General Knowledge Quiz #34

Answer these random trivia questions.
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Last updated: September 14, 2018
First submittedFebruary 17, 2012
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Question
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What major Mexican city is near San Diego?
Tijuana
What is the Soviet version of an astronaut?
Cosmonaut
At what university do Rhodes Scholars study?
Oxford
What magazine is Alfred E. Neuman the mascot of?
Mad
What did Thomas Chippendale design?
Furniture
What type of dinosaurs were the main antagonists in "Jurassic Park"?
Velociraptor
What is the common job title for a person who manages a museum?
Curator
What word, starting with A, refers to something you ingest to make you feel randy?
Aphrodisiac
What country produces the greatest number of films?
India
What element is also known as quicksilver?
Mercury
In what U.S. State would you find Disney World?
Florida
What is the busiest airport in England?
London Heathrow
What is the last Greek letter?
Omega
In what country does most of Patagonia lie?
Argentina
Who led the Palestinian Liberation Organization from 1969-2004?
Yasser Arafat
Who does the Swiss Guard guard?
The Pope
In which country would you find a TGV train?
France
What is the most popular reading system for the blind?
Braille
Who is the female protagonist of the Peter Pan books?
Wendy Darling
Which Shakespeare play starts with the letter O?
Othello
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Level 29
May 24, 2012
Kicking myself for not getting the Rhodes Scholars one, a friend of mine studies there!
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Level 49
Sep 16, 2020
Bill Clinton and Kris Kristofferson were both Rhodes Scholars...
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Level 15
May 24, 2012
Kicking myself for not getting the British monarch one, a friend of mine is British!
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Level 34
May 24, 2012
Kicking myself for not getting the Swiss Guard one, a friend of mine is the Pope.
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Level 40
May 24, 2012
Kicking myself for not getting the Japanese mob one, a friend of mine is in the Yakuza!
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Level 32
May 24, 2012
Kicking myself for not getting the 1969-2004 one, a friend of mine was born during that time range.
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Level 71
May 24, 2012
Kicking myself for not getting the mercury one, a friend of mine owns a thermometer!
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Level 33
May 24, 2012
Kicking myself for not getting the Tarzan one, a friend of mine is Jane!
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Level 36
May 24, 2012
Kicking myself for not getting the pope one, a friend of mine went to the Vatican City!
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Level 43
May 24, 2012
Kicking myself for not getting the Dirty Harry one, a friend of mine shot me with one of those !
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Level 38
May 24, 2012
Kicking myself. Ouch.
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Level 46
May 24, 2012
kicking myself for not getting the magazine one, i've read a magazine before!
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Level 50
May 24, 2012
Kicking myself for not getting the TGV train one, a friend of mine just French kissed me!
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Level 55
May 24, 2012
Kicking myself for not getting the museum one, I knew what they were called I just couldn't think of it.
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Level 64
May 26, 2012
Kicking myself for reading all the comments on this quiz.
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Level 68
Jun 2, 2012
Kicking myself for not getting the Chippendale one, a friend of mine is a male stripper.
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Level 60
Aug 29, 2019
I did try "thong" and "speedo" for that one, just in case
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Level 26
Dec 3, 2012
Kicking myself for not getting the yakuza, my friends and I just LOVE sushi!
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Level 72
Jun 25, 2013
Kicikng muself for notg etting the braille one, i;m blinmd
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Level 36
May 13, 2014
Haha nice
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Level 59
Dec 12, 2013
Kicking myself for not knowing where Disney world is. My friend just got back from there.
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Level 82
May 13, 2014
Patting myself on the back for getting them all, even Arafat though for a moment thought he was on the Israeli side (dumb me!).

Also: Kicking myself for not getting the Alfred E. Neuman one, a friend of mine once bought Mad Magazine!
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Level 68
May 13, 2014
Kicking myself for not getting the Oxford one, since I once saw both an ox and a Ford.
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Level 73
May 13, 2014
Nailed it, 3:02 left
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Level 72
Nov 26, 2018
Go kick yourself.
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Level 64
May 13, 2014
Kicking Sarah Palin, just because...
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Level 61
May 13, 2014
Kicked myself for not getting Braille. Didn't see that coming. Although anyone using Braille wouldn't see that coming, either.
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Level 55
May 13, 2014
I'm studying at Oxford University and I haven't even heard of Rhodes Scholars, oh the shame. (kicking myself etc...)
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Level 69
May 13, 2014
I got 15, misspelled Yakuza.
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Level 45
May 13, 2014
Can you accept Raptor for Velociraptor
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Level 53
May 24, 2014
"Raptor" refers to birds of prey, not dinosaurs. So, no, probably not acceptable here.
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Level 67
Nov 20, 2018
Well, in popular culture, "raptor" is much more often used to refer to the dinosaurs than to birds of prey, so "raptor" should be acceptable.
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Level 49
May 14, 2014
Kicking myself for not knowing so many people kicked themselves. Perhaps this was a good idea after all: http://www.google.com/patents/US20060094518
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Level 65
Oct 26, 2014
Kicking yourself doesn't hurt that much unless you have shoes on. That is the one thing i have learnt today
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Level 70
Aug 11, 2015
I vote this as the Number 1 quiz because of the comments. Seriously funny! (Kicking myself for using an oxymoron...)
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Level 27
Apr 4, 2016
Kicking myself for not getting the Florida one, a friend or two of mine lives in Florida!
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Level 28
Jun 13, 2016
Kicking myself for knowing "curator" because a friend of mine works as one. Because if I hadn't known it, I could add a comment saying "kicking myself for not getting curator, a friend of mine works as one".
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Level 64
Jan 8, 2017
Best one mate!
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Level 70
Dec 6, 2016
I wonder if jadekelly has ever been back to this quiz to see what her comment has unleashed in the last 4 years.
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Level 50
Jan 26, 2017
Kicking myself for getting the right answer for PLO instead of thinking Pot Limit Omaha (I'm a poker dealer).
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Level 35
Jan 26, 2017
Just kicking myself !
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Level 71
Nov 4, 2017
Kicking mys- oops, sorry, honey.
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Level 73
Aug 14, 2018
Kicking myself for not getting the magazine one, I'm mad as a March hare.
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Level 74
Aug 14, 2018
I'm imagining all the self-kickers who've done this quiz. Precisely where can you make contact with yourself if you do?
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Level 81
Aug 15, 2018
We should find out!

Kicking ourselves in the name of SCIENCE!
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Level 47
Jan 7, 2019
Kicking myself on my other leg.
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Level 68
Aug 25, 2018
Any chance of a bit more flexibility on spelling for the second and sixth answers, for those of us who are dyslexic and somehow managed to have half a dozen attempts at each but still not get them?
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Level 52
Sep 17, 2018
kicking myself, a friend of mine is a horse
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Level 67
Nov 20, 2018
"Kosmonaut" should also be an acceptable spelling.
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Level 78
Nov 20, 2018
Kicking myself because I saw Marat/Sade.
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Level 83
Nov 20, 2018
Punching myself because I don't have legs.
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Level 65
Nov 20, 2018
Kicking myself for not getting the Peter Pan one. A friend of mine is female.
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Level 65
Nov 20, 2018
Kicking myself for not getting the aphrodisiac one because one of my friends has an afro
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Level 73
Nov 20, 2018
Kicking myself just to be a part of this epic comment section.
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Level 67
Nov 21, 2018
The Shakespeare question is ambiguous. Henry V starts with "O for a muse of fire, which would ascend the brightest heaven of invention" and so Henry V should be accepted.
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Level 64
Nov 23, 2018
Just kick him, Quizmaster.
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Level 41
Apr 13, 2019
Kicking myself for missing the Swiss guard question, apparently no one thinks cheese is worth guarding!