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Factoids Quiz 129

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

 
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From which language is the English word 'umbrella' derived?

  • Italian
  • Greek
  • French
  • Arabic

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After which age are the chances of going grey increased by 10-20% every single decade?

  • 20
  • 30
  • 40
  • 50

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Which bodily occurrence travels at approximately 100mph?

  • A heartbeat
  • A cough
  • A hiccup
  • A sneeze

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Elastic bands were patented in 1845 in which city?

  • Washington DC
  • Paris
  • London
  • Berlin

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Who was the studio's 1st choice to play Wolverine in "X-Men", before the director decided to cast the relatively unknown Hugh Jackman?

  • Bruce Willis
  • Matt Damon
  • Keanu Reeves
  • Brad Pitt

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Which music medium was invented by Paul Goldmark in 1948?

  • Long Playing record (LP)
  • Cassette tape
  • Vinyl single (45)
  • Compact Disc (CD)

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Which Australian tree is distinguished as the world's most dangerous tree with such an excruciatingly painful and enduring sting that numerous victims have been driven to suicide?

  • Strychnine Tree
  • Gympie-Gympie
  • Devil's Needle
  • Poison Peach

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Who was the first female golfer to make the cut at a PGA TOUR event, shooting 76 and 81 during the first two rounds of the 1945 Los Angeles Open?

  • Babe Zaharias
  • Kathy Ahern
  • Annika Sorenstam
  • Karen Davies

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Which childrens' character was banned In Russia in 2009, because a senior official was found to own a picture of him wearing swastika-covered clothes?

  • Kermit The Frog
  • Mickey Mouse
  • Winnie-the-Pooh
  • Bagpuss

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Which country is the home of German chocolate cake?

  • Germany
  • America
  • Belgium
  • Australia

 

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