General Knowledge Quiz #133

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  1. What event caused Twitter's servers to crash on 25 June 2009?
  2. Hyperemesis gravidarum is an extreme form of what commonly named medical condition?
  3. In hairdressing what generally is the final stage of a hair perming process: Toning; Post-damping; Neutralizing; or Crimping?
  4. Thraex, murmillo, and hoplomachus are types of: Greek salads; Carnivorous dinosaurs; Snails; or Roman gladiators?
  5. What surname appeared most in the UK Leveson Inquiry Report about media/press privacy and phone hacking?
  6. The historical Zaibunnisa Street, is in what heavily commercialised and populated city, made capital at national independence in 1947, until 1958?
  7. The word callow means: Sickly; Weak; Pale; or Immature?
  8. In China the terms 'fragrant', 'earth lamb', and '3-6' refer to the meat of which creature?
  9. A gastrolith is a: Restaurant menu; Food critic; Dinosaur; or Stone swalled by a bird/fish to aid digestion?
  10. What word for 'the end of the world' referred originally to a revelation?
  11. Japan's legislative/governmental two-house assembly is called the National: Diet; Eat; Fit; or Food?
  12. Rheology is the science/study of: Substance flow; Body waste; Kidney disease; or Electrical current?
  13. What two countries have the longest motorway/interstate highway networks in the world?
  14. Spell: Viscicitude; Vicicitude; Vicissitude; or Vicisitude?
  15. From Greek for gadfly/frenzy, what word refers to the recurring period of sexual receptivity in female mammals?
  16. A440 refers to the international standard (ISO 16) for what: Musical tuning pitch; Food/drink sweetness; Safety match striking friction; or Pneumatic tyre pressure?
  17. What abbreviation, loosely equating to Ltd in the UK, and LLC in the US, denotes a private corporation in Australia and South Africa?
  18. C&W traditionally refers to what sort of music/lifeftyle/image?
  19. The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was founded in 1991 as a 'successor entity' to what?
  20. What modern term, alluding to a display place, refers to the consumer buying tactic of assessing products in retail stores, but then buying them online at a lower price?

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  1. What event caused Twitter's servers to crash on 25 June 2009?
    Michael Jackson's death
  2. Hyperemesis gravidarum is an extreme form of what commonly named medical condition?
    Morning sickness 
  3. In hairdressing what generally is the final stage of a hair perming process: Toning; Post-damping; Neutralizing; or Crimping?
    Neutralizing
  4. Thraex, murmillo, and hoplomachus are types of: Greek salads; Carnivorous dinosaurs; Snails; or Roman gladiators?
    Roman gladiators
  5. What surname appeared most in the UK Leveson Inquiry Report about media/press privacy and phone hacking?
    Murdoch
  6. The historical Zaibunnisa Street, is in what heavily commercialised and populated city, made capital at national independence in 1947, until 1958?
    Karachi 
  7. The word callow means: Sickly; Weak; Pale; or Immature?
    Immature 
  8. In China the terms 'fragrant', 'earth lamb', and '3-6' refer to the meat of which creature?
    Dog 
  9. A gastrolith is a: Restaurant menu; Food critic; Dinosaur; or Stone swalled by a bird/fish to aid digestion?
    Stone swalled by a bird/fish to aid digestion
  10. What word for 'the end of the world' referred originally to a revelation?
    Apocalypse 
  11. Japan's legislative/governmental two-house assembly is called the National: Diet; Eat; Fit; or Food?
    Diet 
  12. Rheology is the science/study of: Substance flow; Body waste; Kidney disease; or Electrical current?
    Substance flow 
  13. What two countries have the longest motorway/interstate highway networks in the world?
    USA and China 
  14. Spell: Viscicitude; Vicicitude; Vicissitude; or Vicisitude?
    , and it means a change of: Weather/Climate; Fortune/Circumstances; Purpose/Aim; or Fashion/Trend
  15. From Greek for gadfly/frenzy, what word refers to the recurring period of sexual receptivity in female mammals?
    Oestrus 
  16. A440 refers to the international standard (ISO 16) for what: Musical tuning pitch; Food/drink sweetness; Safety match striking friction; or Pneumatic tyre pressure?
    Musical tuning pitch 
  17. What abbreviation, loosely equating to Ltd in the UK, and LLC in the US, denotes a private corporation in Australia and South Africa?
    Pty 
  18. C&W traditionally refers to what sort of music/lifeftyle/image?
    Country and Western
  19. The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was founded in 1991 as a 'successor entity' to what?
    The USSR 
  20. What modern term, alluding to a display place, refers to the consumer buying tactic of assessing products in retail stores, but then buying them online at a lower price?
    Showrooming