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#1. What is the brightest star in the night sky?

#2. Where would you find a Pentium or a Xeon?

#3. Can you move a knight as your first move in a game of chess?

#4. Can you move a knight as your first move in a game of chess?

#5. Ayrton Senna was famous?

#6. Richard Feynman won a Nobel prize for?

#7. The Scottish Parliament Building is in?

#8. Newton’s first law: An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force. Is?

#9. The famous painting Water Lilies was painted by?

#10. Two quantities are in the golden ratio if the ratio of the product of the quantities to the larger quantity is equal to the ratio of the larger quantity to the smaller one. True or False?

#11. Russian politician and ex-spy Vladimir Putin has competed at an elite level in which sport?

#12. Friedrich Hayek, Milton Friedman and Paul Krugman are?

#13. The major internet standards body is?

#14. MPEG, AVI, MOV, MP4 are ?

#15. Tom Cruise was a top ten US rated 8-ball pool player in his late teens. True or False?

#16. A number 10 cat was once officially given the title Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office. True or False?

#17. Who did Rowan Williams replace as Archbishop of Canterbury?

#18. The IPad 1 uses a?

#19. Early 1900s blues guitarist Robert Johnson was rumoured to have?

#20. HMS Ark Royal was?

#21. The 20-meter (66 ft) tall steel sculpture by Anthony Gormley, located in Gateshead England, of a man with outstretched wing-like arms, is known locally as The Gateshead Flasher, its actual name is

#22. In which television series might you see Victor Meldrew say “Unbelievable!”

#23. The Nut is part of a?

#24. Benjamin Britten was a famous British?

#25. In the context of the government, the OPSI is?

#26. The Royal Throne is only repaired using wood from the Royal Oak that stands in the grounds of Windsor Castle. True or False?

#27. By total area, Australia is the largest country in the world.

#28. Which among these is not among Australia’s big icons?

#29. By 2010, The most medals Australia has ever won at a single Olympic Games was how many medals?

#30. The name Australia is derived from the Latin australis, meaning?

#31. Australia has the greatest number of types of _____ of any country, with 755 species.

#32. Among well-known Australian faunaare the monotremes, mainly And ?

#33. Australia is the world’s thirteenth largest economy and has the fifth highest per capita GDP. In 2010, the Index of Economic Freedom ranked it?

#34. Australia has participated in every summer Olympics of the modern era, and every Commonwealth Games. True or false

#35. The first ever meeting of the Australian Labor Party (also the first political party to form in 1891) was held?

#36. Australians invented notepads (1902), the surf lifesaving reel (1906), aspirin (1915), the pacemaker (1926), penicillin (1940) the Hills Hoist clothesline (1946) and?

#37. This city has lots of Churches. It is the Capital of the only Australian state never to have received Convicts. The city is ___________

#38. What is the world’s smallest state?

#39. What is the most populous Muslim-majority country?

#40. Which of the following is not the former Soviet Republic?

#41. What is the largest island in the northern hemisphere?

#42. What colours are used on the Russian flag?

#43. Amsterdam is the capital of what country?

#44. What is the world’s tallest mountain per height above sea level?

#45. What is the largest landlocked country in the world?

#46. How many member states are in the European Union (as of 2012)?

#47. How many emirates are in the United Arab Emirates?

#48. What is the largest lake in Australia?

#49. Victoria Falls is located on what river in Africa?

#50. What is the northernmost island of Japan?

#51. Which of these is NOT one of the constituent countries of the United Kingdom?

#52. Which of the following is NOT one of Shakespeare’s plays?

#53. What is the world’s oldest golf course?

#54. What day is Guy Fawkes Night?

#55. What is the world’s oldest association football club?

#56. Which of the following is NOT a recognized regional language of the UK?

#57. Which actress is known as the First Lady of British Musical Theatre?

#58. Whom of the following is NOT depicted as a waxwork figure in Madame Tussauds London Gallery?

#59. England’s first escalator was installed in what department store?

#60. On Remembrance Day, what flower is worn in honour of members of the armed forces killed in the line of duty?

#61. In 1966 England defeated what team to win the FIFA World Cup for the first time?



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