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General Knowledge Quiz #199

Answer these random trivia questions.
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Last updated: June 24, 2019
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What is something used by a blacksmith that might also be dropped on a
cartoon character for comic effect?
Anvil
In what country was most of "The Lord of the Rings" filmed?
New Zealand
What treaty did Germany sign with the Allied Powers in 1919 - putting an end to WWI?
Treaty of Versailles
What kind of "horse" do men use in gymnastics competitions?
Pommel Horse
What famous fictional character was created by author Ian Fleming?
James Bond
What is the female version of a warlock?
Witch
What 1982 movie was the first major film role for Drew Barrymore?
E.T.
Who ran the Chicago outfit in the 1920s?
Al Capone
What is the only rank in the U.S. army that doesn't have the letter A?
Colonel
What country has had five republican periods - the first founded in 1792 and the
current one founded in 1958?
France
What were the first names of the Wright brothers?
Orville
Wilbur
What rock band was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl
after the death of Kurt Cobain?
Foo Fighters
Whose diary started in 1942 and ended abruptly in 1944?
Anne Frank's
What city was home to Hammurabi, whose code of justice called for "an eye for an eye"?
Babylon
What sisters have twice been ranked #1 and #2 in women's singles tennis?
Venus and Serena
Williams
What item could be a Yamaha, Triumph, or Indian?
Motorcycle
Other than Jesus, who is the most frequently-mentioned character in the Bible?
David
Name a country, other than Russia, that has Russian as an official language.
Belarus, Kazakhstan,
or Kyrgyzstan
What Brazilian is the FIFA World Cup's all-time scoring leader, counting both men's
and women's divisions?
Marta
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level 78
Jun 24, 2019
Should the military question be changed to Army? Otherwise I think ensign could be a correct answer.
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level 56
Jun 24, 2019
100% agree, this needs to be changed to Army or include Ensign as an acceptable answer
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level 84
Jun 24, 2019
Ensign was my first guess as well.
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level ∞
Jun 24, 2019
Okay
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level 77
Jul 31, 2019
First thing I could think of was commodore, which would have also been an acceptable answer with the old phrasing.
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level 70
Jun 24, 2019
Please accept motorbike as well as motorcycle. Motorbike is more common in the UK and I couldn't understand why it wouldn't accept it.
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level 71
Jun 24, 2019
I second that request. Motorcycle is an archaic word in the UK nowadays, like motorcar. Thank you.
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level ∞
Jun 24, 2019
Okay
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level 72
Jun 25, 2019
Fair enough, but 'motorcycle', while the more formal word, is certainly not archaic (in the UK or anywhere else)
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level 49
Jul 31, 2019
Colonel is a rank in the Army, Marine Corps, and Air Force.
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level 73
Jul 31, 2019
Are you trying to get bonus points?
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level 62
Jul 31, 2019
Right, which means it is a rank in the army, and therefore the question is correct as written.
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level 29
Jul 31, 2019
I wrote bike instead of motorcycle. It sucks to be so specific...
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level 45
Aug 1, 2019
Triumph does not make bicycles.
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level 57
Nov 13, 2019
If Prince had lived a thousand years earlier he could have partied liked it was 999.
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level 61
Nov 13, 2019
Surely god is the most frequently mentioned character in the bible?