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U.S. General Knowledge #37

Answer these random questions with an American focus.
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First submittedMarch 13, 2019
Last updatedMarch 14, 2019
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After what holiday is it sometimes considered unfashionable to wear white?
Labor Day
In what Disney theme park would you find "Future World"?
Epcot Center
In what city would you find Bourbon Street?
New Orleans
What was the profession of Loretta Lynn's father?
Coal Miner
Who was so powerful that, when he accidentally shot someone in the face,
that person apologized to him?
Dick Cheney
Take marshmallows, graham crackers and chocolate - what do you get?
S'mores
What company's mascots have included a gecko, a caveman, and a talking pile of money?
Geico
What TV show had an episode entitled "The Trouble with Tribbles"?
Star Trek
What body part is Jay Leno famous for?
His Chin
In addition to Arnold Schwarzenegger, what future governor starred
in the movie "Predator"?
Jesse Ventura
What was the first state to secede from the U.S. during the Civil War?
South Carolina
What television host is married to Portia de Rossi?
Ellen Degeneres
What bird did Ben Franklin think superior to the bald eagle as a national symbol of the US?
Turkey
In "Calvin & Hobbes", what type of animal was Hobbes?
Tiger
What candidate was the "spoiler" in the 2000 Presidential election?
Ralph Nader
What are brine shrimp called when they are sold as aquarium pets?
Sea Monkeys
What is the name of Ernie's platonic life partner?
Bert
What Las Vegas hotel is shaped like an Egyptian pyramid?
Luxor
What is Cartman's first name?
Eric
What was New York serial killer David Berkowitz better known as?
Son of Sam
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level 56
Mar 13, 2019
Don't let any of these facts overshadow the fact that Tom Brady led the Patriots to win Super Bowl 51 while down 28-3
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level 72
Mar 13, 2019
But can he do it on a cold rainy night at Stoke?
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level 56
Mar 14, 2019
Probably not, he doesn't deserve many of his wins lol
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level 72
Mar 14, 2019
The clown who called a pyramid-shaped casino "Luxor", despite it being 500 km from the pyramids, hasn't done enough Jetpunk geography quizzes.
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level 82
Mar 14, 2019
Jaw, chin ... same difference?
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level ∞
Mar 14, 2019
Okay
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level 71
Mar 27, 2019
You're such a pushover! :-) Jaw != Chin.
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level 68
Mar 15, 2019
Failed to ask this question about Milton Berle.
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level 72
Mar 14, 2019
Lululemon is a Canadian company, based in Vancouver. Why is it in US General Knowledge quiz?
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level ∞
Mar 14, 2019
It felt "too American" for our normal general knowledge. I didn't know they were Canadian. Removed the question and replaced it with something else.
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level 71
Mar 14, 2019
My first answer for #5: Chuck Norris.
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level 85
Mar 14, 2019
Mine too!
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level 77
Mar 16, 2019
Haha, that was my first guest too the other day. But I just saw Vice so now I know.
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level 71
Mar 27, 2019
Ha! Chuck Norfis was not my very first answer, but it was in the top 3!
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level 79
May 1, 2019
Yeah I definitely thought it sounded like a Chuck Norris joke at first. The real answer is much sadder.
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level ∞
May 1, 2019
Chuck Norris never does anything accidentally.
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level 83
Mar 14, 2019
Aww, no love for 'stuffed' as an answer for Hobbes?
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level ∞
Mar 14, 2019
Stuffed will work now :)
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level 73
Mar 14, 2019
It's clearly a real tiger in some scenes
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level 79
May 1, 2019
Yeah, way to not believe, plattitude ;)
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level 53
Mar 30, 2019
I thought it said shot in a dream and woke up and apologized. Mr. White didn't work.
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level 65
May 3, 2019
Could head work for Jay Leno? When people are discussing a stranger or person on TV that has a big head, I’ve often heard them say “Wow, that guy’s got a huge, Jay-Leno-sized head!”
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level 71
May 7, 2019
As a Canadian I entered "Labour Day" for the first answer and chuckled when it was accepted.