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Mini GK Challenge 4

General knowledge to waken up and challenge the braincells 12 Questions.

 
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A 'poise' is a unit of measurement for what?

  • Energy
  • Magnetic flux
  • Length
  • Viscosity

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The uninhabited coral island Henderson Island, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.. what country does it belong to?

  • USA
  • UK
  • New Zealand
  • Australia

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Former British Prime Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home, played first-class cricket for which county?

  • Sussex
  • Kent
  • Surrey
  • Middlesex

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For what offence was Geoffrey Prime given a 35 year British jail sentence in 1982?

  • Spying
  • Treason
  • Trespass
  • Arson

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Traditionally, the man who stirred molten iron in a furnace was known as what?

  • A puddler
  • A poddler
  • A piddler
  • A paddler

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Pierre-Paul Broca, Carl Wernicke and Korbinian Brodmann all have parts of which human organ named after them?

  • Brain
  • Heart
  • Liver
  • Lungs

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'Dr Teeth and the Electric Mayhem' featured in which popular 1970's TV programme?

  • Benny Hill Show
  • Rock Follies
  • The Muppet Show
  • Tiswas

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In 1750, which single crop accounted for half the total value of American exports?

  • Cotton
  • Tobacco
  • Potatoes
  • Maize

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Which musical instrument has an Italian name that means 'bundle of sticks'?

  • Bassoon
  • Saxophone
  • Trombone
  • Clarinet

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What is the more common name of the Davidia tree?

  • Monkey puzzle tree
  • Tulip tree
  • Birdcatcher tree
  • Handkerchief tree

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The literary characters 'Pantagruel', 'Despair' and 'Cormoran' have what in common?

  • They are giants
  • They are dwarfs
  • They are blind
  • They are deaf

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What was the first purpose-built lifeboat called?

  • Number One
  • The Original
  • The Rescuer
  • The Lifesaver

 

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