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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 109

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

 
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A pineapple is most closely related to which plant?

  • Guava
  • Sequoia
  • Spanish Moss
  • Pumpkin

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Who proposed that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction?

  • Thomas Edison
  • Galileo Galilei
  • Albert Einstein
  • Sir Isaac Newton

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Tashkent is the capital of which one of the Asian "stans"?

  • Uzbekistan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Kyrgyzstan

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In the 1993 film "Groundhog Day", what is Phil Connors' profession?

  • Insurance Broker
  • Estate Agent
  • Weatherman
  • Journalist

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What name was given to the first body of professional constables formed in England in 1749?

  • Walthamstow Watchmen
  • Bow Street Runners
  • Municipal Constabulary
  • Township Enforcers

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Which creature did 'Sonny' befriend in a popular 1960's children's TV programme?

  • Dolphin (Flipper)
  • Collie dog (Lassie)
  • Kangaroo (Skippy)
  • Brown Bear (Gentle Ben)

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The Bennet family appear in which Jane Austen novel?

  • Sense and Sensibility
  • Emma
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • Mansfield Park

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What, apparently, can you do after eating a garlic doused Indian meal in order to prevent your breath smelling of garlic the day after?

  • Swallow a yoghurt drink
  • Chew a Rosemary leaf
  • Drink water
  • Sip Jasmine tea

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

  • Rupert
  • Timothy
  • Richard
  • Algernon

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The famous musician, Larry Adler, played which instrument?

  • Violin
  • Paino
  • Cornet
  • Harmonica

 

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