Jaxzen's Random Facts #2

A random assortment of various factoids. Put your answers in the box.
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Last updated: August 24, 2018
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Looney Tunes cartoon "Devil May Hare" includes the first appearance of this famous character, which is referenced in the title.
The Tasmanian Devil
The Rubik's Cube originated from what country?
Hungary
The Lyceum was founded by whom?
Aristotle
Although not initially a success, this ballet, which premiered in 1892, now generates about 40% of the revenue for American ballet companies.
The Nutcracker
This mountain is the only one to appear in the title of a work by Ernest Hemingway.
Kilimanjaro
Java was originally designed by (primarily) James Gosling at what company?
Sun Microsystems
Putting peanut butter and marshmallow creme in-between (usually white) bread creates this sandwich, particularly popular in New England.
Fluffernutter
Ω is this Greek Letter.
Omega
According to Suetonius, Caesar uttered ālea iacta est ("the die has been cast") after crossing which river in 49 B.C.E.?
Rubicon
London's West End, in Westminster, includes this famous "circus", which is simply a road junction and public space.
Piccadilly Circus
The Sphinx of Giza is constructed primarily of what material?
Limestone
The Anne Frank House is located in what city?
Amsterdam, Netherlands
A couple of places can brag about having two elements on the periodic table named after them, but this tiny village, set on a tiny island off Stockholm, holds the distinction of being the namesake for a record four elements.
Ytterby
On a traditional Monopoly board, this space is the one most commonly landed on.
Illinois Avenue
To date, this is the last inhabited city to experience a nuclear attack.
Nagasaki
The "Pine Tar Incident" is an infamous play involving what 13-time MLB All-Star?
George Brett
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