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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 208

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

 
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What is the common name for the flower convallaria?

  • Busy Lizzy
  • Lily Of The Valley
  • Dandelion
  • Primrose

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Which unit is defined as the heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree centigrade?

  • The watt
  • The joule
  • The erg
  • The calorie

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Which of the following is not one of the four mainland time zones of The United States of America?

  • Atlantic
  • Mountain
  • Pacific
  • Central

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Which animal has the Latin name of Lupus?

  • Fox
  • Coyote
  • Wolf
  • Jackal

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What sort of tax sparked the Peasants' Revolt in 1381?

  • Income tax
  • Poll tax
  • Window tax
  • Inheritance tax

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Which US police force had the fictional Lieutenant Columbo on its staff?

  • New York Police
  • Los Angeles Police
  • Washington Police
  • California Police

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What is the title of Aravind Adiga's 2008 Man Booker prizewinning debut novel?

  • "The Line Of Beauty"
  • "The Inheritance Of Loss"
  • "The White Tiger"
  • "The Blind Assassin"

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Who won silver for England in the Solo Synchronised Swimming at the 2002 Commonwealth Games?

  • Gayle Adamson
  • Olivia Federici
  • Katie Hooper
  • Jenna Randall

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti was an exponent of which artistic movement?

  • Expressionism
  • Pre-Raphaelite
  • Classical Realism
  • Romanesque

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Which food type includes varieties called 'bloomers' and 'baps'?

  • Pizza
  • Cake
  • Pies
  • Bread

 

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