B Answers Quiz #2

Based on the clues, guess these random things that start with the letter B.
All answers are a single word
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Last updated: January 7, 2019
First submittedApril 17, 2015
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Clue
Answer
Place to see a musical in NYC
Broadway
Oft-kissed Irish stone
Blarney
Dinosaur whose name means
"thunder lizard"
Brontosaurus
Germany's top soccer league
Bundesliga
Sarajevo is its capital
Bosnia
Peninsula where the above is located
Balkan
Biggest city in New England
Boston
Key ingredient in pesto
Basil
Frodo's uncle
Bilbo
Brummie's city
Birmingham
Jelly doughnut. JFK was one.
Berliner
John Wilkes
Booth
Clue
Answer
Hindu priest caste
Brahmin
Atoll where nuclear weapons were tested
Bikini
He's a loser baby, so why don't
you kill him
Beck
Nomadic ethnic group of the Middle East
Bedouin
Roger, Kevin, or Sir Francis
Bacon
North Africa coast once famous for piracy
Barbary
Moscow's most famous theater
Bolshoi
Casino game played by 007
Baccarat
He came after Major and before Brown
Blair
Capital of West Germany
Bonn
Two-humped camel
Bactrian
Roman god of wine
Bacchus
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Level 85
Apr 17, 2015
A lesson to us all - look before you leap. I was getting ready to post something along the lines of "that isn't a real dinosaur", but went to the trouble of a web search before posting. Turns out that the dinosaur in question has been officially re-renamed to the term with which so many of us Flintstones watchers are so familiar. Pity the poor Apatosaurus - you have once again been relegated to obscurity.
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Level 81
Apr 19, 2015
I wouldn't be so sure about that, but anyways, Brontosaurus would still be a vernacular name for that beast...
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Level 88
Apr 20, 2015
Can never remember the theatre's name, but I knew it was something like Bolshevik.
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Level 73
Oct 3, 2017
And please accept Bolchoi! It's not that much of a stretch from the real thing...
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Level 87
Jul 10, 2018
Yes, please accept Bok Choy as well, because that makes a whole lot of sense.
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Level 65
Jun 9, 2015
If anyone wants to see a good documentary about the nuclear testing on Bikini Atoll, watch Radio Bikini. I believe it's on YouTube.
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Level 77
Jul 24, 2015
Shouldn't the Sarajevo answer be 'Bosnia and Herzegovina'? That's how the country is referred to in virtually every other quiz on Jetpunk.
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Level 74
Dec 2, 2015
Bosnia is a region of Bosnia and Herzegovina; although it's not an officially defined region with a capital, its largest city is indeed Sarajevo.
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Level 79
Dec 2, 2015
Know very little about soccer and never heard of Beck, but I wanted to smack myself silly when I saw Blair. Should have gotten that one.
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Level 58
Dec 5, 2015
As a Brit (and used to poorly worded questions that only Americans would normally get), I think it's an unfair clue. Blair was British PM for ten years and clearly was as significant in foreign eyes as Thatcher. No reason for anybody outside the UK to particularly recognise or remember Major and Brown. The clue should simply be something like "Decade-long prime minister of the UK covering the turn of the millennium".
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Level 55
Apr 6, 2020
I don't think it's unfair to ask people to recognise the names of two UK Prime Ministers. As a Brit, I'd recognise 2 fairly recent US Presidents, 2 French Presidents, 2 Russian/USSR Presidents etc etc, and have a good stab at getting one in between. I'd say the UK is up there with the likes of those.
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Level 43
Dec 2, 2015
I can't believe I tried typing "Barney" before I remembered brontosaurus.
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Level 59
Apr 21, 2016
Oh wow. I am so used to these questions being aimed at American quizzers that I missed the Major and Brown question!! Red face...
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Level 37
May 13, 2018
The clue for Tony Blair is ridiculously obscure.
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Level 71
Aug 19, 2018
Not really. Would you still say it was obscure if "major" was replaced by "bush" and "brown" became "trump"?

Good quiz.

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Level 78
Apr 3, 2019
I don't find it to be the least bit obscure. It's fairly recent history. If the clue was Chamberlain and MacDonald maybe.
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Level 67
Jun 27, 2019
Not obscure at all, though I was not thinking minister at all. Major and brown can mean so many things ( if I was from the uk that combo would probably have triggered something) I think i typed league whaha.

The clue is just fine, it was my mind that didnt zoom in on the right info. (though indeed a different description might work better, this way it is not just the knowledge but also figuring out the question. But personally I think that is what makes it fun..)

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Level 57
Jun 12, 2018
More acceptable spellings for baccarat?
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Level 82
Aug 26, 2018
Can you accept berber coast?
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Level 22
Nov 2, 2020
I haven’t finished the quiz, and idk if I’m just looking beyond the actual meaning behind the clue but: “jelly doughnut. JFK was one.” Please tell me I’m not the only one who is thinking what I’m thinking...
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Level 57
Nov 2, 2020
you're not.