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Crowd-Sourced General Knowledge #10

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Questions from users AdumOnline, Ace2alf, TheGovernor, rupedog, and Salz
Last updated: September 18, 2017
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What is the Spanish word for father?
Padre
Which city's nicknames include "Crossroads of the Pacific" and "The Big Pineapple"?
Honolulu
Who shouted "I’m the king of the world!" after accepting his Academy Award for Best Director?
James Cameron
How many months are there in a decade?
120
Which U.S. state is named on the label of a Jack Daniels bottle?
Tennessee
On which Jewish holiday did Egypt and Syria attack Israel on 6th October 1973?
Yom Kippur
L. Ron Hubbard once said "If a man really wanted to make a million dollars, the best way
to do it would be start his own religion." What religion was founded by L. Ron Hubbard?
Scientology
What does the G stand for in the GMT time zone?
Greenwich
Which city's NBA team is known as the "Heat"?
Miami
What sportswear company was named after its founder, Adolf Dassler?
Adidas
What does the white symbolise in the Indian flag?
Peace and Truth
What winged horse was ridden by the Greek hero Bellerophon?
Pegasus
What sport has been referred to as "chess on ice"?
Curling
What icon of American masculinity was born in 1907 as Marion Mitchell Morrison?
John Wayne
What name is shared by a terrorist group, a river in England and an Ancient Egyptian Goddess?
Isis
What is the capital of Sudan?
Khartoum
On what island would you find the city of Nuuk?
Greenland
What 10th century Danish king is the namesake of the technology used in wireless headphones?
Harald Bluetooth
In what country was paper money invented?
China
In what form of marching do soldiers raise their legs unusually high off the ground?
Goose-step
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level 65
Sep 19, 2017
Tough. Won't tell you my score!
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level 53
Sep 19, 2017
Very good!
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level 69
Sep 21, 2017
I was laughing at myself for coming up with the nonsense answer of "King Bluetooth!" … don't I feel stupid.
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level 66
Sep 22, 2017
Yeah, I laughed at the wife when she suggested it. Not gonna hear the end if that one for a LONG LONG time
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level 67
Dec 30, 2017
Even the Bluetooth icon is made up of two ancient runes
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level 60
Jan 4, 2018
To anyone who ever encounters the acronym GMT: the M does NOT stand for meridian, it stands for MEAN. That means GMT is not a synonym for UTC, but a synonym for British time (with daylight saving time). So whoever made up the acronym GMT really is mean. It's safer and less confusing to use time offsets with UTC.
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level 69
Jan 4, 2018
British Summer Time (BST) changes, GMT remains the same as UTC and never includes daylight saving.
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level 66
Jan 4, 2018
Ignorance always shines through where intelligence is hidden.
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level 49
Jan 4, 2018
1. For a few seconds while struggling to come up with Marion Morrison I tried 'The Duke', hoping I would be thanking you for the bonus. 2. I thought of Bluetooth; why didn't I just enter it!
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level 69
Jan 4, 2018
"padre" means "father" in Italian too.
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level 71
Jan 4, 2018
Yeah, who would think Spanish and Italian to be similar? Oh well, it is all Greek to me.
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level 63
Jan 4, 2018
I wrote Adida--no "s" on the end. Waah
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level 63
Jan 4, 2018
One shoe Adida, two shoes Adidas? Guess not.
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level 51
Jan 4, 2018
i wrote "adidas" without capitalizing and didn't get credit. that's messed up.
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level 62
Jan 4, 2018
adidas works fine. In general this site doesn't care about upper/lowercase.
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level 56
Jan 4, 2018
45% John Wayne: very surprised so low.
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level 72
Jan 4, 2018
Would be much higher if the clue contained the word "cowboy" or "western," I'd wager.
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level 77
Jan 4, 2018
The Crossroads of the Pacific?! I've never heard that one before. And I hate to be the one to break it to you, Hawaii, but no roads cross the Pacific! ;)
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level 49
Jan 4, 2018
Could you accept Jom Kippur for Yom Kippur?
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level 66
Jan 4, 2018
John Wayne as "the icon of American masculinity" always makes me smile...... Wayne managed to get a deferment out of service in WWII because he was married with 4 children..... then left his wife and kids. Other film stars such as Jimmy Stewart (flying combat missions over Germany) Paul Newman (gunner on torpedo boats) Kirk Douglas (anti-submarine warfare - wounded) Clark Gable (combat missions flown from England) ........... these men should be the true 'Icons', but Wayne made sure he was always the hero in the many 'War Films' he made.
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level 58
Jan 4, 2018
I'm stunned that 50% of people know what the white in the Indian flag stands for. Is it common knowledge to know what the colors in a flag stand for? Or was it just a lot of lucky guesses for "peace"?
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level 67
Jan 16, 2018
White=Peace. Had it been something else, I'd have not gotten it either.
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level 39
Jan 31, 2018
White generally stands for peace. My next guess would have been rice ;-)
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level 3
Jan 10, 2018
This was a hard one!
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level 3
Jan 10, 2018
YEAH! I have a huge vuldnabelong
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level 46
Jan 15, 2018
Got 'em all with 19 seconds left! Yay! This never happens!!!