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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 83

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

 
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Which Shakespearean character said 'Let the sky rain potatoes'?

  • Malvolio
  • Falstaff
  • Hamlet
  • Caliban

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Which was the only probe that has so far been sent to Uranus and Neptune?

  • 9P/Tempel
  • Voyager 2
  • Pioneer 5
  • Mariner 10

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In which county is the historic Bluebell Railway to be found?

  • Yorkshire
  • Dorset
  • Anglesey
  • Sussex

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Who won an Oscar for his role in the 1951 film "African Queen"?

  • Rex Harrison
  • Ernest Borgnine
  • Humphrey Bogart
  • Errol Flynn

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In 1776, the United States Declaration of Independence decreed that how many American colonies, which were at war with Britain, were no longer part of the British Empire?

  • Eleven
  • Twelve
  • Thirteen
  • Fourteen

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What are bactrians and dromedaries?

  • Sloths
  • Antelope
  • Cattle
  • Camels

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What technical word is usually given to the right-side, odd-numbered page of a book?

  • Avers
  • Recto
  • Quark
  • Foil

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A visiting cricket club from which country, touring England in 1995, included players called Peace, Harmony and Justice?

  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Indies
  • New Zealand

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Which Venetian artist painted 'The Stonemason's Yard'?

  • Cherubino Kirchmayr
  • Antonio Molinari
  • Jacopo Bellini
  • Giovanni Canaletto

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From which German region do Hock wines come?

  • Mosel
  • Rhine
  • Saxony
  • Baden

 

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