Tricky Trivia

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Last updated: April 25, 2018
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Which element is most common in the human body?
Oxygen
What is Rapa Nui better known as?
Easter Island
In which year was man last on the moon?
1972
What is the term for ionised gas?
Plasma
In which country is Timbuktu situated?
Mali
What other taste is there, apart from sweet, sour, bitter and salty?
Umami
What is also known as a "cream of tartar tree"?
Baobab
Which animal is accepted to be the strongest for its weight?
Dung beetle
How many years long was the Hundred Years War between England and France?
116
What medieval spiked mace (weapon) had a pleasant sounding name?
Morningstar
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From what animal is catgut obtained?
Sheep
What is the common name for the atmospheric phenomenon "parhelia"?
Sun dog
Type in the Roman numeral for 1066
MLXVI
What was buried with the first Emperor of China to protect him after death?
Terracotta army
Who really invented the lightbulb (before Thomas Edison)?
Sir Humphry Davy
What common foodstuff is both a fruit and a herb?
Banana
Name the Mesoamerican feathered serpent god
Quetzalcoatl
What dessert was named in honour of Dame Nellie Melba?
Peach melba
Give the common name for the compound KNO3
Saltpetre
Name the Jewish fortress which was besieged by Romans around 70CE
Masada
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