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Factoids Quiz 49

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

 
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Which English actress, after her first job in insurance, began training as a nurse at the age of 18 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham?

  • Jenny Agutter
  • Julie Walters
  • Kate Winslet
  • Elaine Paige

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Who was the first person to record that the number of rings in the cross section of a tree trunk reveal its age?

  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Charles Darwin
  • Aristotle
  • John Bachman

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According to 2012 Olympic Badminton rules how many goose feathers must be attached to goat skin covered cork to make a shuttlecock?

  • Ten
  • Twelve
  • Fourteen
  • Sixteen

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As at 2013, who ties with William Shakespeare as the world's highest selling author with 2 billion sales?

  • Harold Robbins
  • Agatha Christie
  • Georges Simenon
  • Barbara Cartland

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The common Tibetan drink 'Butter Tea' is made from butter, brick (compressed) tea and which seasoning?

  • Nutmeg
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Cayenne pepper

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In terms of its body length, how far can a louse jump?

  • 350 times
  • 250 times
  • 150 times
  • 50 times

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In 1982, Phoenix, Arizona, what killed David Grundman after he fired two shotgun blasts at it?

  • Boulder
  • Rattle snake
  • Cactus
  • Gila monster

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Which trade is associated with the surname 'Hine'?

  • Leather maker
  • Gamekeeper
  • Hat maker
  • Servant

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In which country is the "Kola Superdeep Borehole", the deepest hole ever drilled by man at approx 7.62 miles?

  • Antarctica
  • Russia
  • Australia
  • Japan

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At conditions of normal pressure, up to what distance, laterally, could the human heart squirt blood?

  • 24 feet
  • 18 feet
  • 12 feet
  • 6 feet

 

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