General Knowledge Quiz #41

Answer these random trivia questions.
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In which U.S. state was the first nuclear bomb tested?
New Mexico
Which element has the symbol Ag?
Silver
What legendary figure flew too close to the sun?
Icarus
What is the "lower" house of the British Parliament?
House of Commons
Who created "Star Wars"?
George Lucas
On what TV show would you see Eric Cartman?
South Park
What movie featured the catchphrase "hasta la vista, baby"?
Terminator 2
What political organization has controlled the Gaza strip since 2007?
Hamas
What term refers to a triangle with two equal sides?
Isosceles
What disease killed a record 2.3 million people in 2005, but has killed
fewer people every year since?
AIDS
What is the name of Jay-Z and Beyonce's first child? (Hint: a color + a plant)
Blue Ivy
What mythological animal appears in the title of one of the Harry Potter books?
Phoenix
What high-kicking style of dance was the Moulin Rouge famous for?
Can-can
What are seraphim and cherubim?
Types of Angels
Who was Alexander the Great's teacher?
Aristotle
In the movie "The Avengers", which superhero uses a bow and arrow?
Hawkeye
What famous actor's last name means "baby goose"?
Ryan Gosling
What word refers to a person who is equally capable with either hand?
Ambidextrous
What city is directly across the border from Windsor, Ontario?
Detroit
What country has been called the "graveyard of empires" because many
powerful countries have invaded it with poor results?
Afghanistan
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Level 29
Jul 26, 2012
I had a completely stupid moment and typed "Matt Lucas" instead of George
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Level 20
Sep 16, 2012
would have gotten the triangle one if I could've figured out how to spell it :(
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Level 80
Aug 30, 2018
that is why you just go with last names...like in jeopardy
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Level 81
Dec 29, 2018
Haha
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Level 34
Apr 21, 2014
Could the answer to the triangle one not also be "equilateral"? Maybe specify "which noun"? Or am I completely misguided again?
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Level 79
Sep 3, 2014
I knew Beyonce's daughter's name was something dumb but I couldn't remember what exactly..
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Level 69
May 26, 2015
same. only one I couldn't get
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Level 54
Apr 30, 2017
hahaha. Exact same thoughts.
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Level 87
Aug 27, 2018
My mind decided it must be Blue Agave. I guess that's something else though.
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Level 60
Sep 3, 2014
Technically the triangle one could be "equilateral" since equilateral triangles have three equal sides, thus they also have two equal sides. The question should specify "only two equal sides".
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Level 58
Apr 7, 2015
Aughhh I kept spelling "Hamas" as "jamas" because Spanish....I was like, I know "jamas" with a "j" is a word! Just not the right one, it appears.
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Level 69
Dec 30, 2018
I thought I just kept misspelling Likud.
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Level 65
Oct 19, 2017
More honorable than the cherubium, and more glorious beyond compare than the seraphim, without corruption you gave birth to God the Word. True Theotokos, we magnify you.
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Level 81
Nov 29, 2018
I was surprised by the answer to the 2005 disease question. I thought that disease would have peaked somewhere between the late 80's to mid 90's. I was trying things like West Nile, Zika Virus, and H1N1.
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Level 81
Dec 28, 2018
Vietnam is the one country that bogged down the Japanese without help, never succumbed to the Mongols or Americans.
Does anyone else want to type "subcame" as the past tense?
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Level 23
Dec 29, 2018
Afghanistan? Have people ever heard of Russia?
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Level 79
Dec 29, 2018
Yeah. Russia was one of the empires that invaded Afghanistan shortly before its empire collapsed.
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Level 39
Dec 31, 2018
Also, Russia has always been ruled by some empire for decent amounts of time. That's not the case with Afghanistan.
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Level 59
Feb 2, 2019
What famous actor's last name means "baby goose"? Lou Gosset Jr.
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Level 22
Sep 7, 2019
Please accept Aristoteles for Aristotle because it's his real name and Aristotle is just the English version