Johnny's General Knowledge Quiz #8

Answer these random trivia questions.
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What is the capital of Thailand?
Bangkok
In addition to France, which country takes credit for inventing french fries?
Belgium
Beefsteak and Roma are types of what?
Tomatoes
What former basketball player is nicknamed "His Airness"?
Michael Jordan
"Just Do It" is a slogan of what company?
Nike
In what card game can players "shoot the moon"?
Hearts
A Belieber is a fan of who?
Justin Bieber
Fill in the blank to this Daft Punk song: Harder, Better, Faster, ________
Stronger
What did Joey Chestnut eat on July 4th to become a world champion eater?
Hot Dogs
What is the name for a 1.5 liter bottle of wine?
Magnum
Who published the Book of Mormon?
Joseph Smith
What company has the ticker symbol MSFT?
Microsoft
What expensive spice is made from the stigma of crocus flowers?
Saffron
Which Himalayan country measures Gross National Happiness?
Bhutan
What city hosted the Summer Olympics in 1980?
Moscow
What is the Spanish word for "brother"?
Hermano
In what modern-day country was maize orginally domesticated?
Mexico
Myalgia is a fancy word for which feeling?
Muscle Pain
What Irish sport is similar to lacrosse?
Hurling
What ancient city was ruled by King Nebuchadnezzar?
Babylon
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Level 72
Sep 11, 2014
Thank goodness for my very recent trip to Ireland - so I knew hurling.
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Level 88
Sep 11, 2014
For the Book of Mormon one, I was trying to get E.B. Grandin to fit, since his shop printed and published the original edition. Guess it depends on the definition of 'publish.'
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Level 89
Oct 3, 2014
I don't think "beefeater" is a type of tomato. In USA "beefsteak" or UK "beef tomato". Beefeater is a guard at the Tower of London or a fairly decent brand of Gin
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Level 71
Oct 3, 2014
We have beefeater tomatoes here in the UK.
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Level ∞
Oct 3, 2014
Changed to beefsteak. Thanks.
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Level 78
Oct 6, 2014
Beefeater is one variety of a beefsteak-type tomato sold in the US.
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Level 82
Oct 3, 2014
*Ticker symbol MSFT
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Level ∞
Oct 3, 2014
Fixed the typo
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Level 65
Oct 3, 2014
Thanks South Park, without you I would know nothing about Mormonism.
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Level 54
Oct 3, 2014
Hurling is something I do after I have imbibed too many adult beverages, but I have never thought it was anything at all like lacrosse.
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Level 43
Oct 4, 2014
Hurling the sport is also something you should do only after several beverages as it is absolutely mental and there is a 110% chance you will get a whack of a hurley (the stick they use to bat the ball around the field). Great fun to watch too.
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Level 65
Oct 3, 2014
You can shoot the moon in the card game Rook too
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Level 46
Oct 5, 2014
Never seen lacrosse compared to hurling before ha.
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Level 78
Apr 14, 2017
I ate some bad salmon last night and I can assure you that the hurling I was doing later was nothing like lacrosse.
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Level 24
Dec 14, 2014
My neighbor learned how to hurl after being married 7 years
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Level 51
Jun 24, 2016
Hermaño should have the ñ
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Level 64
Aug 24, 2016
No it doesn't.
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Level 72
Mar 5, 2017
The Book of Mormon was published by E.B. Grandin.
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Level 72
Dec 24, 2019
That actually threw me for a moment too.
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Level 40
Jun 12, 2019
Spanish word for brother? Thank you, Arrested Development.
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Level 72
Dec 24, 2019
Could you allow "hurley?" It's extremely common.
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Level 66
Jun 15, 2020
Can you accept "Krung Thep" for Bangkok?