General Knowledge Quiz #163

Can you answer these random trivia questions?
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Last updated: June 30, 2021
First submittedFebruary 6, 2017
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What is the French word for water?
Eau
What co-worker does Clark Kent have romantic feelings towards?
Lois Lane
What country was annexed by Germany in the 1938 "Anschluss"?
Austria
What is a common name for a cardiac arrhythmia?
Irregular Heartbeat
What deadly disease comes in bubonic and pneumonic forms?
Plague
What food product was sold by the fictional Bubba Gump company?
Shrimp
What boy band was Justin Timberlake a member of?
NSYNC
Who did God speak to via a burning bush?
Moses
What African nation has initials BF?
Burkina Faso
In what sea would you find the Cayman Islands?
Caribbean Sea
What animal is the closest relative of the caiman?
Alligator
In 1801, Ceres was the first of its kind to be discovered. What is Ceres?
An Asteroid
What is the largest park on the island of Manhattan?
Central Park
What has parietal, temporal, and occipital, and frontal lobes?
Cerebrum
What Arlington, Virginia structure is the world's largest office building?
The Pentagon
What profession was founded by Florence Nightingale?
Nursing
What peninsula is controlled by Russia, but recognized as Ukrainian by the UN?
Crimea
What city is located on 118 islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea?
Venice
Who starred as Rhett Butler in "Gone With the Wind"?
Clark Gable
Horses have four natural gaits: walk, trot, canter, and ______
Gallop
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Level 86
Feb 6, 2017
Perhaps accept "minor planet" for Ceres?
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Level 47
Mar 13, 2017
It isn't a planet.
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Level 83
Mar 13, 2017
Ceres is considered a dwarf planet, like Pluto.
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Level 57
May 20, 2018
The term minor planet does encompass Ceres, so that would not be an unreasonable suggestion.
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Level 75
Feb 6, 2017
With 163 quizzes at 20 questions each, QM has managed to think of 3260 general knowledge questions (so far)
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Level 76
Feb 7, 2017
Outstanding!
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Level 71
Feb 7, 2017
You won't get extra points so there!
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Level 61
Feb 7, 2017
With many repeats of some questions. Someone should make a quiz of QMs favourite questions!!
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Level 81
Feb 7, 2017
"To whom did God speak via a burning bush."
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Level 64
Feb 8, 2017
I think Moses was just burning some bush and hallucinating if you know what I mean
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Level 86
Mar 13, 2017
You mean Moses was the original stoner? ...Whoa...
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Level 63
Oct 3, 2017
Woah, because of the stones the commandments are written on. Well done :D
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Level 32
Feb 16, 2020
No one gives a crap about tiny English errors that do not matter at all
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Level 72
Jul 1, 2021
It's not an error.
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Level 85
Jun 30, 2021
Why are you asking us? The answers come up when you finish the quiz.
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Level 75
Jul 13, 2021
sumguy was suggesting that the grammar in the question could be changed was all.
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Level 71
Mar 13, 2017
Do you want a challenge? try one of my not so easy General Knowledge Quizzes (I've made over 20) , click on Malbaby and go from there.
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Level 54
Mar 13, 2017
If it's not so easy can it really be considered GENERAL knowledge?
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Level 75
Jul 27, 2018
Do you think that general means easy?
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Level 78
Mar 13, 2017
I don't speak French and missed that one. When I saw the answer I said, "Oh."
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Level 85
Jun 30, 2021
Eua non. Eua non. Eua non, non, non, non, non.

Sorry, my 4-year old relative sings that nonstop.

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Level 75
Jul 1, 2021
I'll up your French with a café olé!
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Level 61
Mar 13, 2017
Could remember Aqua and Agua but not the French. Should have just said it like I had a mouthful of gravel, thus finding the modern French.
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Level 66
Mar 13, 2017
Try my first Jetpunk quiz, I think it's pretty fun if you like movies. And who doesn't? :)

http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/212585/guess-the-name-surname-in-a-movie-title

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Level 71
Mar 13, 2017
It was all going so smoothly (as it rarely does on GK quizzes) and then I got to the last question... Damn you Clark Gable!
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Level 71
Jul 4, 2019
2 years later and nothing's changed. I knew it's some very famous actor and that was it.
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Level 71
Jul 5, 2021
Again 2 years later (plus one day). Same story. I hope in two years it's a bit better.
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Level 66
Mar 14, 2017
Oh man, I type in star, planet, moon, galaxy, and am just about to type in asteroid and... time's up! Dang.
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Level 38
Mar 16, 2017
French for water? Le Aqua.
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Level 42
Aug 27, 2018
It would be L'aqua as A is a vowel.
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Level 75
Jul 13, 2021
No
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Level 67
Oct 19, 2017
It was fictional at the time the movie came out, but now the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is real.
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Level 83
Jul 19, 2018
That doesn't change the fact that there was also a fictional Bubba Gump Shrimp Company that appeared in the movie.
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Level 83
Jul 19, 2018
Please accept "Backstreet Boys" for the NSYNC question. I was forced to listen to both extensively in middle and high school, and I am confident that they are the same thing.

NOTE: It should be obvious, but because this is the internet, yes, I am kidding.

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Level 48
Sep 22, 2019
please accept "astroid" for "an astroid"
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Level 75
Jul 13, 2021
just spell asteroid correctly with an 'e' and you'll be fine
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Level 85
Jun 30, 2021
I think on some of the other languages BF is accepted shorthand for Burkina Faso. What are the snowball's chances of it making its way to the English side?
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Level 43
Aug 20, 2021
Bubba Gump sounds too much like bubblegum, but I got shrimp.
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Level 66
Oct 11, 2021
And there is now a real Bubba Gump Company based on the fictional one, and they do indeed sell shrimp.
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Level 70
Oct 11, 2021
This quiz is too Clark-centric and too Cayman-centric.
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Level 61
Oct 11, 2021
Kept spelling it "oau" :-(