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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 178

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

 
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Which spring flower of the Primula genus has a common name that is said to derive from a polite word for cattle dung?

  • Broom
  • Gillyflower
  • Cowslip
  • Guernsey lily

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What was the name of the elephant that caused a child-delighting scene on "Blue Peter" in 1969?

  • Lulu
  • Dumbo
  • Cindy
  • Jumbo

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Which British driver won the Indianapolis 500 race in 1966?

  • Jackie Stewart
  • John Surtees
  • Graham Hill
  • Jim Clark

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Which performer released the 1985 album "Hounds Of Love"?

  • Sarah Brightman
  • Alison Moyet
  • Madonna
  • Kate Bush

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In which American state did the Hindenburg air disaster occur on 6th May 1937 with the loss of 36 lives?

  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • Maryland
  • New Jersey

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Of which of the following are 'Ranger', 'Pioneer' and 'Cassini' examples?

  • Off-road vehicles
  • Planetary Space missions
  • Ocean currents
  • Weather stations

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The scientific name for which well known extinct creature means ''rapid thief' when translated?

  • Velociraptor
  • Stenailurus
  • Anomalcaris
  • Triceratops

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Who wrote the famous monologue "The Lion And Albert" performed by Stanley Holloway?

  • Edward Lear
  • Dr.Seuss
  • Marriot Edgar
  • Lewis Carrol

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What was first name of King George VI?

  • Ferdinand
  • Albert
  • Harold
  • Charles

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What name is given to the sugar found most notably in milk?

  • Fructose
  • Galactos
  • Lactose
  • Sucrose

 

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