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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 60

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

 
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Which of the following is particular to deciduous trees?

  • They shed leaves in winter
  • They produce nuts
  • They only grow to 4m in height
  • They shed winged seeds

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Taken literally what should you see in a Hippodrome?

  • Hippopotami
  • Horses
  • Lions
  • Antelope

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'Almaty' is the former, and 'Astana' the current, capital of which central Asian state?

  • Tibet
  • Kazakhstan
  • Afghanistan
  • Turkey

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Who directed the movie "Willow" in 1988?

  • Steven Spielberg
  • Woody Allen
  • John Ford
  • Ron Howard

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Who discovered the vaccination against smallpox in 1796?

  • Karl Landsteiner
  • Louis Pasteur
  • Alexander Fleming
  • Edward Jenner

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In which sitcom in the early 80s did Dame Judi Dench star with her late husband Michael Williams?

  • "On The Up"
  • "Wife Begins At 40"
  • "A Fine Romance"
  • "Good Night And God Bless"

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Who wrote the 1947 book "The Fountainhead"?

  • Ethel Turner
  • Ayn Rand
  • Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • Lucy Maud Montgomery

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Who's boat 'Bluebird' sank in Coniston water?

  • Ken Warby
  • Lee Taylor
  • Donald Campbell
  • John Cobb

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Which artist wrote all of his personal notes from right to left, forcing those who read them to use a mirror?

  • Marcell Tirel
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Pablo Picasso

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How many standard wine bottles are the equivalent of a Melchior?

  • 6
  • 12
  • 18
  • 24

 

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