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The Mini GK Challenge 2 Quiz

General knowledge to waken up and challenge the brain cells 12 Questions.

 
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Metric crown, metric demy and metric royal are different sizes of which commodity?

  • Gold
  • Paper
  • Wheat
  • Copper

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Which saint was said to have nipped the Devil's nose with red-hot tongs?

  • St Dunstan
  • St Bede
  • St Cuthbert
  • St Andrew

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Of which instrument are the 'curtal', the 'dulzian' and the 'pommer' principal ancestors?

  • Oboe
  • Bassoon
  • Clarinet
  • Recorder

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Which part of the body would be affected by a 'cutaneous' disease?

  • Skin
  • Hair
  • Nails
  • Eyes

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If you 'lapidated' someone, what would you be doing to them?

  • Beheading them
  • Gasing them to death
  • Giving them a lethal injection
  • Stoning them to death

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Who was the American composer of the popular songs 'Stardust', 'My Resistance is Low' and 'Georgia on my Mind'?

  • Hoagy Charmichael
  • Jerry Herman
  • Jay Livingston
  • Harold Arlen

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Which Roman goddess was changed into a laurel tree?

  • Pomona
  • Maia
  • Daphne
  • Venus

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A traditional 'muleta' is red on one side, yellow on the other and is used where?

  • Aircraft landing strip
  • Wine cellar
  • Doctor's surgery
  • Bullfighting arena

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Where would you find 'Willy Nilly', 'Organ Morgan' and 'Bessie Bighead'?

  • Brecon Beacons
  • Knotty Ash
  • Under Milkwood
  • Giant's Causeway

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For which commodity is Orrefors in Sweden renowned?

  • Silver
  • Paper
  • Glass
  • Pewter

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Which French town housed the British Army Headquarters between 1914-1916?

  • Maubeuge
  • St Omer
  • Redontes
  • Amiens

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Victoria Woodhull was the first woman candidate for what office?

  • Secretary General of the United Nations
  • President of the Olympic Committee
  • Mayor of New York
  • President of the USA

 

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