Jaxzen's Random Facts #1

A random assortment of various factoids. Put your answers in the box.
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Last updated: August 24, 2018
First submittedAugust 23, 2018
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This inaugural novel from Richard Adams is an adventure tale involving rabbits.
Watership Down
Giuseppe Verdi's Aida is set in which country?
Egypt
According to Greek legend, Ulysses is the founder of what capital city?
Lisbon, Portugal
In the CYMK color model, what does the C stand for?
Cyan
The largest arboreal (tree-dwelling) mammal is this close relative of humans.
Orangutan
Mr. Video and Jumpman are the original names of what video game character?
Mario
This band holds the record for best-selling album of all time, having surpassed Michael Jackson's Thriller for the top spot.
(The) Eagles
This is the atomic number of helium.
2
The oldest independent air force in the world is this one.
RAF
This actor holds the record for the youngest person to win the Best Actor Oscar for his work in The Pianist.
Adrien Brody
The most populous country in Africa.
Nigeria
In the original Star Wars trilogy, James Earl Jones provided the voice for this character.
Darth Vader
Suleiman the Magnificent ruled over this empire.
Ottoman
Black September took 11 Israeli hostages (and killed them) during the 1972 Summer Olympics in which city?
Munich, Germany
The House of Medici came to prominence in, and are most closely associated, with which city?
Florence, Italy
One of the first major viral memes involved the phrase: "______ ______ ______ are belong to us."
All your base
This is the only college/university to win both the NCAA and NIT basketball tournaments in the same year -- and shortly afterwards was caught up in a major point shaving scandal.
CCNY
Some of the columns in the Hagia Sophia are actually from this wonder of the ancient world, which was also located in Turkey.
Temple of Artemis
Which Shakespeare character demands a "pound of flesh", literally, from Antonio?
Shylock
The first item sold on Amazon was a book called Fluid Concepts & Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought. What year did that occur?
1995
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