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Lateral Thinking #2

Answer these general knowledge questions by thinking laterally. Questions taken from the YouTube quiz show 'Lateral': https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL96C35uN7xGLZj-FTNfZYmo3uv6-MJ0D-
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Last updated: June 9, 2023
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With a murder rate of 9.1%, what is said to be the world's most dangerous desk job?
US President
Which world leader, who died in 2011, had 112 recognized spellings of his name?
Muammar Gaddafi
Which 1995 film had to change its lead actor 45 times?
Babe
Which singer obtained his nickname because of a particular striped jumper that he wore?
Sting
Written in lowercase, what is the only three letter word that looks the same when spun upside down?
pod
In 1925, in which London venue, numerous sportsmen and nobles perished in a fire?
Madame Tussauds
In France, which date or event is referred to as 'Jour-J'?
D-Day
Which reggae and pop group took their name from the application form for unemployment benefit?
UB40
In the Bible, who killed 25% of the world's population?
Cain
.--.-. was added to Morse code in 2004 to represent which character?
At sign
Which company has a name meaning 'three diamonds' in Japanese?
Mitsubishi
Which two Gaelic sports differ by only one letter?
Hurling
Curling
Which south west township to Johannesburg was established in 1963?
Soweto
3 Comments
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Level ∞
Jun 9, 2023
Good quiz. Very tough.
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Level 59
Jun 10, 2023
I think the first question is a bit misleading - I input 'president' and it was not accepted - but I didnt expect the question to ask for a specific country so I just thought it was wrong... Can you accept president alone or make it clearer that youre looking for specificity.
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Level 71
Jun 10, 2023
That's a very interesting point. I genuinely don't know whether I should say "Americans need to learn that they're not the only country in the world", or whether it really is misleading. What do others think about this?