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What does Vestas produce?
What musician released the song "What a Wonderful World" in 1968?
What kind of music did Louis Armstrong play?
James Brown was known as the "Godfather of..." what?
What country was James Brown from?
Who was behind the soundtrack for the film 'Young Guns 2'?
Who recorded the song "Into The Great Wide Open" in 1991?
Which fast (7,274 km/hour) space plane did Neil Armstrong fly as a NASA test pilot before he was selected to become an astronaut in 1962?
Who uttered the famous words: "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind"?
Who was the first human in space?
When did the first human enter space?
What kind of animal was the first to orbit around Earth?
Which year did the Soviet Union perform the first space flight with an animal orbiting Earth?
Which nation was the first to send a woman into space?
When was the first woman sent into space?
Who was Martin Luther King?
How did Martin Luther King die?
How many years did Mandela serve in prison?
Which country was Nelson Mandela the president of?
When was apartheid banned in South Africa?
Which country had a system of racial segregation until the end of the 20th century?
Which European state did Helmut Kohl head?
Who was elected the president of Bolivia in 2006?
Evo Morales, the president of Bolivia, is said to have a particular fondness for one drink. Which one?
How many assassination attempts is Fidel Castro said to have survived?
Of which country was Fidel Castro the leader?
Which year did Fidel Castro first gain power in Cuba?
Who was elected president of Venezuela in 1999?
In which country has Hugo Chavez been president?
From where did the country Bolivia get its name?
What is the capital of Luxembourg called?
How many times has a Spanish cyclist won the Tour de France?
How many times has a French cylist won Tour de France?
How many times has a Belgian cylist won Tour de France?
How many times has an American cyclist won Tour de France?
How many times has an Italian cyclist won Tour de France?
How many times has a cyclist from Luxembourg won the Tour de France?
How many times has a Dutch cyclist won the Tour de France?
How many times has a German cyclist won the Tour de France?
How many times has a UK cyclist won the Tour de France?
What is the biggest lead that the Tour de France has ever been won with?
Which cyclist has worn the yellow jersey for most days in the Tour de France?
What is the record for the highest number of days a cyclist has spent in the yellow jersey?
Which cyclist has won the green points jersey most times in Tour de France?
What is the fastest average speed a Tour de France has been won with?
Which rider has rode with the fastest average speed in a Tour de France?
What is the smallest time margin the Tour de France has been won by?
What is the fastest average speed in a team time trial in the Tour de France?
Which of these teams holds the record for the fastest team time trial in the Tour de France?
How many Oscars did the Lord of the Rings film 'The Return of the King' win?
Which of the following characters is not from the Lord of the Rings trilogy?
What is the capital of India?
Richard M. Nixon was USA's 37th president. What was his middle name?
How many times has the American Carl Lewis won an olympic gold medal in long jump?
What is the virtual 3-D world called where several companies have bought land and opened branches?
Who directed 'The Cider House Rules'?
Who wrote the song "Wish You Were Here"?
What is the almond in the novel "The Almond of Nedjma" a symbol for?
Which country on the African continent has been at war for the longest period?
Who wrote the novels about the secret agent James Bond?
What many books are there in the Harry Potter series?
What is the name of the school of wizardry that Harry Potter attends?
Who wrote the Harry Potter books?
What is the title of the first Harry Potter book?
Which sense is the first to develop in humans?
How many olfactory cells does a human approximately have?
Who directed the film 'The Pianist'?
What was the capital of the historical Kingdom of Bohemia called?
Who was one of the main men behind the Dogme 95 manifest, which created a lot of international buzz around the Danish film industry?
Which country was the first to open an embassy on the online virtual platform Second Life?
What did Ferrucio Lamborghini sell before he started producing cars?
What can you find on Wall street?
From which country does the oil company Petronas hail?
What is the state-run oil company in Malaysia called?
What is the world's largest natural gas company called?
From which country is the company Gazprom?
What does Chevron deal in?
Where is Chevron headquartered?
In which country is Shell headquartered?
Which company has a scallop shell in its logo?
What is the Dutch oil company called which features a red and yellow scallop shell as its logo?
From which country does the company Nintendo originate?
What does Nintendo produce?
Which year did Margaret Thatcher become Prime Minister in Great Britain?
Who was prime minister of Great Britain during the Falklands War?
Who won the Falklands War in 1982?
Which year did Great Britain and Argentina fight the Falklands War?
What is the southern-most point in South America called?
On what continent would you find Cape Horn?
Which European nation was the first to pass Cape Horn?
Which year was Cape Horn first passed?
On what continent can you find the Cape of Good Hope?
Who won the presidential election in the US in November 2008?
Where in the world does the Gulf Stream originate?
On what continent can you find the Atlas Mountains?
How high is the highest peak in the Atlas mountains?
How long does the Atlas Mountains mountain range stretch?
What large mountain range borders the Sahara Desert?
In what mountain range is Toubkal the highest point?
In what African country would you find Africa's highest point, the Kilimanjaro?
How high is Africa's highest mountain, Kilimanjaro?
What is the second highest mountain range in the world called?
How high is the highest point in the Andes?
On what continent would you find the Andes?
In what country in South America is the highest peak in the Andes Mountains?
How long does the South American Andes mountain range stretch?
In what mountain range would you find the 6,962 metres high mountain Aconcagua?
What is the highest point in the Pyrenees called?
How long is the mountain range the Pyrenees?
Pico d'Aneto is the highest point in the Pyrenees. How high is it?
What is the highest peak in the Alps called?
In what mountain range is Mount Elbert the highest mountain?
How high is Mount Elbert, the highest peak in the Rocky Mountains?
What is the world's biggest warm desert called?
The Sahara is the world's biggest warm desert. Where do you find it?
How many tributaries does the Amazon have?
How long is the Amazon River?
Where can you find the Amazon River?
Who plays the boxer James Walter Braddock in the film 'Cinderella Man'?
Which film did Brad Pitt not star in?
What is the capital of the USA called?
In which city can you visit the White House?
Which US city is the most populous?
New York is the most populous city in the US, but what city comes second?
What city is the third biggest in the US?
Which American president was the first to get assassinated whilst in office?
Who was President of the United States during the 1861-1865 American Civil War?
Abraham Lincoln was killed during a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. on 14 April 1865 by John Wilkes Booth. What was Booth's profession?
Which US president is the only not to have resided in the White House in Washington, D.C.?
Which year did the USA get its first president?
When was the Hubble Space Telescope carried into orbit?
Which year did the Space Shuttle Challenger explode whilst on its 10th mission?
What was the name of the American spaceshuttle which exploded during the launch in 1986?
What was the name of the first Space Shuttle sent into orbit by the United States?
Which year did the Space Shuttle Columbia crash on its 28th voyage?
It was the largest airship ever built. Which year did the LZ 129 Hindenburg crash?
Who undertook the first official flight in a manned airplane?
Under which alias is Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen better known?
Where did the Red Baron come from?
What is the name of Australia's indigenous inhabitants?
What year were the Aztec defeated by the Spanish, headed by Hernán Cortés?
Where is the Bering Strait located?
Who sent Vitus Jonassen Bering to explore the eastern parts of Russia?
Where in the world is Hobart located?
Where in the world can you find Bass Strait?
How many inhabitants does Tasmania have?
How far away from the Australian continent is Tasmania located?
The Berlin Wall was almost 4 metres tall and over 100 km long with plenty of barbed wire, fences and watchtowers. When did it fall?
Which year did the construction of the Berlin Wall commence?
How long was the Berlin Wall?
Where was the 44th president of the USA, Barack Obama, born?
Who became Vice President at the US Presidential election on 4 November 2008?
At which university did Barack Obama study law?
Which Republican presidential candidate lost the presidential election in 2008?
Where is Barack Obama's father from?
When was Czechoslovakia formed?
Who became the last elected president of Czechoslovakia?
When was Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia?
How many million inhabitants did Czechoslovakia have before the split in 1993?
Which company did Steve Jobs co-found?
What is Silicon Valley known for?
Where is Logitech headquartered?
Where is Google headquartered?
Where is Adobe Systems headquartered?
Where is Hewlett-Packard headquartered?
Which country does Borat visit in the film of the same name?
Who plays Borat in the film of the same name?
What nationality is the comedian Sacha Baron Cohen?
Which award did Sacha Baron Cohen win for his perfomance in the film Borat in 2007?
What was the capital of the former West Germany called?
What is nazism short for?
Which year did the Nazis start to kill physically and mentally disabled people?
Where did the Nazis originally plan to send the Jews before they instead starting killing them in concentration camps?
How many Jews died because of the Holocaust during World War II?
How many physically and mentally disabled people were persecuted by Nazi Germany during World War II?
Which nick-name did Adolf Hitler give his life companion, Eva Braun?
What nationality did the man have whom Eva Braun married some 36 hours before she died?
How did the leader of Nazi-Germany, Adolf Hitler, die?
When did Adolf Hitler become a German citizen?
In which country was Adolf Hitler born?
How many people could the largest gas chambers in the concentration camp Auschwitz hold at any one time?
In which of the occupied countries was the concentration camp Auschwitz located?
Where was the first atomic bomb Trinity detonated?
What was the lab called where the first atomic bomb was developed?
What is the name of the American project under which the first atomic bombs were developed?
Which general was in charge of the development of the first atomic bomb?
In what country is the city Rotterdam located?
What does "a capella" refer to?
What colours make up the Cambodian flag?
What symbol is found on the Cambodian flag?
What is the capital of Cambodia called?
Which of the following is not a blood type?
Which blood type is compatible with all humans?
How many AB0 blood types exist?
What three colours make up the national flag of Cameroon?
How many stars are there on the national flag of Cameroon?
How many horizontal stripes does the Cuban flag have?
What colours make up the Cuban flag?
What can you find on the Cuban flag?
Where is A in the diatonic scale from C?