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Praggy’s Friday Challenge Quiz 68

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

 
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From which county did Capability Brown, the famous landscape designer originate?

  • Dorset
  • Yorkshire
  • Northumberland
  • Suffolk

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What is the largest joint in the human body?

  • Ankle
  • Wrist
  • Shoulder
  • Knee

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The 'Storting' is the parliament of which country?

  • Norway
  • Spain
  • Iceland
  • Turkey

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In the movie "Alien", what is the name of the computer?

  • Domino
  • Mother
  • Merlin
  • Gabriel

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Which type of clock was invented in 1656 by Christian Huygens?

  • Cuckoo
  • Carriage
  • Alarm
  • Pendulum

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In Britain's version of the US TV series "Quincy", who was the star of "The Expert"?

  • Marius Goring
  • Roger Moore
  • Peter Barkworth
  • Alastair Sim

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Which writer declined the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1964?

  • John Steinbeck
  • John Galsworthy
  • William Faulkner
  • Jean-Paul Sartre

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In 2000 who equalled Willie Renshaw's record of seven Wimbledon Men's Singles titles?

  • Roger Federer
  • Bjorn Borg
  • Pete Sampras
  • Boris Becker

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Who is credited with the introduction of cobalt blue to China from Iran which had a lasting effect on Chinese porcelain?

  • Marco Polo
  • Genghis Khan
  • Alexander the Great
  • Zheng He

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From which flower do we obtain saffron?

  • Crocus
  • Daffodil
  • Iris
  • Tulip

 

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