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Fun Time Trivia

Coffee break fun time 30 Questions.

 
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1

The Blue Cornflower is the French equivalent to what in England?

  • The Bluebell
  • The Red Poppy
  • The Marigold

2

Which is the only vowel on a standard keyboard that is not on the top line of letters? (no peeping down)

  • E
  • U
  • A

3

What letter is given to a car number plate when the age or identity is unknown, or it may have been built from parts?

  • Q
  • X
  • W

4

In which city are the headquaters of The International Monetary Fund?

  • Berlin
  • Geneva
  • Washington

5

Lending her name to a famous brand, who was the greek goddess of victory?

  • Adidas
  • Nike
  • Puma

6

What are the caves at Lascaux famous for?

  • Waterfalls
  • Stalagmites
  • Prehistoric cave paintings

7

What is the collective name for the nine handmaidens of Odin?

  • Neptunes
  • Valkyries
  • Sacreties

8

What is the meaning of the word "Hypocaust"?

  • Devastation by flood
  • Underfloor heating
  • Mass inoculation

9

Which actor was reported of having been the target of an Al-Queada kidnap plot in 2001?

  • Tom Hanks
  • Russell Crowe
  • Matt Damon

10

Donald F Duncan introduced in 1929, a toy based on a weapon used by the 16th century Filipino hunters, what is it called?

  • Pogo stick
  • Catapult
  • Yo-Yo

11

In which year did Hitler become Chancellor of Germany?

  • 1935
  • 1933
  • 1936

12

Lusitania was the Roman name for which EU country?

  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Germany

13

What pub paraphernalia does a Tegestologist collect?

  • Pub Signs
  • Toby Jugs
  • Beer mats

14

How many "Bits" are there in a "Byte"?

  • 6
  • 12
  • 8

15

What is Thanatology a study of?

  • Death
  • Thatch roofs
  • Appreciation

16

What was the name of William Wordsworth's cottage in Grasmere?

  • Rose Cottage
  • Dove Cottage
  • Bluebell Cottage

17

In Literature, between people of what particular profession do ECLOGUES take place?

  • Thatchers
  • Farriers
  • Shepherds

18

Of what was "The Vulgate" a version?

  • The Canterbury Tales
  • The Bible
  • War and Peace

19

How many Syllables make up a Haiku?

  • 12
  • 15
  • 17

20

What is the world record speed attained by a Helicopter?

  • 143 mph
  • 210 mph
  • 249 mph

21

How much did it cost to run the BBC website in 2002?

  • 56 Million
  • 72 Million
  • 81 Million

22

In which year was Sir Christopher Wren born?

  • 1625
  • 1666
  • 1632

23

How long did "Release Me" by Engelbert Humperdink stay in the UK charts?

  • 56 weeks
  • 32 weeks
  • 45 weeks

24

In what year was 3rd class rail travel abolished in the UK?

  • 1953
  • 1959
  • 1956

25

What is a "Cordwainer"?

  • A Duck
  • A Tree
  • A shoemaker

26

In which year was Desert Island Discs first broadcast?

  • 1942
  • 1939
  • 1945

27

What is Ozzy Osborne' real first name?

  • Davis
  • John
  • William

28

One half of a comedy duo, by what name was Arthur Jefferson better known?

  • Ernie wise
  • Ronnie Barker
  • Stan Laurel

29

What breed of dog is known as the "carriage dog" because they were trained to run with horse drawn carriages as guard dogs?

  • The Whippet
  • The Dalmation
  • The German Shepherd

30

Genuphobia is the irrational fear of what part of the body?

  • The Tongue
  • The Knee
  • Toes

 

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