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  1. Who succeeded Winston Churchill as Prime Minister of England in 1955?
    Sir Anthony Eden
  2. Who killed Spartacus in 71BC?
    Crassus
  3. What is the currency of Malaysia?
    Ringgit
  4. What's the name given to a curve described by certain comets that go round the sun and never return?
    Hyperbola
  5. Other than the Sun, what is the nearest star to Earth?
    Proxima Centuri
  6. Who was David's first wife?
    Michal
  7. What was the name of Rebekah's (wife of Isaac) nurse?
    Deborah
  8. Who was married to Er, slept with his brother Onan, and tricked their father into sleeping with her?
    Tamar
  9. Who recorded the song 'Take the Skinheads Bowling'?
    Camper Van Beethoven
  10. What is Lady Bird Johnson's real name?
    Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson
  11. What is the thing used by shoe salesmen to measure your foot?
    Brannock
  12. Santa Claus has a brother, what is his name?
    Bells Nichols
  13. What music group had the name Moondogs before the one they are known by now?
    Beatles
  14. What is the most popular name for a Pope of the Roman Catholic Church?
    John
  15. Who is Leslie Lynch King Jr.?
    Gerald Ford
  16. What was the name of Camp David before its current name(Camp David)?
    Shangri-La
  17. What was Typhoid Mary's real name?
    Mary Mallon
  18. In one of the pivotal battles of the ancient world, 300 Spartans held a mountain pass against a Persian army of thousands. At the end, every Spartan lay dead, but precious time had been gained for the rest of the Greek army. Name the battle.
    Thermopylae
  19. Despite the power of their army, the Spartans lived in constant terror of an uprising of their slaves, who outnumbered them 8 to 1. What were these slaves called?
    Helots
  20. Alexander the Great had a famous horse after whom he named a city in India. What was the horse's name?
    Bucephalus

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