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General Knowledge Quiz #182

Answer these random trivia questions.
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First submittedSeptember 26, 2017
Last updatedFebruary 23, 2018
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What is the term for a region of space so dense that light cannot escape its gravity?
Black Hole
What is the literal English translation of the French phrase "Mardi Gras"?
Fat Tuesday
What does the Ph stand for in a PhD degree?
Philosophy
Which state surpassed New York in 2014 to become the third most populous in the U.S.?
Florida
Where would you find Tomorrowland, Adventureland, and Frontierland?
Disneyland
Name one of the two most common minerals in the Earth's crust
Feldspar or Quartz
What is the southernmost city in the world that has a population over 1 million people?
Melbourne
What female warrior helped defend France against English invasion in the Hundred Years' War?
Joan of Arc
What are the first three words in the King James Bible?
In the beginning
What is generally taught at a madrasa?
Islamic Religion
What word is sometimes spelled "baloney"?
Bologna
What stringed instrument, starting with the letter L, was played by King David and Nero?
Lyre
What does this symbol represent: ?
Bluetooth
Who has starred in two movies alongside his father, Will Smith?
Jaden Smith
What geriatric rocker once said "I’d rather be dead than sing Satisfaction when I’m forty-five"?
Mick Jagger
What country surrounds the Sea of Marmara?
Turkey
Three major cities lie on Gulf of Finland. One is Helsinki. One is Tallinn. What is the other?
St. Petersburg
What is the term for a person who studies the weather?
Meteorologist
What is the Spanish form of the name Michael?
Miguel
What is the most populous modern city located in the ancient region of Mesopotamia?
Baghdad
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level 69
Sep 26, 2017
In the beginning, back in 1955...
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level 75
Sep 27, 2017
Tchaikovsky had the news!
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level 77
Sep 27, 2017
I'm really surprised that Melbourne is further south than Auckland.
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level 82
Sep 27, 2017
Any possibility to accept "Jayden" as spelling?
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level ∞
Sep 27, 2017
Yes, good suggestion
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level 75
Sep 27, 2017
Magic Kingdom should be accepted for the Disney question. Within each Disney resort, one of the parks is called The Magic Kingdom and contains the areas mentioned.
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level 72
Feb 22, 2018
Agree. Tried Magic Kingdom and Walt Disney World, before just Disney World.
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level 60
Feb 23, 2018
Yeah, I was so confused as to why Magic Kingdom and Walt Disney World wouldn't work but Disney World/ Disneyland do.
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level ∞
Feb 23, 2018
Those will work now
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level 70
Nov 9, 2017
DisneyWorld also needs to be an acceptable answer as all three of these can be found there as well
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level ∞
Nov 9, 2017
It is acceptable
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level 55
Feb 22, 2018
Should plagioclase fledspar be an acceptable answer?
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level 44
Feb 23, 2018
What is the second word in that rock's name?
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level 60
Feb 22, 2018
Tomorrowland is also a huge techno music festival set near Antwerp in Belgium
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level 60
Feb 22, 2018
while adventureland is a leisure park in France near Paris... so i was tempted to answer "Europe"
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level ∞
Feb 23, 2018
Earth. I demand full credit!
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level 77
Feb 22, 2018
The bluetooth symbol looked so familiar...
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level 49
Feb 22, 2018
I was so sure the Ph stands for Philosophiae that I tried everything with Physics when it didn't work...
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level 79
Feb 22, 2018
You need to accept "post hole" for the third one. Everyone knows phd stands for post hole digger. Heck, I have two of 'em in my shed!
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level 72
Aug 8, 2018
Pretty high demand.
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level 60
Feb 22, 2018
Could you add Shrove Tuesday?
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level 72
Feb 22, 2018
All depends whether one means literal translation or the "English" equivalent (yes, my first try was Shrove Tuesday too). Suggest ether excepting ST or making the question "literal translation"
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level 72
Feb 22, 2018
*accepting, d'oh!
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level ∞
Feb 23, 2018
Good suggestion @ChipOtley.
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level 20
Feb 22, 2018
Who the Hell calls it 'Fat Tuesday'?
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level 77
Feb 27, 2018
everyone?
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level 49
Feb 22, 2018
I don't see any generals on the list. Unless you are counting Joan of Arc.
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level 1
May 30, 2018
"Madrasa" is just the Arabic word for school. It has nothing to do with religion.
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level 19
Jul 15, 2018
lol i said orlando instead of disneyland
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level 58
Jun 26, 2019
Bluetooth symbol doesn't show up on my computer - not everyone's gonna have the newest version of unicode.
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level 67
Sep 25, 2019
Never knew the bluetooth symbol was an empty square
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level 70
Oct 8, 2019
Why, oh why did I decide to take this quiz on Windows..?