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Mini GK Challenge Quiz 3

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A 'bombardon' is a member of which group of musical instruments?

  • Wind
  • Strings
  • Brass
  • Percussion

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Where are adolphs, randolphs and rudolphs performed?

  • On a trampoline
  • On a ski slope
  • In a swimming pool
  • On an ice rink

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According to medieval beliefs, what was urinating on an open grave supposed to cure?

  • Nosebleeds
  • Sneezing
  • Hiccoughs
  • Incontinence

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What is a 'jansky' a unit of?

  • Radiation
  • Gold
  • Energy
  • Mineral hardness

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In poetic terms, how many syllables are there in an Alexandrine?

  • 10
  • 12
  • 6
  • 8

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What are Kurdaitcha shoes (worn by Australian Aborigines) traditionally made from?

  • Emu feathers
  • Lizard skins
  • Koala fur
  • Turtle shells

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Which World Championships take place each year at the Corner Pin public house at Ramsbottom near Manchester?

  • The World Gurning Championship
  • The World Black Pudding Knocking Championship
  • The World Yorkshire Pudding Hurling Championship
  • The World Worm Charming Championship

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What shape is something that is 'falcate'?

  • Semi-circular
  • Spiral
  • Figure-eight
  • Hooked

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In which century were the first reports of a Loch Ness monster?

  • 17th
  • 16th
  • 15th
  • 14th

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Which English king was the illegitimate son of Duke Robert the Devil?

  • Ethlered the Unready
  • Edward the Confessor
  • Edmund Ironside
  • William the Conqueror

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Which actor served 59 days in a California jail in 1948 for possessing narcotics?

  • Marlon Brando
  • Robert Mitchum
  • James Coburn
  • Tony Curtis

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On what date does United Nations day fall each year?

  • 30th August
  • 13th September
  • 24th October
  • 17th November

 

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