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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 74

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

 
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Of which type of plant is a 'Hybrid Tea'?

  • Rhododendron
  • Camellia
  • Rose
  • Wisteria

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Which New Zealand-born physicist is credited with splitting the atom?

  • Sir Ernest Rutherford
  • Stephen Parke
  • Gary Bold
  • Vaughan Jones

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In which South American country are the mysterious Nazca lines to be found?

  • Mexico
  • Chile
  • Paraguay
  • Peru

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Who plays Captain Jack Aubrey in the movie "Master and Commander"?

  • Mel Gibson
  • Russell Crowe
  • Samuel L.Jackson
  • Tom Cruise

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"Egghead weds hourglass" was the headline when playwright Arthur Miller married which actress?

  • Raquel Welch
  • Diana Dors
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Sophia Loren

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Which human rights organisation, founded in 1961, won the 1977 Nobel Prize?

  • Fathers For Justice
  • G.I.R.C.A.
  • Amnesty International
  • J.U.S.T.I.C.E.

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In what decade was the Oxford English Dictionary first published?

  • 1910's
  • 1920's
  • 1930's
  • 1940's

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In which year of the 1980's did the colour of the balls at Wimbledon change from white to yellow?

  • 1984
  • 1985
  • 1986
  • 1987

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Respectively, as what are Frank Lloyd Wright, Henry Moore and Jackson Pollock best known?

  • Architect, painter and sculptor
  • Architect, sculptor and painter
  • Sculptor, architect and painter
  • Painter, sculptor and architect

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What is converted into alcohol during brewing?

  • Sugar
  • Hops
  • Yeast
  • Water

 

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