Miscellaneous Quiz / 'P' General Knowledge

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Can you answer these general knowledge questions that all begin with the letter 'P'?

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Anne Bonny, Bartholomew Roberts and Edward Teach were all what?
What name is given to a supposed noisy ghost who throws or moves things around?
Which egg laying mammal is often called the 'duck billed .......'?
Alexander Fleming discovered which antibiotic in 1928?
In bullfighting which person on horseback goads the bull with a lance?
Which region of vast steppe-like plains in South America is associated with Argentina?
Who was the Greek god of the sea?
What name is given to a Hindu or Buddhist temple, typically in the form of a many-tiered tower?
What name is given to the pure white winged stallion in Greek mythology?
On which small island off Alexandria Egypt was the 'Lighthouse of Alexandria' built?
What name is given to a person who knows and speaks several languages?
Which falcon that dives on its prey from height can reach speeds of over 200 mph?
What name is given to the practice or custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time?
Which fictional wooden puppet was created by the Italian writer Carlo Collodi in 1883?
Which Dolphin-like creature is a small toothed whale with a triangular dorsal fin and a blunt rounded snout?
Which ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples was destroyed by the volcanic Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD?
Which native American married John Rolfe in Virginia 1614?
Which hairstyle is named after the chief mistress of the French King Louis XV, Madam de .........?
What name is given to an obsessive desire to set fire to things?
Which ancient Egyptian material was used for writing and painting on?
Which geographical region in Asia includes vast territories of eastern Pakistan and northern India?

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