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Extremely Hard General Knowledge #74

Answer these DIFFICULT random trivia questions.
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Which British physicist was the piano player in the bands Dare and DReam before he became a science broadcaster?
Brian Cox
Who starred as Dexter Morgan in the American crime drama TV series Dexter that ran from 2006 to 2013?
Michael C. Hall
In which year did the Acts of Union take effect, uniting the English and Scottish Parliaments to form the Parliament of Great Britain?
1707
Which American pianist is best-known for composing Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris?
George Gershwin
What is the currency of Kazakhstan?
Tenge
Which tennis player won the Women's Wimbledon Singles title in 1969, as well as two Women's French Open Singles titles before the open era began?
Ann Haydon-Jones
Which city is the capital of Shikoku, the smallest of the four main islands of Japan?
Matsuyama
In Physics, what are the two second generation quarks in alphabetical order?
Charm & Strange
Which English public schools' former pupils are referred to as Old Carthusians and includes Jeremy Hunt, David Dimbleby, and all founding members of the band Genesis?
Charterhouse School
Which French cyclist, has won all three Grand Tour events, and was the first to win the Tour de France five times, in 1957 and from 1961 to 1964?
Jacques Anquetil
What P-word, derived from the Spanish for "little sin" is used to describe a small offense?
Peccadillo
What was the name of the ship led by Sir Ernest Shackleton on the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition that sank in 1915?
Endurance
Which American science-fiction writer's works include The Left Hand of Darkness and The Earthsea Cycle series?
Ursula K. Le Guin
Found in Russia, what is the fifth-longest river system in the world and the largest to drain into the Arctic Ocean?
Yenisey River
"I Don't Know How to Love Him" and "Everything's Alright" are songs from which rock musical?
Jesus Christ Superstar
Which Tudor portrait artist is well-known for painting Thomas Cromwell, Thomas More, Henry VII, and several of Henry VIII's wives?
Hans Holbein
Which port city in Cameroon is the largest by population?
Douala
In 2018, who became the first person to be nominated for acting (Best Supporting Actress) and songwriting (Best Original Song) Oscars in the same year for Mudbound (2017)?
Mary J. Blige
The biblical Queen of which ancient kingdom is thought to have brought a caravan of gifts to King Solomon to "prove him with hard questions"?
Queen of Sheba
Consisting of a minced meat blend topped with an egg mixture and baked until set, what dish is the national dish of South Africa?
Bobotie
1 Comments
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Level 56
May 31, 2024
Nice! I just couldn't think of Holbein :-/

Q. 11 - "offence" (if you fancy expunging those Americanisms)