General Knowledge Quiz #129

Can you answer these random trivia questions?
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What great ape can only be found in Indonesia and Malaysia?
Orangutans
Who wrote "A Midsummer Night's Dream"?
William Shakespeare
What language does the word "futon" come from originally?
Japanese
What did Peter Carl Fabergé famously make?
Fabergé Eggs
What part of a human cell has its own DNA - separate from human DNA?
Mitochondria
What is usually the largest muscle in the human body?
Gluteus Maximus
What number is a 1 followed by 100 zeroes?
Googol
In what country, according to stereotype, might someone say "Opa",
and then smash a plate?
Greece
During what dance do you put your left foot in, your left foot out, and shake it all about?
Hokey Pokey
What animal was Indiana Jones afraid of?
Snakes
What arcade game involves an amphibian trying to cross a busy street?
Frogger
What type of pie is made with ground lamb and mashed potatoes?
Shepherd's Pie
What species of deer is commonly found north of the Arctic Circle?
Reindeer
Who composed "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring"?
J.S. Bach
What word often appears between unidentified and object?
Flying
Starting in Moscow, what's the southernmost city you could drive to?
Cape Town
What is the term in tennis for when a serve hits the net and then falls into the service court?
Let
In calculus, what is the opposite of a derivative?
Integral
Who had a child with Kurt Cobain?
Courtney Love
What was the name of the nine Greek goddesses who personified
literature, science, and the arts?
The Muses
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Level 72
May 5, 2015
how about orang or orangs for organutans?
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Level 73
Aug 14, 2020
How about you just spell the word
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Level 55
Sep 21, 2015
Antiderivative not accepted for the opposite of a derivative? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antiderivative
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Level 80
Aug 10, 2020
Yes, that or primitive is really the opposite of a derivative by definition. The fact that it is equal to an integral is a theorem (in fact, the "fundamental theorem of calculus").
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Level 68
Sep 21, 2015
The largest muscle in human body is the sartorius muscle ;)
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Level 70
Sep 24, 2015
The Longest, not the largest (heaviest, bulkiest)
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Level 69
Dec 26, 2016
Mitochondria is the Powerhouse of the Cell
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Level 61
Feb 11, 2017
And also The Unburnt Queen of the Andals, Queen of Meereen, Breaker of Chains, Mother of Dragons and Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea.
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Level 36
Mar 24, 2018
hey guys - in the UK the song is known as the "hokey cokey", not "pokey" - may be worth adding it in? I was trying all variations like "am I going mad?"
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Level ∞
Mar 25, 2018
Yes, you are losing your mind. "Hokey cokey" would have worked.
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Level 81
Nov 21, 2018
I know Bach is a great composer, but Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring is incredibly dull. We had to play it every day as a warmup in band class, and by the end of that year, I was ready to punch Bach in his stupid Baroque face.
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Level 88
Aug 11, 2020
Blasphemy! That's one of the most sublime pieces of music ever.... though maybe not if being played by HS band students.
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Level 56
May 24, 2019
I also tried Easter eggs for the Faberge question, I have not heard of them being called Faberge eggs
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Level 80
Aug 9, 2020
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fabergé_egg
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Level 26
Aug 21, 2019
I am Greek and I am pretty sure we never say "Opa" before drinking. Perhaps when dancing a solo dance like zeibekiko. "Yamas" (Γεια μας - "here's to our health") is more correct for drinking.
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Level 71
Aug 10, 2020
Couldn't spell gluteus for the life of me. I tried lots of variants, but always with an "i" instead of the "e".
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Level 73
Aug 14, 2020
Anybody else impressed that 73% of people knew that Cobain had a baby with Courtney Love?
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Level 66
Sep 16, 2020
Dismayed?
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Level 67
Oct 21, 2020
honestly, for the tennis one I typed in the first tennis term which popped in my head before I read the rest of the question - which happened to be "love." I was pleasantly surprised when the answer worked for a different question.
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Level 81
Aug 18, 2020
The Hokey Pokey is called the Okey Cokey in the UK
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Level 66
Sep 16, 2020
Could you accept 'buttock' for gluteus maximus?