General Knowledge Quiz #214

Can you answer these random trivia questions?
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What does the German greeting "guten Morgen" mean in English?
Good morning
What's the capital of China?
Beijing
What comes next after primary and secondary?
Tertiary
What is the governing body of world football (soccer)?
FIFA
What mischievous Norse god is portrayed by actor Tom Hiddleston?
Loki
What animal was described by Plato as a "featherless biped"?
Humans
On what fictional continent does "The Lord of the Rings" take place?
Middle-earth
What is the third most common last name in Italy, and also a well-known car company?
Ferrari
What word refers to something that goes faster than the speed of sound?
Supersonic
What does the Cessna company manufacture?
Airplanes
What Toronto structure would be the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere
if it were a building, which it is not?
CN Tower
Who did Rami Malek portray in the 2018 movie "Bohemian Rhapsody"?
Freddie Mercury
The largest of its kind was discovered in South Africa weighing 621 grams. What is it?
Diamond
What country's Prime Minister is given the title Taoiseach, a word meaning
"chief" or "leader"?
Ireland
What actor has, in his various roles, been a math genius, had amnesia,
and been stranded on Mars?
Matt Damon
Who would control pitch, yaw, and roll as part of their daily job?
a Pilot
The capital cities of Kinshasa and Brazzaville lie on opposite banks of what river?
Congo
What is June 6th, 1944 known as?
D-Day
What swashbuckling swordsman shares his name with the Spanish word for fox?
Zorro
What region of the world experienced an "Intifada" from 1987–1993 and
another from 2000–2005?
Palestine
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Level 73
Jul 13, 2021
Should be Rami Malek, not Remi Malik
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Level ∞
Jul 13, 2021
Fixed
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Level 85
Jul 14, 2021
Don't ships experience pitch, yaw and roll as well?
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Level 83
Jul 14, 2021
I tried sailor, navigator and captain to no avail ;).
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Level 57
Jul 18, 2021
i'm no sailor but i would have thought the ship is designed to handle its own pitch and roll and the sailor only really controls the yaw
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Level 70
Jul 14, 2021
Fun fact: the Italian surname you are looking for means the same as Smith in English.
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Level 44
Jul 18, 2021
ohhh I never thought about it, but it makes sense, since ferrum means iron, and hence the ferrari is the guy who crafts stuff out of it
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Level 66
Jul 18, 2021
Very cool.
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Level 80
Jul 14, 2021
I never get the Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings questions because they happened after I stopped paying attention.
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Level 67
Jul 17, 2021
LOTR came out in 1954. There's quite a lot of stuff you've missed out on there chief.
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Level 79
Jul 22, 2021
Even Harry Potter is more than 20 years old now, I kind of wonder if they've ever been paying attention.
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Level 65
Jul 18, 2021
Is it possible to accept "Levant" in addition to "Palestine" for the intifada question please?
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Level 60
Jul 19, 2021
Whether the Toronto structure is a "building" or not is debatable depending upon which source you cite. The question seems negative. Why couldn't the question be phrased as the "tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere" which it IS and how it identifies itself?