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Factoids Quiz 106

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

 
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As at 2014, the longest Oscar acceptance speech ever was given by Greer Garson for Best Actress in 1942's "Mrs. Miniver" and lasted for how long?

  • 7.5 minutes
  • 5.5 minutes
  • 3.5 minutes
  • 1.5 minutes

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Which acclaimed UK celebrity baked the cake on the cover of The Rolling Stones' 1969 masterpiece "Let It Bleed"?

  • Jane Asher
  • Mary Berry
  • Fearne Cotton
  • Delia Smith

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How quickly can the poison of the harmless looking Death Cap mushroom kill a human after consumption?

  • 2 days
  • 3 days
  • 6 hours
  • 24 hours

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What did Phil "The Power" Taylor make before he became a professional darts player?

  • Toilet roll handles
  • Furniture
  • Hats
  • Optical lenses

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What was the original title for Ray Bradbury's book "Fahrenheit 451"?

  • The Book Burning
  • The Fireman
  • Autoignition Point
  • The Arsonists

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What is the state vegetable Oklahoma?

  • Sweet potato
  • Watermelon
  • Artichoke
  • Chilli

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Who perfected the siphon flush system we use today and was born in the village of 'Thorne', an anagram of throne?

  • Charles Babbage
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Thomas Crapper
  • Benjamin Franklin

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So far, as at 2014, how old was the oldest bacteria successfully revived by scientists?

  • 250 million years
  • 120 million years
  • 50 million years
  • 23 million years

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Which crime scene forensic test was first conducted in Italy in 1915?

  • Footprints
  • Comparison of fibres
  • Fingerprinting
  • Dried blood tests

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One of the most famous painters in history, how many paintings were left to the world by Leonardo da Vinci?

  • 15
  • 25
  • 55
  • 75

 

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