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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 100

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

 
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Eucalyptus saligna, can live up to 200 years, what is its more common name?

  • Steel Box
  • Sydney Blue Gum
  • Gimlet Gum
  • Fremantle Mallee

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Which black and white bird has the scientific name Pica Pica?

  • Puffin
  • Pied Wagtail
  • Magpie
  • Avocet

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Which is the only lake in Scotland to be actually called a lake?

  • Menteith
  • Ericht
  • Morar
  • Katrine

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In the "Rocky" films, part of boxer Rocky's training is to punch against the frozen meat of which animal?

  • Pig
  • Cow
  • Sheep
  • Horse

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The 'Tonton Macoute' were the dreaded paramilitary police in which country?

  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Vietnam
  • Haiti

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Which British high street bank uses the eagle as its logo?

  • National Westminster
  • Lloyds
  • Barclays
  • Trustees Savings Bank

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For how long did Rip Van Winkle sleep?

  • 40 years
  • 30 years
  • 20 years
  • 10 years

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Which English football league club are nicknamed 'The Eagles'?

  • Sheffield Wednesday
  • Swindon Town
  • Torquay United
  • Crystal Palace

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The painter Gilbert Charles Stuart (1755-1828), was most well known for his portraits of which person?

  • Benjamin Disraeli
  • George Washington
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Queen Victoria

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How do you prevent a black rim forming round the yolk of a hard-boiled egg?

  • Plunge into cold water after boiling
  • Place in cold water then bring to boil
  • Crack the shell after boiling
  • Use only very fresh eggs

 

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