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What is the Mexican Tetra also commonly known as?

  • The electric fish
  • The puff ball fish
  • The blind cave fish
  • The elephant fish

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Who built Conwy Castle in North Wales?

  • King John
  • King Edward I
  • King Alfred
  • King Richard I

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What is the second planet from the Sun?

  • Mars
  • Earth
  • Pluto
  • Venus

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Where in India will you find the Taj Mahal?

  • Kanpur
  • Mumbai
  • Japur
  • Agra

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When was the Battle of Waterloo?

  • 1805
  • 1830
  • 1815
  • 1835

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What nationality was the artist Max Ernst?

  • Austrian
  • Swizz
  • German
  • Dutch

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Who wrote the novel The Tin Drum in 1959?

  • Franz Kafka
  • Gunter Grass
  • Herman Hesse
  • Bertolt Brecht

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The Supermarine Spitfire aircraft of WW2 was designed by who?

  • Barnes Wallis
  • Arthur Travers Harris
  • R.J.Mitchell
  • Leonard Cheshire

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What is the highest mountain in Canada?

  • King Peak
  • Mount Logan
  • Mount Wood
  • Mount Steele

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What British sports car company evolved from the Swallow Sidecar Company founded in 1922?

  • Lotus
  • MG
  • Trimph
  • Jaguar

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What was the world's first production jet airliner?

  • De Havilland DH106 Comet
  • Boeing 707
  • Douglas DC8
  • L-1011 Tristar

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In what year did Sir Roger Bannister become the first man to run the sub 4 minute mile?

  • 1953
  • 1954
  • 1955
  • 1956

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Who built the RMS Titanic?

  • Vickers
  • Harland & Wolff
  • Cammell Laird
  • Swan Hunter

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How fast can a Peregrine Falcon fly?

  • 100 mph
  • 150mph
  • 200mph
  • 250mph

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Which European country is this image the national flag?

  • France
  • Portugal
  • Italy
  • Ireland

 

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