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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 95

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

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Which of these options is the name for various tufted grasses found mostly in the southern hemisphere, and whose name is also a type of moth?

  • Tussock
  • Tucson
  • Tantalus
  • Tinamou

Question 2 Photo

How is the fossilised resin of coniferous trees from the Middle Tertiary period better known?

  • Copralite
  • Coal
  • Opal
  • Amber

Question 3 Photo

If an animal was ruminating, what would it be doing?

  • Hunting for food
  • Sleeping
  • Producing digestive gas
  • Chewing the cud

Question 4 Photo

In the 1990 film "Goodfellas", what is teenager Henry Hill's job that gets him involved with the mob?

  • Parking valet
  • Grocery delivery boy
  • Street newspaper seller
  • Street sweeper

Question 5 Photo

The Dickin Medal, bearing the words 'We also serve' and 'For Gallantry', is awarded to which members of the armed forces in the UK?

  • Army Medical Corp
  • Animals
  • Women
  • Military Police

Question 6 Photo

Which of the following did "Steptoe and Son" stars Wilfred Bramble and Harry H Corbett have in common off screen?

  • Both were Shakespearean actors
  • Both born in Burma
  • Both served in the RAF
  • Both captained their school cricket teams

Question 7 Photo

Who wrote "Naked Lunch", (also titled "The Naked Lunch")?

  • John Brunner
  • Jamie Oliver
  • William Burroughs
  • Isaac Asimov

Question 8 Photo

The live album "Beauty And The Beat" featured pianist George Shearring and which singer?

  • Cleo Laine
  • Ella Fitzgerald
  • Billie Holiday
  • Peggy Lee

Question 9 Photo

The 15th century bronze door panels, the 'Gates of Paradise' were created by Lorenzo Ghiberti for the cathedral in which artistic city?

  • Venice
  • Turin
  • Florence
  • Salerno

Question 10 Photo

Which ingredient gives Earl Grey tea its distinctive flavour?

  • Ginger
  • Bergamot
  • Hyssop
  • Fenugreek