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Extremely Hard General Knowledge #58

Answer these DIFFICULT random trivia questions.
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Last updated: January 20, 2023
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Which singer was Carrie Fisher married to from 1983-1984?
Paul Simon
Malawi and Zambia both use which currency unit?
Kwacha
What was the name of the 1st Duke of Wellington, best known for defeating Napoleon in 1815?
Arthur Wellesley
A skyscraper is widely accepted to be any building taller than what height?
150 metres
What is the name of the racecourse in Australia where the prestigious Melbourne Cup is held?
Flemington
Which British chemist won the 1964 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for using X-ray crystallography to discover the structure of molecules such as insulin and penicillin?
Dorothy Hodgkin
Which province of South Africa contains the country's largest city, Johannesburg?
Gauteng
Which South African golfer won 9 Men's Major Championships dating from 1959 to 1978?
Gary Player
Named after a Japanese doctor and commonly affecting young children, what is the name of the condition of inflammation of the blood vessels?
Kawasaki disease
Adapted into the 2004 film of the same name, who wrote the children's book The Polar Express?
Chris Van Allsburg
What name given to leather that has not yet been tanned or treated, was also a Western TV show starring Clint Eastwood?
Rawhide
Starting with the Northernmost county and moving South, list the 4 English counties that border Wales?
Cheshire Shropshire Herefordshire Gloucestershire
Which Swede served as UN Secretary-General from 1953 until his death in a plane crash in 1961?
Dag Hammarskjöld
The husband of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, died in December of which year?
1861
Who had 2 UK Number Ones in 1995 with "Don't Stop (Wiggle Wiggle)" and "Boom Boom Boom"?
Outhere Brothers
What was the name of the chemist who invented Coca-Cola in the late 19th century?
John Stith Pemberton
What is the name of the world in which World of Warcraft takes place?
Azeroth
In 1941, Ginger Rogers won the Best Lead Actress Oscar for her role in which film?
Kitty Foyle (1940)
In Egyptian Mythology, who was the god of craftsmen and architecture and the father of Imhotep?
Ptah
What cocktail is made up of applejack, grenadine, and lemon/lime juice?
Jack Rose
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