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It's all in the mind

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Who became the youngest man, at age 35, to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964?

  • Linus Pauling
  • Alfred Kastler
  • Martin Luther King
  • Jacques Monod

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In British politics, who succeeded Jeremy Thorpe as acting leader of the Liberal Party in 1976?

  • Jo Grimond
  • Davis Steel
  • John Pardoe
  • Clement Davies

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The 1950?s Mau Mau uprising was against the British occupation of which country?

  • Gold Coast
  • Kenya
  • Rhodesia
  • South Africa

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In which year did the Euro become the official currency in Ireland?

  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2003

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Who was the first British Prime Minister?

  • Spencer Compton
  • Henry Pelham
  • George Grenville
  • Sir Robert Walpole

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In 1879, the Zulu War was effectively ended after which battle?

  • The Battle of Rorke's Drift
  • The Battle of Gingindlovu
  • The Battle of Intombe
  • The Battle of Ulundi

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Which English chemist and physicist invented the rubber balloon in 1824, to use in his experiments?

  • Humphrey Davy
  • Michael Faraday
  • Henry Cavendish
  • Benjamin Thompson

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The first stock market in which city was established in 1792 with 24 stock brokers meeting at the Tontine Coffee House?

  • London
  • Paris
  • New York
  • Berlin

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Which British politician became Member of Parliament for Epping in October 1924?

  • Ramsay Macdonald
  • Winston Churchill
  • Stanley Baldwin
  • Herbert Asquith

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In which year was Joan of Arc burnt at the stake?

  • 1429
  • 1430
  • 1431
  • 1432

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Elvis Presley played the role of "Clint Reno" in which 1956 film?

  • Love me Tender
  • Loving You
  • King Creole
  • Jailhouse Rock

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In 1997, what was the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell?

  • Bob the Builder
  • Sean the Sheep
  • Dolly the Sheep
  • Tony Blair

 

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