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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 36

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

 
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What is the largest and tallest tree in the world?

  • Oak
  • California Redwood
  • Scots Pine
  • Douglas Fir

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Named after a Surrey town, where discovered in a spring, how is hydrated magnesium sulphate better known?

  • Milk of Magnesia
  • Angostura Bitters
  • Chobham Gold
  • Epsom Salts

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Which English city has more than 100 miles of canal?

  • Birmingham
  • Manchester
  • Bristol
  • London

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Who stars as the president in the movie "The American President"?

  • Lloyd Bridges
  • George Clooney
  • Michael Douglas
  • James Caan

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Which French king was found guilty of treason and guillotined in front of a cheering crowd at the Place de la Revolution in Paris?

  • Henry III
  • Louis XVIII
  • Charles VII
  • Louis XVI

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"Dead Belgians Don't Count" was the original title for which 1990's comedy?

  • The Office
  • Drop The Dead Donkey
  • Absolutely Fabulous
  • Jeeves and Wooster

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Who wrote the 1891 book "Also Sprach Zarathustra" (aka "Thus Spake Zarathustra")?

  • Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • John Dos Passos
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Vladimir Nabokov

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Where was the FIFA World Cup held in 1986?

  • Mexico
  • Sweden
  • Munich
  • Spain

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Who wrote the opera "Madam Butterfly"?

  • Beethoven
  • Puccini
  • Gilbert and Sullivan
  • Shostakovich

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What is added to brandy to make a 'sidecar' cocktail?

  • Lime and lemonade
  • Pernod
  • Orange juice
  • Cointreau

 

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