Crowd-Sourced General Knowledge #15

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What is generally considered the world's longest species of snake,
despite a lack of firm evidence?
Reticulated Python
In 2018, New Caledonia voted NOT to become independent. What country did they
elect to stay part of?
France
The ISS is the third brightest object in the night sky. What does ISS stand for?
International
Space Station
Name a country that is an "enclave"
Vatican City, Lesotho,
or San Marino
Who is the mascot of Sega?
Sonic the Hedgehog
What are glucose, fructose, and sucrose?
Types of sugar
What Venetian explorer traveled to China and met Kublai Khan?
Marco Polo
What board game's name is formed from the ancient Greek words for "alone" and "many"?
Monopoly
What, according to cliché, is a dish best served cold?
Revenge
On what part of the body would you be most likely to find an epaulette?
Shoulder
What part of the world is nearly encircled by the "Ring of Fire"?
Pacific Ocean
The disorder formerly called ADD is now often called ADHD. What does the H stand for?
Hyperactivity
Which state is Wichita in?
Kansas
What U.S. civil rights activist is said to have "taken a stand by staying seated"?
Rosa Parks
What is the smallest province in Canada?
Prince Edward Island
What Italian peak is the tallest active volcano in Europe?
Mount Etna
Among the top ten countries with the most population, which one has the smallest area?
Bangladesh
Who wrote a popular science book called "A Brief History of Time"?
Stephen Hawking
Who was the first Baby Boomer to be elected President of the United States?
Bill Clinton
Who wrote her first novel for adult readers under the pen name
"Robert Galbraith" in 2012?
J. K. Rowling
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Level 79
Mar 4, 2019
"What does ISS stands?". Shouldn't that be "What does ISS stand for?"
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Level ∞
Mar 4, 2019
Fixed
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Level 88
Mar 5, 2019
Gah, kept spelling it Aetna. Chalk up one more frustration from having dealt with the insurance company.
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Level 57
Mar 6, 2019
Do u take permission from the users before using their questions ?
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Level 62
Aug 28, 2019
Can glucose, fructose and sucrose be carbohydrates? Because I distinctly remember that being taught in our biology lesson...
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Level 70
Sep 19, 2020
All sugars are types of carbohydrates. Also, I didn't try it but they are all saccharides. More specifically, glucose and fructose are monosaccharides that together form sucrose (a disaccharide)
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Level 55
Aug 28, 2019
Too America-centric to be honest
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Level 77
Aug 28, 2019
3 out of 20 is too much for you?
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Level 67
Aug 29, 2019
Haha.
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Level 62
Aug 28, 2019
The Robert Galbraith novels weren't the first written for adults. That was A Casual Vacancy, published in her own name.
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Level 78
Aug 28, 2019
I'll see your nitpick and raise you two :) It was called The Casual Vacancy and J. K. Rowling is actually a pen name. Her real name is just Joanne Rowling.
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Level 46
Sep 1, 2019
I'll raise you another ;)

Rowling is pronounced just like the word "rolling," unlike what most people seem to think. Ms. Rowling would never growl at anyone, so let's not make her name sound like she is!

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Level 55
Aug 28, 2019
"Epaulette an ornamental shoulder piece on an item of clothing, especially on the coat or jacket of a military uniform."

Never knew what that was called, TIL

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Level 77
Nov 18, 2019
I thought that Japan would have been in the top 10 and been the smallest, but it turns out it is 11th and even if it wasn't it is almost triple the size of the answer.
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Level 66
Jul 1, 2020
There is clear evidence for the reticulated python being the longest snake, since the longest snake recorded was a reticulated python.