General Knowledge Quiz #279

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  1. What bird is named after an Atlantic island group, where it originated?
  2. Russian author Ivan Turenev, from Latin 'nothing', first named what zero-morality belief system?
  3. Nuclear fission means/refers to atoms being: Collided; Mixed; Split; or Heated?
  4. Thiamin and Riboflavin are types 1 and 2 of what?
  5. From Latin 'alive' and 'cutting', what is the dissection of live animals for experiments?
  6. John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) defined an eponymous major theory of: Architecture; Cooking; Astronomy; or Economics?
  7. Which German scientist established in 1905 'special relativity', on which basis nothing is faster than light?
  8. What broad creative compilation concept is named from French meaning 'mount'?
  9. Members of Alcoholics Anonymous traditionally use only what names: First name; Surname; Nickname; or Number?
  10. Kevin Systrom posted the first photo in July 2010 (a dog in Mexico and his girlfriend's foot) on what portmanteau-named technology platform?
  11. What term is the direct opposite of atheist?
  12. What food additive prevents fats becoming rancid: Emulsifier; Anti-oxidant; Acidulent; or Humectant?
  13. Jackson Pollock is a famous American Action: Hero; Figure; Movie; or Painter?
  14. Which two of these are types of acid rain: Hydrochloric; Nitric; Sulphuric; or Hydrofluoric?
  15. Which one of these acids is body-systemically lethal besides corrosive: Hydrochloric; Nitric; Sulphuric; or Hydrofluoric?
  16. The reigns of Emperors of France (1814 and 1815), Russia (1917), and Germany (1918) ended by: Assassination; Abdication; Madness; or Divorce?
  17. What is the amusing translation of the mock Latin "Quantum ille canis est in fenestra"?
  18. Epinephrine and Takamine are alternative names for what hormone/neurotransmitter/medication: Oxytocin; Adrenaline; Cortisol; or Seratonin?
  19. Fitbit is a famous technology (What?) brand: Dating; Fitness; Equine; or DIY?
  20. A sommelier particularly correlates (What?) with food: Health; Personality; Wine; or Kitchen design?
  21. What early blogging system became during the early 2000s the leading software for website design?
  22. Antebellum means before the: Flood; War; Storm or Fall?
  23. 19thC British land agent in Ireland, Charles Boycott originated a concept simiilar to: Football; Pinball; Blackball; or Cricket?
  24. Christian 'Adventist' refers to a founding belief in: Purgatory; Christ's 2nd coming; Forgiveness; or Abstinence?
  25. Which one of these did not solve the Deoxyribonucleic Acid mystery: Holmes; Watson; or Crick?

Questions & Answers

Interactive Quiz

  1. What bird is named after an Atlantic island group, where it originated?
    Canary 
  2. Russian author Ivan Turenev, from Latin 'nothing', first named what zero-morality belief system?
    Nihilism 
  3. Nuclear fission means/refers to atoms being: Collided; Mixed; Split; or Heated?
    Split
  4. Thiamin and Riboflavin are types 1 and 2 of what?
    Vitamin B
  5. From Latin 'alive' and 'cutting', what is the dissection of live animals for experiments?
    Vivisection
  6. John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) defined an eponymous major theory of: Architecture; Cooking; Astronomy; or Economics?
    Economics 
  7. Which German scientist established in 1905 'special relativity', on which basis nothing is faster than light?
    Einstein 
  8. What broad creative compilation concept is named from French meaning 'mount'?
    Montage
  9. Members of Alcoholics Anonymous traditionally use only what names: First name; Surname; Nickname; or Number?
    First name
  10. Kevin Systrom posted the first photo in July 2010 (a dog in Mexico and his girlfriend's foot) on what portmanteau-named technology platform?
    Instagram 
  11. What term is the direct opposite of atheist?
    Theist 
  12. What food additive prevents fats becoming rancid: Emulsifier; Anti-oxidant; Acidulent; or Humectant?
    Anti-oxidant
  13. Jackson Pollock is a famous American Action: Hero; Figure; Movie; or Painter?
    Painter 
  14. Which two of these are types of acid rain: Hydrochloric; Nitric; Sulphuric; or Hydrofluoric?
    Nitric and Sulphuric 
  15. Which one of these acids is body-systemically lethal besides corrosive: Hydrochloric; Nitric; Sulphuric; or Hydrofluoric?
    Hydrofluoric 
  16. The reigns of Emperors of France (1814 and 1815), Russia (1917), and Germany (1918) ended by: Assassination; Abdication; Madness; or Divorce?
    Abdication
  17. What is the amusing translation of the mock Latin "Quantum ille canis est in fenestra"?
    How much is that doggie in the window? 
  18. Epinephrine and Takamine are alternative names for what hormone/neurotransmitter/medication: Oxytocin; Adrenaline; Cortisol; or Seratonin?
    Adrenaline 
  19. Fitbit is a famous technology (What?) brand: Dating; Fitness; Equine; or DIY?
    Fitness
  20. A sommelier particularly correlates (What?) with food: Health; Personality; Wine; or Kitchen design?
    Wine
  21. What early blogging system became during the early 2000s the leading software for website design?
    Wordpress
  22. Antebellum means before the: Flood; War; Storm or Fall?
    War
  23. 19thC British land agent in Ireland, Charles Boycott originated a concept simiilar to: Football; Pinball; Blackball; or Cricket?
    what? Blackball 
  24. Christian 'Adventist' refers to a founding belief in: Purgatory; Christ's 2nd coming; Forgiveness; or Abstinence?
    Christ's 2nd coming 
  25. Which one of these did not solve the Deoxyribonucleic Acid mystery: Holmes; Watson; or Crick?
    Holmes