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Factoids Quiz 132

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

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Enya was James Cameron's first choice to compose the music for which film?

  • Titanic
  • The Abyss
  • Avatar
  • Deepsea Challenge 3D

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Who was replaced by Sid Vicious as bassist in the punk rock band The Sex Pistols?

  • Del Noones
  • Wally Nightingale
  • Glen Matlock
  • Marco Pirroni

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From which plant is the potent hypnotizing toxin 'scopolamine' extracted, that leaves its victims unaware of their actions, but still completely conscious?

  • Yellow Rattle
  • Corn Poppy
  • Angel Trumpet
  • Purple Loosestrife

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As at 2014, which is the only country to have had two cities with two football teams each to reach the semi finals of the European Cup/Champions League?

  • England
  • Scotland
  • France
  • Germany

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Which famous author was a descendant of Mary Perkins, one of the Salem witches sentenced to be hanged in 1692, but who managed to escape?

  • Truman Capote
  • Frank Herbert
  • Mario Puzo
  • Ray Bradbury

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Which food item used to have a handle to make dunking easier?

  • Digestive biscuit
  • Dunkin’ Donut
  • German bagel
  • Hot dog roll

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Which Dragonfly is the fastest and can fly at an incredible 24 mph?

  • Emperor dragonfly
  • Southern Hawker dragonfly
  • Common Clubtail dragonfly
  • Orange-spotted Emerald dragonfly

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How overdue was the most overdue book in the world (borrowed from Sidney Sussex College in Cambridge), when it was finally returned?

  • 14 years
  • 73 years
  • 126 years
  • 288 years

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According to Chemicool, the element Astatine, so rare there's only about 25 grams of it in the world at any one time, has which property?

  • It is radioactive
  • It floats on water
  • It is magnetic
  • It is unaffected by heat

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Which ancient culture thought it was bad luck to enter a house left foot first?

  • Mongolian
  • Egyptian
  • Romans
  • Chinese