May 28, 2010

Dream World Trivia Questions and Answers Part 3


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Which substance has the chemical formula H2SO4?|sulfuric acid
What composer was working on his 10th symphony at the time of his death?|Ludwig van Beethoven
Sartre, de Beauvior and Camus all belonged to this philosophical movement.|Existentialism
Indifference to pleasure or pain; Greek philosophical system following the teachings of Zeno.|stoicism
What does SOS stand for|Save Our Souls
What does the abbreviation N/A mean?|not applicable
What statuette is awarded annually for the best television commercial?|Clio
What is the national airline of Indonesia?|Garuda
These glands are located on top of the kidneys.|Adrenal
Whats the technical name for the skull ?|Cranium
These essential body cells do not contain nuclei.|red blood cells
In the animal kingdom, if reptiles are in class reptilia, then birds are in class ____|aves
Often hunted for its fur, this South American rodent bathes in dust and is often sold in the pet trade.|chinchilla
On Borneo and Sumatra, the literal translation of this ape's name means "man of the forest."|orangutan
Term for an emasculated male pig|barrow
The closest living relative of this African mammal is the giraffe.|Okapi
The insect class "hymenoptera" includes ants and these colonial honey-makers.|bees
The silkworm only eats the leaves of what plant?|mulberry
What aminal is the logo of the World Wildlife Fund?|panda
Which is a small, flightless bird is also New Zealand's national symbol?|kiwi
Which plant is known for attracting hummingbirds?|hibiscus
The Komodo Dragon, the biggest known lizard to science, is endemic to the Komodo islands of what country?|Indonesia
French impressionist Claude -----|Monet
Spanish modernist Pablo -------|Picasso
The surrealist painter Salvador Dali was a native of which country?|Spain
What are arranged in the Japanese art of Ikebana?|flowers
Which date starts the astrological year?|March 21
At the equator, what is the brightest star in the night sky?|Sirius
Excluding the sun, what star is closest to the earth?|Proxima Centauri (aka Alpha Centauri)
In which constellation would you look to find the center of The Milky Way?|Sagittarius
Mercury's period of orbit takes how many earth days?|eighty eight
Phobos and Deimos are the moons of which planet?|Mars
The four Galilean moons of Jupiter are: Callisto, Io, Ganymede, and _________|Europa
This astronomer had a metal nose|Tycho Brahe
What is the sixth planet from our sun?|Saturn
Which astronomer first observed 4 moons of Jupiter in 1610?|Galileo
Which planet is 6th from the sun?|Saturn
Who are the four major moons of Jupiter named after?|Galileo
What is the heaviest element that can be formed by regular fusion reactions in the core of a star?|iron
This drink is made from espresso coffee, steamed milk and chocolate.|Mocha
The latin word for lips is:|labia
What chemical compound causes pain in muscles after exercise?|lactic acid
What is the birthstone for February?|Amethyst
Linen is obtained from the fibers of what plant?|flax
The leaves of the tomato plant are poisonous, they contain ________|strychnine
This plant has leaves with delicate trigger hairs, allowing it to sense and trap insects.|venus flytrap
This spikey succulent, native of Africa is often an additive in creams and lotions.|aloe vera
What gives leaves their colour ?|Chlorophyll
What is the term for a tree which sheds its foliage at the end of the growing season?|deciduous
What is the term for the group of plants that catch and digest insects?|carnivorous
Tarzan had a chimpanzee, what was his name?|Cheta
What is Peter Parker's secret identity?|Spiderman
What is the name of Yogi Bear's best freind|Boo Boo
What was the name of Barney and Betty Rubble's son?|Bam Bam
Fat Albert and friends was created by ...... ?|Bill Cosby
Ascorbic acid is commonly reffered to as Vitamin - ?|C
Coal is predominantly made up of this element.|carbon
In organic chemistry nomenclature, the prefix "meth" means how many atoms of carbon?|one
The chemical compound sodium chloride is often sprinkled on food before ingestion. What is it's common name?|salt
This Latin word meaning "iron" is the reason for iron's modern day chemical symbol (Fe).|ferrium
What element is represented by the symbol W?|tungsten
What foul smelling compound is commonly known as rotten egg gas?|hydrogen sulphide
What is the chemical symbol for californium?|Cf
What is the chemical symbol for curium?|Cm
What is the chemical symbol for einsteinium?|Es
What is the chemical symbol for lead?|Pb
What is the chemical symbol for mercury?|Hg
What is the chemical symbol for radium?|Ra
What is the chemical symbol for radon?|Rn
What is the chemical symbol for tungsten?|W
What is the heaviest of the naturally occuring Noble gases?|Radon
What is the modern name for Plumbum?|lead
What is the most reactive element?|flourine
Whats the chemical symbol for Helium ?|He
When traces of a calcium compound are held in a bunsen flame, the colour of the flame changes to ...?|red
Which Russian chemist founded our modern periodic table?|Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev
Which chemical element was foremerly known as the latin "Kalium", hence bears the symbol "K"?|potassium
Which isotope of carbon is used for dating (give number) ?|14
Which substance has the chemical formula  H3PO4?|phosphoric acid
Which substance has the chemical formula HCl?|hydrochloric acid
Which substance has the chemical formula HNO3?|Nitric Acid
Which substance has the chemical formula NaOH?|Sodium Hydroxide
Which chemical element is represented by the symbol Pa?|protactinium
The pen is mightier then the ......|sword
To make Drambuie, you add some honey to what type of whiskey?|Scotch
Vodka or gin, ____ juice and sugar make a gimlet.|lime
A meaningless distraction is a ... herring.|red
How many is a baker's dozen?|thirteen
What is often refferred to as "the oldest profession"?|prostitution
What does DMA stand for?|Direct Memory Access
What does the acronym COBOL stand for?|Common Business Oriented Language
Who owns Weight Watchers?|Heinz Foods
What term is given to the center of a black hole?|singularity
Who wrote 'A Brief History of Time'?|Stephen Hawking
What country has the highest kidnapping rate?|Colombia
Australian Ratite (3)|emu
Joie de _______ (5)|Vivre
A chinese imperial dragon has how many toes?|five
What is the monetary unit of Malaysia?|ringgit
From which country is UN Secretary General Kofi Annan?|Ghana
Who is the current Secretary General of the United Nations?|Kofi Annan
In which country is the importation of bubble gum illegal?|Singapore
An iron hook with a handle used for landing large fish.|gaff
The practice of women taking more than one husband is called?|polyandry
A catalogue of words and synonyms.|thesaurus
-isms: A psychological disorder marked by self absorption, short attention span and an inability to treat others as people.|autism
A form of government where the ruler is the absolute dicatator, unhindered by laws or constitutional government.|Totalitarianism
The greyhound, along with this smaller relative, is used in the sport of coursing.|whippet
Heroin is derived from which plant?|Opium poppy
What does LED stand for?|Light Emitting Diode
What is the longest running musical in Broadway history?|Cats
What is the world's largest insect?|Goliath beetle
Which country is the world's biggest gold producer?|South Africa
French farmers get help from this barnyard animal to dig out truffles.|pig
On which item of clothing are the letters YKK often found?|zipper
How many stars are there on Brazil's flag?|twenty three
The Lebanese flag bears which tree?|Cedar
Ethanoic (or acetic) acid is the major constituent of which everyday condiment?|vinegar
This spiny fruit with a pungent odor and rich yellow flesh is considered "The King of Fruits" by many southeast asians.|durian
What is the animal product used in the making of the Italian dessert 'cassata'?|egg whites
These beans are the most often used in the production of bean sprouts.|mung beans
Which fruit has the most calories per gram?|avocado
From which country does the 'lassi' originate?|India
Tequila is made from an extract of which species of cactus?|Agave
The agave cactus is the source of which liquor?|tequila
What is the name given to the watery part of milk left after making cheese?|whey
In snooker, how many points are accumulated in a perfect break?|one hundred and forty seven
In the game of chess, which piece has the most freedom to move?|queen
This chess term means "in passing"|en passant
What are a cheesboard's vertical rows called?|files
What are a chessboard's horizontal rows called?|ranks
This weapon lends its name to a type of woman's shoe with a slender, tapered high-heel.|Stiletto
What is this sign called "*"?|asterisk
How many lines make up a number on a digital clock?|Seven
In which country would you find the spectacular rock formation known as The Three Sisters?|Australia
"Yellow River" is the common name for which Chinese river?|Hwang Ho
In total, how many provinces and territories are there in Canada?|thirteen
In which country is K2, the second-highest mountain in the world, located?|Pakistan
In which country would you find Angkor Wat?|Cambodia
Located above and just below the Arctic Circle, this region became an official territory of Canada in April 1999.|Nunavut
Name the highest mountain in Africa.|Mt. Kilimanjaro
The "Old City" of this holy location is divided into four quarters � a Christian quarter, a Muslim Quarter, a Jewish Quarter, and an Armenian Quarter.|Jerusalem
The Andaman Islands belong to which country?|india
The Indus River flows through which country?|Pakistan
The Palk Strait runs between which two countries?|India and Sri Lanka
The island of Hispaniola consists of the Dominican Republic and this country.|Haiti
This Moslem republic in asia was formerly part of India.|Pakistan
This country is divided into two parts: Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo, and a peninsula north of Singapore.|Malaysia
This coutry holds the distinction of being the least densely populated in the world.|Mongolia
This is the longest mountain chain in the world.|Andes
What American state has a Thames river?|Connecticut
What is the capital of Wales??|Cardiff
What is the capital of the Italian province Lazio?|Rome
What is the capitol of Iceland?|Reykjavik
What is the highest mountain in Europe?|Mont Blanc
What is the highest point in South America?|Aconcagua
What is the largest island in the Caribbean?|Cuba
What is the largest island in the East Indies?|Borneo
What is the largest island in the Indian Ocean?|Madagascar
What is the largest island in the Mediterranean?|Sicily
What is the largest lake in Europe?|Lake Lagoda
What is the largest natural lake found in Africa?|Lake Victoria
What is the longest mountain range in the world?|Andes
What is the longest river in Australia?|Darling
What is the name of the famous large coral reef located off the coast of northeastern Australia?|Great Barrier Reef
What is the name of the mountain chain separating most of Spain from France?|Pyrenees
What is the worlds longest concrete dam?|Grand Coulee Dam
Which city is home to the 4th largest pyramid in the world?|Las Vegas
Which is the only South East Asian country that is a member of the British Commonwealth?|malaysia
Which is the only land-locked country in South East Asia?|Laos
Which river produces the most sediment?|Yellow River
Which sea is located between Australia and New Zealand?|Tasman
Wracked by heavy monsoon rains 3 to 4 months of the year, this is the wettest and most flood-prone nation in Asia.|Bangladesh
what river separates the city of Florence?|Arno
In which state is the source of the Mississippi River?|Minnesota
Jakarta is located on which Indonesian island?|Java
Near what major city is Mount Fuji?|Tokyo
What is the largest island in the Philippines?|Luzon
A line that touches a circle at only one point is called a ....... ?|tangent
How many degrees in an interior angles of an equilateral triangle?|sixty
How many faces does a dodecahedron have?|twelve
The longest side in a right-angled triangle is called the .......|hypotenuse
The volume of which solid is given by the formula 4/3(pi)r^3?|sphere
What is the name given to a quadrilateral with one, and only one, pair of sides parallel to each other?|trapezium
What is the highest waterfall in the USA?|Yosemite
A line that touches a circle at two points is called a .....|chord
After the fall of the iron curtain, Russian leader Mikhail Gorbachev introduced a period of restructuring known as ________.|Perestroika
After the fall of the manchu dynasty, there existed three political parties in china: The KMT, Nationalists and The ...... ?|Communists
Also known as the 'Isle of Apples', Christ and Joseph of Aramathea travelled here in ancient times.|Avalon
Elizabeth I was the daughter of which king?|Henry VIII
Gangster Al Capone, boss of the Chicago underworld, was finally gaoled for 11 years for what crime?|tax evasion
How many presidents of the United States fought in the Civil War?|six
In 1959, Tibet was invaded by which country?|China
In what year did the Battle of Hastings occur?|1066
In what year was the Battle of Hastings fought?|1066
In which English town was William Shakespeare born?|Stratford-Upon-Avon
In which war did Florence Nightingale earn her reputation ?|Crimean War
In which year did India become independent from the British?|1947
Queen Cleopatra proclaimed herself to be which Egyptian goddess?|Isis
Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper were killed in a plane crash in 1959. Which other famous singer was killed in that crash?|Buddy Holly
Sir Stamford Raffles founded which minor Asian nation?|Singapore
The Greek army under Leonides was annihilated here by Persians in 480BC.|Thermopylae
The _____ universe was replaced by the Copernican universe.|Ptolemic
The birthplace of Napoleon, also the capital of Corsica, is?|Ajaccio
The massacre at Kent State occurred as students protested the bombing of Cambodia and the _____ war.|Vietnam
The three buildings of the Acropolis are the Propylaea, the Erectheum, and the _________.|Parthenon
These fighters always began a bout by saying, "Hail Emperor, those about to die salute you!"|gladiators
This Chinese dynasty lasted from 1368 to 1644.|Ming
This U.S. President suffered from polio during WWII.|Franklin D Roosevelt
What American city was called New Amsterdam in the early 17th century?|New York
What Venetian traveler and explorer landed in China and reached Kublai Khan's court in 1275?|Marco Polo
What colour was added to the French flag during the French revolution?|white
What did Napoleon have built to commemorate his victories?|Arc de Triomphe
What is the former name of Sri Lanka?|Ceylon
What treaty, signed in 1713, ended the War of the Spanish Succession?|Treaty of Utrecht
What was Europe's first super-high-speed passenger train powered by?|electricity
What was name of the Titanic's sister ship?|Lucitania
What was the name given to the atom bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima?|Fat Man
What was the year in which the Jews and Moors were expelled from Spain and Columbus sailed for America?|1492
Which English King issued the Magna Carta in 1215?|King John
Which country ruled Cambodia immediately before WWII?|France
Which poisonous concoction was Socrates given to drink to carry out his death sentence?|hemlock
Who discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen?|Howard Carter
Who invented the record player ?|Thomas Alva Edison
Who is Prince Vladimir Tepes better known as?|Dracula
Who ruled England at the time of Shakespeare?|Elizabeth I
Who shot President James Garfield?|Charles Guiteau
Who was Henry VIII's second wife?|Anne Boleyn
Who was the father of Elizabeth I?|Henry VIII
Who was the man convicted of masterminding the 1969 LaBianca-Tate murders, later to become known as the Helter Skelter killings?|Charles Manson
Who was the mother of Elizabeth I?|Anne Boleyn
Which light wood is commonly used for making aeromodels?|Balsa
Who wrote mIRC?|Khaled Mardam-Bey
What does FTP stand for?|File Transfer Protocol
What does the Greek root word 'chrom' mean?|color
What is the first letter in the Greek alphabet?|Alpha
What is the last letter in the Greek alphabet?|Omega
What is the official language of Senegal?|French
Which is the only english word that contains all the vowels in alphabetical order?|facetious
How do you say "I Love You" in German?|Ich liebe Dich
From which language does the term 'Mayday' come?|French
The Scots call it 'shinny' - what do Canadians and Americans call it?|hockey
Which word means "profound boredom" in both french and english?|ennui
This defense is also know as compulsion by threat.|duress
 From which of Shakespeare's plays is this line: "All the world's a stage..."|As You Like It
"Now is the winter of our discontent" is a line from which Shakespearian play?|Richard III
He wrote Ulysses, Giacomo Joyce, Dubliners and Finnegans Wake, among others.|James Joyce
His many Romantic odes include 'Ode to Melancholy' and 'Ode to a Graecian Urn'|John Keats
Name the author of 'The Catcher in the Rye'|J.D. Salinger
The ____ ____ school of poetry includes poets such as Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery and Kenneth Koch|New York
The ____ generation included such authors as Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsburg.|Beat
This Romantic poet and husband to Mary Shelley drowned in a boating accident.|Percy Bysshe Shelley
What famous character did Edgar Rice Burroughs create?|Tarzan
What is the name of Hamlet's tragic admirer?|Ophelia
What is the name of the main character in Homer's Odyssey?|Odysseus
What is the opposite of an utopia?|dystopia
What play by Shakespeare features the following characters: Cornwall, Gloucester, Regan, and Goneril?|King Lear
What was Dante's last name?|Alighieri
What was the sequel to Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women"?|Little Men
Which Shakesperian play features the line "Now is the winter of our discontent"?|Richard III
Which US author penned the novels "Of Mice and Men" and "East Of Eden"?|John Steinbeck
Which US dramatist was once married to Marylin Monroe and penned the plays "Death Of A Salesman" and "The Crucible"?|Arthur Miller
Who created Winnie the Pooh?|A. A. Milne
Who is the author of "Brave New World" ?|Aldous Huxley
Who is the author of "Harry Potter" ?|Joan Rowling
Who is the protagonist of Milton's Paradise Lost?|Satan
Who wrote "Animal Farm"?|George Orwell
Who wrote "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner?"|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Who wrote 'The Canterbury Tales'?|Geoffrey Chaucer
Who wrote 'The Great Gatsby'?|F. Scott Fitzgerald
Who wrote 'To Kill A Mockingbird'?|Harper Lee
Who wrote Great Expectations?|Charles Dickens
Who wrote The Canterbury Tales?|Geoffrey Chaucer
Who wrote the epic poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey?|Homer
Who wrote the long religious epic, "Paradise Lost"?|John Milton
2 + 5 x 6 = ?|32
2.7182 is the approximation for which variable used in logarithms?|e
Benoit Mandelbrot discovered what mathematical structures?|fractals
Solve this: 10*3+2?|32
The first antiderivative of acceleration is:|velocity
What is x to the power of zero equal to?|one
What is the name given to a curve that approaches a line, but never quite touches it?|asymptote
The sulphate of which metal is used to render the alimentary canal opaque to X-rays (symbol Ba)?|barium
This alkaloid extracted from chincona bark, ______ is commonly used in malaria therapy.|quinine
What is hyperglycemia commonly known as ?|diabetes
This condition characterized by the swelling of the thyroid gland is caused by an iodine deficiency.|goiter
The valuable blue form of corundum is called:|sapphire
What is the yellow variety of quartz?|Citrine
What metal is the major constituent of Rubies ?|Aluminium
In what modified vegetable did Cinderalla travel to the ball in?|pumpkin
How many Oscars did Ben Hur win?|eleven
John Travolta, Samuel Jackson, Uma Thurman starred in which 1994 Quentin Tarantino film?|Pulp Fiction
Richard Strauss' majestic overture "Also Sprach Zarathustra" was the theme music for which Stanley Kubrick film?|2001 : A Space Odyessy
Who directed the movie "Blade Runner"?|Ridley Scott
Who played the lead in the movie "Braveheart"?|Mel Gibson
Who played the lead in the movie "Castaway"?|Tom Hanks
Who played the lead in the movie "Erin Brokovich"?|Julia Roberts
Who played the lead in the movie "Mission Impossible"?|Tom Cruise
Who played the lead in the movie "Snatch"?|Brad Pitt
Who played the lead in the movie "The Mask"?|Jim Carey
Who played the lead in the movie "The Matrix"?|Keanu Reeves
Who was the first James Bond?|Sean Connery
What was the Oscar-winning theme song from "Breakfast at Tiffany's"?|Moon River
Who played the first James Bond?|Sean Connery
Who directed '2001: A Space Odyssey' and 'A Clockwork Orange'.|Stanley Kubrick
(Music) Who recorded the 1969 hit "Space Oddity"?|David Bowie
A __________ helps to set and maintain your tempo while playing.|metronome
A set of graduated steel bars set in a frame and hit with a hammer, used in the orchestra.|Glockenspiel
An arrangement for five performers is called a:|quintet
Band: " ......... And the Bad Seeds"|Nick Cave
Band: Elvis Costello and the ........... ?|Attractions
Beethoven's Sixth Symphony shares it's popular name with a method of animal farming. What is it?|Pastoral
Composer of the Brandenburg Concerti: J.S. ----|Bach
French impressionist Claude -------|Debussy
He wrote the operas "The Magic Flute" and "The Marriage of Figaro"|Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
How many flats are in the key of B flat major?|two
How many semitones are there in an octave?|twelve
How many strings are there on a standard guitar?|six
How many symphonies did Beethoven complete?|nine
In 1962 Chubby Checker had a hit with a pop song and novelty dance that remains famous today. What was that dance?|The Twist
In which London recording studios did The Beatles record the majority of their work?|Abbey Road
Russian modernist Igor ---------|Stravinsky
The key of A major has ___ sharps.|three
The standard major scale is also known as the _______ mode.|Ionian
This band's highly original video for "Whip it," characterized by red flower pot hats was criticized for being both sado-masochistic and racist.|Devo
This electronic instrument's creator was surnamed Moog, and his models are worth a fortune! Other brands include Roland, Korg, and Casio.|synthesizer
This term means to play smoothly.|legato
To gradually decrease in volume.|decrescendo
What do the initials of the band NIN stand for?|Nine Inch Nails
What does the Italian term "poco a poco" mean?|little by little
What kind of eyes did the girl in "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" have?|kaleidoscope
What was the first video to be played on MTV?|Video Killed the Radio Star
What was the last Beatles album to be released before they broke up in 1970?|Let It Be
What was the name given to the popular genre of rock that arose in the Pacific Northwest (Seattle) in the early 1990s.|grunge
Which British group holds the record for the album to remain in the US Billboard charts for the longest time?|Pink Floyd
Which band does Eddie Vedder with?|Pearl Jam
Which instruments is used to tune the orchestra?|oboe
Which large tuned orchestral drum is also known as a kettledrum?|typmani
Who invented the synthesiser ?|Bob Moog
Who is the lead singer of the Rolling Stones?|Mick Jagger
Who is the lead vocalist of U2?|Bono
Who sang Puff The Magic Dragon?|Peter, Paul and Mary
Who sang the song "Pretty Woman?"|Roy Orbison
Who was the frontman of Nirvana?|Kurt Cobain
Who wrote Tubular Bells?|Mike Oldfield
With which period in music do we associate composers such as Beethoven, Mozart and Haydn?|Classical period
With which period in music do we associate composers such as Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn, and Chopin?|Romantic period
With which period in music do we associate with composers such as Bach, Handel and Vivaldi?|Baroque Period
What do the initials B.B. stand for in B.B. King's name?|Blues Boy
What is the name of the Indian musical instrument made popular in western rock by The Beatles and Ravi Shankar?|sitar
Who is Gordon Sumner better known as?|Sting
He was condemned in Hades to forever push a boulder uphill, only for it to come rolling down before it reached the top.|Sisyphus
He was the father of Zeus|Cronus
His wife was Penelope and his son, Telemachus. He was exiled from his home on Ithaca for angering the gods.|Odysseus
In Greek mythology, who drove the sun across the sky in his chariot?|Helios
In Greek mythology, who was the beautiful young man Echo fell in love with?|Narcissus
In Norse myth, there were two separate races of gods: the Aesir gods which included Odin and Thor, and the ____ gods from whom descended Freya.|Vanir
In what animal form did Zeus seduce Europa?|bull
The Greek goddess of fertility, also known as a protectress of witches.|Hecate
What is the birthstone for January?|Garnet
What is the name of the most famous of the rivers in the Underworld, the river of 'Hate' which dead souls must cross over?|Styx
What was the name of the mythical hero-king who slew Grendal?|Beowulf
What was the town that ancient Greeks believed to be the centre of the world, and was the home of a famous oracle?|Delphi
Which Roman God was the equivalent of the Greek God Dionysus?|Bacchus
Which Saint killed the dragon?|George
Animals and plants which produce light are said to be:|bioluminescent
Peter Piper picked a peck of what?|pickled peppers
The lack of what vitamin causes beriberi (numbness in the hands and feet)?|B1
In which year were the first winter Olympics held?|1924
What colour do you get when you mix blue and red together?|Purple
What colour do you get when you mix blue and yellow together?|Green
Complete the Palindrome: satan, oscillate my metallic ________|sonatas
-isms: The belief in God as a "divine clockmaker," originating in the age of Enlightenment.|Deism
-isms: This branch of philosophy, characterised by the idea: "The greatest pleasure and happiness for the greatest number," was founded by Jeremy Bentham and James Mill.|Utilitarianism
As opposed to Plato, this Greek philosopher believed knowledge was a process of observation and classication.|Aristotle
Book: Thus Spoke _______ (Neitzche)|Zarathustra
Early deconstructionist, Jacques _____|Derrida
In what he called his "Copernican Revolution" this German philosopher proposed that the mind imposes space time, and causality on nature. He is Imannuel ---- ?|Immanuel Kant
Pessimistic author of The World as Will and Representation. Major influence on Neitzche.|Arthur Schopenhauer
Sartre, Camus and de Beauvior all belonged to a movement known as ----|Existentialism
This Greek philosopher believed man is born with all knowledge and life and education are processes of remembering what is forgotten at birth.|Plato
What is the working class called in marxist terminology?|proletariat
What short book by Niccolo Machiavelli is a collection of rules and principles one must abide by in order to seize and hold power?|The Prince
What sort of man did Plato propose to rule his "Republic"?|A Philosopher King
Which French philosopher explored existentialist philosophy in his landmark book "Nausea" published in 1938?|Jean-Paul Sartre
After contracting this disease, Neitzche went crazy and eventually died.|syphilis
Epicurus, who believed that pleasure is the highest good, gave us which term synonymous with hedonistic?|epicurean
Which French Philosopher used a method of systematic doubt to arrive at his famous conclusion "Cogito ergo sum" (I think therefore I am)?|Rene Descartes
A piece of glass that separates light into the visible spectrum is called a _____.|prism
As the speed of a body approaches the speed of light, its mass approaches ........|infinity
Light rays consist of small packets of energy called .....|photons
The unit of electrical resistance is the .....|ohm
Which colour has highest wavelength in the visible spectrum?|red
Which particles are emitted by cathode ray tubes?|electrons
Absolute zero (zero degrees kelvin) is only theoretical. The lowest laboratory temperature achieved is 280 picoKelvin. In which Scandinavian country was this produced?|Finland
What is the current world population, to the nearest billion?|six
A psychological disorder in which the patient refuses to eat.|anorexia nervosa
He developed the theory of the 'collective unconscious' and was also interested in dream interpretation.|Carl Gustav Jung
Which behaviorist conducted the "Little Albert" experiment?|John Watson
Of what is 'FM' an abbreviation?|frequency modulation
Which organic compound is the psychoactive ingredient in Budweiser?|ethanol
According to the Bible, how many years did Methuselah live?|969
According to the Bible, who was the brother of Jesus?|James
In theology, the study of final things such as death, judgement and the end of the world is called:|eschatology
These wounds of christ mysteriously appear on believers who sometimes weep blood as well.|stigmata
This roman soldier pierced the crucified Christ on His side with his spear.|Longinus
What animal's meat can a Hindu not eat?|cow
What animal's meat can a Muslim not eat?|pig
What is the 1st book of the Hindu scripture?|Rig Veda
What is the name given to the supreme reality in Hinduism?|Brahman
What is the name of the field where Christ was crucified?|Cavalry
What is the shortest verse in the bible? (John 11:35)|Jesus wept.
What was the first sign shown to Moses by God according to the Bible?|burning bush
Who is referred to in the New Testament as 'the disciple Jesus loved'?|John
A scientist who studies reptiles and amphibians is known as a:|Herpetologist
The study of the size, composition and distribution of the human population.|demography
A "gyre" is another term for what shape?|coil
What is Kenny G's real surname?|Gorelick
What was Marilyn Monroe's given name at birth?|Norma Jean Mortenson
As light as a .......|feather
As old as the ...?|hills
What is the only man-made structure on earth that can been seen from space?|Great Wall Of China
Who was the first man in space?|Uri Gagarin
In baseball, how many outs are there in an inning?|six
Which country was judo developed in?|Japan
Which weight division in boxing lies between flyweight and featherweight?|bantamweight
What is the international governing board of football (soccer)?|FIFA
Which Grand Slam tennis event is played on a clay surface?|French Open
Frown, it is not well regarded.|World Wrestling Federation
How many bends in a standard paperclip?|three
Josie and the ________|Pussycats
Which TV horse could talk?|Mr. Ed
What was the name of the restaurant the TV series "Happy Days"?|Arnolds
This is the Southeast Asian method of dying fabric using wax to create designs.|batik
Michael Jackson caught fire while filming a commercial for which carbonated beverage?|Pepsi
To the nearest 0.1 km, how many kilometers in a mile?|1.6
What Gilbert and Sullivan work tells the story of a Japanese emperor who bans flirting?|The Mikado
Where do the souls of unbaptised babies go after death, according to Catholocism?|limbo
An adjective meaning 'pertaining to the sun.'|solar
What is the full name of the flavour enhancer MSG?|Monosodium glutamate
(Mathematics) What is the name given to the number equal to 10 raised to the power of 100?|A "googol"
(Philosophy) Which Greek philosopher proposed the Theory of Forms in "The Republic"?|Plato
How many keys are there on a grand piano?|eighty eight
The okapi is most closely related to what african mammal?|Giraffe
This more efficient distillate of coal was one of the main fuels of the industrial revolution:|coke
Where is the coldest desert in the world?|antarctica
what is the most frequently seen comet?|Encke
 
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29 comments:

  1. Q: Which magician did lothar assist
    A: Mandrake

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  2. Me liketh your bloggeth bro. Especially the dream world collection. The rest of it looks and reads pretty cool too. Great Job man.

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  3. Q: computer terminology: to convert a file from one application format to another...? (Hint: e_____)
    A: export

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  4. Q: The logical progression of a one-man business is to a ___(Hint: p___)
    A: partnership

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  5. Barium Chloride is used in the purification of water saturated solution in caustic chlorine plants and also in the Barium Chloride Exporters India manufacture of heat treatment salts, case hardening of steel

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  6. Q: Too much hydrochloric acid in the stomach is called? (hint: c_________) A:chlorhydria

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  7. Q: what was the name of mr magoo's chinese cook? (Hint: c______)
    A: Charlie

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  8. Q: He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 for his civil rights leadership. (Hint: M_____ L_____ K___ J__)
    A:Martin Luther King Jr

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  9. Q: what is the name of the chinese art of living in harmony with your surroundings called? (Hint: f___ s__)
    A: feng shu

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  10. Q: Who played the title role in the 1978 version of 'Superman'? (Hint: C__________ R____)
    A: Christopher Reeve

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  11. Q: Who is karen Blixen better known as?
    A: Isak Dinesen

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  12. Q: Where are one quarter of the bones in the human body?
    A: feet

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  13. Q: The Kremlin is located in this city? (Hint: M_____)
    A: Moscow

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  14. Q: music : 70's chart toppers: name the artist: wildflower? (Hint: s______)
    A: skylark

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  15. Q: The St. Valentine's Day massacre took place in this city. (Hint: C______)
    A: Chicago

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  16. Q: who staged a major musical comeback with his 1988 album cloud 9? (Hint: g_____ h_______)
    A: George_Harrison

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  17. Q: phobia's: hormephobia- fear of...? (Hint: s____)
    A: shock

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  18. Q: What is the term for a mass of food moving from your mouth to your stomach called? (Hint: b____)
    A: bolus

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  19. Q: What detective duo was featured in Mystery at Devil's Paw? (Hint: H____)
    A: Hardy

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  20. Q: What metal is the major constituent of Rubies? (Hint: A_______)
    A: Aluminium

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  21. Q: who was the youngest elected president of the united states? (Hint: J___ F_________ K______)
    A: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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  22. Q: what was the name of caroline kennedy's pony? (Hint: m_______)
    A: Macaroni

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  23. Q: what us congressman and frontiersman became a folk legend and hero? (Hint: d___ c_______)
    A: davy crockett

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  24. Q: What is the capital of Samoa? (Hint: A___)
    A: Apia

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  25. Q: In which city is the Wailing Wall? (Hint: J________)
    A: Jerusalem

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  26. Q: Tess Trueheart married which plainclothes detective? (Hint: D___ T____)
    A: Dick Tracy

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  27. Q: A collection of literary pieces? (Hint: a________)
    A: anthology

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  28. Q: what japanese sport features a corkscrew punch? (Hint: k_____)
    A: karate

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  29. Q: What sport do the Harlem Globetrotters play? (Hint: b_________)
    A: basketball

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