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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 144

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

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In the 1994 film "Four Weddings And A Funeral", which English poet's work was read at the funeral?

  • William Wordsworth
  • W.H.Auden
  • Byron
  • W.B. Yeats

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In 2004, Tony Blair was the first Western leader to pay a state visit which country?

  • Kuwait
  • Russia
  • Iraq
  • Libya

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In the children's TV series "Thunderbirds", in which type of car did Lady Penelope travel?

  • Ferrari
  • Aston Martin DB6
  • Daimler
  • Rolls Royce

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Which author died in 2001 and is now believed, by many, to be 'hitchhiking his way around the Galaxy'?

  • Arthur C. Clarke
  • Gene Roddenberry
  • Douglas Adams
  • Brian Aldiss

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Which football club achieved a unique treble by winning the UEFA Cup, FA Cup and League Cup in 2001?

  • Manchester United
  • Liverpool
  • Newcastle United
  • Arsenal

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In 1847, which African country was founded by freed slaves?

  • Burundi
  • Liberia
  • Djibouti
  • Togo

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Made up of fifty panels joined together to form a. 4.5m x 12m whole, which painting took David Hockney six weeks to complete in 2007 and was his largest at that time?

  • "A Bigger Grand Canyon"
  • "The Big Hawthorne"
  • "Bigger Trees Near Warter"
  • "The Road To York Through Sledmere"

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Which is the primary ingredient of the popular liqueur Cointreau?

  • Orange
  • Cinnamon
  • Cranberries
  • Rosemary

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Who had the 1965 instrumental hit "Spanish Flea"?

  • The Glenn Miller Band
  • Woody Herman and his Herd
  • The Tommy Dorsey Band
  • Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass

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In her Diamond Jubilee year, which of the following did the HM The Queen not attend?

  • Olympic Closing Ceremony
  • Diamond Jubilee Concert
  • Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • Trooping The Colour