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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 96

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

 
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Darwinia is an evergreen bush, native to mainly Western Australia and better known as what?

  • Blue Bells
  • Mountain Bells
  • Australian Bells
  • Canterbury Bells

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Which alkane, chemical formula CH4, occurs naturally in oil wells, marshes and the emissions from cattle?

  • Methane
  • Butane
  • Propane
  • Ethane

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On which canal can the 'Gatun' and 'Miraflores' locks be found?

  • Suez
  • Bossuit-Kortrijk
  • Panama
  • Nidau-Buren

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Which character in the 1992 film "Unforgiven" said, "Yeah, no one liked me. Mountain boys all thought I was gonna shoot 'em out of pure meanness."?

  • Little Bill Daggett
  • English Bob
  • Ned Logan
  • Will Munny

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The majority of immigrants to the USA between 1820 and 1900 came from which two countries?

  • Greece and Spain
  • China and Africa
  • Philippines and United Kingdom
  • Ireland and Germany

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What was the Concorde's record time to fly from New York to London?

  • 2 hrs 11 mins 37 secs
  • 2 hrs 55 mins 15 secs
  • 3 hrs 05 mins 16 secs
  • 3 hrs 12 mins 13 secs

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"Recuyell Of The Historyes Of Troye", printed in Bruges around 1475 is regarded as the first book to have been what?

  • Printed in the English language
  • Printed by moveable type
  • Produced in paperback version
  • Bound with adhesives

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The 1992 Summer Olympic Games were hosted by which European country?

  • France
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Italy

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What was the title of the 1885 painting by Vincent Van Gogh that displays peasants eating an everyday vegetable?

  • Mushroom Picking In Arles
  • The Potato Eaters
  • Still Life With Cabbage And Clogs
  • The Onion Seller

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Which food crop does the Colorado beetle most often attack?

  • Parsnip
  • Cabbage
  • Potato
  • Sweetcorn

 

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