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Mal's General Knowledge 5

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What is the capital of Romania
Bucharest
Who wrote 'The Three Musketeers'
Alexandre Dumas
Which gas filled the ill-fated zeppelin 'Hindenburg'
Hydrogen
A 'Vespa' is a motorscooter, What does 'Vespa' mean in Italian
Wasp
What type of musical instrument is a 'High-Hat'
Cymbal
Which is the largest of the Planets in the Solar System
Jupiter
In Mythology, What was the God Jupiter's primary sacred animal
Eagle
In 1956 what became the 'official' motto of the USA
In God We Trust
The 'Seychelles' islands are in which Ocean
Indian
In a human body, where are the 'Islets of Langerhans' situated
Pancreas
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Which 16th Century astronomer wrote about a voyage to the moon in 'Somnium'
Johannes Kepler
Which amphibious mammal lives in a 'Holt'
Otter
Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome
Michelangelo
Who employed Henry Ford before he formed his own company
Thomas Edison
Who said "Ballads and Babies, that's what happened to me"
Paul McCartney
What is the transition metal which has the periodic symbol 'Co'
Cobalt
What is the largest Island in Indonesia at 164,000 sq. miles
Sumatra
Which lake found in Scotland has the greatest volume of water of any in Britain at 7.5 cu km
Loch Ness
What animal is 'Panthera leo'
Lion
What is the popular nickname of 'Gin'
Mother's Ruin
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level 76
Apr 22, 2015
Good mix of questions. Wish I had a better mix of answers.
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level 53
Mar 6, 2016
I thought Gin was called "Blue Ruin"?
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level 67
Mar 6, 2016
I've never heard that, it seems Gin earned a bad name in different places.
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level 53
Oct 16, 2016
Both are listed, along with 23 others, on the website of The London Gin Club. https://thelondonginclub.com/2013/06/16/names-for-gin/
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