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Factoids Quiz 40

More Trivial facts you are better off not knowing! 10 Questions.

 
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As at 2012, who holds the world record for the most ‘Academy Awards’ won by one person, with 20 statuettes, and 12 other plaques and certificates?

  • Stephen Spielberg
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Martin Scorsese
  • Walt Disney

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The small lateral 'leaflets' of which plant will rotate jerkily on their axis under the slightest influence of touch, sunshine, warmth or vibration?

  • Mother-In-Law’s Tongue
  • Indian Pipes
  • Telegraph Plant
  • Rowan

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Which sport was originally designed to give cricketers something to play during the 'off season'?

  • Australian Rules football
  • Baseball
  • Polo
  • Hockey

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Which was the first American novel to sell one million copies?

  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • The Last of the Mohicans
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • Little Women

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Which item of cutlery was first introduced into England in 1601?

  • Spoon
  • Knife
  • Chop stick
  • Fork

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Which of these sea creatures does not have a centralised brain?

  • Octopus
  • Starfish
  • Shark
  • Sea slug

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Which invention was named after the sound it makes when used?

  • Zip fastener
  • Jet
  • Mower
  • Whisk

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Which of these cities is on the coast?

  • Tripoli
  • Baghdad
  • Johannesburg
  • Nairobi

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The Egyptians were the first to attempt the control of population growth by using what?

  • Unlevened bread
  • Crocodile dung
  • Orchid oil
  • Opium

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By what name were Norsemen better known?

  • Vikings
  • Moors
  • Danes
  • Gauls

 

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