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Kestrana's General Knowledge Quiz #2

Answer these random trivia questions.
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Whose nose grows longer every time he tells a lie?
Pinocchio
What are Helvetica, Calibri, and Times New Roman?
Fonts
What type of acid is found in lemons?
Citric Acid
What Japanese videogame series about pet trainers celebrates
its 20th anniversary in 2016?
Pokemon
What Bruce Springsteen album was the first CD pressed in the United States?
Born in the USA
What common necklace material melts when placed in vinegar?
Pearl
Supposedly, actor Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a look-alike contest.
Who was he trying to impersonate?
Charlie Chaplin
What animal were dachshunds originally bred to hunt?
Badgers
In what country is the glue on postage stamps certified to be kosher?
Israel
What's the common name of former classroom staple calcium carbonate?
Chalk
Where did Robin Hood and his Merry Men hide from the Sheriff of Nottingham?
Sherwood Forest
What actor's real name is Carlos Estévez?
Charlie Sheen
In what country would you find the Terracotta Army?
China
What prevents Earth's atmosphere from drifting away into space?
Gravity
What country singer recorded an album named "The IRS Tapes; Who'll Buy My Memories"
to help pay his $16.7 million tax bill?
Willie Nelson
What cartoon character's catchphrase is "Eh, what's up Doc"?
Bugs Bunny
What city hosted the 1932 and 1984 Summer Olympics?
Los Angeles
What company introduced the Betamax video cassette system?
Sony
What beverage did Queen Catherine of Braganza popularize in England
when she arrived in 1662?
Tea
In what Egyptian city would you find an avenue of sphinxes?
Luxor
28 Comments
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Level 76
Mar 13, 2016
Also accept "typefaces"?
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Level 60
Mar 13, 2016
Sure, that's reasonable.
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Level 82
Mar 17, 2016
Willie Nelson is a country singer!
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Level 73
Mar 18, 2016
Yeah, this threw me as well. He's definitely a country singer.
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Level ∞
Mar 18, 2016
Changed to country
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Level 62
Apr 9, 2016
He plays both types of music: Country AND Western.
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Level 79
Sep 30, 2021
Classic BB line ! :D
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Level 77
Mar 18, 2016
You should also accept "himself" to the lookalike question.
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Level ∞
Mar 18, 2016
Okay
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Level 86
May 14, 2016
Well, gravity is not the only thing that prevents the atmosphere to go away... without the magnetic field, we would be doomed ;).
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Level 56
Aug 15, 2016
The magnetic field doesn't affect the nitrogen or oxygen in our atmosphere. It is gravity that keeps these molecules from escaping to space.
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Level 68
Nov 4, 2020
While I agree that gravity is the better answer, doesn't the magnetic field partially stop the solar wind that could blow the atmosphere away?
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Level 76
Jul 2, 2016
I think there's an "h" missing in dachshund and I believe the correct plural form is "dachshunde"
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Level 60
Jul 3, 2016
Although you are correct on the missing 'h', the plural of dachshund has an s.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dachshund
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Level 80
Jul 9, 2016
It's Queen Catherine of Braganza (in Portugal) - not Brazanga
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Level 82
Aug 8, 2016
Yep. Definitely Braganza.
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Level 82
Aug 15, 2016
I tried mother of pearl but not pearl. Wouldn't that also melt?
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Level 78
Aug 15, 2016
Badgers? We don't need no stinkin' badgers!
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Level 55
Aug 15, 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gx6TBrfCW54

plus

http://www.rudebadmood.com/badges/allindex.shtml

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Level 40
Aug 15, 2016
for real.......i forgot THE in "born in the USA" but you'll take other incredibly ridiculous answers in place of the real answer.........sigh
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Level 62
Aug 15, 2016
Jeeez! Many of these comments prove that making quizzes can be a thankless task! Pedantic much, y'all?
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Level 58
Feb 27, 2017
Pokémon is about training animals??? Really?? Huh!
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Level 72
Oct 21, 2021
Had no idea. I thought it was Tamagotchi
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Level 38
Mar 27, 2018
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Level 86
Dec 28, 2018
Good point.
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Level 51
May 10, 2020
I'd expect pearl to dissolve in vinegar (chemical reaction), not to melt (i.e. to just change its aggregate state).
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Level 70
Jul 15, 2020
You should also accept ascorbic acid (vitamin C). It is definitely found in lemons.
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Level 85
Dec 13, 2022
Does anyone who knows that not know that citric acid is also in there?