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Factoids Quiz 117

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

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Question 1 Photo

In the making of "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly", what was rebuilt by a Spanish Army Captain after he prematurely blew it up, only for it to suffer another explosion once complete?

  • A bridge
  • A saloon
  • A bell tower
  • A farmhouse

Question 2 Photo

In 1996, who appeared in a Japanese advertisement for apple sauce, because that's what his name means in Japanese?

  • Roger Daltrey
  • Justin Bieber
  • Ringo Starr
  • Josh Groban

Question 3 Photo

The 'Woman's Tongue Of Zanzibar' is a plant with pods full of seeds that have which curious trait?

  • They have the aroma of sweet sherry
  • They're fired out machine-gun style
  • They rattle continuously
  • They look like eyes complete with lashes

Question 4 Photo

Which sporting event has never been held in the Southern hemisphere?

  • Rugby World Cup
  • Winter Olympics
  • Amateur World Golfers Championship
  • Netball World Cup

Question 5 Photo

Although it won a Pulitzer Prize and spent 88 weeks on the best seller list, "To Kill a Mockingbird" is the only novel by which female writer?

  • Margaret Laurence
  • Nancy Mitford
  • Elizabeth George Speare
  • Harper Lee

Question 6 Photo

Over turned by the Court Of Appeal in May 2009, which crunchy snack had been ruled as 'Not a potato crisp', in July 2008, by High Court judge, Mr Justice Warren?

  • Quavers
  • Pringles
  • Walkers Crisps
  • Cheetos

Question 7 Photo

Which of the following animals has never been domesticated by man?

  • African elephant
  • Dromedary camel
  • Water buffalo
  • Yak

Question 8 Photo

Which trade is associated with the surname 'Sexton'?

  • Dresser of cloth
  • Farmer
  • Maker of precision instruments
  • Church maintenance worker

Question 9 Photo

What, apparently, would be the maximum length of straw up which it is possible for a person to suck up a drink?

  • 34 feet
  • 40 feet
  • 20 feet
  • 10 feet

Question 10 Photo

Which name was only given to 4 boys born in the UK in 2011?

  • Norman
  • Adam
  • Clive
  • Peter