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Ander's General Knowledge Quiz

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Last updated: May 27, 2020
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What is the largest muscle in the human body?
Gluteus maximus
What is the capital of Malta?
Valletta
Which nation produces the alcoholic beverage Feni (Fenny)?
India
For which MLB team did Jackie Robinson play?
Brooklyn Dodgers
Which war is said to have been started by the assassination of the archduke of Austria-Hungary?
World War I
Which solo country music artist has sold the most albums?
Garth Brooks
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a former colony of which nation?
Belgium
Which type of rice is most commonly used for making risotto?
Arborio
Who played Jack Callaghan opposite Sandra Bullock in the movie, While You Were Sleeping?
Bill Pullman
Which car is most often associated with Ralph Nader’s 1965 book, Unsafe at Any Speed?
Chevrolet Corvair
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Surname of Phryne, author Kerry Greenwood’s Melbourne detective
Fisher
Who won the most Grammys in the blues genre?
B.B. King
What is the first month of the Hebrew calendar?
Nisan
Name one ingredient added to all-purpose flour to make self-rising flour
Baking powder
Name another ingredient added to all-purpose flour to make self-rising flour
Salt
In 2014 what became the most expensive car ever sold at $34.65 million?
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO
Which warship is larger than a destroyer but smaller than a battleship?
Cruiser
Which is the largest metropolitan area in South America?
Sao Paulo
In which craft would you make a purl stitch?
Knitting
What alloy is produced by combining copper and tin?
Bronze
8 Comments
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Level 76
Jun 2, 2015
Tough! But educational :)
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Level 70
Jun 3, 2015
Sufficiently difficult.
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Level 70
Jan 13, 2017
Good mixed quiz, but didn't Gluteus Maximus play first base for the Roman National team?
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Level 75
Jan 14, 2017
:)
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Level 66
May 27, 2020
It's Sao Paolo and you should accept Valetta. It is accepted in all other quizzes.
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Level 75
May 27, 2020
Sao Paulo is correct, but I added Sao Paolo as a type-in. I also added more type-ins for Valletta. I try to be lenient on spelling.
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Level 51
Apr 22, 2021
Both of you are incorrect. It's "São Paulo" :)
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Level 63
Jun 25, 2021
Good quiz, although a bit hard. Nice variation!