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Best of Mal's General Knowledge #2

Can you answer these random trivia questions from JetPunk user Malbaby?
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Last updated: January 19, 2020
First submittedMarch 7, 2016
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What is fossilized tree resin called?
What Asian city hosted the Olympic Games in 1988?
What is the opposite of concave?
What collective name is given to the islands at the southern tip of Florida?
The Florida Keys
What city does Sugarloaf Mountain overlook?
Rio de Janeiro
How many centimeters are in a kilometer?
What is the capital of Romania?
What disease is caused by the Yersinia pestis bacteria?
Bubonic Plague
What type of creature is a cygnet?
Young Swan
What Japanese beverage is made by fermenting rice?
What country has 11 official languages including Zulu, Xhosa, and English?
South Africa
During which sea battle was Horatio Nelson killed?
Battle of Trafalgar
What substance is formed through ossification?
What wading bird was sacred to the ancient Egyptians?
Sacred Ibis
Who wrote "Robinson Crusoe"?
Daniel Defoe
What Scotsman invented a rubberized, waterproof raincoat in the 1820s?
Charles Macintosh
Which one of North America's Great Lakes is furthest east?
Lake Ontario
What is the nationality of boxer Manny Pacquiao?
What city did Hitler, Stalin, Trotsky, Tito, Freud, and Jung all live in during 1913?
What mountain range stretches 7,000 kilometers from North to South?
The Andes
level 50
Jun 6, 2016
Not gonna lie, for the last question I typed '1' and then just kept mashing '0' until it registered.
level 59
Jun 6, 2016
Damn you're clever! I actually calculated it.
level 59
Jun 6, 2016
Same here.
level 78
Jun 6, 2016
I was just about to say that this question is trivial for that reason...
level 72
Jun 6, 2016
level 54
Jun 7, 2016
And here I am, thinking I was clever...
level 46
Jun 24, 2016
Same here, because I only had 2 or 3 seconds to answer it before the time ran out.
level 62
Feb 19, 2017
Ditto, was just lazy.
level 70
Jun 6, 2016
A surprisingly large number of people didn't just type 1 and keeping hitting 0 until the right answer came up. You'd think that question was kinda hard to get wrong.
level 19
Jun 8, 2016
Lmfao i wrote Senegal for the Olympic question i knew it was something beginning with an s and to add to the embarrassment Senegal isn't even in Asia lol
level 59
Jun 8, 2016
More spellings for saki? soki? sockey? sachi? sache?
level 73
Jun 15, 2016
i put saki at first but then my 2nd choice was the right one...why would you think it would be something other than saki or sake?
level 51
May 18, 2017
The last one is a bit of a poke in the eye for imperial system users. Imagine 'how many inches in a mile?'
level 84
Apr 16, 2018
Great quiz, thank you.
level 69
Nov 30, 2019
Shouldn't it be a waterproof raincoat instead of waterfroof raincoat ?
level ∞
Nov 30, 2019
No, waterfroof is the correct spelling.
level 68
Nov 30, 2019
Would you like another blanket?
level 73
Nov 30, 2019
Also accept gum for the first question? That's what it's called in New Zealand, anyway.
level 63
Dec 2, 2019
I coudln't remember the English word so I tried Bernstein hoping that would also be a thing in English.
level 68
Dec 2, 2019
I don't believe that Amber is called 'Gum' in New Zealand...... So called New Zealand Amber is 'Kauri Gum'. and nothing to do with the Jewellery Amber such as Baltic Amber.
level 32
Jan 19, 2020
"swan" should be accepted for cygnet. The question is "what type of creature is it", and it is a swan that just happens to be young/small/baby/etc. there's plenty of adjectives you could use to describe the full meaning of the word.
level 68
Jan 19, 2020
I'll go along with that, although I have made allowances for all varieties of 'Young'.
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