General Knowledge Quiz #4 by shambolic

Champion(s):

RichmondJ


Runner(s)-Up:

MattK
Ready. Fire. Aim.


Quiz Description

Twelve general knowledge questions. No theme, no gimmicks, just pure trivia.

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Which location, found on Manhattan's 28th Street, was used to refer to a group of popular early 20th century composers and songwriters whose members included George and Ira Gershwin?

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TIN PAN ALLEY

The filmography of actor James Dean consists of only three credited roles- Rebel Without a Cause, East of Eden, and what third film? (edited at 1:03 pm, April 29, 2020 (PDT))

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GIANT

In masonry, it refers to a wedge place at the top of an arch. In ecology, it refers to a species which exerts a disproportionate impact upon its environment. What is this word, which also appears in the nickname of a U.S. state?

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KEYSTONE

What is the common name for the Revolution of 1688, in which James II was ousted as the King of England, Ireland, and Scotland, and replaced by William of Orange and his wife Mary II?

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GLORIOUS REVOLUTION

What television series, hosted by Robert Stack from 1987 to 2002, featured investigations and reenactments of cold cases and paranormal phenomena?

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UNSOLVED MYSTERIES

A condition in which people have extreme physical reactions to works of art or objects of great beauty is named for which mononymous French author, whose works include The Red and the Black and The Charterhouse of Parma?

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STENDHAL

What popular streetwear brand, founded in the early 1990s by James Jebbia, is most recognized for their distinctive red box logo, based on a work of art by Barbara Kruger?

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SUPREME

Nando's, a chain of restaurants famous for its chicken and Portuguese cuisine, was founded in, and is heavily associated with, which country? The country in question is not near Portugal geographically, not even sharing a continent.

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SOUTH AFRICA

Ancient poet Sappho famously resided on which Greek island just of the coast of Turkey?

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LESBOS

What is the name of the nearly 2,700 mile long National Scenic Trail which stretches from southern California to the U.S.-Canada border in Washington state? Cheryl Strayed documented her experiences hiking this trail in her memoir Wild.

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PACIFIC CREST TRAIL

Identify either of the two African-American Olympic athletes who raised their fists in a silent protest while on pedestal during an awards ceremony at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics

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TOMMIE SMITH, JOHN CARLOS

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey also co-founded, and currently serves as the CEO of, which electronic financial services company known for facilitating mobile credit card payments? (edited at 1:05 pm, April 29, 2020 (PDT))

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