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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 137

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

 
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Who directed the film "2001: A Space Odyssey", released in 1968?

  • George Lucas
  • James Cameron
  • Stanley Kubrick
  • Ridley Scott

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Who was vice president to US President George W. Bush from 2000 to 2008?

  • Dick Cheney
  • Joe Biden
  • Dan Quayle
  • Al Gore

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Which product did "The New Avengers" actor Gareth Hunt, advertise on TV?

  • Washing-up liquid
  • Sofas
  • Coffee
  • A sports car

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In 2009, which author, at the age of 60, was knighted in the New Year's Honours List?

  • John le Carre
  • Stephen King
  • Ian McEwan
  • Terence Pratchet

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In 2005, the Tour de France was won for the seventh and last time by who?

  • Alberto Contador
  • Oscar Pereiro
  • Bradley Wiggins
  • Lance Armstrong

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What was the name of Turkey's largest city before it became Istanbul?

  • Cyzicus
  • Constantinople
  • Adrianople
  • Halikarnassos

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The original cast of which play included James Cordon, Russel Tovey and Dominic Cooper?

  • "The History Boys"
  • "The Sunshine Boys"
  • "The Boys In The Band"
  • "The Boys Next Door"

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The world's most expensive spice, Saffron, is produced from which flower?

  • Iris
  • Hyacinth
  • Crocus
  • Bluebell

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Which city hosted the Beatles as the resident band at the 'Kaiserkeller' and 'Top Ten Club'?

  • Dortmund
  • Hamburg
  • Bremen
  • Frankfurt

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What is the business of the company co-founded by American entrepreneur, Ernest Gallo, in 1933?

  • Frozen foods
  • Shipping
  • Winemaking
  • Advertising

 

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