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UK in 1957

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A fire occurred in a nuclear plant in Cumbria this year leading to contamination of local milk supplies. Tell me the name of the plant and what it is called today. [Se--------]
Answer : Sellafield
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A musical, based on Romeo and Juliet was premiered in New York. What was the name of its composer ... ? [Leonard B--------]
Answer : Leonard Bernstein
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A rail crash occurred in the London area in this year when 88 people died. Where did it occur ... ? [L-------]
Answer : Lewisham
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Lawrence Olivier first portrayed Archie Rice in a John Osbourne play this year. What was its title ... ? [The E----------]
Answer : The Entertainer
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Stirling Moss came second in the world drivers ... ? championship. How many times did he win it ... ?
Option : Never
Option : Once
Option : Twice
Option : Seven
Answer : Never
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What was the name of the first unmanned satellite launched by the Russians in this year ... ?
Option : Sputnik 1 meaning Raindrop
Option : Sputnik 1 meaning Little Star
Option : Igorin meaning Little Star
Option : Igorin meaning Hope for all
Answer : Sputnik 1 meaning Little Star
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What was the title of a document signed in this year which signalled the creation of the Common Market ... ? [The Tr---- of ----]
Answer : The Treaty of Rome
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Which kind of weapon was detonated for the first time by the Birtish at Christmas Island in the Pacific ... ? [The - B---]
Answer : The H-Bomb
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Who succeeded Anthony Eden in this year to become Prime Minister ... ?
Answer : Harold MacMillan
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Who was the Australian tennis player who won the men's singles title at Wimbledon for the second year running this year ... ? [L-- H---]
Answer : Lew Hoad

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