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Mini GK Challenge Quiz 9

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What is the fear of getting wrinkles known as?

  • Basiphobia
  • Keraunophobia
  • Placophobia
  • Rhytiphobia

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A Roman centurion commanded 100 men but how many were in a cohort?

  • 200
  • 400
  • 600
  • 800

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Which country completes author Nevil Shute's name?

  • France
  • Holland
  • Ireland
  • Norway

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What are the main ingredients of a 'maƮtre d'hotel' sauce?

  • Butter, cream and paprika
  • Lemon, butter and parsley
  • Mushroom, tarragon and cream
  • Red wine, onion and tomato

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How often would you attend a hebdomadal meeting?

  • Every day
  • Every week
  • Every month
  • Every year

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When in heraldic design, what kind of creature is a 'talbot'?

  • Dog
  • Goat
  • Horse
  • Leopard

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How many gross are there in a great great gross?

  • 6
  • 8
  • 10
  • 12

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Can you match these states of the USA to their nicknames?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Arkansas
  • Kansas
  • Montana
  • Washington

Right

  • The Treasure State
  • The Sunflower State
  • The Natural State
  • The Evergreen State

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Which South American country is associated with political parties called the Blancos and the Colorados?

  • Bolivia
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Uruguay

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Which opera was performed in two simultaneous separate versions and led to a law suit?

  • La Boheme
  • Manon Lescaut
  • Tosca
  • Turandot

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Which of these does not feature in the modern pentathlon?

  • Cross-country running
  • Fencing
  • Skiing
  • Show jumping

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To what plant family does the gooseberry belong?

  • Dock
  • Rue
  • Saxofrage
  • Vetch

 

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