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General Knowledge Quiz #141

Answer these random trivia questions.
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First submittedDecember 7, 2015
Last updatedDecember 8, 2015
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What is the French word for snail?
Escargot
What type of bat feeds off the blood of other animals?
Vampire Bat
What seed, commonly found on muffins and bagels, can cause one to fail a drug test?
Poppyseeds
What is the name of the fairy who helped Peter Pan?
Tinker Bell
What is a polygraph test more commonly known as?
Lie Detector Test
What is the name for water that has been blessed by a priest?
Holy Water
Who was born on the island of Corsica, exiled to the island of Elba, and died
on the island of St. Helena?
Napoleon Bonaparte
What is aioli very similar to?
Mayonnaise
What war was the subject of "The Iliad"?
Trojan War
What would one do at Pebble Beach or Saint Andrews?
Golf
What historical person is famous for saying "We are not amused", but may have never said it?
Queen Victoria
What industry employs roughnecks?
Oil
What is the Bishop of Rome better known as?
The Pope
What personality disorder is characterized by destructive excitement seeking
and a lack of empathy?
Psychopathy
What delta do "Delta Blues" come from?
Mississippi Delta
What country was occupied by Spain, the United States, and Japan
before becoming independent?
Philippines
What aquatic flower is sacred to Buddhism and Hinduism?
Lotus
Who sang "My Way"? (the most famous version)
Frank Sinatra
What has been called "the worst form of government, except for all the others"?
Democracy
Who directed the movies "Vertigo" and "The Birds"?
Alfred Hitchcock
What British territory is located in the Atlantic Ocean, about 600 miles east of North Carolina?
Bermuda
In what lake did the SS Edmund Fitzgerald sink?
Lake Superior
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level 77
Dec 7, 2015
The correct spelling of the stuff similar to aioli is mayonnaise.
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level ∞
Dec 8, 2015
Fixed
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level 79
Mar 6, 2016
And the correct catalan spelling to aioli is all i oli.
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level 66
Mar 7, 2016
All i oli is not the same as aïoli; all i oli is only garlic, olive oil and salt; aïoli contains eggs and lemon juice and is very similar to mayonnaise.
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level 75
Dec 7, 2015
Please accept just "holy" -- water is already in the question so we shouldn't have to write it again, as per Jetpunk convention :)
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level 74
Dec 7, 2015
Seconded...
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level ∞
Dec 8, 2015
Fixed
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level 80
Dec 7, 2015
"Psychopathy" is more properly called "Sociopathy" or "Antisocial Personality Disorder"
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level 76
Dec 8, 2015
Psychopathy is different to sociopathy. Ask Sherlock.
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level ∞
Dec 8, 2015
The "excitement seeking" part of the clue makes psychopathy a better answer. But sociopathy will work now too. We'll also accept the clinical terms of Antisocial Personality Disorder / ASPD.
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level 77
Mar 6, 2016
Psychopathy... sounds like (one of the many) disorders my Romanian ex-girlfriend had.
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level 66
Mar 7, 2016
Narcissistic Personality Disorder is another one that fits.
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level 66
Oct 10, 2019
Surely psychopathy is what it says - a pathology of the psyche and thus far more general than the question?
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level 67
Feb 23, 2016
If you like General Knowledge try 'Mal's General Knowledge' quizzes .......... not so easy!
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level 44
Mar 6, 2016
Honestly only got the "My Way" question because of Bon Jovi's song It's My Life... Like Frankie said, I did it My Way!
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level 61
Mar 6, 2016
This is probably the best I've ever done on a General Knowledge quiz. I actually got #11 while trying to answer #22.
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level 76
Mar 7, 2016
A shout out to Paul Anka, who wrote "My Way" for Frankie after hearing the French song, "Comme d'habitude".
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level 47
Mar 9, 2016
Water Lily should be accepted for Lotus
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level 29
Mar 10, 2016
Can 'democratic' work for democracy?
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level 82
Oct 18, 2016
I got Queen Victoria by guessing lakes
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level 61
Jul 3, 2019
Poppyseeds on a muffin? Why?