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Bits & Pieces

A mix of everything- Including Questions On: Princess Diana, Bridges, The Nobel Prize & Words 10 Questions.

 
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1

Near which Royal estate was Princess Diana born in 1961?

  • Althorp
  • Windsor
  • Sandringham

2

What 'scale' is used for categorizing the impact hazard associated with near-Earth objects such as asteroids & comets?

  • Torino Scale
  • Scoville Scale
  • Fujita Scale

3

What type of 'Bridge' is Tower Bridge across the Thames in London?

  • Beam Bridge
  • Cantilever Bridge
  • Bascule Bridge

4

'Dr. Pangloss' features in which French novella written in 1759?

  • The Stranger
  • Candide
  • Le Petit Prince

5

(After Rudyard Kipling) Who was the second-youngest recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature?

  • Albert Camus
  • Sinclair Lewis
  • John Steinbeck

6

Which concentration camp had the notorious sign bearing the cynical Nazi slogan 'Work Sets You Free'?

  • Buchenwald
  • Auschwitz
  • Belsen

7

Alferd Packer (is to date) the only man in the United States ever to be convicted of what?

  • Whistling underwater
  • Keeping a donkey in a bathtub
  • Cannibalism

8

Who wrote 'The Hen' Symphony in 1785?

  • Joseph Haydn
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Antonio Salieri

9

What is the state bird of Western Australia?

  • Helmeted Honeyeater
  • Black Swan
  • Kookaburra

10

The highest scoring opening Scrabble word is Muzjiks with 79 points - But what is or are 'Muzjiks'

  • A mild form of smallpox
  • Russian peasants
  • The nervous twitching of digits & extremities

 

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