeare
D
Tom Stoppard
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4

By what name is Siddhartha Gautama better known?

A
Buddha
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Prince
D
Ravi Shankar
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5

Which strong man appears in the Bible in the Book of Judges?

A
Luke
B
Samson
C
John the Baptist
D
Gilgamesh
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6

Who wrote "A Brief History Of Time" and "Black Holes and Baby Universes"?

A
Arthur C. Clarke
B
H. G. Wells
C
Isaac Asimov
D
Stephen Hawking
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7

Who is credited with inventing the railway sleeping car?

A
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
B
George Mortimer Pullman
C
Thomas Alva Edison
D
Alexander Graham Bell
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