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Factoids Quiz 90

More Trivial facts you are better off not knowing! 10 Questions.

 
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How long did Emma Thompson take to write the screenplay for the 2005 film "Nanny McPhee"?

  • 11 years
  • 9 years
  • 7 years
  • 4 years

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Which instrument was invented by German instrument makers Wilhelm Wieprecht and Johann Gottfried Moritz in 1835?

  • The Piccolo
  • The Glockenspiel
  • The Tuba
  • The Kettle Drum

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If he were alive in 2013, who would have seen his plays win 65 Olivier Awards?

  • William Shakespeare
  • Noel Coward
  • Oscar Wilde
  • George Bernard Shaw

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The first pancake recipe appeared in a 15th century cookbook in which European country?

  • Italy
  • England
  • France
  • Spain

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Which of the following extinct animals had tusks almost 14 feet long?

  • Daeodon (Boar)
  • Saber-toothed tiger
  • Woolly rhinocerous
  • Woolly mammoth

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In 1992, 5,840 people checked into U.S. emergency rooms with injuries sustained by what?

  • A mobile phone
  • A stick of rhubarb
  • A pillow
  • A teddy bear

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Which non-word accidentally entered Webster's second edition dictionary in 1934, described as meaning 'density', but with no examples of usage, and remained there until corrected by the 1947 reprint?

  • Massil
  • Flort
  • Dord
  • Downace

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Which city is also known as the "City of Peace and Justice"?

  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • New York, USA
  • The Hague, Netherlands

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Of what is Autophobia the fear?

  • Cars
  • Being alone
  • Being called onto a stage from the audience
  • Robotic devices

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A cow horn with a piece of soft leather had which common usage during the Mediaeval period?

  • Baby's feeding bottle
  • Oil dropper
  • Icing buns
  • Syringing ears

 

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