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Extremely Hard General Knowledge #21

Answer these DIFFICULT random trivia questions.
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Last updated: November 22, 2020
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What first name did Walt Disney originally want to give Mickey Mouse until his wife Lillian persuaded him to change it?
Mortimer
What was the national airline of Belgium until it went bankrupt in 2001?
Sabena
Who played Sybil Fawlty, the wife of Basil, in the 1970's British sitcom 'Fawlty Towers'?
Prunella Scales
The flag of which country contains the French writing 'L'Union Fait La Force' which translates to 'Unity is Strength'?
Haiti
Who was the Chancellor of Germany from 1998 to 2005?
Gerhard Schröder
What was the name of the British-Jamaican nurse who opened the 'British Hotel' behind the lines during the Crimean War?
Mary Seacole
Who had the backing band known as The Tennessee Three?
Johnny Cash
What is the French term to denote the social order that is dominated by the so-called 'middle class'?
Bourgeoisie
When found in food, Vitamin A is in two principal forms, carotene (found in plants) and which other (found in meat and dairy)?
Retinol
In which year did the population of the world reach 1 billion?
1804
Which city in Florida is the oldest city in the United States?
St. Augustine
Who wrote 'The Manchurian Candidate', a book about a man who is brainwashed into being an unwitting assassin for a Communist conspiracy?
Richard Condon
With her first coming at the start of 1960 and her last at the end of 1974, how many Singles Tennis Grand Slams did Margaret Court win?
24
In 1986, who had a UK Top 10 with 'Happy Hour' and a UK Number 1 with 'Caravan of Love'?
The Housemartins
Who starred as Brian in the 1979 film Monty Python's Life of Brian?
Graham Chapman
What is the latin word for son?
Filius
What is the name of the trophy that is given to the Superbowl Winners?
Vince Lombardi
Who was won 2 Lead Actress for her roles in 'Norma Rae' and 'Places in the Heart' and was nominated for Supporting Actress for her role in 'Lincoln'?
Sally Field
In Greek Mythology who slayed Medusa?
Perseus
What name is given to a Lithuanian meal of potato dumplings which is often called the national dish of Lithuania?
Cepelinai
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