Calibrate Your Level of Dumb by VaccaD

Champion(s):

ZellwegerS


Runner(s)-Up:

AlexanderD
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Quiz Description

I can't complain about the question being dumb, I just failed to calibrate my level of dumb. -PruettC

"Calibrate Your Level of Dumb" sounds like a really good slogan for very bad things. -GoodmanDL

Yes, very bad things -- like this quiz! Are you too dumb to do well on it, or not dumb enough?

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Questions:

This is a stack of WHAT TYPE OF FOOD ITEM common in South Asian cuisine? It's most often made from black gram flour, but lentil, chickpea, rice, tapioca, or potato flours may also be used.

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PAPADUM

WHAT NEW YORK CITY NEIGHBORHOOD, located west of Vinegar Hill, gets its name from its close proximity (as the crow flies) to a bridge that crosses the East River to connect Canal Street in lower Manhattan to Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn?

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DUMBO (the name is an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass)

Officially known as the Washington Conversations on International Peace and Security Organization, WHAT 1944 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE laid the groundwork for the founding of the United Nations? It takes its more common name from the historic estate that hosted it.

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DUMBARTON OAKS CONFERENCE

WHAT MINERAL, a crystalized form of aluminum oxide, is the standard for hardness 9 on the Mohs scale? Although transparent when pure it is usually found with colored impurities; two impure versions of this mineral are rubies and sapphires.

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CORUNDUM

This is a still from the music video for WHAT SONG, performed by members of the Australian indie bands Tinpan Orange and The Cat Empire?

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DUMB WAYS TO DIE

The title of WHAT HAROLD PINTER PLAY refers to, on its surface, a distinctive piece of the set's architecture? Critics have observed that the title could also describe either the patient and obedient hitman Ben or his eventual unsuspecting victim Gus.

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THE DUMB WAITER

WHAT 1995 DISNEY COMEDY ABOUT THE VIETNAM WAR starred Danny Glover, Ray Liotta, and Denis Leary, with Tai as Bo Tat, the character alluded to in the title? It was a modest commercial success but (unsurprisingly) a critical failure.

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OPERATION DUMBO DROP

Vocalist and guitarist Brad Roberts is the only consistent member of WHAT BAND that had 10 Canadian top 40 hits in the 90s? Though they had three songs chart in the US, the success of "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" usually leaves them classified as a one-hit wonder.

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CRASH TEST DUMMIES

TWO ANSWERS REQUIRED. A phrase coined by the comic poet John Byrom to explain the dispute between the feuding composers George Frideric Handel and Giovanni Bononcini is now best known as a pair of proper names. WHAT TWO CHARACTERS whose names come from Byrom's epigram were introduced in an 1871 novel, and are sometimes used to personify the concept of "a distinction without a difference"?

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TWEEDLEDUM AND TWEEDLEDEE

WHAT MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE CHARACTER is in the center of this picture? (The original comic book version is an even beefier fellow, as howlingly unlikely as that sounds.)

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TIMOTHY "DUM-DUM" DUGAN

Members of WHAT ORGANIZATION included Anthony Goldstein, Lee Jordan, Justin Finch-Fletchley, and Lavender Brown -- but never its titular leader? They were betrayed by one of their number, Marietta Edgecombe, and ceased operations for a time after the torture of another member, Michael Corner.

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DUMBLEDORE'S ARMY

WHAT NAME is shared by two 19th century novelists and dramatists? One produced a revision of E.T.A Hoffmann's The Nutcracker and the Mouse King that formed the basis for the Tchaikovsky ballet The Nutcracker, while the other wrote the novel and play Camille which was turned into the opera La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi.

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ALEXANDRE DUMAS (pere et fils)