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General Knowledge Quiz #67

Can you answer these random trivia questions?
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What "logy" is the study of animals?
Zoology
What does the U.S. government famously store at Fort Knox?
Gold
Which country has four main islands - the largest of which is Honshu?
Japan
Who was the first murder victim in the Bible?
Abel
What is both a breed of cattle and a stereotypical Scottish first name?
Angus
What is the most populous city in New Zealand?
Auckland
Who did Eva Braun marry on April 29, 1945?
Adolf Hitler
Who is considered the father of psychoanalysis?
Sigmund Freud
What is the most abundant element in the Milky Way?
Hydrogen
What rock musician is known as "The Boss”?
Bruce Springsteen
What was the name of the first Indiana Jones movie?
Raiders of the Lost Ark
What "valley" is home to many tech companies including Apple,
Google, and Facebook?
Silicon Valley
What is the name of the tunnel that connects England and France?
The Channel Tunnel
What musical instrument did Sherlock Holmes play?
Violin
On a roulette wheel, which number isn't colored red or black?
Zero
What sport was featured in the movie "Invictus", starring Matt Damon
and Morgan Freeman?
Rugby Union
What newspaper does Clark Kent work for?
The Daily Planet
Which U.S. state capital ends in x?
Phoenix
What Australian "dame" is actually a man?
Dame Edna
The Trans-Siberian railway, the longest railway line in the world, connects Moscow
with which other Russian city?
Vladivostok
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Level 47
Mar 15, 2013
19/20...didn't know Portugal.
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Level 44
Jul 23, 2023
?
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Level 70
Sep 13, 2015
Forgot how to spell Abel.
+54
Level 55
Sep 13, 2015
You mean....you weren't Abel to?
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Level 38
Jun 2, 2016
Genius
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Level 65
Feb 3, 2019
Could Wellington or Christchurch be accepted, because that is what I typed. :D
+21
Level 90
Apr 30, 2019
...or Sydney - it's much bigger than Auckland.
+15
Level 84
May 3, 2019
...and Tokyo is bigger still! ;-)
+14
Level 75
Jun 21, 2019
Let's also accept Nigeria
+1
Level 79
Apr 12, 2020
But none of these are in New Zealand.
+13
Level 51
Apr 29, 2020
@jackinthebox look up sarcasm in the dictionary.
+1
Level 64
Dec 3, 2023
I saw a hot air balloon with "Sarcasm" written on the side of it once...
+4
Level 80
May 1, 2019
It's an ology, not a logy. Zo-ology.
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Level 68
Oct 11, 2020
Actually, no. "zoo-" is the Greek prefix for life. It's ζωή in modern Greek. -logy is the suffix that derives from the Greek "logos" (λόγος), which means discourse or reason.
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Level 77
Jan 9, 2022
I like visiting animals at the zo.
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Level 80
Nov 11, 2023
As a zoology major, I hate when people correct me on the pronunciation. "Zoo" is the logical way to pronounce it.
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Level 75
May 1, 2019
Also accept "Everage"? In this website, where surnames always earn the point, I spent a while spelling all sorts of variations on that thinking more and more that my spelling was crap.
+1
Level 55
May 7, 2019
This is correct imo
+1
Level 75
Jul 16, 2019
Oh, I always thought it was Average but according to Google you're absolutely right
+1
Level 67
Jun 6, 2019
I stupidly typed netflicks and moved on. Also gave up on the state capital thinking I will never get that doh
+3
Level 68
Jun 21, 2019
When you think that Eva Braun is the Eva who married Argentine President Juan Peron. Well, it was in 1945!
+7
Level 88
Jun 21, 2019
I knew the state capital that ended with x, but I had to type Juneaux just for fun ;)
+5
Level 76
Jun 22, 2019
I read "which U.S. state ends in x" and obviously couldn't think of one. D'oh!
+4
Level 75
Jul 21, 2023
Not Sacramentox?
+1
Level 44
Jul 23, 2023
Me too! Before i got to Phoenix. Great minds...
+2
Level 82
Dec 25, 2021
I kept typing "Daily Prophet" for Daily Planet. But nope, that's Harry Potter. Wrong franchise :-(
+2
Level 66
Nov 21, 2022
I tried "Diary Planet" because both "diary" and "daily" are "diário" in portuguese until I realized my dumbness.
+2
Level 65
Jul 21, 2023
Daily Bugle? Daily Fetch?
+2
Level 71
Dec 3, 2023
I tried Daily Bugle. And a bunch of real life newspaper. :|
+1
Level 17
Jun 20, 2022
my friend justin is very bad at this
+3
Level 64
Jul 20, 2022
I had no idea that "The Chunnel" is "The Channel Tunnel".
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Level 65
Jul 21, 2023
Vladivostok Comrade. 50 Watts per channel baby cakes.
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Level 75
Jul 21, 2023
do we really need the 'daily' that seemingly begins every fictional newspaper? can it accept just 'planet'?
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Level 64
Jul 21, 2023
How is Angus a *stereotypical* Scottish name?

That's pure dead stuppitt. Behave.

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Level 44
Jul 23, 2023
No one uses it anymore? I don't meet many Scottish people. How about Duncan? Lol.
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Level 84
Jul 21, 2023
You might say Cain dis-Abel-ed his brother.
+4
Level 73
Jul 22, 2023
Slight change: would edit the Dame Edna question to "was actually a man", since Barry Humphries has sadly passed on.
+1
Level 44
Jul 23, 2023
Answer no.8: Fraud
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Level 66
Jul 24, 2023
I must have typed over twenty sports. Didn't get it.
+1
Level 50
Aug 11, 2023
How is fiddle not accepted for the Sherlock Holmes question?
+2
Level 76
Dec 3, 2023
While "fiddle" is technically considered another name for a violin and should probably be accepted, this still made musicians everywhere twitch.
+1
Level 54
Sep 3, 2023
Could only think of Halifax..
+1
Level 66
Oct 15, 2023
Can adding "Indiana Jones and" to the beginning of the answer be accepted as a type-in for the Indiana Jones question. I put Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark and didn't get it because of that.
+1
Level 59
Jan 11, 2024
I tried chocolate and milk for Milky Way thinking it was one of 'those" questions!