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Factoids Quiz 118

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

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What was the first big screen movie filmed by legendary cinematographer Roger Deakins?

  • "The Long Walk Home"
  • "The Innocent"
  • "The Shawshank Redemption"
  • "Nineteen Eighty-Four"

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Which singing duo babysat for the very young Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis?

  • Simon and Garfunkel
  • Peters and Lee
  • Sonny And Cher
  • Ike and Tina Turner

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Despite being 250 miles from any other living tree, what happened to the world's most isolated tree, Arbre du Tenere in 1973?

  • Uprooted and destroyed by a hurricane
  • Hit and destroyed by a drunk driver
  • Hit and destroyed by lightning
  • Felled and destroyed for firewood by natives

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In 1964 who, for the 10th time, hit home runs from both the left and right sides of the plate in the same game to set a new baseball record?

  • Mickey Mantle
  • Babe Ruth
  • Ty Cobb
  • Randy Johnson

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The monster in "Frankenstein" has no name, but by which name did Mary Shelley once refer to him during a reading of the book?

  • John
  • David
  • Adam
  • Brian

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Due to its popularity in Central Appalachia, and with the addition of the word 'mouth', tooth decay has been locally renamed after which sparkling soda drink?

  • Fresca
  • Sunkist
  • Tizer
  • Mountain Dew

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Which top speed is a greyhound capable of reaching?

  • 45 mph
  • 40 mph
  • 35 mph
  • 30 mph

Question 8 Photo

What is the meaning of The Greek word 'Anthology'?

  • Collector of insects
  • Collector of novels
  • Collection of leaves
  • Collection of flowers

Question 9 Photo

Which of the following effects does alcohol have on the human body?

  • Improves immune system efficiency
  • Lowers body temperature
  • Improves brain function
  • Lowers blood pressure

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Which advertising character was known as Mr Bibendum in the company's first ads in 1896?

  • The Milky Bar Kid
  • Bertie Bassett
  • Colonel Sanders
  • The Michelin Man