General Knowledge Quiz #110

Answer these random trivia questions.
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Last updated: February 9, 2020
First submittedNovember 28, 2014
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What city is the executive capital of the European Union?
Brussels
What comes next after Alfa, Bravo, and Charlie?
Delta
What bird was first sighted in 1598 and was driven to extinction by 1670?
Dodo
What movie featured a clique called the "Plastics" who always wore pink on Wednesday?
Mean Girls
What is the name of the good witch in "The Wizard of Oz"?
Glinda
How many is four score and seven?
87
What type of volcanic stone is commonly used during pedicures?
Pumice
What country defeated Brazil 7-1 in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup?
Germany
What is the biggest type of penguin?
Emperor Penguin
What style of music comes in Chicago, Delta, and Texas varieties?
The Blues
In what city did Mother Teresa do her charity work?
Kolkata
What real life "war" was Dr. Seuss's "The Butter Battle Book" a commentary on?
Cold War
What is the most populous island in French Polynesia?
Tahiti
Who was Pinocchio's conscience?
Jiminy Cricket
What Canadian singer began to date her manager when she was 19 and he was 45?
Celine Dion
If a person is "guapo" in Spanish, what are they in English?
Handsome
What sport does the term "en garde!" come from?
Fencing
What type of animation was used to make "Gumby" and "Wallace & Gromit"?
Claymation
Bituminous and anthracite are types of what?
Coal
What animal is the closest relative of the bonobo?
Chimpanzee
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Level 54
Dec 31, 2014
Glenda should work!
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Level 79
Dec 31, 2014
Glenda isn't close enough for the good witch's name? Got stumped on that one.
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Level 58
Dec 31, 2014
When thinking of Glinda or Glen, we must always remember Ed Wood and add "... or Glenda".
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Level ∞
Apr 18, 2017
Glenda will work now
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Level 24
Jan 1, 2015
Can we accept jimmy cricket for jiminy cricket please!!
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Level 34
Jan 2, 2015
no. It's Jiminy. Get a childhood.
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Level 63
Mar 19, 2019
It was "Pepito" for me...
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Level 75
Oct 8, 2015
What about stop-frame for the animation technique?
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Level ∞
Apr 18, 2017
Stop motion would have worked
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Level 75
May 19, 2018
"Stop frame" and "stop motion" are not the same type-in.
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Level 78
Nov 24, 2016
I tried many variations on Good Witch of the South. I had no recollection of her real name being used, so her title had seemed to be her name.
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Level 61
Dec 24, 2016
Glinda is the Good Witch of the North.
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Level 76
Feb 10, 2020
Glinda was originally the good witch of the south, who sent Dorothy home at the end of the book. The good witch of the north met Dorothy when she arrived in Oz. The movie conflated the two characters.
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Level 56
May 22, 2017
I'm staggered that so few people know how much a 'score' is.
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Level 62
May 22, 2017
Precisely, could you tell me what is a "score"?
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Level 55
May 22, 2017
20 years.
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Level 82
Feb 9, 2020
Well, a score is 20 of *anything*. Lincoln's Gettysberg address of course referenced years, but it's not exclusively for years.
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Level 86
Feb 10, 2020
Knowing score is necessary to score a score on this quiz.
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Level 80
May 22, 2017
can you make "bruxelles" work as in all other geography-related quizzes on this site?
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Level ∞
Feb 9, 2020
Yes.
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Level 32
Apr 5, 2020
Same for "Brussel", because that's how Flemish Belgians (the majority of Belgians) call it :)
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Level 64
May 22, 2017
Mrkenny, a score is 20
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Level 34
May 22, 2017
Quizmaster where do you get these general knowledge quiz questions from? Just curious
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Level 67
May 22, 2017
I believe the examination to be a General in the US Army.
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Level 63
Apr 6, 2020
what?
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Level 75
Apr 6, 2020
Maybe a 'from' would have helped?
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Level ∞
Feb 9, 2020
I usually come up with late night at night while browsing Wikipedia.
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Level 2
May 23, 2017
Come now, every European knows that The de facto capital of the EU is Berlin ;)
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Level 33
May 24, 2017
5/20 I think that's the worst I ever got in my 3-year experience with jetpunk...
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Level 69
Nov 1, 2017
If you like a challenging General Knowledge quiz try one of my 29 GK quizzes here is No.27 here it is
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Level 72
Jan 25, 2018
Everybody should read "The Butter Battle Book"! It's definitely much, much different than the average rhyming Dr. Seuss picture book, while still being, ya know, a rhyming Dr. Seuss picture book.
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Level 74
Feb 10, 2020
Guapo also translates as cute
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Level 16
Mar 17, 2020
On Google Translate, the first definition is "handsome." "Cute" isn't even on the list of other possible translations.
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Level 55
Apr 19, 2020
"Originally founded in 1866, Scranton quickly became one of Pennsylvania's largest anthracite coal mining communities."
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Level 67
Apr 21, 2020
I tried cricket for the 'en garde' sport because I was sure it was a sport that I didn't know anything about and I got the Pinocchio answer.
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Level 64
Apr 22, 2020
It's funny, in Colombia the word "guapo" can also mean brave or fearless.