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Factoids Quiz 109

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

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Christoph Waltz, winner of an Oscar for playing the Jew hunter in the 2009 film "Inglourious Basterds", has a real life son of which profession?

  • Diamond cutter
  • Nazi hunter
  • Rabbi
  • Peace Envoy

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Which member of Blur models for Cordings, an upmarket London gentleman's tailor?

  • Graham Coxon
  • Damon Albarn
  • Alex James
  • Dave Rowntree

Question 3 Photo

Caffeine has evolved in plants to serve which purpose?

  • Give a bad taste to deter grazing animals
  • Natural insecticide
  • To stimulate vigorous growth
  • Assist preservation of water

Question 4 Photo

Liverpool Football Club goalkeeper, Simon Mignolet, has a degree in which subject?

  • Astrophysics
  • Sport Science
  • Literature
  • Politics

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On which author was the protagonist of C.S. Lewis' "The Space Trilogy" modelled?

  • J.R.R. Tolkien
  • George Orwell
  • C. S. Forester
  • Aldous Huxley

Question 6 Photo

What is introduced to the Sardinian cheese 'Casu Marzu' in order to break down fats?

  • Penicillin mould
  • Yeast
  • Maggots
  • Sheep dung

Question 7 Photo

Which was the site of the first stock exchange in the USA in 1791?

  • Dallas
  • New York
  • Washington DC
  • Philadelphia

Question 8 Photo

Which country has discovered more chemical elements than any other country?

  • Great Britain
  • Germany
  • Russia
  • Greece

Question 9 Photo

Which war lasted for 116 years?

  • The Eighty Years War
  • The War Of The Roses
  • The Hundred Years War
  • The Anglo-Spanish War

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German art student, Benjamin Harff, illuminated and bound which of J.R.R.Tolkien's books, by hand (monastic style), as his final project for his exam at the Academy of Arts?

  • The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun
  • The Hobbit
  • The Silmarillion
  • The Lord Of The Rings