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The Things You Never Knew Quiz

15 questions that will make you think 15 Questions.

 
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1

What was the name of William Tells son (the apple head boy)?

  • William
  • Walter
  • Wilfred
  • Robert

2

What is the official time span covered by the term ‘a generation’?

  • 20 Years
  • 25 Years
  • 30 Years
  • 35 Years

3

Which American President patented a device for freeing ships which had run aground?

  • George Washington
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Andrew Jackson

4

Which duo has won seven Oscars?

  • Laurel & Hardy
  • Hope & Crosby
  • Martin & Lewis
  • Tom & Jerry

5

Who arrested Dr Crippen ?

  • Inspector Mist
  • Inspector Snow
  • Inspector Dew
  • Inspector Fog

6

What is Woody’s surname in the Toy Story films?

  • Wood
  • Pride
  • Beech
  • Smith

7

Which two of these were alive at the same time ?

  • Confucius & Nero
  • Buddha & Hannibal
  • Nero & Hannibal
  • Confucius & Buddha

8

Which US Tennis player holds the record for being the youngest ever man to reach the finals of all 4 major tournaments ?

  • Jimmy Connors
  • Jim Courier
  • Andre Agassi
  • Pete Sampras

9

Who was criticised by an Australian safety organisation in 2002 for allowing a visitor on his building site without a hard hat?

  • Rupert Murdoch
  • Russell Crowe
  • Barry Humphries
  • Bob the Builder

10

In his book 'The Devil’s Dictionary' what word is defined by Ambrose Bierce as being “God’s way of teaching Americans geography”?

  • Holiday
  • Royalty
  • War
  • Thanksgiving

11

In October 2013, The Vatican established a St Peter’s club in which sport?

  • Fishing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Cricket

12

Tattie Bogle, Hodmedod and Murmet are all types of what?

  • Stew
  • Scarecrow
  • Mushroom
  • Bird

13

The youngest MP in the House of Commons is informally known as the 'Baby of the House'. Which future leader of his party was Baby when elected at 23 in the 1983 general election?

  • William Hague
  • Tony Blair
  • David Cameron
  • Charles Kennedy

14

Which 20th century head of state survived the greatest number of assassination attempts?

  • Fidel Castro
  • Winston Churchill
  • Charles de Gaulle
  • Adolf Hitler

15

How many coloured circles are there in total on a 'Twister' mat?

  • 16
  • 20
  • 24
  • 28

 

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