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  1. What novel did the reality TV series Big Brother take its name from?
    1. The Handmaid’s Tale
    2. Brave New World
    3. 1984
  2. When was George Orwell’s 1984 published?
    1. 1948
    2. 1949
    3. 1984
  3. Which Tory leadership contender was accused of hypocrisy after they admitted taking cocaine?
    1. Andrea Leadsom
    2. Michael Gove
    3. Dominic Raab
  4. And who admitted to smoking opium?
    1. Rory Strewart
    2. Esther McVey
    3. Sajid Javid
  5. What did New Zealand company Rocket Lab send into space in 2018?
    1. A huge discoball
    2. An advertising billboard
    3. A giant pineapple
  6. How many elephants are there in Botswana?
    1. 13,000
    2. 130,000
    3. 1,300,000
  7. In which European city did Anne Frank’s family hide?
    1. Prague
    2. Berlin
    3. Amsterdam
  8. What percentage of 11 to 18-year-old girls meet the Government’s physical activity recommendations?
    1. 8%
    2. 26%
    3. 52%
  9. What is Boris Johnson’s actual first name?
    1. Albert
    2. Arthur
    3. Alexander
  10. Where did the Stonewall riots happen?
    1. Los Angeles
    2. San Francisco
    3. New York
  11. According to a recent study, what percentage of the general population believe in life after death?
    1. 25%
    2. 55%
    3. 75%
  12. Scientists have found the earliest evidence of Cannabis use, 2,500 years ago. Where was it?
    1. Iran
    2. Greece
    3. China
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1c, 2b, 3b, 4a, 5a, 6b, 7c, 8a, 9c, 10c, 11b, 12c

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