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Praggy’s Friday Challenge Quiz 19

A few general knowledge questions to challenge the 'Little Grey Cells'. 10 Questions.

 
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What term is used to describe a plant produced by natural or deliberate hybridisation?

  • Genotype
  • Cultivar
  • Zygote
  • Gamete

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Which of the following is a single celled animal?

  • Hydra
  • Daphnia
  • Nematode
  • Amoeba

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What was the former name of Ethiopia?

  • Abyssinia
  • Bechuanaland
  • Zaire
  • Gold Coast

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Which British actress played the title role In the 1989 film "Shirley Valentine"?

  • Emilia Fox
  • Julie Walters
  • Pauline Collins
  • Hannah Gordon

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Which stone provided the key to the translation of Egyptian Hieroglyphics?

  • Shabaka Stone
  • Terengganu Inscription Stone
  • Artognou Stone
  • Rosetta Stone

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What was the name of Dr.Finlay's practice?

  • Pemberley House
  • Arden House
  • Brinkley House
  • Satis House

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Which Polish-born, naturalised British novelist's real surname was Korzeniowski?

  • James Joyce
  • Robert Browning
  • Joseph Conrad
  • George Eliot

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What is the name of the jockey that won all seven races in one day at Ascot Racecourse in September 1996?

  • Frankie Dettori
  • Scobie Breasley
  • Lester Piggott
  • Willie Carson

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Who wrote the play "Blithe Spirit" which took its title from Shelley's poem?

  • Sir James Matthew Barrie
  • Noel Coward
  • Harold Pinter
  • James Joyce

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What would you be eating if you were served Sauerkraut, probably in a German restaurant?

  • Stewed apple
  • Pickled cabbage
  • Stewed rhubarb
  • Pickled beetroot

 

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