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Mini GK Challenge Quiz 6

General knowledge to wake up and challenge the brain cells 12 Questions.

 
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Of which Order of Chivalry is the 'Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod' an officer?

  • Most Honourable Order of the Bath
  • The Order of the Garter
  • Most Distinguished Order of St Michael & St George
  • The Order of Merit

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Which musical instrument was invented by Charles Wheatstone?

  • French Horn
  • Oboe
  • Xylophone
  • Concertina

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What are Sumbing, Merapi and Bromo?

  • African Languages
  • Australian Mountains
  • Indian Rivers
  • Javan Volcanoes

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Conchita Cintron - the first professional woman bullfighter - came from which country?

  • Chile
  • Mexico
  • Spain
  • Portugal

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What is the more common name for 'Bissextile'?

  • Palm Sunday
  • Advent
  • Leap Year
  • New Year's Day

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In the 16th century, what were Ape's Laugh, Smoked Ox, Chimney Sweep and Dying Monkey?

  • Ales
  • Cakes
  • Dances
  • Lipsticks

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How many 'dragon' colours are there in a game of mah-jong?

  • Two
  • Three
  • Four
  • Five

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Who brought thousands of plants back from an Australian trip and founded Kew Gardens in England?

  • Joseph Banks
  • John Banks
  • Josiah Banks
  • Jeremiah Banks

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The 'Ainu' are the aboriginal people of which country?

  • Greenland
  • Canada
  • Mongolia
  • Japan

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Which religion was originally based on the ideas of Marcus Garvey?

  • Baha'ism
  • Rastafarianism
  • Jainism
  • Spiritualism

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What is the 'bo diddley' that the blues musician took his name from?

  • One-stringed African guitar
  • Two-stringed Asian guitar
  • Three-stringed American guitar
  • Four-stringed European guitar

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How long did the Russian dynasty of the Romanovs last?

  • 199 years
  • 234 years
  • 276 years
  • 304 years

 

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