DugglebyB's General Knowledge Quiz #4 by DugglebyB

Champion(s):

UllspergerA


Runner(s)-Up:

bev48
From possibility to actuality


Quiz Description

LL73 may have just begun, but I recently went on a question writing binge. I hope you can and will enjoy tackling these questions, the fruits of my labor. Although the pleasure was mine.

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Questions:

Parthia, a historical region and political base of power for the Arsacid dynasty that ruled the namesake Parthian Empire, was located in what modern-day country?

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IRAN

What American artist’s Balloon Dog (Orange) sold for $58.4 million at a Christie’s auction in 2013, thereby becoming the most expensive item by a living artist sold at auction?

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JEFF KOONS

This is a scene from what HBO television series?

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CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM

ArcelorMittal is the world’s largest producer of what?

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STEEL

In physics, what is the name for the random motion of particles in a fluid, first observed by its namesake discoverer while he was looking at pollen grains moving through water?

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BROWNIAN MOTION

What rapper’s 2015 album Dark Sky Paradise included the Billboard hit “I Don’t Fuck With You” (nominated for Best Hip-Hop Video at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards) and featured guest appearances by Ariana Grande, John Legend, and Lil Wayne, among others?

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BIG SEAN

The immensely long 1Q84, based loosely off of Orwell's 1984, is a dystopian novel published in 2009 by what author?

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HARUKI MURAKAMI

Name any one of the three largest ethnic groups in Nigeria.

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HAUSA, IGBO, YORUBA

On May 1, 2017, Mark Selby defeated John Higgins 18-15 to win his third world title in what sport?

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SNOOKER

The Eixample, Sants-Montjuïc, and Sarrià-Sant Gervasi are districts in what city?

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BARCELONA

Sheng, Dan, Jing, and Chou are all roles in what specific discipline of performing art?

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PEKING OPERA (or BEIJING OPERA)

Anarchy, State and Utopia is perhaps the best-known work of what late libertarian philosopher and Harvard professor, a rivalrous colleague of John Rawls?

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ROBERT NOZICK