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Random acts of wisdom Quiz

General knowledge questions for you to ponder. 10 Questions.

 
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Which song of Rihanna's was at no.1 in the UK for 10 consecutive weeks, during the very wet summer of 2007?

  • SOS
  • We Found Love
  • Disturbia
  • Umbrella

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Where in the world was the fastest wind speed, that was NOT a tornado or hurricane, recorded on 10 April 1996?

  • Summit of Mount Everest, Nepal
  • Mount Washington, New Hampshire, USA
  • Barrow Island, Australia
  • Patagonia, South America

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Can you match the accent Meryl Streep spoke with to the relevant film?

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Left

  • Dancing at Lughnasa
  • Out of Africa
  • A Cry in the Dark
  • Sophie's Choice

Right

  • Irish
  • Australian
  • Danish
  • Polish

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What is the chemical symbol for Silver?

  • Sv
  • Au
  • Si
  • Ag

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The painting shown, 'View of Toledo', is by which artist?

  • El Greco
  • Van Gogh
  • Pissaro
  • Matisse

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The stories with a message that Jesus told are known as what?

  • Fables
  • Parables
  • Essays
  • Short Stories

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What is Chikungunya?

  • A tough species of grass
  • A tribal medicine-man from Borneo
  • An Inidian dish of chickpeas & potatoes
  • A mosquito borne virus

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Who wrote the Minute Waltz?

  • Chopin
  • Strauss
  • Vivaldi
  • Mozart

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What is the Cockney rhyming slang for the word phone?

  • Dogs Bone
  • Al Capone
  • Have a Moan
  • Bank Loan

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Can you match the Shakespeare play to the type of play it is?

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Left

  • The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • Henry V
  • Macbeth
  • Coriolanus

Right

  • Tragedy
  • Comedy
  • History
  • Roman

 

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