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1. In 1909 the chemist Leo Baekeland announced the creation of the first synthetic plastic. What did he call it?

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1. As a police cadet, which future member of Sixties UK pop group was first on the scene of the April 1960 crash in Wiltshire that resulted in the death of singer Eddie Cochran?

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The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run was established in 1896 partly to mark the abolition of which legal requirement in motoring

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1. Who was the artist of a 1914 watercolour of Munich's old town hall that fetched €130,000 at an auction in Germany recently?

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1. When the First Division became the Premier League in 1992 it contained three original members of the Football League. Which ones?

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