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Mini GK Challenge

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In 1961 NASA sent the first chimpanzee into space.. what was it's name?

  • Bunny
  • Chips
  • Ham
  • Chuck

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Which 'celebrity' said, "If I went to a psychiatrist, it would be a very long session." in 2009?

  • Lady Gaga
  • David Walliams
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Simon Cowell

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What are collected by 'gricers'?

  • Hat pins
  • Train numbers
  • Beer bottle labels
  • Air-line sick bags

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Cochise and Geronimo were both chiefs of which tribe of Indians?

  • Apache
  • Crow
  • Blackfoot
  • Navajo

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Which famous opera house stands on the site of a church?

  • Royal Opera House, London
  • La Scala, Milan
  • Staasoper, Vienna
  • Sydney Opera House

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What planet is sometimes referred to as the 'Horned Planet'?

  • Mars
  • Saturn
  • Neptune
  • Venus

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'Convallaria Majalis' is the national flower of Sweden.. what is it's more common name?

  • Lily of the Valley
  • Snowdrop
  • Bluebell
  • Cornflower

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Who, in Greek mythology, were Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos?

  • The Three Degrees
  • The Three Stooges
  • The Three Fates
  • The Three Musketeers

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What popular dance originated in Argentina?

  • Samba
  • Mambo
  • Cha-Cha-Cha
  • Tango

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The terms 'old codgers' and 'on the cadge' originate in which sport?

  • Fencing
  • Archery
  • Falconry
  • Jousting

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In which European country did the shoestring originate?

  • England
  • Italy
  • Germany
  • France

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What 20th century novel has as it's epigraph, the words 'only connect'?

  • Brighton Rock
  • Howard's End
  • Lady Chatterley's Lover
  • Lord of the Flies

 

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