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Praggy’s Friday Challenge Quiz 145

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

 
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After a 4 week reign in 2008, which Christmas film replaced "Quantum Of Solace" at the top of the UK Box Office chart – on its opening weekend?

  • "Four Christmases"
  • "Christmas in Wonderland"
  • "Happy Christmas"
  • "Make the Yuletide Gay"

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Taking office in 2007, South Korean Ban Ki-moon was appointed to which post in October 2006?

  • President of the International Court of Justice
  • Secretary General of the United Nations
  • Director General of the International Organization for Migration
  • NATO Secretary General

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In which Australian TV soap would the characters Kate Rhodes, Jill Gordon and Raymond Shaw be found?

  • Sons And Daughters
  • Home And Away
  • Neighbours
  • The Young Doctors

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Regarded by many critics as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century, which English poet was born in England but later became an American Citizen and died in 1973?

  • W.H.Auden
  • John Keats
  • W.B. Yeats
  • Robert Browning

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Where was golf's Ryder Cup held in 2010?

  • France
  • Spain
  • Ireland
  • Wales

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What is the US state capital of West Virginia?

  • Petersburg
  • Huntington
  • Grantsville
  • Charleston

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What was the subject of a bronze Edgar Degas sculpture sold at auction for a record 13.3 million GBP in 2009?

  • Horse
  • Fox And Goose
  • Ballet Dancer
  • Female Torso

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'Chai' is the Hindi word for which drink?

  • Tea
  • Gin
  • Coffee
  • Lemonade

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The original cast of which London musical included Brian Blessed, Elaine Paige and Bonnie Langford?

  • Evita
  • Oliver
  • Cats
  • Jesus Christ Superstar

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What, in 2001, was the connection between the numbers 11, 77, 93 and 175?

  • The dollar price of oil per barrel for each quarter
  • Flight numbers of the crashed 9/11 planes
  • Number of UK road deaths for each quarter
  • First 4 balls draw in the UK lottery

 

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