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General Knowledge Quiz #121

Answer these random trivia questions.
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First submittedMarch 2, 2015
Last updatedAugust 29, 2017
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What word, starting with C, means "a group of witches"?
Coven
What is the most world's popular spreadsheet program?
Microsoft Excel
Whose fairy tale "The Snow Queen" was the inspiration for the movie "Frozen"?
Hans Christian
Andersen
Who is the patron saint of Ireland?
Saint Patrick
If I need to raise shekels to win election to the Knesset, which country am I in?
Israel
What animal has suffered from colony collapse disorder?
Bees
In math what does this symbol stand for: ∑?
Summation
What are outlawed in the novel "Fahrenheit 451"?
Books
What name is the English equivalent of the name Hans?
John
What city's former mayor, Rob Ford, admitted to smoking crack while in a drunken stupor?
Toronto
In what city would you find the original Peninsula and Mandarin hotels?
Hong Kong
What wife of an Asian dictator famously owned more than 1,000 pairs of shoes?
Imelda Marcos
What Roald Dahl story was about a genius girl with telekinesis?
Matilda
What film festival is held in a Utah ski town?
Sundance
What is the term for two stars that orbit around each other?
Binary Star
What French wrestler was nearly 7 feet tall, weighed 500 pounds, and could
drink 100 beers in a sitting?
André the Giant
What are to the left of me in the song "Stuck in the Middle With You"?
Clowns
What company's address is 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, California?
Apple
Who was the leader of the Medellin drug cartel in the 1980s?
Pablo Escobar
What is the only hard part of a squid?
Its Beak
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level 58
Jun 2, 2015
All I needed to see was "What city" and "Rob Ford". I don't even know what the rest of the question was.
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level 72
Jun 2, 2015
If I could personally apologize to Corazon Aquino for confusing her with Imelda Marcos, I would
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level 75
Aug 30, 2017
Hehe
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level 59
Jun 2, 2015
I've never heard of Andre drinking 100 beers in 1 sitting
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level 77
Jun 2, 2015
Have you ever listened to anyone who met the man talk about him? That's often among the first things they mention. He loved to drink. Loved to eat. Loved to chase women.
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level 73
Aug 29, 2017
One time he drank so much he passed out in a hotel lobby. He weighed so much that nobody could move him and the hotel manager had to just leave him there until he woke up. Most of the time, the drinking was his way of self medicating. He was always in a lot of pain. My understanding was that he was always blitzed on the set of Princess Bride to try to stop the pain.
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level 53
Aug 30, 2017
Read pretty much any article about behind the scenes in the Princess Bride. It's in there.
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level 21
Jun 8, 2015
A squid also has a pen, which is hard.
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level 21
Aug 22, 2016
I might just be really thick but this is one of the tougher quizzes I've done in a while!
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level ∞
Aug 29, 2017
Revisiting this quiz, I agree with you. I replaced a couple questions, so it should be a little easier now - but still pretty tough.
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level 77
Nov 16, 2017
pretty easy now. Don't remember how it was before. Only missed clowns.
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level 76
Nov 16, 2017
Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right - I think we should leave politics out of it. :)
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level 53
Aug 30, 2017
It would have helped if I would read what was there, and not try to answer a question the quiz isn't asking. City, not country...d'oh!
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level 72
Nov 16, 2017
I thought the squid's Tongue was bony.
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level 61
Nov 16, 2017
For the question, "What is the most world's popular spreadsheet program?," the words "most" and "world's" should be swapped. It should read, "What is the world's most popular spreadsheet program?"
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level 55
Jan 14, 2019
Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right.. That's just a normal day at work for me
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level 61
Sep 27, 2019
Man.... English seems to stuff h's everywhere they can, but somehow leave it out in matilda...