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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 104

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

 
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Which of these trees grows in water?

  • Southern Yellow Pine
  • Bald Cypress
  • Hemlock
  • Red Oak

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Which London structure was designed to provide for a giant telescope, although it proved unsuccessful in this role?

  • Tower Bridge
  • Big Ben
  • St. Pauls Cathedral
  • The Monument

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On which river are the Victoria Falls to be found?

  • The Congo
  • The Limpopo
  • The White Nile
  • The Zambezi

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In the 2004 movie "Sideways," what is Miles' (Paul Giamatti) profession?

  • Writer
  • Artist
  • Chef
  • Football Coach

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What is the name of the dog in the "Famous Five" series?

  • Rupert
  • Timothy
  • Robert
  • Algernon

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Which prolific and highly regarded American author, who became a British subject a year before his death, wrote "The Wings Of The Dove"; "Washington Square", and "The Golden Bowl"?

  • Brad Barkley
  • Henry James
  • Ray Bradbury
  • Henry Adams

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Which piano-playing singer's first hit was "The Fat Man"?

  • Oscar Peterson
  • Jerry Lee-Lewis
  • Fats Domino
  • Ray Charles

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In a game of football, what does the abbreviation 'A.E.T' represent?

  • After Extra Time
  • All Excuses Taken
  • Alternative Evening Timetable
  • All England Tournament

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Which Glasgow-based sculptor, whose works include artificial trees and a leaning litter bin, won the 2011 Turner Prize?

  • William Brodie
  • John Hutchison
  • John Crawford
  • Martin Boyce

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What type of food is Port Salut?

  • Cheese
  • Bread
  • Pasta
  • Soup

 

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