General Knowledge Quiz #112

Answer these random trivia questions.
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Who popularized the "moonwalk" dance?
Michael Jackson
In what modern-day country would you find Machu Picchu?
Peru
During which holiday do Jews refrain from eating leavened bread?
Passover
What are Charizard, Slowpoke, and Mewtwo?
Pokémon
Semaphore is a method of communication that uses what?
Flags
Who had "a corn cob pipe and a button nose, and two eyes made of coal"?
Frosty the Snowman
What is the word for the stuff that a cow regurgitates to chew a second time?
Cud
What disease killed 775 people in 2002-2003, mostly in Hong Kong and southern China?
SARS
Who wrote "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"?
Victor Hugo
What rock musician's genome was sequenced in 2010 in an effort to understand how he
has survived decades of drug abuse?
Ozzy Osbourne
What type of bird is it bad luck for sailors to kill, according to
"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner"?
Albatross
What is the second biggest city in Switzerland?
Geneva
On what peninsula's southern tip would you find the city of Cabo San Lucas?
Baja California
What is the key ingredient in a Molotov cocktail?
Gasoline
What airline had two high-profile plane crashes in 2014?
Malaysia Airlines
Who was Cher's first husband?
Sonny Bono
What code is named after the inventor of the telegraph?
Morse Code
What movie was about a "wicked smart" mathematician who worked as a janitor?
Good Will Hunting
What 3 numbers come next in this series: 2, 4, 8?
16, 32, 64
(or 14, 22, 32)
What country's intelligence agency is known as Mossad?
Israel
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Level 77
Jan 8, 2015
So what did they find out about Ozzy? Personally, I'm not sure that actually survived. His body is technically alive, but....
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Level 67
Mar 8, 2016
Keith Richards is in much better shape, and has done as many or more drugs than ozzy. I'd be more interested in his genome
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Level 76
Aug 29, 2016
Keith Richards was my first answer.
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Level 70
Jun 19, 2017
I couldn't care less about either of their 'Genomes'.......
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Level 81
Jun 19, 2017
I guessed Richards, as well.
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Level 67
Jun 19, 2017
Richards was my first. HST my second.
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Level 73
Jun 21, 2017
Richards 1, Ozzy right after that
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Level 81
May 3, 2020
Wow, what a reputation Keith Richards has. I tried him 1st as well. I guess when you shoot cocaine into your eyeballs for fun, it kinda sticks with you.
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Level 43
Dec 20, 2020
I kept trying to enter him! They should have tried Herman Brood too
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Level 67
Feb 15, 2020
Yep richards after that I had no suggestions
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Level 83
Apr 30, 2020
I was curious as to what they found out, too. Here's a short article from The Guardian, and a more detailed one from Scientific American.
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Level 73
Jan 27, 2015
Can you accept Ozzy as an answer?
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Level ∞
May 3, 2017
Okay
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Level 46
Jan 29, 2015
Can you accept Pesach for Passover as it is the Jewish name for Passover?
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Level 58
Jul 1, 2016
agreed
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Level ∞
May 3, 2017
Okay
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Level 65
Jun 21, 2017
VItafresh? ;-)
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Level 14
Jul 25, 2017
PREPARE FOR TROUBLE
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Level 45
Feb 5, 2019
California should count for baja california...
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Level 72
May 16, 2019
Why? Baja California and California are completely different places.
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Level 83
Feb 15, 2020
England should count for New England.
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Level 44
May 3, 2020
California is a US state. Baja California is a peninsula in Mexico. Not the same.
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Level 75
Jun 3, 2019
So, wait... The Jewish holiday is not Hangover?
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Level 72
Feb 21, 2020
That’s the following weekend, after all the Manischewitz has been drunk.
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Level 81
May 3, 2020
Hilarious clue, but shouldn't it be "wicked smahht"? ;-)
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Level 83
May 3, 2020
*smaht, not smart. ;)
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Level 65
May 3, 2020
Wow! A Molotov cocktail is definitely not for drinking. I tried vodka then cranberry then gave up.
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Level 47
May 7, 2020
Can anyone explain why the number sequence can't be 14, 22, 32? As I see it, it was adding 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, etc. The displayed sequence isn't long enough. So, 8+6=14, 14+8=22, 22+10=32
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Level ∞
May 7, 2020
Good point. That will be accepted now.
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Level 44
May 29, 2020
Accidentally read the clue as the next two numbers in the sequence and I was wondering why 16 and 32 weren't working lol
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Level 68
Oct 20, 2020
TECHNICALLY we avoid eating leavened bread on yom kippur too. Just, you know, other things also.