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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 93

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

 
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What unique characteristic does the Blackseed Glasswort possess to survive flooding and the high saline levels of salt lakes?

  • A waxy coating
  • Saline resistant sap
  • Aquatic roots on the stem
  • Lies dormant when submerged

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What was a Clepsydra?

  • A water clock
  • A submarine
  • A lock
  • A mythical creature

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Which animal's name literally means river horse?

  • Seahorse
  • Hippopotamus
  • Donkey
  • Llama

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In the 1995 film "Toy Story", who is the next door neighbour that Andy's toys fear?

  • George
  • Hamm
  • Rex
  • Sid

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Which part of India was occupied by the Japanese in WW II?

  • The Andaman Islands
  • West Bengal
  • Punjab
  • Bangalore

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What was the TV series "Emmerdale" originally called?

  • Dales Farm
  • The Woolpackers
  • Emmerdale Farm
  • The Sugdens

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In Shakespeare's "King Lear", which two daughters benefit, initially, from their father's rejection of the third daughter Cordelia?

  • Viola & Olivia
  • Beatrice & Hero
  • Gertrude & Ophelia
  • Goneril & Regan

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Which bird was the title of a 1968 UK number 1 hit for Fleetwood Mac?

  • Bluebird
  • Albatross
  • Eagle
  • Raven

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Which French sculptor unveiled a bronze work of a contemplative male, that he called 'Le Penseur' in 1904?

  • Paul Gauguin
  • Edgar Degas
  • Auguste Rodin
  • Antoine Bourdelle

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Which chicken dish is named after a battle in the Napoleonic wars?

  • Coq au Vin
  • Chicken Marengo
  • Chicken Kiev
  • Poulet au Fromage

 

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