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YY's General Knowledge - Multiple Choice #1

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First submittedFebruary 5, 2019
Last updatedFebruary 7, 2019
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1. What is the capital city of Slovenia ?
Ljubljana
Zagreb
Bratislava
Prague
2. In Greek mythology, which river forms the boundary between Earth and the Underworld ?
Euphrates
Styx
Nile
Amazon
3. Which Japanese company made the Zero aircraft during World War 2 ?
Subaru
Toyota
Mitsubishi
Nakajima
4. Which band had a hit with "Ferry Cross the Mersey" in 1964/5 ?
Gerry and the Pacemakers
The Beatles
The Searchers
The Merseybeats
5. With over 19,000 deaths recorded, what was the name of the 1998 hurricane that raged over Central America, Mexico, and Southern Florida ?
Andrew
Isabel
Katrina
Mitch
6. Who starred as Scarlett O'Hara in the 1938 film "Gone with the Wind" ?
Ann Rutherford
Vivien Leigh
Olivia de Havilland
Jane Darwell
7. Which road runs from Key West, Florida to Fort Kent, Maine ?
US Route 1
US Route 3
US Route 2
US Route 6
8. How many gold medals did Mark Spitz win for the USA at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich, Germany ?
5
6
7
8
9. What element is represented by the letter P ?
Potassium
Plutonium
Platinum
Phosphorus
10. Enceladus, Dione, and Tethys are moons of which planet ?
Saturn
Uranus
Jupiter
Neptune
11. In which country is Abel Tasman National Park located ?
Australia
New Zealand
Samoa
Fiji
12. Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna was better known as...?
Marie Curie
Mariah Carey
Debbie Harry
Marie Antoinette
13. George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (aka Babe Ruth) made his MLB baseball debut for which team ?
New York Yankees
Boston Red Sox
Boston Braves
Baltimore Orioles
14. What was the name of the porcine villain in the George Orwell novel "Animal Farm" ?
Napoleon
Trotsky
Wellington
Stalin
15. What is the real name of "Dog the Bounty Hunter" ?
Walter Goldstein
Zachary Smith
Curtis Levant
Duane Chapman
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level 46
Mar 18, 2019
At first I was like, “who’s YY?” and then I got the joke. I always appreciate a good pun like that.
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level 67
Mar 18, 2019
Thanks, Ive used "toowise" as a user name for a while, It originated from a phrase my father used when I was a child. He used to write..YYsURYYsUBICURYYs4Me....translates as "Too wise you are, Too wise you be, I see you are Too wise for me"