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Question 1 of 10.

In 1768, the first edition of which book was published?

1. The Oxford English Dictionary
2. The King James Bible
3. Madrid Codex
4. Encyclopaedia Britannica
Question 2 of 10.

In which year did Adam Smith publish ‘The Wealth of Nations’?

1. 1660
2. 1841
3. 1776
4. 1901
Question 3 of 10.

Which cyclist became the first Briton to win the Tour de France race in 2012?

1. Bradley Wiggins
2. Mark Cavendish
3. Chris Froome
4. Roger Hammond
Question 4 of 10.

Which British king abdicated in favour of his brother George VI after falling in love with Wallis Simpson?

1. George IV
2. Edward IV
3. Henry IV
4. Edward VIII
Question 5 of 10.

Which public inquiry held throughout 2011 and 2012 examined the ethics of the British press following the phone hacking scandal?

Leveson Inquiry
Livingstone Enquiry
Operation Yewtree
Morgan-Rees Inquiry
Question 6 of 10.

Which communist politician became premier of Romania in 1965, serving until his execution in 1989?

1. Alexander Dubcek
2. Chivu Stoica
3. Ion Iliescu
4. Nicolae Ceausescu
Question 7 of 10.

Which ‘A’ is a soft stone of type gypsum, commonly used for carving and decorative pieces?

1. Anglestone
2. Alye Sand Stone
3. Agate
4. Alabaster
Question 8 of 10.

In Eastenders, a 2019 love interest for Jean Slater is played by which well known British actor known for his role in The Young Ones?

Ben Elton
Rik Mayal
Cliff Richard
Adrian Edmondson
Question 9 of 10.

Which singer known for the songs ‘My Way’ and ‘New York, New York’ died in 1998?

1. Frank Sinatra
2. Dean Martin
3. Sammy Davis Jr
4. Cole Porter
Question 10 of 10.

Which political leader was elected President of South Africa in 1994?

Winnie Mandela
Desmond Tutu
Donald Trump
Nelson Mandela

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