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Factoids Quiz 143

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

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In 1961, which character uttered the first swear word in the British TV soap “Coronation Street”?

  • Elsie Tanner
  • Ken Barlow
  • Len Fairclough
  • Florrie Lindley

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What did Berry Gordy, legendary founder of Motown Records, once work on?

  • Fashion photography
  • Production of ballpoint pens
  • Development of the Polaroid Camera
  • The Ford assembly line

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As at 2015 which tennis player holds the record for the most mens' Grand Slam Singles wins with 17 titles?

  • Pete Sampras
  • Rafael Nadal
  • Rod Laver
  • Roger Federer

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Which of the following is a sign that a cat is happy or pleased?

  • It squeezes it's eyes shut
  • It wags it's tail
  • It mews
  • It raises the hair on it's neck

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What do Alexander, Caesar, Charles and David all have in common?

  • Statues in Hyde Park
  • Kings in a deck of cards
  • Models of Rolls Royce
  • Characters in Shakespeare's "The Winter’s Tale"

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Which city is also known as "The Stampede City"?

  • Wanganui, New Zealand
  • Calgary, Canada
  • Los Angeles, USA
  • Brisbane, Australia

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Which tendon of the healthy human body is capable of withstanding 1,000 pounds of tensile force?

  • Hamstring
  • Biceps
  • Achilles
  • Trapezius

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Which British Queen is reputed to have owned 150 wigs?

  • Queen Elizabeth I
  • Queen Victoria
  • Queen Anne
  • Queen Mary I

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After leaving the French navy, Post-Impressionist artist Paul Gaugin earned his living in which profession?

  • Saddle-maker
  • Forester
  • Leather worker
  • Stockbroker

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Why are the American 'Chick-Fil-A' chicken sandwich chain outlets closed on Sundays?

  • The founder didn't like working on Sundays
  • To allow for cleaning
  • Religious reasons
  • For re-stocking