General Knowledge Quiz #176

Answer these random trivia questions.
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What folk hero shot an apple off his son's head?
William Tell
What country celebrates that folk hero?
Switzerland
What is the official language of Israel?
Hebrew
What other language, while not official, has "special status" within Israel?
Arabic
What fictional character dramatically said "one million dollars", and then
raised his pinky to his lip?
Dr. Evil
What is stored in a hangar?
Airplanes
What does a hedonist value above all else?
Pleasure
Who fled from Lhasa to India in 1959?
The Dalai Lama
What is the name of the "~" symbol?
Tilde
What city did Hector live in?
Troy
What clothing company features underweight models known as "angels"?
Victoria's Secret
What is 22 to the power of 22?
256
If a person sticks a pan into a river, what are they likely to be searching for?
Gold
In the UK, a bachelor party is often called a "stag party". What is a bachelorette party called?
Hen Party
On what island would you find the neighborhood of "Hell's Kitchen"?
Manhattan
What soft drink was imitated by "Mello Yello"?
Mountain Dew
Some people say that only a "thin blue line" separates order from chaos.
Who are the thin blue line?
The Police
What fictional character is the most famous consumer of Duff Beer?
Homer Simpson
What are San Quentin, Robben Island, and the Bastille?
Prisons
What is the largest animal that hibernates?
Brown Bear
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Level 87
Aug 22, 2017
Apparently, polar bears do not actually hibernate. Only pregnant females take some kind of power nap during the winter. So you may want to change that answer.
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Level ∞
Aug 23, 2017
Done thanks. Brown Bears and Polar Bears are pretty close in size anyway, and we already accepted both answers.
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Level 48
Oct 14, 2017
polar bears absolutely hibernate, saw it in documentary
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Level 81
Oct 14, 2017
If polar bears hibernated, they would starve to death. They lose weight all summer waiting for winter to return so that they can hunt. Shorter winters are making for scrawnier polar bears, and perhaps their eventual extinction.
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Level 83
Aug 22, 2017
You should accept planes for airplanes, come on...
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Level ∞
Aug 23, 2017
Okay
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Level 51
Oct 12, 2017
Wilhelm Tell should work
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Level 81
Oct 14, 2017
Just right "Tell". You rarely need to type a first name.
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Level 71
Jan 18, 2018
Like mixed questions? try Mal's General Knowledge 31 ......here it is
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Level 69
Apr 29, 2018
jails/gaols for prison?
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Level 67
Feb 21, 2019
FYI, William Tell question is also in General Knowledge #171.
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Level 77
Oct 19, 2019
Hebrew is the sole official language in Israel now, Arabic is now considered a language 'with a special status in the state'
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Level ∞
Oct 19, 2019
Thanks, this changed in 2018. The question is now changed as well.
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Level 66
Feb 3, 2020
If Victoria's Secret's models are underweight... you can't even imagine how much I love "underweight"women!
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Level 69
Jan 11, 2022
Exactly. This woke culture is ruining everything. Nowadays Victoria's Secret is using fat and obese women to promote its products, which is clearly ridiculous.
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Level 75
Sep 21, 2020
In the fifth question, 'and then raised' is miswritten as 'and the raised'.
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Level ∞
Sep 21, 2020
Okay
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Level 55
Feb 8, 2021
Stag do and hen do. They're not usually referred to as parties.
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Level 56
Jul 11, 2021
Stag night and hen night in Scotland
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Level 46
Aug 31, 2021
I dont think they were underweight models, however the company now is hiring objectively fat models.
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Level 58
Jan 10, 2022
Maybe accept 'jail' for 'prison'?
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Level 66
Jan 10, 2022
is he going to hit the apple, or miss and shoot his son?

only time Will Tell.

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Level 65
Jan 10, 2022
I know the story of William Tell, but I had no idea it was associated with Switzerland.
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Level 74
Jan 10, 2022
I (Australia) haven't seen Mello Yello for at least 20 years, but I thought it was more like the local lemon squash brand Solo...coincidentally (?) Mountain Dew has become much more prominent here in the same 20 years
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Level 69
Jan 11, 2022
The Victoria's Secret Models are not underweight. There is a difference between slim & fit and underweight. Please stop this woke culture.
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Level 26
Jan 12, 2022
His not isn't William Tell, it is Wilhelm Tell, greetings from Switzerland!
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Level 62
Jan 12, 2022
I know a guy named Hector and he lives in Mexico City.
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Level 61
Jan 14, 2022
I typed in "TILDA" ... because that's what the word sounds like to me ... so can we please give credit for both the correct "TILDE" and also the close (but technically incorrect) "TILDA" ?