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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 183

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

 
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Rhizomes are a type of which plant group?

  • Tree
  • Bulbous
  • Grass
  • Fern

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Which TV and literary sleuth resolved the cases of "The Pale Horse" and "The Secret of Chimneys"?

  • Miss Jane Marple
  • Jonathan Creek
  • Mrs. Bradley
  • Father Brown

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Who became the World Indoor Bowls Men's Singles Champion in 2015?

  • Andy Thomson
  • Mervyn King
  • Alex Marshall
  • Darren Burnett

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Who did Ringo Starr marry in 1981?

  • Olivia Arias
  • Dorothy Rhone
  • Maureen Tigrett
  • Barbara Bach

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Who was hanged in Virginia in 1859, having been found guilty of murder, slave insurrection and treason?

  • Henry Plummer
  • Anthony Bewley
  • John Stoefel
  • John Brown

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Which "Star Trek" expression is often used, in computer jargon, to identify the three key combination 'Ctrl-Alt-Delete' used summon the 'Task Manager' on a personal computer?

  • "To Boldly Go…"
  • "Vulcan Nerve Pinch"
  • "Live Long And Prosper"
  • "Phasers On Stun"

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Of which creatures is Cynophobia the fear?

  • Dogs
  • Rabbits
  • Cats
  • Mice

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Who wrote the novel "The History Man"?

  • Mickey Spillane
  • Graham Greene
  • Malcolm Bradbury
  • Ernest Hemingway

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Who was born in Jamaica in 1805 and voted the greatest black Briton In 2004?

  • Bob Marley
  • Mary Seacole
  • Carl Abrahams
  • Grace Jones

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Which Italian pasta is shaped like a bow-tie or butterfly?

  • Gnocchi
  • Cencioni
  • Farfalle
  • Quadrefiore

 

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