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1

Who wrote the influential book "Areopagitica"?

A
Aristotle
B
Plato
C
Sir Philip Sidney
D
John Milton
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2

French actress Catherine Deneuve has been married once, from 1965 to 1972, to whom?

A
Director Roger Vadim
B
Photographer David Bailey
C
Director François Truffaut
D
Actor Marcello Mastroianni
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3

Which of these people is associated with the Information Technology industry?

A
Larry Ellison
B
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
C
Stephen Merchant
D
Laurence Olivier
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4

Which of these was an explorer of Australia who led several expeditions into the interior of the continent, from Sydney and Adelaide?

A
Roald Amundsen
B
James Cook
C
Doctor David Livingstone
D
Charles Sturt
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5

What was the profession of the person who invented the mechanism of the door lock for London toilets operated by payment of a coin, initially one penny?

A
Fairground operator
B
Engineer
C
Clockmaker
D
Stage magician
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6

In 1456 a trial was held in Rouen in France, to rehabilitate whom?

A
A sow, condemned of murder
B
Margaret of Anjou, accused of intrigue
C
Joan of Arc, accused of heresy and other matters
D
Marie Quatrelivres, condemned of adultery
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7

Loki and Baldur, or Baldr, are names from what?

A
Russian folk tales
B
Greyhound breeding
C
Norse mythology
D
Shoe styles
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