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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 202

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

 
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When Parliament approved the introduction of means-tested old age pensions, in 1908, what was the maximum weekly pension for people over 70 years of age?

  • One shilling
  • Five shillings
  • One pound
  • Five pounds

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Which actress won an Oscar for her role in the film 'Ghost'?

  • Demi Moore
  • Gail Boggs
  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Armelia McQueen

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In which ocean are the Solomon Islands?

  • Pacific
  • Arctic
  • Indian
  • Atlantic

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Which name did Charlotte Church and Gavin Henson give to their baby girl, born on 20 September 2007?

  • Opal
  • Ruby
  • Pearl
  • Topaz

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Which modern scientific word is Latin for 'amount'?

  • Mundus
  • Ultra
  • Quasar
  • Quantum

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Which type of punch was boxer Henry Cooper's "Enery's Hammer"?

  • Left uppercut
  • Right Hook
  • Left Hook
  • Right uppercut

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What sort of creature is an abalone?

  • Marine urchin
  • Marine anemone
  • Marine snail
  • Marine clam

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Which John Steinbeck novel revolves around the characters Lenny and George?

  • "The Moon Is Down"
  • "The Grapes Of Wrath"
  • "East Of Eden"
  • "Of Mice And Men"

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In which gallery would you see Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Night"?

  • The National Gallery
  • Museum Of Modern Art
  • The Louvre
  • The Tate

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Made with layers of coloured sponge, which cake was voted "English Cake Of The Year" in 1986?

  • Angel Cake
  • Victoria Sponge
  • Triple Chocolate Cake
  • Pound Cake

 

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