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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 117

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

 
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Which European nation were the first to drink tea?

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Dutch

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What was the currency of Austria before the Euro was introduced in 2000?

  • Mark
  • Frank
  • Schilling
  • Koruna

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Bulent Ecevit was Prime Minister of which country from 1999 to 2002?

  • Turkey
  • Algeria
  • Italy
  • Bolivia

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Which fashion designer is associated with the invention of the mini skirt and hot pants?

  • Guy Laroche
  • Mary Quant
  • Jean Muir
  • Yves Saint-Laurent

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Which title character of a Kingsley Amis novel had the surname Dixon?

  • Stanley
  • Jake
  • Lucky Jim
  • Colonel Sun

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What was Smokey Robinson's most famous band called?

  • The Detroit Wheels
  • The Miracles
  • The Soul Rebels Brass Band
  • The Blue Notes

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Which living bird has the longest wingspan?

  • Albatross
  • Golden Eagle
  • Condor
  • Cinereous Vulture

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What was the world's first high level computer programming language in 1957?

  • COBOL
  • BASIC
  • ALGOL
  • FORTRAN

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Which is the oldest British flat, classic horse race?

  • Epsom Derby
  • St Leger Stakes
  • 1,000 Guineas Stakes
  • Epsom Oaks

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Fictional planets Aridan, Herbos and Zofeit featured in which children's television series?

  • The Jetsons
  • My Parents Are Aliens
  • Lost In Space
  • Fireball XL5

 

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