30 questions – General Knowledge – B

All answers start with the letter B.
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Last updated: June 27, 2017
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New wave band whose lead singer is Debbie Harry
Blondie
Name of either a small white whale or a huge sturgeon farmed to produce caviar
Beluga
World’s largest ice-cream shop franchise
Baskin-Robbins
Medical term that means relating to the arm
brachial
Crimean War battle that lends its name to a type of protective headwear
Balaclava
Another word for a prickly shrub such as a blackberry bush
bramble
Title of the Broadway musical about the life of singer-songwriter Carole King
Beautiful
Word for Bologna smoked sausage that also means nonsense
baloney
First name of British philosopher Russell who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950
Bertrand
Country that was the birthplace of singer Rihanna
Barbados
Now-sunken island with lighthouse at Cape Cod; or London’s famous fish market
Billingsgate
Early Disney animated movie in which Thumper is a friend of the title character
Bambi
Country at the north of the Bay of Bengal, between India and Myanmar (Burma)
Bangladesh
The country most associated with the speaking of Flemish
Belgium
Two-word slang term for temporary impotence due to heavy drinking
brewer's droop
Middle name (under which she published) of the English children's writer and illustrator born Helen Potter in 1866
Beatrix
German state associated with a famous Berlin “Gate” and also a series of concertos by J.S. Bach
Brandenburg
7-letter word that's similar in meaning to yokel, hick or country cousin
bumpkin
Generic term (originally coined by O. Henry to describe Honduras) for a small dictator-led state whose economy depends on a single commodity
banana republic
"Glam Rock" icon – lead singer of T. Rex – who died in a road accident in 1977, aged 29
Marc Bolan
Capital of Madhya Pradesh, India, where in 1984 thousands died when lethal gases leaked from a Union Carbide pesticide plant
Bhopal
Surname of the Peter who directed "What’s Up Doc?" and "The Last Picture Show"
Bogdanovich
American patriotic song that begins “Mine Eyes have seen the Glory…”
Battle Hymn of the Republic
First name of "Die Hard" star Willis
Bruce
2005 movie that made Ang Lee the first Asian ever to win an Oscar as Best Director
Brokeback Mountain
Unaccompanied singing style typically employed in a men's quartet
barbershop
Nickname of the Indian film industry
Bollywood
Alloy of copper and tin
bronze
Field of the arts in which Mikhail Baryshnikov became famous
ballet
Capital of Queensland, Australia
Brisbane
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Level 62
Apr 22, 2023
Cool quiz, although difficult! I make quizzes myself and I wondered how you can give part of the answer beforehand (e.g. republic and Marc)? I've not found instructions on how to do that.