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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 73

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

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From which country do Pelargoniums originate?

  • South Africa
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Netherlands

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Magnetite, hematite, limonite and siderite are ores of which metal?

  • Aluminium
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Tin

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How many emirates are there in the United Arab Emirates?

  • Four
  • Five
  • Six
  • Seven

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Which movie uses the tagline "A hero should never have to stand alone"?

  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Crocodile Dundee
  • Rules of Engagement
  • The Great Escape

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Appointed in 1721, who is held to be the first man to be Prime Minister of the UK?

  • Spencer Compton
  • Sir Robert Walpole
  • Henry Pelham
  • Oliver Cromwell

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Who said: "I would not cast off my illness, for there is much in my art that I owe to it."?

  • Joseph M.W.Turner
  • Claude Monet
  • Edvard Munch
  • Pablo Picasso

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What simple term, alternatively called Anglo-Saxon, refers to the English language in use between the 5th century to approximately the 12-13th centuries?

  • Old English
  • Brythonic
  • New English
  • Celtic

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Which newspaper columnist was owner of the racehorses "Aardwolf" and "Pretoria Dancer"?

  • Giles Coren
  • Nigel Dempster
  • Andrew Sullivan
  • Jeremy Clarkson

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As well as being a great advance in painting, which fifteenth century 'device' also possibly helped Columbus get to the New World?

  • Oil painting
  • Perspective
  • Painting with a brush
  • Colour

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Vodka, Galliano and orange juice are used to make which classic cocktail?

  • Harvey Wallbanger
  • The Goldeneye
  • Agent Orange
  • Orange Tundra