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1

In musical notation, what word means "exactly: neither sharp nor flat"?

A
Tonic
B
Ordinary
C
Pitched
D
Natural
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2

Which of these was not "(Rub a dub dub), Three men in a tub"?

A
Bank Manager
B
Butcher
C
Baker
D
Candlestick Maker
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3

What weapon used in the middle ages had the cord of a bow fixed in a notch and an iron bolt released from it by a trigger?

A
Long bow
B
Crossbow
C
Trebuchet
D
Ballista
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4

Which of these is a reversible figured fabric of silk, wool, linen, cotton, or synthetic fibres, with a pattern formed by weaving?

A
Damask
B
Tulle
C
Tashkent
D
Astana
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5

Which dance, requiring music with 3 beats in the bar, was introduced at the court of Louis XIV in the 17th century?

A
Minuet
B
Waltz
C
Gay Gordons
D
Line dancing
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6

Peruvian Lina Medina, aged 5, made history in 1939 as the youngest person to do what?

A
Won a gold medal at an international gymnastics competition
B
Give birth
C
Swim 50m freestyle in under 30 seconds
D
Sail solo around South America
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7

What was the name used sometimes in Victorian times for the tower at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London?

A
The Monument
B
The Wren Campanile
C
Victoria Tower
D
St Stephen's Tower
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