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Praggy’s Friday Challenge Quiz 40

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

 
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Which tissue, beneath the bark of trees, forms wood?

  • Ray
  • Xylem
  • Phloem
  • Pith

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SS Archimedes was an appropriately named ship, the world's first to use which form of propulsion?

  • Oars
  • Sails
  • Waterjets
  • Propellers

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In which country are the 'Great Bear' and 'Great Slave' Lakes?

  • Canada
  • Russia
  • Poland
  • Switzerland

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In the film "Poseidon" who plays the character Robert Ramsey?

  • Ken Russell
  • Russell Crowe
  • Kurt Russell
  • Russell Howard

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What was the name of the three, one-eyed giants of Greek mythology?

  • Hekatonkheires
  • Gigantes
  • Titans
  • Cyclops

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Who was the first presenter of the childrens' TV show "Crackerjack"?

  • Michael Aspel
  • Eamonn Andrews
  • Peter Glaze
  • Dennis Norden

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Japanese three-line verses called Haiku contain how many syllables?

  • Ten
  • Twelve
  • Seventeen
  • Twenty one

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How many pockets does a snooker table have?

  • Four
  • Six
  • Eight
  • Ten

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Who famously painted a train going over Maidenhead Bridge in 1844?

  • William Hogarth
  • Joseph M.W.Turner
  • George Stubbs
  • John Constable

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Which leading culinary school's name literally means 'blue ribbon' in English?

  • Cooking ala Turka
  • Cordon Bleu
  • Kitchen at Camont
  • La Cuisine Paris

 

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