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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 105

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

 
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Which is a characteristic of a Black Gum tree?

  • Almost impossible to break off a twig
  • Has large acorns
  • Smells like earthworms
  • Oozes black sap

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The centre of a long-standing industry in Cornwall, how is kaolin also known?

  • Seaweed
  • Granite
  • Tin
  • China clay

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Which UK National Trail runs 95 miles from Milngavie to Fort William?

  • St Cuthbert's Way
  • Annandale Way
  • Great Glen Way
  • West Highland Way

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In the 1982 film "E.T.", which sweets does Elliott use to tempt E.T. into his room?

  • Reese's Pieces
  • M&M's
  • Skittles
  • Smarties

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Which is the most intelligent family of birds with respect to reasoning power?

  • Finch
  • Crow
  • Hawk
  • Duck

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What term for a short, usually witty poem, or saying, derives from the Greek words 'write' and 'on'?

  • Epigram
  • Limerick
  • Sonnet
  • Doggerel

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The Stratocaster is a model by which guitar maker?

  • Gibson
  • Hofner
  • Fender
  • Burns

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During the 20th century which player lost a record seven Wimbledon singles finals?

  • Ken Rosewall
  • Venus Williams
  • Goran Ivanisevic
  • Chris Evert

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Batik, the 2000-year old style of decorating fabric with melted wax before being dipped in dye, is the National art form of which part of the world?

  • Africa
  • Russia
  • Indonesia
  • South America

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Which vegetable did Mark Twain describe as "Cabbage with a college education"?

  • Spinach
  • Cauliflower
  • Fennel
  • Brussels Sprout

 

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