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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 186

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

 
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Which tropical fruit has the scientific name 'Ananas Comosus'?

  • Banana
  • Dragon Fruit
  • Pineapple
  • Kiwi

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Flatmates, Mark and Jeremy, feature in which comedy series?

  • "Peep Show"
  • "Drop The Dead Donkey"
  • "Bottom"
  • "Filthy Rich And Catflap"

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Into how many evenly spaced, concentric rings is a standard Olympic archery target divided?

  • 6
  • 8
  • 10
  • 12

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"My advice would be, if you want to pursue a career in the music business, don't", was the wisdom of which "X-Factor" panellist?

  • Kelly Rowland
  • Sharon Osbourne
  • Louis Walsh
  • Simon Cowell

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After it was revealed that he had dalliance with a married woman, which Home secretary resigned in 2004?

  • David Blunkett
  • Jack Straw
  • Charles Clarke
  • Michael Howard

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As at 2015, how many spacecraft have visited Jupiter?

  • Ten
  • Eight
  • Six
  • Four

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What is the scientific name for the European goldfinch?

  • Catharus guttatus
  • Carduelis citrinella
  • Cecropis daurica
  • Carduelis carduelis

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Which English writer is known as 'The father of English poetry'?

  • Robert Mannyng
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • William Langland
  • Sir Thomas Malory

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Which character appeared regularly in the comic ‘Dandy’?

  • Desperate Dan
  • Beryl The Peril
  • Dennis The Menace
  • Dan Dare

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Advocaat is made from eggs, sugar and which alcoholic spirit?

  • Vodka
  • Brandy
  • White Rum
  • Cachaca

 

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