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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 77

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

 
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What is a 'potato-bogle'?

  • A cream coloured worm
  • A scarecrow with a potato head
  • A potato skin disease
  • A tool for cutting eyes from potatoes

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What is the highest digit that can appear in an Octal number system?

  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

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In which British island group are Hoy, Westray, North Ronaldsay and South Ronaldsay to be found?

  • The Orkney Islands
  • Isles of Scilly
  • The Shetland Isles
  • Outer Hebrides

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Which movie stars Kurt Russell, playing a carpenter?

  • Breakdown
  • Grindhouse
  • Miracle
  • Overboard

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In 1921, Agnes MacPhail was the first woman in which country to be elected to the House of Commons?

  • Republic of Ireland
  • Canada
  • Scotland
  • England

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Syd Barett, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason form which Group?

  • Def Leppard
  • The Byrds
  • Pink Floyd
  • White Snake

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The word 'book' is suggested by some etymologists to derive from the ancient practice of writing on tablets made of which wood?

  • Beech
  • Oak
  • Elm
  • Cedar

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Although his religious beliefs prevented him running on a Sunday, he won the 400 metres Gold at the 1924 French Olympics, but in which country was athlete Eric Liddell born?

  • Austria
  • Iceland
  • China
  • France

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Who painted the "Water Lilies" series of paintings?

  • Picasso
  • Monet
  • Braque
  • Manet

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How many noggins are there in a UK pint?

  • 4
  • 6
  • 8
  • 10

 

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