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1

Which company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on 4 April 1975 to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for a new microcomputer, the Altair 8800?

A
Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems
B
Microsoft
C
Apple
D
Unisys
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2

Which of these is a German astronomer who assigned most of the brighter stars their first systematic names in 1603 in his star atlas "Uranometria"?

A
Johannes Kepler
B
Johann Bayer
C
Edwin Hubble
D
Johann Sebastian Bach
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3

Which of these is a type of worm?

A
Nightjar
B
Night Watch
C
Night Crawler
D
Night Rider
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4

Psephology is the study of what?

A
Fossils
B
Bumps on the head
C
Rocks and stones
D
Elections and voting patterns
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5

What is the "Ishihara test" for?

A
The strength of reinforced concrete
B
Colour blindness
C
The sharpness of scalpels and similar objects
D
The effectiveness of streamlining
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6

What was the name of NASA spacecraft that were metallised balloon satellites acting as a passive reflector of microwave signals, the first successful launch of which was on 12 August 1960?

A
Echo
B
Sonar
C
Hottie
D
Sputnik I
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7

The "Pangboche Hand" is used as proof of the existence of what?

A
Gravity
B
Jesus Christ
C
Yeti
D
Pluto
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