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Guess the Mystery Categories #2

Guess these short answers. And then figure out what category each group of answers belongs to.
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First submittedMarch 24, 2016
Last updatedJuly 16, 2019
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1
Bands, armies, and penguins do it
March
Imposing, majestic, dignified
August
Ms. Lockhart, Cleaver, or Cash
June
Might, could, can
May
Category
Months
 
 
2
A type of rubber boot
Wellington
Breaded chicken garlic dish
Kiev
French for "sugar"
Sucre
Yellow-brown folder
Manila
Category
Capital Cities
 
 
3
To strand on a desert island
Maroon
Inexperienced, naive
Green
Chemical symbol Au
Gold
A Rhode Island university
Brown
Category
Colours
 
 
4
Elizabeth I, Victoria, Margrethe, etc...
Queen
A bird in the family Corvidae
Rook
Something held as a pledge against
the payment of a loan
Pawn
High-ranking priest
Bishop
Category
Chess Pieces
 
 
5
Wrinkle-removing tool
Iron
2nd prize medal
Silver
Slang for police officer
Copper
Roman messenger god
Mercury
Category
Metals
6
Found on the seabed, or in a kitchen sink
Sponge
A winged denizen of heaven
Angel
Fancy floor or countertop material
Marble
A stratum or level
Layer
Category
Cakes
 
 
7
A type of flat sea urchin that lives in sand
Dollar
Mr. Hamil or Zuckerberg
Mark
Genuine, not fake
Real
To hit, or a type of cake
Pound
Category
Currencies
 
 
8
Something a shoeshiner uses
Polish
To cut vegetables into thin strips
French
To split the bill at a restaurant "Go _____"
Dutch
Small blanket made of knitted wool
Afghan
Category
Nationalities
 
 
9
A parent's father
Grandfather
Alerts one to a fire or burglar
Alarm
A bird that lays eggs in the
nests of other birds
Cuckoo
The A in A-bomb
Atomic
Category
Clocks
 
 
10
Colour associated with the Netherlands
Orange
Slang for a native of New Zealand
Kiwi
Slang for a defective car
Lemon
Company that makes Macbooks
Apple
Category
Fruits
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level 71
Mar 24, 2016
Great!
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level 68
Mar 24, 2016
Like this quiz a lot
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level 58
Jul 15, 2016
HelveticaBold strikes again!
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level 71
Jul 15, 2016
Great job! Thank you for a very creative quiz!
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level 76
Jul 15, 2016
These quizzes are great! :D
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level 72
Jul 15, 2016
Learned a new word today: I always only knew an Afghan as a type of cookie.
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level 66
Jul 15, 2016
See you've taught me something too. Afghan cookies look lethally delicious!
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level 64
Nov 13, 2016
Afghans are cookies? Gotta try me one o' those!
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level 66
Sep 12, 2019
I learned the term french for cutting vegetables into thin strips. didn't know that one before
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level 78
Jul 15, 2016
These quizzes are so creative. Love them!
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level 66
Jul 15, 2016
Thank you, I love you all! <3
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level 67
Nov 13, 2016
Lets face it ......Your my type
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level 66
Nov 13, 2016
Goodness, well that's never happened before x)
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level 62
Jul 15, 2016
Cool quizzes, I hope to be able to make them in Spanish
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level 59
Jul 16, 2016
Can you accept languages for nationalities?
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level 72
Jul 17, 2016
That wouldn't work, because there's no such language as Afghan. Afghanistan's official languages are Pashto and Dari (though the former is sometimes called, by those who have no idea, Afghani).
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level 59
Jul 18, 2016
Point taken. But how about accepting "Demonyms" (which I tried afterwards)?
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level ∞
Jul 19, 2016
Demonyms will work now
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level 60
Nov 13, 2016
Thanks for accepting demonyms. That was my first guess, although I would probably have come up with 'nationalities' soon enough if that didn't work.
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level 34
Nov 13, 2016
Isn't Dari technically a variant of Persian?
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level 79
Nov 13, 2016
It would seem ethnicities should work
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level 82
Jul 18, 2016
Maybe "elements" should be accepted too for "metals" ? They are elements.
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level 55
Nov 13, 2016
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level 66
Sep 12, 2019
I tried that first too
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level 67
Jul 18, 2016
Great quiz, really enjoyed it! I also learned a new kitchen word, which is always appreciated. I only knew the bone cleaning meaning of "cutting veggies into thin strips". :)
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level 83
Jul 19, 2016
I couldn't get past bunt/bundt for the hit/cake clue.
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level 77
Aug 1, 2016
Took me a while on that one, too.
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level 24
Jul 26, 2016
Oh... i get it. MARCHING bands. I was thinking of like rock bands :)
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level 76
Aug 3, 2016
French cut???
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level 72
Sep 22, 2016
Took me a bit to get that one as well. I was trying julienne, but it didn't fit the category, so I guessed with French.
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level 62
Nov 18, 2016
Same, I only knew Julienne.
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level 61
Aug 28, 2016
I love this quiz. You should consider making a third one.
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level 63
Nov 13, 2016
Easy 5 star!
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level 45
Nov 13, 2016
Can you accept 'sand dollar' for dollar?
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level 47
Nov 13, 2016
Seconded
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level 76
Nov 13, 2016
Which country uses the sand dollar for its currency?
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level 61
Nov 13, 2016
Please accept color and colour instead of accepting only the plural according to the British spelling.
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level 71
Nov 13, 2016
These are so clever, kudos to you...
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level 66
Nov 13, 2016
Oh thank you lovely lovely people for you lovely lovely compliments, they make my day xxx. As for your suggestions and edits, I don't know if I can make edits myself, I don't wanna get into trouble but I'm too shy to ask @-@
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level 46
Nov 13, 2016
You should accept misspellings for a bunch of words.
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level 64
Nov 13, 2016
Awesome idea for a quiz. More please.
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level 59
Nov 13, 2016
For number 9 I got grandfather, atomic, and alarm, and I guessed WWII lol
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level 76
Nov 13, 2016
My favorite kind of quiz - sufficiently difficult to make me think, but I eventually get them all. This one was really fun.
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level 79
Nov 14, 2016
Not to complain, but the Russian and Ukrainian version of the dish usually is not done with garlic. I would suggest a stuffed breaded chicken dish and leave out the garlic.
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level 43
Nov 14, 2016
Fun quiz, but I think 'sand dollar' should be accepted for 'dollar' since that's the common name :)
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level 32
Nov 16, 2016
should accept sand dollar for dollar, as that is the actual name of it
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level 66
Nov 27, 2016
Sand Dollar should be accepted for "Dollar" no one uses the term "Dollar". They are always referred to as sand dollars.
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level 61
Sep 12, 2019
for all the comments above, sand dollar is not a currency, if you take a second to think, you should realize the answer that they are looking for.
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level 54
Oct 13, 2019
When you try to answer the question, you don't know the category yet.
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level 72
Oct 13, 2019
You'd think people might look at the comments directly before them....
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level 59
Dec 15, 2016
Great quiz
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level 71
Jun 22, 2017
Really enjoyed this!
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level 79
Jul 31, 2017
Excellent quiz, more like it please
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level 85
Sep 17, 2018
Please accept the singular for colour and for capital city
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level 67
Mar 27, 2019
This is a great quiz, but it threw me off that you have to type in the plural form of "colour" and "nationality" when in most other categories it accepts the singular form. Would be great if you could change that :-)
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level 60
Sep 12, 2019
Accept demonym for nationalities?
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level 44
Sep 13, 2019
Accept atom for atomic?
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level 51
Sep 13, 2019
I believe it's spelled Mark Hamill.
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level 76
Oct 13, 2019
It is indeed.
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level 65
Oct 13, 2019
Please correct it to Hamill. I didn’t get the question (and possibly the whole category) because of the misspelling.
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level 79
Oct 13, 2019
I understand the Hamill dilemma but how many other Zuckerbergs do you know that would cause you to miss the question?
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level 76
Oct 13, 2019
Citizenships doesn't count for nationalities?
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level 51
Oct 13, 2019
Hahaha I didn't even know splitting was calling "go dutch", but I'm Dutch. It's quite common though here
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level 59
Oct 13, 2019
Great work, really enjoyed this one
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level 47
Oct 14, 2019
Bronze could also work as a metal that refers to a police officer.
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level 58
Oct 16, 2019
Really? Where?
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level 59
Oct 15, 2019
Great quiz - more please!
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level 58
Oct 16, 2019
Well done and thanks
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level 64
Oct 16, 2019
That was a really fun quiz. Great job.