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General Knowledge Quiz #195

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Last updated: January 30, 2019
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What do the rings on the Olympic flag represent?
The Continents
What country experienced virtually no inflation between 1995 and 2017?
Japan
What has been called "a good walk spoiled"?
Golf
What do angels and saints have on their heads?
Halos
What character has been portrayed by actresses Linda Carter and Gal Gadot?
Wonder Woman
What movie made Macaulay Culkin famous?
Home Alone
Who doubted quantum mechanics, saying that God doesn't throw dice?
Albert Einstein
An entomologist studies insects. What does an etymologist study?
Word origins
What do Atlanta and Tbilisi have in common?
They are both
capitals of Georgia
What capital city is the furthest away from London?
Wellington
What does the K stand for in K-pop?
Korean
What intrepid young Belgian reporter traveled to America, Tibet, and even the Moon?
Tintin
In what country would you find the city of Tangier?
Morocco
What was the first sequel to the movie Alien?
Aliens
What movie featured French castle dwellers who hurled insults such as "Your mother was
a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries"?
Monty Python and
the Holy Grail
Which English city is known for steel production, the movie "The Full Monty", and having
a football club named Wednesday?
Sheffield
What versatile German word can mean "please", "you're welcome", or "here you are"?
bitte
Henry VIII's obesity and mood swings have often been blamed on a festering leg injury.
What sport was he doing when he got the injury?
Jousting
What Danish fabulist wrote "The Little Mermaid" and "The Ugly Duckling"?
Hans Christian
Andersen
What is the largest bone in the lower leg?
Tibia
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level 71
Jan 24, 2019
people who don't know the difference between entomology and etymology bug me so much I don't even have words to describe it.
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level 69
Jan 28, 2019
Haha!
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level 53
Feb 17, 2019
I see what you did there.
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level 76
Jan 24, 2019
For the Atlanta/Tbilisi one, my first thought was "three of the same vowel".
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level 82
Jan 24, 2019
What are 2 capitals that have never been in my kitchen, Alex?
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level 74
Jan 24, 2019
SAME
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level 75
Jan 24, 2019
*Andersen
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level 81
Jan 24, 2019
Yep, he was Danish, not Swedish.
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level โˆž
Jan 25, 2019
Fixed
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level 74
Jan 24, 2019
Psh Einstein... what does he know....
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level 69
Jan 25, 2019
Yeah, after all he's no Einstein.
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level 75
Feb 17, 2019
"Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen." -Hawking?
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level 84
Jan 25, 2019
I've never really considered halos to be a "who," am I mistaken?
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Jan 25, 2019
Fixed
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level 65
Jan 30, 2019
I can't think of an instance in which bitte = sorry. Maybe only if it's used in the meaning of "Sorry, what did you say?" and even then "Wie bitte?" is the more common phrase.
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Jan 30, 2019
I'll take your word for it. Changed the question.
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level 57
Feb 17, 2019
Atlanta and Tbilisi are both landlocked, seems you need to be more specific or give me an extra mark!
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level 30
Feb 17, 2019
But both the Georgiaโ€™s have a coast! ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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level โˆž
Feb 17, 2019
Sorry, wrong answer. Otherwise we could just accept that they are both "cities", or even "places".
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level 19
Feb 17, 2019
Can you except aureole and aureola for the question on angels?
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level 33
Feb 17, 2019
They are already excepted ;)
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level 30
Feb 17, 2019
I have no idea what made me immediately think of Japan for inflation. But I got it!
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level 71
Feb 20, 2019
It should be Farthest not Furthest, no?