General Knowledge Quiz #359

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  1. What is Methylenedioxymethamphetamine better known as?
  2. The Virginia Native American, Matoaka, aka Amonute, captured by the English 1613, becoming Rebecca Rolfe (c1595-1617), is better known by what name (also a 1995 Disney film)?
  3. Penguins increase their swimming speed by emitting (What?) from their feathers: Oil; Salt; Heat; or Air bubbles?
  4. Spell the word: Idiosyncrasy; Idiocincracy; Idiosyncracy; or Idiocyncrasy?
  5. The Harlem Globetrotters, founded 1920s, perform in which field: Acrobatics; Stunt-flying; Basketball; or Magic/Illusion?
  6. From Sanskrit for a 'drop/dot' what Hindi word is a South Asian forehead decoration?
  7. Winston Churchill referred to what event as the 'Miracle of Deliverance'?
  8. The Up! and Eos and CC are models of which car brand?
  9. The subtitle of the 2015 Mad Max film is: Angry Street; Wild Path; Fury Road; or Irritable Motorway?
  10. In the 1970s British practitioner John McTimoney founded his eponymous type of (What?) treatment: Herbal; Radiotherapy; Chiropractic; or Exorcism?
  11. Which automobile brand was officially adopted in 1900 after the Spanish name of racing entrepreneur Emil Jellinek's daughter?
  12. Aberdeen in Scotland is known as the (Which rock?) City?
  13. Mebos is a South African apricot-based: Shoe polish; Hand-cleanser; Dried preserve; or Liqueur?
  14. Cannes Film Festival 2015 (Gala Screenings) banned women wearing: Tattoos; Fur; Strong perfume; or Flat shoes?
  15. The acronym FOBT refers to what, considered a great social harm pervading many depressed UK cities and shopping streets?
  16. Introduced in 1894 and one of the world's oldest trademarks, Bibendum is better known as what?
  17. Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum and Martin Balsam had cameo roles in the 1991 remake of what 1962 film in which they starred?
  18. Champagne bubbles contain: Oxygen; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; or Carbon dioxide?
  19. JP Morgan, Barclays, RBS, Citigroup, Bank of America, and UBS were fined $6bn in 2015 for rigging what market?
  20. Which famous TV personality ended a 33 year run of 6,082 shows in 2015?

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  1. What is Methylenedioxymethamphetamine better known as?
    Ecstasy 
  2. The Virginia Native American, Matoaka, aka Amonute, captured by the English 1613, becoming Rebecca Rolfe (c1595-1617), is better known by what name (also a 1995 Disney film)?
    Pocahontas
  3. Penguins increase their swimming speed by emitting (What?) from their feathers: Oil; Salt; Heat; or Air bubbles?
    Air bubbles 
  4. Spell the word: Idiosyncrasy; Idiocincracy; Idiosyncracy; or Idiocyncrasy?
    Idiosyncrasy 
  5. The Harlem Globetrotters, founded 1920s, perform in which field: Acrobatics; Stunt-flying; Basketball; or Magic/Illusion?
    Basketball
  6. From Sanskrit for a 'drop/dot' what Hindi word is a South Asian forehead decoration?
    Bindi 
  7. Winston Churchill referred to what event as the 'Miracle of Deliverance'?
    Dunkirk 
  8. The Up! and Eos and CC are models of which car brand?
    Volkswagen 
  9. The subtitle of the 2015 Mad Max film is: Angry Street; Wild Path; Fury Road; or Irritable Motorway?
    Fury Road
  10. In the 1970s British practitioner John McTimoney founded his eponymous type of (What?) treatment: Herbal; Radiotherapy; Chiropractic; or Exorcism?
    Chiropractic
  11. Which automobile brand was officially adopted in 1900 after the Spanish name of racing entrepreneur Emil Jellinek's daughter?
    Mercedes 
  12. Aberdeen in Scotland is known as the (Which rock?) City?
    Granite
  13. Mebos is a South African apricot-based: Shoe polish; Hand-cleanser; Dried preserve; or Liqueur?
    Dried preserve
  14. Cannes Film Festival 2015 (Gala Screenings) banned women wearing: Tattoos; Fur; Strong perfume; or Flat shoes?
    Flat shoes 
  15. The acronym FOBT refers to what, considered a great social harm pervading many depressed UK cities and shopping streets?
    Fixed Odds Betting Terminal 
  16. Introduced in 1894 and one of the world's oldest trademarks, Bibendum is better known as what?
    The Michelin Man 
  17. Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum and Martin Balsam had cameo roles in the 1991 remake of what 1962 film in which they starred?
    Cape Fear
  18. Champagne bubbles contain: Oxygen; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; or Carbon dioxide?
    Carbon dioxide
  19. JP Morgan, Barclays, RBS, Citigroup, Bank of America, and UBS were fined $6bn in 2015 for rigging what market?
    Foreign Exchange 
  20. Which famous TV personality ended a 33 year run of 6,082 shows in 2015?
    David Letterman