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1

Lotte Lenya, who played Rosa Klebb in "From Russia With Love" and the Contessa in "The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone", was married to whom?

A
Leonard Bernstein
B
Michael Caine
C
Kurt Weill
D
Sean Connery
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2

In 1947, Chuck Yeager was the first to do what in an aeroplane?

A
Fly under the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
B
Take off vertically
C
Break the sound barrier
D
Fly above 50,000 feet
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3

The first name of the First Lady of which US president was Elizabeth, known as "Betty"?

A
Lyndon B Johnson
B
Richard Nixon
C
George H Bush
D
Gerald Ford
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4

America was named after the first name of which of these people?

A
Columbus
B
Vespucci
C
Magellan
D
Raleigh
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5

Which of these composers was known for his work in dance in the reign of Louis XIV of France?

A
Jean-Jacques Beauvarlet-Charpentier
B
Jean-Baptiste Lully
C
Simon Le Duc
D
Marie-Anne-Catherine Quinault
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6

Who knighted Humphry Davy, chemist & inventor?

A
George III
B
Charles II
C
George V
D
Victoria
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7

In a 1994 Oscar-winning Australian film, who or what was Priscilla?

A
A horned dragon
B
A large bus
C
A drag queen
D
A tank
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