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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 89

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

 
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Who or what was Potato Jones?

  • Sea captain who tried to run the 1937 blockade of Spain
  • First radio gardening expert in 1927
  • American outlaw noted for huge appetite
  • Leader of the Bristol food riots in 1805

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Of which part of an atom is a 'Positron' an antiparticle?

  • Nucleus
  • Proton
  • Neutron
  • Electron

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Which landlocked sea is 422m (1385ft) below sea level?

  • The Caspian Sea
  • The Dead Sea
  • The Sea of Galilee
  • The Black Sea

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By which name is the actor Issur Danielovitch more famously known?

  • Yul Brynner
  • Walter Matthau
  • Kirk Douglas
  • Harrison Ford

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Indian politician Sonia Gandhi was born in which country in 1946?

  • India
  • Turkey
  • Poland
  • Italy

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Duvali, Dushira and Holi are religious days in which religion?

  • Shintu
  • Hindu
  • Judaism
  • Buddhism

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Who established Britain's first printing press in 1476?

  • Johannes Gutenberg
  • Friedrich Koenig
  • William Caxton
  • Charles Stanhope

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What was the nationality of the first non-British player to win the Wimbledon Men's Singles title in 1907?

  • Australian
  • Romanian
  • Spansh
  • Czechoslovakian

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Which British illustrator, who illustrated the gift book of Peter Pan, was known for her cute drawings of children based on her daughter Peggy?

  • Kate Greenaway
  • John Hancock
  • Eleanor Vere Boyle
  • Mabel Lucie Atwell

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Which country is the largest consumer of beer per head?

  • Britain
  • America
  • Germany
  • Australia

 

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