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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 127

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

 
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Which ancestor of Noah is also the name of an oversized bottle that holds six litres of Champagne?

  • Balthazar
  • Salmanazar
  • Jeroboam
  • Methuselah

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Which American state is nicknamed "The Diamond State"?

  • South Carolina
  • Nevada
  • Delaware
  • Oregon

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What is the name of the 12th Duke of Devonshire and current (2014), owner of Chatsworth House?

  • Peregrine Cavendish
  • Victor Cavendish
  • Andrew Cavendish
  • William Cavendish

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Which book catapulted Germaine Greer to fame?

  • "Shakespeare's Wife"
  • "The Female Eunuch"
  • "The Whole Woman"
  • "The Madwoman's Underclothes"

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'Lucky Man' is a 2003 autobiography by which US actor?

  • Will Smith
  • Adam West
  • Michael J Fox
  • Chevy Chase

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Jiles Perry Richardson Jr, who died in the same plane crash as Ritchie Valens and Buddy Holly, was better known by which name?

  • Johnny Ace
  • Big Bopper
  • Bo Diddley
  • Fats Domino

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The scientific name for which animal means 'one who walks swiftly, a camel marked like a leopard'?

  • Giraffe
  • Appaloosa horse
  • Dromedary
  • Dalmatian

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Which airborne gas causes the discolouration of brass?

  • Nitrogen
  • Oxygen
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Hydrogen sulphide

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Which jockey won the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe from 1985 to 1987 on three different horses?

  • Steve Cauthen
  • Pat Eddery
  • Stan Mellor
  • Willie Carson

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Who did Reggie Perrin work for, before GROT?

  • Acorn Antiques
  • Wernham Hogg Paper Company
  • L. Bainbridge Decorators
  • Sunshine Desserts

 

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