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Jonathan's General Knowledge #15

Last updated: March 10, 2015
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1
'Because we're worth it' is the slogan of which cosmetics company?
L'Oreal
2
Which African country was called Zaïre between 1965 and 1997?
Democratic Republic of the Congo
3
Puff Daddy, Diddy, and P. Diddy are stage names of which American rapper?
Sean Combs
4
In 2002, who became the first driver to finish in the top three of every race in a Formula One season?
Michael Schumacher
5
Which American politican won a Nobel Peace Prize for his climate change activism?
Al Gore
6
Who are the biggest selling Norwegian band of all time?
a-ha
7
In which city will you find the Alhambra Islamic palace?
Granada
8
Which chemical element has the symbol K?
Potassium
9
What is the biggest-selling daily newspaper in the United Kingdom?
The Sun
10
In mathematics, what function is the inverse of a logarithmic function?
Exponential
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What is the most populated county in the United States?
Los Angeles
12
Wuthering Heights was the only novel of which Englishwoman?
Emily Brontë
13
In 1943, Ingvar Kamprad founded which retail company?
IKEA
14
The Anglo-Zulu War took place in which country?
South Africa
15
In sport, PSG is the acronym of which club's name?
Paris Saint-Germain
16
Which singer was married to Christie Brinkley between 1985 and 1994?
Billy Joel
17
An art gallery at Salford Quays near Manchester is named after which painter?
L.S. Lowry
18
Which English leader supposedly attempted to 'abolish Christmas' in the 17th century?
Oliver Cromwell
19
1941's Two-Faced Woman was the final film role of which Swedish actress?
Greta Garbo
20
In which mobile app do you 'swipe' the screen to assess potential love interests?
Tinder
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level 31
Mar 10, 2015
I just noticed, I am very Britain-centric without even meaning to be. Or I am over-estimating the popularity of Lowry!
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level 49
May 19, 2017
Actually, the most populous county in the United States is Essex, Vermont.