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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 69

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

 
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'Vinca' is a strain of which plant that can be used in the treatment of Leukemia?

  • Periwinkle
  • Begonia
  • Lobelia
  • Canterbury Bell

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What is an ECG used to show?

  • Brain activity
  • Lung function
  • Heart activity
  • Liver condition

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Which US state is nicknamed the 'Empire State'?

  • New York
  • California
  • Washington
  • Texas

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Who did Michael Caine play in "The Ipcress File"?

  • Johnny Brent
  • Harry Palmer
  • Adam Worth
  • Michael Jennings

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Which country introduced the world's first diesel loco in 1912?

  • England
  • France
  • Switzerland
  • Germany

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Who played the matriarch "Annie Sugden" in the TV soap "Emmerdale Farm"?

  • Polly Tilbrook
  • Molly Weir
  • Sheila Mercier
  • Shirley Stelfox

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Who wrote the 1866 book "Crime and Punishment"?

  • Anthony Trollope
  • Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Friedrich Nietzsche

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Which cricketer once claimed he had been offered the throne of Albania?

  • C.B.Fry
  • Ted Wainwright
  • W.G.Grace
  • Gregor MacGregor

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What innovation became available to artists from 1880?

  • Prepared canvas
  • Folding easels
  • Ready mixed paints
  • Oval palettes

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Which cereal is the primary ingredient of 'polenta'?

  • Wheat
  • Maize
  • Oats
  • Barley

 

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