General Knowledge Quiz #366

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  1. What 'Renaissance' concept was the best selling children's toy/TV franchise globally in 1990?
  2. The popular motivation choice analogy refers to which two of these: Gun; Apple; Stick; Whip; Carrot; or Buck?
  3. The Canadian 1972-founded global Aldo corporation specialises in: Babywear; Footwear; Kitchenware; or Budget groceries?
  4. The adjective 'moot' describing an issue/standpoint means: Hidden; Debatable; Stupid; or Insulting?
  5. What French port became an increasingly tense bottleneck/encampment for refugees seeking to reach the UK in the 2010s?
  6. A Gaelic sliotar/sliothar features in several field sports as a type of: Ball; Racket; Rifle; or Headguard?
  7. Which nation acquired sovereignty of Carribean archipelago Puerto Rico in 1898, ongoing as its territory to 2010s: Brazil; USA; UK; or Spain?
  8. What Anglicized French term for a comedy and food stuffing (breadcrumbs/herbs, etc), was originally an allusion to jocular material 'stuffed' into serious religious plays?
  9. The Japanese cartoon character devised in 1974 worth over $5bn as a TV/fashion franchise is 'Hello (What?)': Doggy; Puppy; Kitty; or Chicky?
  10. Which nation's Supreme Court legalized same sex marriage in June 2015: USA; China; Russia; or India?
  11. What famous ship is also a reward, especially for capturing someone/something dangerous?
  12. The seahorse (Hippocampus) is technically a Fish; Mollusc; Reptile; or Plant?
  13. What significant event in Europe in July 2015 entailed the selection of NAI or OXI?
  14. The Bodleian, George Peabody, Congress, and Vatican are famous: Libraries; Brandies; Stretch limousines; or Berlin nightclubs?
  15. Which popular (2015) online brand's logo is three parallel black arcs inside a green disc?
  16. The 1956 fictional movie of the discovery of rock'n'roll featuring Bill Haley and the Comets is Rock Around the (What?): Block; Dock; Clock; or Loch?
  17. The 'puri/poori/puree' in the Indian dish 'prawn puri' refers to what aspect: Sauce; Spice; Bread; or Sugar?
  18. Spell the Iraqi capital city: Baghdad; Bagdhad; Bahgdad; or Bhagdad?
  19. In the iconic 1962 western film, the fictional character Liberty Valance features in the story/title as the man who is: President; Shot; Blind; or Drunk?
  20. What travels at 270,000mph, is hotter than the sun, and kills over 20,000 people every year?

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Interactive Quiz

  1. What 'Renaissance' concept was the best selling children's toy/TV franchise globally in 1990?
    Teeange Mutant Ninja Turtles 
  2. The popular motivation choice analogy refers to which two of these: Gun; Apple; Stick; Whip; Carrot; or Buck?
    Carrot and Stick
  3. The Canadian 1972-founded global Aldo corporation specialises in: Babywear; Footwear; Kitchenware; or Budget groceries?
    Footwear
  4. The adjective 'moot' describing an issue/standpoint means: Hidden; Debatable; Stupid; or Insulting?
    Debatable 
  5. What French port became an increasingly tense bottleneck/encampment for refugees seeking to reach the UK in the 2010s?
    Calais
  6. A Gaelic sliotar/sliothar features in several field sports as a type of: Ball; Racket; Rifle; or Headguard?
    Ball 
  7. Which nation acquired sovereignty of Carribean archipelago Puerto Rico in 1898, ongoing as its territory to 2010s: Brazil; USA; UK; or Spain?
    USA
  8. What Anglicized French term for a comedy and food stuffing (breadcrumbs/herbs, etc), was originally an allusion to jocular material 'stuffed' into serious religious plays?
    Farce
  9. The Japanese cartoon character devised in 1974 worth over $5bn as a TV/fashion franchise is 'Hello (What?)': Doggy; Puppy; Kitty; or Chicky?
    Kitty
  10. Which nation's Supreme Court legalized same sex marriage in June 2015: USA; China; Russia; or India?
    USA
  11. What famous ship is also a reward, especially for capturing someone/something dangerous?
    Bounty 
  12. The seahorse (Hippocampus) is technically a Fish; Mollusc; Reptile; or Plant?
    Fish
  13. What significant event in Europe in July 2015 entailed the selection of NAI or OXI?
    Greek bailout referendum, 2015 
  14. The Bodleian, George Peabody, Congress, and Vatican are famous: Libraries; Brandies; Stretch limousines; or Berlin nightclubs?
    Libraries 
  15. Which popular (2015) online brand's logo is three parallel black arcs inside a green disc?
    Spotify
  16. The 1956 fictional movie of the discovery of rock'n'roll featuring Bill Haley and the Comets is Rock Around the (What?): Block; Dock; Clock; or Loch?
    Clock
  17. The 'puri/poori/puree' in the Indian dish 'prawn puri' refers to what aspect: Sauce; Spice; Bread; or Sugar?
    Bread 
  18. Spell the Iraqi capital city: Baghdad; Bagdhad; Bahgdad; or Bhagdad?
    Baghdad
  19. In the iconic 1962 western film, the fictional character Liberty Valance features in the story/title as the man who is: President; Shot; Blind; or Drunk?
    Shot 
  20. What travels at 270,000mph, is hotter than the sun, and kills over 20,000 people every year?
    Lightning