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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 167

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

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What elemental event rejuvenates a prairie by causing more plants to grow taller, flower and produce seed?

  • Wind
  • Sun
  • Fire
  • Drought

Question 2 Photo

Which Australian TV Soap celebrated it's 30th anniversary in 2015?

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

Question 3 Photo

Who was the 2009 Grand National winning jockey who was urged by Clare Balding, in a post race interview, to "show us your teeth"?

  • Timmy Murphy
  • Paul Moloney
  • Liam Treadwell
  • Ruby Walsh

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The trial for war crimes of which former European leader ran between 2002 and 2006, but ended without verdict when he died in his Hague prison cell?

  • Klaus Barbie
  • Adolf Eichmann
  • Radovan Karadzi
  • Slobodan Milosevic

Question 5 Photo

Who painted "The Kiss", an Art Nouveau style canvas in oil and gold leaf, c.1907?

  • Valentin Serov
  • Alphonse Mucha
  • Jan Toorop
  • Gustav Klimt

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In which of the Moon's 'seas' did the first Moonwalk take place in 1969?

  • Serenity
  • Tranquility
  • Nectar
  • Vapours

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At the age of 16, which famous actor landed a lead role for an entire season in one of Dublin's biggest theatres after lying that he was a New York star?

  • Orson Welles
  • Jack Nicholson
  • Tom Hanks
  • Marlon Brando

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Which of these political parties had no British Prime Ministers during the 20th century?

  • Liberals
  • Conservatives
  • UKIP
  • Labour

Question 9 Photo

How does the Horned Toad defend itself from canine enemies?

  • Venomous spines
  • Squirts blood
  • Changes colour
  • Emits a foul stench

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Which term describes a dish of fruit stewed, or preserved, in syrup?

  • Affriander
  • Estouffade
  • Compote
  • Kashk