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Praggy’s Friday Challenge Quiz 29

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

 
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The 'Death Cap' is the most poisonous variety of what?

  • Nettle
  • Umbrella Plant
  • Moss
  • Mushroom

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Orbiting 35,900km above the equator, what term is given to satellites that remain above the same point on the Earth's surface in their orbit?

  • Solsynchronous
  • Equatorial
  • Polar Synchronous
  • Geosynchronous

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What term is given to a territory surrounded by other countries but physically separated from its own country?

  • Exclave
  • Federal
  • Enclave
  • Overseas

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What war film stars Tommy Lee Jones and Samuel L. Jackson?

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Home of the Brave
  • Rules of Engagement
  • Argo

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What did Dr David Warren of Melbourne's Aeronautical Research Laboratories invent in 1958?

  • Automatic pilot
  • Jet pack
  • In flight re-fuelling
  • The black box flight recorder

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Who was Ulrika Johnson's co-presenter of UK TV's 'Gladiators'?

  • Richard Hammond
  • John Fashanu
  • Gordon Burns
  • Jeremy Guscott

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What was the pen-name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson?

  • John Bunyan
  • Laurence Sterne
  • Lewis Carroll
  • Herman Melville

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What is the official name of the Rugby World Cup trophy?

  • The William Webb Ellis Trophy
  • Bledisloe Cup
  • Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy
  • Calcutta Cup

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Christen Kobke and Vilhelm Hammershoi are leading 19th-century figures in which country's art?

  • Hungary
  • Denmark
  • Austria
  • Sweden

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What type of fruit is a Gravenstein?

  • Pear
  • Grapefruit
  • Orange
  • Apple

 

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