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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 194

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

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In August 2012, how long was the world's longest parsnip, grown by amateur gardener Peter Glazebrook?

  • 22ft 3ins
  • 18ft 5ins
  • 12ft 7ins
  • 5ft 10ins

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In which film were the 2 main characters named Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne?

  • "Dazed and Confused"
  • "The Odd Couple"
  • "Grumpy Old Men"
  • "Dumb And Dumber"

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By which term is the Hinterland of the South of France known due to the fierce noon-day sun?

  • The Midi
  • The Crucible
  • The Frying Pan
  • The Cauldron

Question 4 Photo

Which singer is married to Trudie Styler?

  • Michael Bolton
  • Holly Johnson
  • Eric Clapton
  • Sting

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What is the name of an apparatus for representing the positions, motions, and phases of the planets, satellites, etc. in the solar system?

  • Orrery
  • Planaterra
  • Orbitary
  • Solium

Question 6 Photo

Which BBC2 snooker based TV show, first shown in 1969, became one of the most popular shows on TV at the time?

  • World Snooker
  • Pot Black
  • Big Break
  • Embassy World Snooker Championship

Question 7 Photo

What was the name of the cross-eyed lion in the TV series "Daktari"?

  • Charlie
  • Drooper
  • Clarence
  • Kumal

Question 8 Photo

The poet Robert Browning is buried where?

  • Stinsford, Dorset
  • Pere-Lachaise, Paris
  • Poet's Corner, London
  • San Marco Basilica, Venice

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Recovered in 2012, four years after being stolen in Zurich, which 19th century French artist painted "The Boy In The Red Vest"?

  • Paul Cezanne
  • Camille Pissarro
  • Francois Boucher
  • Jean-Francois Millet

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What name is given to a French stew of meat, pork skins and white beans?

  • Fougasse
  • Flaugnarde
  • Pochouse
  • Cassoulet