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Kestrana's General Knowledge Quiz #1

Answer these random trivia questions.
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What is the tallest mountain in North America?
Denali
What animal comes in Mako, Tiger, and Whale varieties?
Shark
In what country is Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Old Man and the Sea" set?
Cuba
What American city is famous for its cable cars?
San Francisco
What organ in the human body detoxifies blood and makes bile?
Liver
What ancient civilization's capital sat on an island in Lake Texcoco?
Aztec
In which Shakespearean play do four lovers get caught in the
schemes of the mischievous Puck?
A Midsummer Night's
Dream
What word ending in "-fy" means to make easier or less complex?
Simplify
Who became the first U.S. ambassador (envoy) to France, in 1776?
Benjamin Franklin
What art technique is famously used in the painting "Sunday on the Island
of La Grande Jatte"?
Pointillism
What sci-fi author formulated the Three Laws of Robotics?
Isaac Asimov
What teen heartthrob starred in "High School Musical", "17 Again", and "Hairspray"?
Zac Efron
What country was led by Nicolas Sarkozy from 2007-2012?
France
What June 1942 battle is considered the turning point of WWII's Pacific theater?
Battle of Midway
What guitarist played "The Star Spangled Banner" at Woodstock?
Jimi Hendrix
Who was nominated for an Academy award for portraying Facebook founder
Mark Zuckerberg in "The Social Network"?
Jesse Eisenberg
Which Horseman of the Apocalypse rides a pale horse?
Death
What 1967 Middle Eastern conflict over the Golan Heights lasted less than a week?
Six-Day War
What are Shandong, Kamchatka, and Crimea?
Peninsulas
What is the capital of Oz?
Emerald City
8 Comments
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Level 65
Mar 20, 2016
"The Old Man and the Sea" should have been set in Japan.
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Level 62
Apr 9, 2016
Not enough tentacles.
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Level 89
Aug 4, 2018
Huh?
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Level 71
Aug 8, 2016
Good quiz, if you like this type of quiz try my 'Mal's General Knowledge' quizzes.
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Level 55
Aug 8, 2016
Good quiz. Keep 'em coming.
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Level 36
Aug 8, 2016
Yes, good quiz.
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Level 30
Aug 11, 2016
I know its a bit stupid but... Medway for Midway? (No idea how I forgot)
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Level 30
Aug 11, 2016
Also maybe some further acceptions for Peninsula?