General Knowledge by RalliP

Champion(s):

WeikleB
I say what it occurs to me to say when I think I hear people say things. More, I cannot say.


Runner(s)-Up:

BillPennington
Baw pen yang


Quiz Description

Just as the name suggests - a quiz about generals and knowledge.

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Questions:

Who was forced to take cyanide due to awareness of the July 20 plot to assassinate Hitler?

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Erwin Rommel

H. Norman Schwarzkopf Sr. (father of the general) was responsible for the investigation of the famous disappearance and murder of what person?

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Charles Lindbergh Jr. (the Lindbergh Baby)

Generals Andrew Jackson and Edward Pakenham faced off in what battle, unaware that their countries were at peace following the previous month's Treaty of Ghent?

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New Orleans

Who was fired as CIA Director for revealing state secrets to his biographer/mistress Paula Broadwell?

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David Petraeus

The use of "fog" as a metaphor for lack of awareness in military campaigns (as in "fog of war") is first found in On War (Vom Kriege), the book of military strategy by what Prussian general?

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Carl von Clausewitz

What owner of the US Football League's New Jersey Generals was presumably unaware that his fellow owners would refuse to contribute to Doug Flutie's big-ticket contract, and also unaware that moving the league from a spring to fall schedule would result in its collapse?

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Donald Trump

Stephen Fry presented "General Ignorance" during his time as host of QI. Long before, he portrayed the ignorant General Melchett on what comedy show?

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Blackadder (Goes Forth)

ADMIRAL KNOWLEDGE: "Who am I? Why am I here?" was the opening statement given by what candidate in a vice-presidential debate?

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James Stockdale