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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 181

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

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Which is the tallest and thickest kind of grass?

  • Sorghum
  • Bamboo
  • Pampas
  • Bullrush

Question 2 Photo

Who played the hapless detective duo Bob Louis and Dave Briggs?

  • Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller
  • Martin Clunes and Charles Edwards
  • Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett
  • Jasper Carrot And Robert Powell

Question 3 Photo

To which 17th century working people has the origin of Cricket been traced in England?

  • Shepherds
  • Miners
  • Charcoal makers
  • Tanners

Question 4 Photo

Which of the following was a bandleader?

  • Henry Hudson
  • Henry Holland
  • Henry Hall
  • Henry Ford

Question 5 Photo

The Titanic, known as the 'unsinkable ship', yet sank in 1912, was built in which port?

  • Belfast
  • Glasgow
  • Dublin
  • Newcastle upon Tyne

Question 6 Photo

Mars has two moons, Phobos and which other?

  • Himalia
  • Deimos
  • Dione
  • Bestla

Question 7 Photo

Which nocturnal African animal lives in trees, throws things and cries like a distressed baby when threatened?

  • Fossa
  • Pangolin
  • Galagos
  • Civet

Question 8 Photo

The title of which Mark Haddon novel is inspired by an incident in the Sherlock Holmes tale "Silver Blaze"?

  • "A Spot Of Bother"
  • "Secret Agent Handbook"
  • "The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time"
  • "Ocean Star Express"

Question 9 Photo

What was first published on 21st December 1913 in the "New York World"?

  • A crossword puzzle
  • A strip cartoon
  • A weather forecast
  • Stocks and Shares

Question 10 Photo

Which spirit replaces vodka to turn a Bloody Mary into a Bloody Maria?

  • Gin
  • White Rum
  • Brandy
  • Tequila