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1

What is the surname of sisters and singers Dannii and Kylie?

A
Minogue
B
Tennant
C
Bhoy
D
DeVito
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2

Who, in the 19th century, was commissioned by King Ludwig II of Bavaria to complete his "Ring Cycle"?

A
Ludwig van Beethoven
B
Richard Wagner
C
Wolfgang Mozart
D
Igor Stravinsky
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3

Which playwright and screenwriter, particularly known for the play "Antigone" (1944), was considered for the 1962 Nobel Prize in Literature, and in 1980 was the first recipient of the newly established Grand Prix du Théâtre de l'Académie française?

A
Jean Paul Sartre
B
Jean Anouilh
C
Antoine de St Exupéry
D
Albert Camus
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4

By what name is Iosif Vissarionovich Izhugashvili better known?

A
Nikita Khrushchev
B
Vladimir Lenin
C
Joseph Stalin
D
Leonid Brezhnev
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5

Which of these was the last to head the USSR?

A
Mikhail Gorbachev
B
Joseph Stalin
C
Vladimir Lenin
D
Leonid Brezhnev
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6

Who principally studied transplant rejection and immunosuppression after World War II, which led him to perform the first successful living kidney transplant in the UK on 30 October 1960?

A
Michael Woodruff
B
Christiaan Barnard
C
Joseph E. Murray
D
William Harvey
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7

Irish-born Colonel Thomas Blood is best known for what activity in 1671?

A
Piracy off the Irish coast
B
Leading settlers through the Appalachian Mountains
C
Trying to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London
D
Sailing around the world
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