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General Knowledge Quiz #95

Answer these random trivia questions.
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First submittedMarch 19, 2014
Last updatedAugust 28, 2019
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What country has about 4.5 million people, but 25 million sheep?
New Zealand
What artist famously cut off part of his left ear?
Vincent Van Gogh
In 2014, a Boeing 777 mysteriously disappeared over the Indian Ocean.
What country did it take off from?
Malaysia
What city comes next in this sequence: Atlanta, Sydney, Athens, Beijing?
London
Who famously wore a pink Chanel suit and matching pillbox hat?
Jacqueline Kennedy
What word refers either to a sharp knife or a high heel?
Stiletto
What is the most populous city in Canada?
Toronto
What gas was inside the Hindenburg zeppelin when it caught fire in 1937?
Hydrogen
What type of animal was Willy in the movie "Free Willy"? (be specific)
Orca
What's the most popular sport in India?
Cricket
What undefeated welterweight boxer has career earnings of over $1 billion?
Floyd Mayweather
In what movie did Meryl Streep play a character inspired by "Vogue"
editor Anna Wintour?
The Devil Wears Prada
Who famously said, in 1946, that an "Iron Curtain" had descended across Europe?
Winston Churchill
What type of animal appears on the greatest number of national flags?
Eagle
In what country were the Smurfs invented?
Belgium
What does a kleptomaniac have a compulsion to do?
Steal
What type of alien is the Doctor from Doctor Who?
Time Lord
Who was Bonnie Parker's partner in crime?
Clyde Barrow
Which U.S. state has the most coastline?
Alaska
What country used to have a white elephant on its flag?
Thailand (Siam)
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level 77
Mar 29, 2014
Somebody explain the series of cities to me please.
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level 83
Mar 31, 2014
Summer Olympic Hosts. Atlanta-1996, Sydney-2000, Athens-2004, Beijing-2008
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level 69
May 23, 2016
It took me longer than I feel it should have. At first the only vague pattern I could see was city starting with 'At' then a city in the far east, then a city starting 'At' and so on.
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level 46
Oct 31, 2016
that's an unusual question on a quiz like this
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level 60
May 6, 2014
Dr Who and Harry Potter questions are thorns in my side. If it wasn't for these my percentage of correct answers on this site would be about 10% higher.
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level 61
Jan 2, 2019
I have the same issue with sports and politics... they should just ban iton, who cares..
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level 76
Aug 29, 2019
Harry Potter, fair enough, but I can't say I've noticed many DW-related questions at all.
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level 59
May 6, 2014
Barely made it to 100%.
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level 75
May 6, 2014
The missing plane question threw me. I hadn't heard anything about it. But then, I have been living on Mars, in a cave, with my eyes closed, my fingers in my ears, and saying "lalalalalala".
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level 20
Oct 23, 2014
Spelt Van Gogh wrong! =p
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level 72
Oct 31, 2016
Sadly, we're down to 30 million sheep now, and falling.
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level 66
Oct 31, 2016
It's not your fault they're delicious.
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level 58
Oct 31, 2016
^ Haha! Thank you for making me laugh out loud at my desk (I'm on lunch break technically, people).
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level ∞
Aug 28, 2019
The quiz has been updated. One day there will be more people than sheep in New Zealand, and the ocean will rise up and swallow it into the sea for there will no longer be any purpose for the country existing.
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level 66
Oct 31, 2016
Uh... did anyone else put Elle Woods for the Jackie O question? *embarrassed look*
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level 41
Oct 31, 2016
I tried Reese Witherspoon
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level 67
Oct 31, 2016
Huh, my first guess for the flag question was lion, then horse, until I finally got eagle. What countries have an eagle on their flag? Mexico, Kazakhstan (?), Albania and...?
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level 79
Oct 31, 2016
Egypt, Moldova, probably others. A lot of them are part of a crest.
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level 73
Sep 16, 2019
Montenegro, Serbia
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level 38
Apr 18, 2019
Iran
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level 67
Oct 31, 2016
I'm surprised New Zealand has so many sheep, what with all the orcs running around.
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level 41
Nov 1, 2016
How did i miss stiletto..
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level 57
Jun 24, 2017
Guessed Bird, not eagle. Darn.
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level 71
Dec 26, 2017
Couldn't remember fondue, for some reason. Tried raclette - not sure if it's really a valid alternative answer, but it's certainly close...
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level 14
May 6, 2018
Jackie O or Onassis should be accepted as well as Kennedy. She is still commonly referred to as such, to this day.
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level 83
Aug 28, 2019
Would appreciate someone explaining the difference between an orca and a killer whale. Despite the use of the term "whale", it is actually a type of dolphin, But is a killer whale a different species? Thank you.
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level 67
Aug 28, 2019
Killer whale should definitely be accepted.
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level ∞
Aug 28, 2019
My bad. Now fixed.
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level 79
Sep 8, 2019
Different spellings of stilleto should be accepted.