Tuesday Trivia – General Knowledge and Trivia

Tuesday Trivia 2020-02-11

# 1: The company Nokia was founded in which country?

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Nokia was founded in Finland. In 1898, Finnish Rubber Works, a manufacturer of galoshes and other rubber products was founded. It later became Nokia's rubber business. In 1922, Finnish Rubber Works acquired Finnish Cable Works, a producer of telephone, telegraph and electrical cables. They later formed a new industrial conglomerate, Nokia Corporation.

Nokia became a key developer of GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) and a market leader for mobile phones.

# 2: Don’t Turn Around was a 1994 hit recording by which group?

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Don't Turn Around was a 1994 hit recording by Ace of Base. It peaked at No. 4 in U.S.,at no. 5 in U.K. and topped the charts in Canada.

# 3: What does postulate mean?

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Postulate means to assume without proof, or as self-evident (take for granted).

# 4: If you are looking at the Golden Gate Bridge, you are in which U.S. city?

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The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge spanning between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean.

# 5: Which of the following events happened first?

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Benito Mussolini becomes Prime Minister in Italy 1922. Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany in 1933. Francisco Franco becomes Prime Minister of Spain in 1938. Charles de Gaulle becomes Prime Minister of France in 1958.

# 6: Who plays Mia Wallace in the movie Pulp Fiction?

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Uma Thurman is an American actress and model. She rose to international fame following her role in Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction for which she was nominated for an Academy Award. She also plays the role as the Bride in Tarantino's Kill Bill: Volume 1 & Kill Bill: Volume 2.

# 7: Which novel is written by the American author Mark Twain?

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was written by Mark Twain 1876.

A Journey to the Center of the Earth was written by Jules Verne, The Jungle Book was written by Rudyard Kipling, and The Secret Garden was written by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

# 8: Carrie Bradshaw is a fictional character in Sex and the City. Which is her profession?

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In the beginning, Bradshaw is a New York City newspaper columnist. Each episode is structured around Carrie Bradshaw's efforts in writing her weekly column, Sex and the City. The role as Carrie Bradshaw is played by Sarah Jessica Parker.

# 9: Woody and Buzz Lightyear appear in which animated movie?

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Woody and Buzz Lightyear are fictional character in Toy Story.

Toy Story was released by Walt Disney Pictures in 1995. It was the first feature-length computer-animated film and the first film produced by Pixar.

# 10: Which country is a main producer of vanilla?

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Madagascar and Indonesia produce two-thirds of the world's supply of vanilla.

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This is the February 11, 2020 quiz with new general knowledge and trivia questions. Subjects range from geography and history to music and films.

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