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Hard

The Rungnado May Day Stadium, built in honor of the May Day holiday, exists in which country?

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Answer: North Korea
As the name implies, the Rungnado May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea's capital, was built specifically to recognize the holiday of the same name.

Medium

In the 2018 French Open women's singles tournament, Naomi Osaka was defeated in the third round. Who did she lose to?

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Answer: Madison Keys
Naomi Osaka was defeated by Madison Keys of America in the third round.

Medium

On Andy's first day in prison, while Red played with his baseball, what did Andy do in his cell in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: He cried quietly
Overwhelmed by the prison environment, Andy cried very quietly on his first day.

Easy

"Honolulu" means _____________

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Answer: Sheltered harbor

Hard

Austrian/American composer Arnold Schoenberg suffered from an usual phobia. What was it exactly he was afraid of?

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Answer: Fear of the Number 13
Schoenberg (1874-1951) had such a severe case of triskaidekaphobia - or fear of the number 13 - that it is theorized his depression due to such may have contributed to his death. Strangely enough, Schoenberg died on the 13th day of July 1951.

Medium

Who is the first artist known for utilizing the infamous Auto-Tune vocal distortion technique?

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Answer: Cher
Cher's 1998 hit "Believe" was the first song to use Antares Audio Technologies' Auto-Tune technology.

Easy

Which company owns the blimps which are mainstays at major football games?

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Answer: Goodyear
Goodyear blimps could be spotted at sporting events across America since the 1960 Orange Bowl.

Easy

What is the tallest tree in the world?

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Answer: The Giant Sequoia
The Giant Sequoia in California's Sequoia National Park is about 52,500 cubic feet (1,487 cubic meters) in volume. It has been alive for approximately 2,000 years.

Easy

Which continent is North Korea in?

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Answer: Asia
North Korea, also called the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is located in Asia. To be precise, it is in East Asia. The city of Pyongyang is its capital.

Medium

Action movie legend Chuck Norris formerly starred in which television series?

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Answer: Walker, Texas Ranger
"Walker, Texas Ranger" gave fans nine seasons of ass kicking via Chuck Norris, who at the time was already over 50 years old.

VeryHard

In the movie "The Shawshank Redemption", which character had his hands replaced by the director, Frank Darabont, as insert shot?

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Answer: Andy
Frank Darabont, feeling he alone knew what he wanted, decided to have an insert shot of his hands in place of Andy's hands in the movie.

Hard

Red attributes his nickname, 'Red' to he being what in the movie "The Shawshank Redemption"?

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Answer: Being Irish
Red felt that his name was due to his Irish background.

Medium

William Byrd (1539-1623) is considered to have been the student of which equally-notable English musician?

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Answer: Thomas Tallis
Facts aren't wholly conclusive, but the general consensus is that William Byrd was a pupil of Thomas Tallis (1505-1585), with the pair spending many years jointly employed under the English crown.

Hard

At the age of 16, Saint Patrick was kidnapped by pirates. What work did his captors force him to do?

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Answer: They made him tend and rear animals
After he was captured by Irish pirates, St. Patrick spent 6 years of his young life taking care of animals before he later escaped.

VeryHard

Which TV-based talent show has been credited with saving a contestant's life?

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Answer: The X-Factor
In 2007, "The X-Factor" judges Simon Cowell and Sharon Osborne recommended that a contestant see a throat specialist due to having a "weird-sounding voice". Well she followed their advice, and doctor's discovered she had a potentially-fatal lung disease, which they were able to treat.

Hard

Which real-life talk-show host is a radio personality in "Grand Theft Auto"?

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Answer: Lazlow Jones
Jeffrey "Lazlow" Jones began his real-life career as a DJ over 30 years ago.



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