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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 91

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

 
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What is the botanical name of the native Australian plant with white flowers commonly called 'Beard-Heath'?

  • Leucopogon
  • Lavandula
  • Lobelia
  • Levisticum

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The structure of DNA is described as being of which shape?

  • Hecatonicosachoron
  • Tendril perversion
  • Double helix
  • Ellipsoid

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The scientific name for which animal is 'Ursus arctos horribilis'?

  • Polar Bear
  • Koala Bear
  • Grizzly Bear
  • Sun Bear

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Who wrote the story on which the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock film 'The Birds' was based?

  • Stella Gibbons
  • Daphne Du Maurier
  • Agatha Christie
  • Ruth Sawyer

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Which country sent its navy around the world to fight the Japanese in 1904?

  • Argentina
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Russia

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In the TV series "Outside Edge", who played the part of Kevin Costello's wife?

  • Tracy Brabin
  • Josie Lawrence
  • Brenda Blethyn
  • Hilary Crane

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What was Christopher Latham Scholes' significant and commercially successful invention of 1868?

  • The typewriter
  • Coding machine
  • Adding machine
  • Mechanical computer

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Which instrument was played by the jazz musician Charlie 'Bird' Parker?

  • Clarinet
  • Piano
  • Trumpet
  • Saxaphone

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Sold at Sotheby's, New York in 1995 for almost 3 million dollars, "Autoretrato con Chango y Loro" was the most expensive painting by which female artist?

  • Frida Kahlo
  • Doris Spiegel
  • Henriette Wyeth
  • Virginia Gruppe

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What is common name for the fruit Citrus Grandis?

  • Ugli Fruit
  • Blood Orange
  • Grapefruit
  • Lemon

 

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