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General Knowledge Quiz #149

Answer these random trivia questions.
Some questions from Kestrana and one from Quizzer6794
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Last updated: March 14, 2016
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What is the tallest species of land animal?
Giraffe
What famous London serial killer killed at least 5 people in 1888?
Jack the Ripper
What city is spelled Москва́ in its native language?
Moscow
What was Jesus's crown made of?
Thorns
What group of people drove a 1959 Chevrolet hearse with license plate ECTO-1?
The Ghostbusters
Whose three children were Nancy, Frank Jr., and Tina?
Frank Sinatra
(or Nancy Sinatra)
Whose "uncertainty" principle states that it is impossible to know both the exact position and
the exact momentum of a particle?
Werner Heisenberg
Which country has the greatest number of ancient pyramids?
(hint: They are called the Nubian Pyramids)
Sudan
Who played Jack Sparrow in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise?
Johnny Depp
What is the name for an electrical device that regulates heartbeats?
Pacemaker
What weapon is traditionally used as a musical instrument
during performances of the 1812 Overture?
Cannon
What is the name for a blood-sucking monster common in Mexican folklore?
Chupacabra
The sun is currently a yellow dwarf. What will it become in about 5 billion years?
Red Giant
What is the colloquial name for Polaris?
The North Star
What movie features the quotes "life finds a way" and "clever girl"?
Jurassic Park
What species is General Sherman, the world's heaviest single-trunk tree?
Giant Sequoia
What Asian plant is the world's tallest grass?
Bamboo
What vegetable, starting with the letter O, is often used to make gumbo?
Okra
What Shakespearean king had three daughters: Regan, Goneril and Cordelia?
King Lear
What movie's main characters are James P. Sullivan and Mike Wazowski?
Monsters Inc.
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level 57
Mar 11, 2016
Also one of my questions is on there :)
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level ∞
Mar 11, 2016
Whoops meant to credit you. Fixed.
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level 57
Mar 12, 2016
Thanks.
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level 73
Mar 14, 2016
Never knew that Sudan even had pyramids, much less the most in the world. Cool.
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level 81
Mar 14, 2016
Not to be too picky here, but I thought what you meant by "most ancient pyramids" was OLDEST (most ancient) pyramids, not what you seem to have meant (highest count of old pyramids). Maybe you could clarify this by changing the wording to "highest number of ancient pyramids".
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level ∞
Mar 14, 2016
Okay
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level 63
Mar 15, 2016
Isn't the chupacabra from puertorican folklore?
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level 59
Mar 20, 2016
It would appear that way as Puerto Rico was where the first sightings were reported.
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level 75
Jul 11, 2016
Heard of chupacabra being the goat sucking monster of Mexican folklore a hundred times. Never once heard of it being Puerto Rican. hm..
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level 45
Jul 11, 2016
Could you please accept ocra for okra?
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level 36
Dec 11, 2018
No
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level 46
Jan 12, 2019
How about orca... ;)
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level 51
Jul 11, 2016
I will never miss a Jurassic Park trivia question! Take my JP quiz if you want more
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level 75
Jul 11, 2016
Heisenberg! First you destroy everything Pinkman ever loved! Now you prevent me from getting a perfect score on this quiz! That's the last straw!
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level 61
Jan 20, 2017
Ha!
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level 37
Jul 11, 2016
I could swear I typed in chupacabra.... Maybe be a bit more lenient on different spellings there?
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level 70
Jul 11, 2016
CAPTAIN Jack Sparrow
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level 54
Jul 11, 2016
Damn it! I was so confident about my english vocabulary, I simply had no idea how to translate "marcapasso", huehue...
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level 59
Jul 12, 2016
Note, "huehue" is in no part of English vocabulary...
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level 69
Jul 11, 2016
Really would have thought Breaking Bad would have improved Heisenberg's score...
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level 77
Jul 13, 2016
The ECTO-1 is neither a Chevrolet nor a hearse. It is a 1959 Cadillac Miller-Meteor Futura ambulance.
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level 62
Jul 15, 2016
Agreed. Wikipedia seems to agree with bks961 that ECTO-1 was a Cadillac Miller-Meteor
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level 22
Oct 31, 2017
Is it referring to the remake?
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level 72
Nov 9, 2017
It was apparently an ambulance/hearse combination, but indeed not a Chevrolet.
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level 72
Nov 9, 2017
Москва is the usual Russian spelling, Москва́ is used only in dictionaries, textbooks etc to provide information on stress.
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level 46
Jan 12, 2019
I had schrödinger for not knowing the exact position of a particle