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General Knowledge Quiz #73

Answer these random trivia questions.
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Last updated: August 2, 2019
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What country is famous for its fjords?
Norway
What is the official London residence of the British monarch?
Buckingham Palace
What fluttering objects do vexillologists study?
Flags
Among scuba divers, what is decompression sickness commonly known as?
The Bends
What does Santa leave in the stockings of naughty children?
Coal
What was the name of the generation that came of age during WWI, including
Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald?
The Lost Generation
Off what country's shores would you find the Great Barrier Reef?
Australia
Who started the Protestant Reformation?
Martin Luther
Who appeared in cameos in over two dozen comic book movies?
Stan Lee
What singer's six children are named Lourdes, Rocco, David, Mercy, Estere, and Stelle?
Madonna
What movie did the song "A Whole New World" come from?
Aladdin
What weapon does Michelangelo the Ninja Turtle use?
Nunchucks
What country is Saxony a part of?
Germany
According to Greek legend, who opened the box that contained all the world's troubles?
Pandora
What is missing from this group of four: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois?
Idaho
In the equation 9/5 C + 32 = F, what does C stand for?
Celsius
Josip Broz Tito is sometimes called a benevolent dictator. What country did he rule?
Yugoslavia
What did Steve Fossett use to travel around the world in 2002?
Balloon
Starting in Hong Kong and digging directly through the center of the Earth,
in what country would you emerge?
Argentina
What word is the most common synonym of the word "corsair"?
Pirate
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level 73
Jun 6, 2013
Finally got 100% on a general knowledge quiz.
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level 15
May 14, 2015
65% ( 13/20)
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level 78
Jul 21, 2015
only missed Corsair
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level 59
Feb 3, 2019
Thought it was a hair dryer
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level 71
Jun 7, 2019
I thought it was a cheesy car.
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level 74
Aug 9, 2015
I just finished watching Torchwood. I really should have gotten Argentina.
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level 56
Dec 6, 2015
really, why? i havent finished season 4 yet. dont remember any reference but i am taking my time with that show...
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level 31
Dec 6, 2015
Oh my god, my head was full of Doctor Who and i wrote "Pandorica"...
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level 78
Jun 5, 2019
A corsair is a privateer, a pirate with a license from a country to attack and loot enemy ships. Not quite a synonym thus.
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level 71
Jun 5, 2019
Just depends from whose perspective you look at the pirate.
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level 78
Jun 9, 2019
Well, they were considered as combatants, and could even be prisoners of war...
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level 62
Jun 8, 2019
and it accepts privateer
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level 78
Jun 9, 2019
That's good, but it should be the main answer ;).
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level 63
Aug 3, 2019
Licensed or not, if a ship appears that then robs you of everything at gunpoint, they're pirates. The aggrieved party would say you're trying to put lipstick on a pig.
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level 67
Jun 18, 2019
Argentina?!
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level 74
Jul 6, 2019
Benevolent dictator? How many people do you have to kill to become a malevolent dictator?
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level 66
Aug 2, 2019
I think that more than Franco is the standard.
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level 62
Aug 2, 2019
Dang, I wrote numchucks.
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level 67
Aug 2, 2019
Buckingham is not the monarch's official London residence. That is still St. James's palace.
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level 57
Aug 2, 2019
No, it isn't. Queen Victoria was the last monarch to reside there.
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level 67
Aug 7, 2019
The primary residence is different. St. James' Palace is still the monarch's official London residence, which is how the question is phrased.
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level 41
Aug 2, 2019
Nunchuck, singular?
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level 67
Aug 2, 2019
That's just a stick.
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level 61
Aug 3, 2019
Haha! One of those six names is not like the others...
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level 73
Aug 7, 2019
Which are you thinking and why?

To me, each of those 6 names are not like the others...
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level 71
Nov 12, 2019
Buckingham Palace....sounds like the venue for a fancy Pig Rodeo.
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