Fairly General Knowledge

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What is the capital of Bangladesh?
Dhaka
On the periodic table, what element is indicated by Ag?
Silver
Complete the following movie title: The Good, The Bad & The ____
Ugly
What is the name of the branch of physics that is occupied with phenoma at atomic and subatomic scales?
Quantum physics
What do you call the imaginary point directly above a particular location or observer?
Zenith
What is the name of the spherical shell at the outermost reaches of our solar system?
Oort cloud
What is the honorific title that is commonly placed in front of Mohandas Gandhi's name?
Mahatma
The Nobel Prize is named after Alfred Nobel. What was his well-known invention?
Dynamite
What is the mysterious person on Top Gear called, known for testing cars and setting lap times?
The Stig
What is the correct spelling of the Icelandic volcano that famously erupted in 2010, blocking Atlantic air traffic?
Eyjafjallajökull
What term refers to the warming of ocean surface temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific?
El Niño
Who is argued to be the first person to circumnavigate Earth?
Magellan
What do you call a statement that seems to contradict itself but may nonetheless be true?
Paradox
The Imitation Game is a movie based on the biography of who?
Alan Turing
Who is commonly referred to as 'The Duke'?
John Wayne
Which European country has the longest coastline?
Norway
Who is depicted on the US one-dollar ($1) bill?
George Washington
What is the name of the dangerous icefall at the southern route of the Everest, shortly after base camp?
Khumbu Icefall
What do you call the traditional Spanish soup that is made of raw vegetables and served cold, usually on a tomato-basis?
Gazpacho
The expression 'Man Friday', indicating a very loyal and competent servant or assistant, comes from what book?
Robinson Crusoe
What TV show features a civil war between different houses for control of all the kingdoms?
Game of Thrones
In literature: who was known to throw parties every weekend as an attempt to attract the woman he loved?
Jay Gatsby
The word 'versus' is derived from which language?
Latin
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Level 78
Jul 14, 2015
I know nothing about physics, but wondered if nanophysics or nanotechnology would work for quantum physics?