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  • 1. 

    In which year did Marathon chocolate bars become Snickers?

    • A.

      1981

    • B.

      1985

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1990

    • E.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    D. 1990
    Explanation
    In 1990, Marathon chocolate bars were rebranded as Snickers. This means that the name of the chocolate bar changed from Marathon to Snickers in that year.

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  • 2. 

    Matthew White has named his new baby after Jem from Jem and the Holograms.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement states that Matthew White has named his new baby after Jem from Jem and the Holograms. However, the correct answer is False, indicating that this statement is not true. Therefore, it can be inferred that Matthew White did not name his new baby after Jem from Jem and the Holograms.

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  • 3. 

    David Hasselhoff's hit track Looking for Freedom was at number one in West Germany for how many weeks in 1989?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      8

    • E.

      9

    Correct Answer
    D. 8
    Explanation
    In 1989, David Hasselhoff's hit track "Looking for Freedom" was at number one in West Germany for a total of 8 weeks.

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  • 4. 

    Where is neighbours filmed?

    • A.

      Melbourne

    • B.

      Adelaide

    • C.

      Darwin

    • D.

      Canberra

    • E.

      Brisbane

    Correct Answer
    A. Melbourne
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Melbourne. This is the filming location for the TV show Neighbours.

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  • 5. 

    Who plays Alex Owens in Flashdance?

    • A.

      Jennifer Grey

    • B.

      Jennifer Beals

    • C.

      Jennifer Simpson

    • D.

      Jennifer Runyon

    • E.

      Jennifer Connolly

    Correct Answer
    B. Jennifer Beals
    Explanation
    Jennifer Beals plays Alex Owens in Flashdance.

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  • 6. 

    What is the name of the butler in the Fresh Prince of Bel Air?

    • A.

      Geoffery Banks

    • B.

      Geoffrey Barbara

    • C.

      Geoffrey Butler

    • D.

      Geoffrey Butler Barbara

    • E.

      Geoffrey Barbara Butler

    Correct Answer
    E. Geoffrey Barbara Butler
  • 7. 

    How many gold medals did Great Britain win in the Summer Olympics of 1988?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      5

    • E.

      2

    Correct Answer
    D. 5
    Explanation
    Great Britain won 5 gold medals in the Summer Olympics of 1988.

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  • 8. 

    Who gave Margaret Thatcher her famous nickname the "Iron Lady"?

    • A.

      Harold Wilson

    • B.

      Neil Kinnock

    • C.

      Ronald Regan

    • D.

      Mikhail Gorbachev

    • E.

      Edward Heath

    Correct Answer
    D. Mikhail Gorbachev
    Explanation
    Mikhail Gorbachev is the correct answer because he was the one who gave Margaret Thatcher the nickname "Iron Lady." This nickname was given to her due to her strong and uncompromising leadership style, particularly in relation to her stance on the Soviet Union and her role in the Cold War. Gorbachev's recognition of Thatcher's iron-like determination and resolve earned her this famous nickname.

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