General Knowledge Quiz #152

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Last updated: April 22, 2016
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What is the only country whose name starts with the letter Y?
Yemen
Which two X-men characters have their own movies?
Deadpool
Wolverine
What is the heaviest species of bird?
Ostrich
What band's fans called themselves "Deadheads"?
The Grateful Dead
What major oil company is headquartered in the Netherlands?
Shell
What island nation is located about 50 miles south of Sicily?
Malta
What ice cream brand has flavors such as "Cherry Garcia" and "Chunky Monkey"?
Ben & Jerry's
Who defeated Manny Pacquiao in the "fight of the century" in 2015?
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
What painting by Sandro Boticelli features a nude woman standing on a scallop shell?
Birth of Venus
What is the national language of Pakistan?
Urdu
What empire contained 45% of the world's population in 480 BC?
Achaemenid Empire
(Persian Empire)
What is the national gemstone of Australia?
Opal
Who retired from acting after marrying Prince Ranier of Monaco in 1956?
Grace Kelly
What type of insect lives 13 or 17 years as a nymph and just 4 to 6 weeks as an adult?
Periodical cicadas
What business leader nearly always wore a black turtleneck, jeans, and white sneakers?
Steve Jobs
What film franchise has installments named "Beyond Thunderdome" and "Fury Road"?
Mad Max
What fashion designer had initials YSL?
Yves Saint Laurent
What unit of power is approximately equal to 746 Watts?
Horsepower
Who saw Bathsheba bathing on the roof?
King David
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Level 65
Apr 21, 2016
Huge drop in the statistics!
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Level ∞
Apr 22, 2016
That's because there was a mistake with the type-ins. Cicada by itself should have worked. It will now!
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Level 41
Jan 24, 2017
Can you accept Persia for the persian empire please
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Level ∞
Apr 22, 2016
p.s. Can anyone identify the island depicted on the thumbnail picture?
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Level 74
Apr 22, 2016
Is it that island belonging to the only country that starts with the letter Y?
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Level 82
Apr 22, 2016
Indeed, those are dragon blood trees, that only live there.
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Level 45
Nov 9, 2018
yemen is not an island
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Level 65
Apr 24, 2016
I'm thinking Socotra (Suqatra).
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Level 66
Sep 22, 2016
Socotra (Yemen). It's a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Level 62
Apr 25, 2018
isn't it madagascar?
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Level 76
May 2, 2016
Fun quiz, nice range of topics. Thanks!
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Level 56
Sep 12, 2016
C'mon! Yves Saint Lauren isn't accepted? I didn't know it had a T...
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Level 74
Sep 12, 2016
You do now, therefore you're Cleverer
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Level 33
Sep 12, 2016
hah.
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Level 59
Sep 12, 2016
The penultimate question - answer = a bloody great light bulb.
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Level 81
Sep 28, 2016
Ran out of guesses for the Aussie gemstone. As the clock ticked down, my final forlorn guess: dirt. (I was not optimistic)
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Level 61
Feb 16, 2017
More people got periodical cicadas than horsepower. Hmm...
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Level 72
Oct 19, 2020
And I thought periodical cicadas nested in and ate newspapers and magazines.
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Level 73
Mar 15, 2018
Dark Phoenix is getting her own movie in November 2018. You'll have to update the quiz!
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Level 45
Nov 9, 2018
its not her own Movie its a movie based on the Dark Phoenix saga and contains the whole X men cast
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Level 45
Nov 9, 2018
the movie is even called X Men: Dark Phoenix
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Level 45
Aug 7, 2019
update for dark phoenix
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Level 62
Dec 12, 2019
Kept typing all the variables of Jean Grey or Dark Phoenix.
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Level 58
Dec 12, 2019
tried "persia"
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Level 73
Sep 17, 2020
Please accept just 'Persia' for the Persian Empire.
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Level 72
Oct 19, 2020
So as not to offend the royal family of the Principality of Monaco, I beseech you to add a letter "i" to Prince Rainier's name in the appropriate location (after the "a").
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Level 37
Nov 10, 2020
Since 2019, Jean Grey has her own movie as well (Dark Phoenix). So now there's 3