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1. Who wrote "The Grapes of Wrath"?
JD Salinger Henry James John Steinbeck Tom Wolfe

2. Which American President gave the "Gettysburg Address"?
Abraham Lincoln Franklin D Roosevelt Thomas Jefferson George Washington

3. In which country is 'Ayers Rock'?
Japan New Zealand Mexico Australia

4. In Which 20C decade did the first man go into space?
40s 50s 60s 70s

5. Who is the odd one out?
Katharine Parr Katharine of Aragon Catherine Howard Catherine the Great

6. When did the French Revolution start?
1799 1789 1779 1769

7. Who was not one of the twelve disciples?
Mark Philip Thomas Edward

8. Who wrote 'Crime and Punishment'?
Tolstoy Dostoyevsky Pushkin Solzhenitsyn

9. Where was the Ottoman empire based?
Turkey Russia Spain Morocco

10. Which composer wrote 'La Boheme'?
Verdi Bizet Puccini Mozart

11. How many bytes is a gigabyte?
1,000,000,000 1,000,000 1,000,000,000,000 10,000,000

12. What number is MDLXV?
1,125 1,565 1,555 1,095

13. Which one is not a one of the famous Bronte sisters?
Mary Charlotte Emily Jane

14. Who discovered Penicillin?
Marie Curie Louis Pasteur Edward Jenner Alexander Fleming

15. What is the capital city of Turkey ?
Istanbul Ankara Izmir Constantinople

16. How many million years ago did Dinosaurs become extinct?
10 200 65 5

17. Which was the Greek God/Goddess of wisdom, warfare, strategy and reason?
Athena Artemis Apollo Ares

18. What Nationality was Sigmund Freud?
French Austrian Italian German

19. Where in the body is the 'Femur'?
Leg Hip Head Arm

20. Where is the Gobi desert?
Southern Africa Western Australia Eastern Russia Northern China