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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 159

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

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Who played Carrie in the 1994 film "Four Weddings And A Funeral"?

  • Andy MacDowell
  • Kristin Scott Thomas
  • Charlotte Coleman
  • Sara Crowe

Question 2 Photo

Who beat John Higgins in the final of the 2001 World Snooker Championships?

  • Joe Swail
  • Ronnie O'Sullivan
  • Peter Ebdon
  • Patrick Wallace

Question 3 Photo

Quartz crystal, normally used in quartz clocks etc., is chemically known by which name?

  • Sodium silicate
  • Germanium oxide
  • Germanium oxide and Silicon dioxide
  • Silicon dioxide

Question 4 Photo

Jazz clarinetist, Acker Bilk, was famous for wearing a bowler hat and which garishly decorated items of clothing?

  • Trousers
  • Socks
  • Waistcoats
  • Cravats

Question 5 Photo

In which borough of New York is the Empire State Building?

  • Queens
  • Staten Island
  • Manhattan
  • Brooklyn

Question 6 Photo

Who appeared as Paul Stevens, a boyfriend of Rachel Green in the TV sitcom "Friends"?

  • Steve Ireland
  • Steven Eckholdt
  • Tom Selleck
  • Bruce Willis

Question 7 Photo

For what were Mohammad Sidique Khan, Shehzad Tanweer, Germaine Lindsay and Hasib Gussain responsible in 2005?

  • Lobbing flour bombs in the House of Commons
  • UK Indian Ocean earthquake survivors
  • Detonating bombs on London Transport
  • Arrested in Cork for financing the IRA

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The character Rupert Birkin can be found in which book?

  • "Women In Love"
  • "The Great Gatsby"
  • "Gulliver's Travels"
  • "A Streetcar Named Desire"

Question 9 Photo

Marvel Comics artist Jack Kirby was affectionately known by which nickname?

  • 'The Artist'
  • 'The Prophet'
  • 'The King'
  • 'The Founder'

Question 10 Photo

The small dried fruit of the Piper Negrum plant is more commonly known as what?

  • Nutmeg
  • Black pepper
  • Clove
  • Sesame seed