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Obscure Facts and Figures

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In which year did the London store "Selfridges" open?

  • 1907
  • 1908
  • 1909
  • 1910

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How many storeys does the Empire State Building in New York have?

  • 99
  • 102
  • 121
  • 152

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In feet, how high is the British Isles highest mountain, Ben Nevis?

  • 4,404
  • 4,405
  • 4,406
  • 4,407

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In what year did Hungarian Professor Rubik invent his famous cube?

  • 1974
  • 1975
  • 1976
  • 1977

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In what year did Alaska become one of the United States of America?

  • 1954
  • 1955
  • 1957
  • 1959

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In millimetres, what is the width of an A10 sheet of paper?

  • 22
  • 24
  • 26
  • 28

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In what year did Edmond Halley discover "Halley’s Comet"?

  • 1682
  • 1686
  • 1688
  • 1692

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In which year did "Mickey Mouse" become 70 years old?

  • 1990
  • 1994
  • 1996
  • 1998

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In what year did Tesco, Sainsbury`s, Safeway, Asda and Gateway first open on a Sunday?

  • 1989
  • 1991
  • 1993
  • 1995

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In what year was the country Ceylon renamed Sri Lanka?

  • 1964
  • 1968
  • 1972
  • 1976

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In which year was the first London marathon run?

  • 1979
  • 1981
  • 1982
  • 1983

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In what year did Percy L. Spencer invent the Microwave Oven?

  • 1947
  • 1948
  • 1949
  • 1950

 

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