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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 53

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

 
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How can you tell the age of a tree?

  • Measure its circumference
  • Number of serrations on a leaf
  • Number of rings
  • Measure depth of bark wrinkles

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What is the mathematical series that starts 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21 called?

  • Power Series
  • Dirichlet Series
  • Fibonacci Series
  • Laurent Series

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Who developed the most-used projection for maps of the world in 1569?

  • Otto Blathy
  • Emile Berliner
  • Harry Brearley
  • Gerard Mercator

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In the movie "Willow", what kind of being is Willow?

  • Hobbit
  • Elf
  • Nelwyn
  • Gnome

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In 1979 which English art historian was exposed as a one-time Soviet spy and stripped of his knighthood?

  • Donald Maclean
  • Anthony Blunt
  • Kim Philby
  • Guy Burgess

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What was given on the fourth day of Christmas?

  • Turtle doves
  • Swans
  • Calling birds
  • Geese

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What name for a lyrical work, typically 50-200 lines long, comes from the Greek word for 'song'?

  • Ode
  • Ballad
  • Sonnet
  • Diamante

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What is the white target ball known as in bowls?

  • Tom
  • Jack
  • Dick
  • Harry

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Which artist is best-known for wrapping objects, most notably buildings, in plastic?

  • Ron Mueck
  • Nathan Sawaya
  • Gerry Judah
  • Christo

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Which liqueur comes in a bottle split into two; one side containing a white chocolate liqueur and the other a dark, coffee-flavoured liqueur?

  • Dooley's
  • Sheridan's
  • Sangster's
  • Bailey's

 

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