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Praggy's Friday Challenge Quiz 209

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

 
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What is the common name for the tree known as the Arbutus?

  • Strawberry
  • Horse Chestnut
  • Peach
  • Sycamore

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A 'BCG' is a vaccination against which disease?

  • Measles
  • Malaria
  • Polio
  • Tuberculosis

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From which language is Afrikaans derived?

  • Norwegian
  • French
  • German
  • Dutch

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Based on average weight of the species, which is the world's heaviest living reptile?

  • Black caiman
  • Leatherback sea turtle
  • Saltwater crocodile
  • Aldabra giant tortoise

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In the 16th and 17th centuries, who would have worn a 'farthingale'?

  • A blacksmith
  • A woman
  • A baby boy
  • A coachman

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Which Miss World America 1972 starred as "Wonder Woman"?

  • Lynda Carter
  • Karen Smith
  • Terry Browning
  • Kimberly Foley

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Which English town appears in the title of a Jane Austen novel?

  • Ferndown
  • Ashbourne
  • Castleford
  • Mansfield

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How wide is a tennis court for singles play?

  • 15 feet
  • 21 feet
  • 27 feet
  • 33 feet

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The Greek-born painter El Greco lived and worked in Spain, but on which Mediterranean island did he study art?

  • Crete
  • Santorini
  • Rhodes
  • Lesbos

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The nests from which type of birds are used in birds' nest soup?

  • Warbler
  • Swiftlet
  • Finch
  • Bunting

 

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