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Extremely Hard General Knowledge #39

Answer these DIFFICULT random trivia questions.
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Last updated: December 31, 2021
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What name is given to the official language of Hungary that comes from the Uralic tribe that settled there?
Magyar
Which pilot known as the "Red Baron" scored the most officially accepted kills in WWI?
Manfred von Richthofen
Which British soap ran from 1964 to 1988 and was set in a fictional motel in the Midlands?
Crossroads
The periodic element with atomic number 100 is named after which Italian-American scientist?
Enrico Fermi
Who became the first athlete to win an Olympic Gold Medal for Puerto Rico when she won the Women's Tennis Singles event at Rio 2016?
Monica Puig
What is the name of the smallest and southernmost of Japan's 5 main islands
Okinawa Island
The episode of Eastenders where Dirty Den served his wife Angie with divorce papers was on Christmas Day of what year?
1986
Put these British Army office ranks in order of increasing rank: Brigadier, Captain, Colonel, Lieutenant, Major.
Lieutenant Captain Major Colonel Brigadier
Which American singer has had multiple UK Top 10s including 'Everything I Wanted', 'Therefore I am' and 'Happier than Ever'?
Billie Eilish
Who was elected Prime Minister of Italy in 2021 after the resignation of Giuseppe Conte?
Mario Draghi
What is the name of the strait between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman?
Strait of Hormuz
Who raced Roald Amundsen to become the first man to reach the South Pole, eventually losing by 5 weeks?
Robert Falcon Scott
Who starred as Anthony McCoy in Candyman (2021)?
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
In Shakespeare's Hamlet, who is Hamlet's loyal friend who, after his death, remains to tell his tale?
Horatio
What is the name of the song composed by John Stafford Smith that 'The Star-Spangled Banner' is based on?
The Anacreontic Song
Which diamond company was founded in 1888 by Cecil Rhodes?
De Beers
Which phrase lends itself to the name of a bell in Pingdingshan, China which is the heaviest functioning bell in the world
Bell of Good Luck
Which French actress won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in The English Patient (1996) and was nominated for Best Lead Actress for Chocolat (2001)?
Juliette Binoche
In Greek Mythology, who was the father of Icarus who gave him his wings?
Daedalus
A noisette is the French word for which ingredient?
Hazelnut
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Level 62
Sep 25, 2021
Extremely Hard Grammatical Knowledge: it's 'which diamond company *was* founded', not *were*
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Level 63
Sep 27, 2021
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