General Knowledge Quiz #95

Answer these random trivia questions.
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Last updated: August 28, 2019
First submittedMarch 19, 2014
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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 78
Mar 29, 2014
Somebody explain the series of cities to me please.
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Level 86
Mar 31, 2014
Summer Olympic Hosts. Atlanta-1996, Sydney-2000, Athens-2004, Beijing-2008
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Level 72
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
Jan 22, 2020
I thought it was most popular airports for some reason
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Level 51
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 66
Jan 2, 2019
I have the same issue with sports and politics... they should just ban iton, who cares..
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Level 75
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 70
Jan 3, 2020
Never seen Dr Who shortened to DW. I mean, the name is already pretty short anyway. DW looks too much like WD40...
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Level 30
Jan 3, 2020
1 out of 5 german quizzes is soccer-themed. I feel ur pain ;)
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Level 64
May 6, 2014
Barely made it to 100%.
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Level 77
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 73
Oct 31, 2016
Sadly, we're down to 30 million sheep now, and falling.
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Level 69
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 69
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 66
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 81
Oct 31, 2016
Egypt, Moldova, probably others. A lot of them are part of a crest.
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Level 76
Sep 16, 2019
Montenegro, Serbia
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Level 39
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 44
Jan 3, 2020
Why do you think the population went down from 30 million to 25 million, they have some pretty hungry orcs and some REALLY hungry hobbits.
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Level 54
Nov 1, 2016
How did i miss stiletto..
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Level 56
Jun 24, 2017
Guessed Bird, not eagle. Darn.
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Level 72
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 25
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 85
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 69
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 82
Sep 8, 2019
Different spellings of stilleto should be accepted.
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Level 57
Nov 9, 2019
Will you accept "illegal" as the correct answer for Doctor Who question? It isn't exactly the answer you wanted, but technically it's correct.
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Level 35
Jan 3, 2020
Can you just accept H2 for hydrogen?
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Level 63
Jan 3, 2020
Aaarrrrgghh... Misspelled stiletto as 'stilleto', and was just going to type Belgium after typing Netherlands when the time ran out...
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Level 57
Jan 3, 2020
I knew the white elephant question thanks to watching Anna and the king the other day, but couldnt remember the modern name for the country so thanks for accepting the old one.
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Level 43
Jan 3, 2020
The oficial National flag of Thailand doesn't have an elephant ! It is the Naval Ensign of Thailand which has drawn one elephant on it!!
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Level 74
Jan 3, 2020
The question is "used to have"
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Level 55
Jan 3, 2020
Some folks believe Gaugin cut of Van Gogh's ear.
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Level 56
Jan 3, 2020
The Kingdom of Dahomey had an elephant on it too
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Level 78
Jan 3, 2020
I couldn't figure out why The Devil Wore Prada wasn't accepted. Face palm.
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