General knowledge 136

From the quiz on 4/7/17.

  1. What nonsensical seven-letter word did Donald Trump infamously tweet on 31st May 2017? Covfefe

  2. In 1991, which smaller city succeeded which larger one as the capital of Nigeria? Abuja succeeded Lagos

  3. In The Simpsons, who is the regular driver of the Springfield Elementary schoolbus? Otto Mann

  4. Which singer–songwriter wrote the hit songs Puppy Love, She’s a Lady and My Way? Paul Anka

  5. Grace, space, pace” is a long-standing slogan of which British car company? Jaguar

  6. Which American brothers are best known for their series of React videos on YouTube, beginning with Kids React to Viral Videos #1 in 2010? Fine Brothers

  7. Sebastian Junger’s 1997 book The Perfect Storm and the 2000 film of the same name both centre on which ill-fated American fishing vessel? (F/V) Andrea Gail

  8. Which non-European country won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1978, 1979 and 1998? Israel

  9. Which English comedian’s many voice roles include Sparx in Astro Boy (2009), Benny in Gnomeo & Juliet and both Tweedledee and Tweedledum in Alice in Wonderland (2010)? Matt Lucas

  10. Which oil company was founded in 1870 by John D. Rockefeller but was forcibly split in 1911 after the US Supreme Court declared it an illegal monopoly? Standard Oil


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