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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 179

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

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In nature, what name is given to the dried kernel of coconut?

  • Ristra
  • Copra
  • Balyk
  • Chenpi

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Who is head of the Cold Case Unit in TV's "Waking The Dead"?

  • DS Spencer Jordan
  • DS Amelia "Mel" Silver
  • DS Peter Boyd
  • DS Sarah Cavendish

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"We were happily married for eight months; unfortunately we were married for four and a half years" is a quotation by which golfer?

  • Nick Faldo
  • Greg Norman
  • Tiger Woods
  • Jack Nicklaus

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Which band was re-branded and fronted by Rod Stewart in 1969?

  • Short Arms
  • Big Feet
  • Small Faces
  • Long Legs

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Who invented the hot air balloon in 1783?

  • Alcock and Brown
  • The Wright brothers
  • Charles Lindbergh
  • The Montgolfier brothers

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Belgrano II, Jinnah, Vostok, McMurdo, Great Wall, Arctowski, Davis and Halley are all examples of what?

  • Comets
  • Nuclear submarines
  • Antarctic research stations
  • Defensive boundaries

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Which collective noun describes a group of crocodiles?

  • Flange
  • Consortium
  • Float
  • Plot

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Which is the name of the vessel in Paul Gallico's 1969 adventure novel that has been adapted as a film four times?

  • Lusitania
  • Marie Celeste
  • Titanic
  • Poseidon

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"I have nothing to declare but my genius" are words claimed to have been said to a customs officer by whom?

  • Spike Milligan
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Noel Coward
  • Albert Einstein

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What is 'chorizo'?

  • A type of Spanish sausage
  • A type of German sausage
  • A type of Italian sausage
  • A type of French sausage