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General Knowledge Quiz #194

Answer these random trivia questions.
Last updated: December 30, 2018
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What sound does a cricket make?
Chirp
Who was the last leader of the Soviet Union?
Mikhail Gorbachev
What country's population fell more than 10% between 2010 and 2017?
Syria
What Greek fabulist wrote "The Tortoise and the Hare"?
Aesop
Cherilyn Sarkisian was born in 1946. What is she better known as today?
Cher
Who became, in 2017, the first person to have a net worth in excess of $100 billion?
Jeff Bezos
What profession is shared by Arturo Toscanini, Leonard Bernstein, and Gustavo Dudamel?
Orchestra Conductor
In the famous poem, what three words come after "She Walks in Beauty"?
Like the Night
Who often foils the plans of super villain Ernst Blofeld?
James Bond
What is the name of the stupid, slobbering dog that lives with Garfield?
Odie
It's the year 1800, and two fashionable Russian nobles are having a conversation.
What language are they most likely to be speaking?
French
What is the Spanish equivalent of the name Charles?
Carlos
What prolific composer wrote over 1128 pieces of music and fathered 20 children?
J.S. Bach
Who starred as James Bond before Daniel Craig?
Pierce Brosnan
In poker, what beats a flush but loses to four of a kind?
Full House
What Marvel villain wants to kill half the population of the universe?
Thanos
Whose children are named George, Charlotte, and Louis?
Prince William and
Kate
Where did Tony Bennett leave his heart?
San Francisco
What is the only country that is completely free of mosquitos?
Iceland
Who does most of Jackie Chan's stunts?
Jackie Chan
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level 73
Dec 30, 2018
Harder than most
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level 75
Dec 30, 2018
Maybe accept "chirrup" for the cricket sound?
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level 74
Jan 6, 2019
Agreed, that's what I thought too. Under Google's dictionary definition it uses "the chirrup of crickets" as the example.
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level 68
Feb 14, 2019
i typed cricket sound because when someone asks me what a cricket sounds like i say 'crick-et'
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level 71
Dec 30, 2018
Also accept "conducting"?
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level 68
Dec 31, 2018
Perhaps should rephrase the Bond question as "most recently before Daniel Craig". Otherwise several answers are correct.
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level 68
Jan 8, 2019
I tried 'The Cambridges' and 'The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge', which were both correct but were not allowed
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level 61
Jan 21, 2019
Me too. Likely an American quiz. If I really want the points, I can figure it out.
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level 76
Jan 10, 2019
Just a personal opinion, but I don't think Odie is stupid. I find him rather endearing, but I don't think I ever met a dog that I didn't like. I even felt sorry for poor old Cujo - it wasn't his fault he was sick.
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level 62
Jan 20, 2019
I think Odie is definitely far from intelligent, regardless of your feelings towards him.
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level 24
Jan 20, 2019
Technically, Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton and Pierce Brosnan all starred as James Bond prior to Daniel Craig.
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level 33
Jan 20, 2019
How ironic only 50% of people answered Thanos. Their meaningless lives are now contributed to the balance of the universe as it should be.
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level 75
Jan 20, 2019
But the 82% who don't know their poetry threw it off again.
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level 56
Jan 20, 2019
I typed "in San Francisco" and then didn't bother trying San Francisco by itself and now I feel really silly.
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level 56
Jan 21, 2019
Please accept Will and Kate for the children question
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level 66
Jan 22, 2019
A cricket doesn't make "chirp" at all.
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level 71
Jan 22, 2019
No love for Lord Byron.
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level 42
Jan 24, 2019
Duke and/or Duchess of Cambridge needs to be accepted please, since they married that has been the title they use most. The Duchess also doesn't go by Kate, only the tabloids call her that.
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