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# DoctorLard's collection of random Moxquizz questions
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## Demo-Entry:
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# Category: History
# Question: Chinese philosopher (um 500 v. Chr.) ?
# Answer: Konfuzius
# Regexp: [ck]onfu(ts|z)ius
# Author: anonymous
# Level: hard
# Comment: demo-entry, ÄÖÜäöüß ^° !"§$%&/()=? `Ž
# Score: 5
# Tip: Kon......
# Tip: ...fuz...
# Tip: ......ius
## valid keys:
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# Category? (should always be on top!)
# Question (should always stand after Category)
# Answer (will be matched if no regexp is provided)
# Regexp? (use UNIX-style expressions)
# Author? (the brain behind this question)
# Level? [baby|easy|normal|hard|extreme] (difficulty)
# Comment? (comment line)
# Score? [#] (credits for answering this question)
# Tip* (provide one or more hints)
# TipCycle? [#] (Specify number of generated tips)
## WARNING:
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Category: Temporal anomalies
Question: How many times do the minute and hour hands on a clockface overlap in a 24 hour period?
Answer: 22
Author: DoctorLard
Category: xG
Question: Which country did hell- visit in August 2014?
Answer: USA
Author: DoctorLard
Category: Music
Question: A traditional Arabian and Turkish string instrument, distinguished from the lute by having no frets.
Answer: oud
Author: Bill Bailey
Category: Pharmacology
Question: In Breaking Bad, Walter and Jesse used a "P2P cook" process to make very pure methamphetamine (by reduction with methylamine over aluminium). What does P2P stand for?
Answer: phenyl-2-propanone
Author: DoctorLard
Category: General ignorance
Question: What are igloos normally made of?
Answer: animal skins
Regexp: (animal )?skins
Tip: It isn't snow.
Tip: It isn't any form of frozen water.
Author: DoctorLard
Category: New Zealand
Question: In what year did New Zealand become self-governing (by gaining its own representative government, separate from the United Kingdom)?
Answer: 1852
Author: DoctorLard
Category: Geography
Question: How many of the Commonwealth of Nations' member states are Realms?
Answer: 16
Level: hard
Author: DoctorLard
Category: Sculpture
Question: Which Lord of the Rings actor, in an interview with Jay Leno, admitted to urinating in Wellington's Bucket Fountain sculpture while filming in New Zealand?
Answer: Elijah Wood
Author: DoctorLard
Category: TV
Question: Which British comedy actor played Richmond in The IT Crowd, and Vincent Noir in The Mighty Boosh?
Answer: Noel Fielding
Author: DoctorLard
Category: Video Games
Question: Who composed the music for the Elder Scrolls and Guild Wars games, thinks he's God's gift to composers, and takes fucking ages to ship CDs of his soundtracks?
Answer: Jeremy Soule
Author: DoctorLard
Category: Video Games
Question: In the Guild Wars world of Tyria, name the once great human kingdom, laid waste by the Charr?
Answer: Ascalon
Author: DoctorLard
Category: Video Games
Question: In Mass Effect 2 and 3, which Oscar-nominated American actor provided the voice for The Illusive Man?
Answer: Martin Sheen
Author: DoctorLard
Category: Cuisine
Question: Which spice is made from the dried and ground aril that surrounds a nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) seed?
Answer: Mace
Author: DoctorLard
Category: Cuisine
Question: What is the main ingredient of borscht?
Answer: beetroot
Author: DoctorLard
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# Author: Lee Clarke, 1st April 2002
# Editor:
# Last edited: 2002/07/05 19:09:11
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# Comment: many mixed quiz questions, Authors nick removed on request
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## Demo-Entry:
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# Category: History
# Question: Chinese philosopher (um 500 v. Chr.) ?
# Answer: Konfuzius
# Regexp: [ck]onfu(ts|z)ius
# Author: anonymous
# Level: hard
# Comment: demo-entry, ÄÖÜäöüß ^° !"§$%&/()=? `Ž
# Score: 5
# Tip: Kon......
# Tip: ...fuz...
# Tip: ......ius
## valid keys:
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# Category? (should always be on top!)
# Question (should always stand after Category)
# Answer (will be matched if no regexp is provided)
# Regexp? (use UNIX-style expressions)
# Author? (the brain behind this question)
# Level? [baby|easy|normal|hard|extreme] (difficulty)
# Comment? (comment line)
# Score? [#] (credits for answering this question)
# Tip* (provide one or more hints)
# TipCycle? [#] (Specify number of generated tips)
## WARNING:
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Category: Animals
Question: What is the only animal, other than a human that can catch leprosy?
Answer: The Armadillo
Category: Computer Games
Question: Which legendary games designer/producer created the Super Mario Brothers franchise for Nintendo?
Answer: Shigeru Miyamoto
Category: General
Question: Aesthetic principles derived from the literature and art of ancient Greece & Rome, but found as ideals in all ages is called?
Answer: Classicism
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: General
Question: North American Indian language family including languages of Alaska and north-western Canada, the Pacific coast and the south-western United States.
Answer: Athapascan
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: General
Question: What is the literal translation of the Latin word 'video'?
Answer: I See
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: General
Question: Which 1946 Louis Reard creation, was nicknamed "four triangles of nothing"?
Answer: The Bikini
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: General
Question: Who is the supreme head of the Church Of England?
Answer: Queen Elizabeth II
Category: General
Question: Whose picture was on the first adhesive nickel postage stamp in the US?
Answer: Benjamin Franklin
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: General
Question: One of the twelve members of the administrative council of the Mormon church, is called a(n) .......?
Answer: Apostle
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: General
Question: The process of adding a number to itself a certain number of times is called?
Answer: Multiplication
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Literature
Question: Which novel by Mary Shelley was subtitled 'The Modern Prometheus'?
Answer: Frankenstein
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Magazines
Question: Which magazine always features an obituary on its last page?
Answer: Rolling Stone
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Magazines
Question: Who was the first male to appear on the cover of Playboy in 1964?
Answer: Peter Sellers
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Movies
Question: In which movie did Bruce Willis play the role of Corben Dallas?
Answer: The Fifth Element
Category: Movies
Question: What does Steven Spielberg try to include in every film he makes, claiming it is for luck?
Answer: Scene With A Shooting Star
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Movies
Question: Which actor played the role of Chewbacca in the Star Wars trilogy?
Answer: Peter Mayhew
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Movies
Question: Which actress won the 2002 Academy Award for best actress in a leading role, for her part in the movie, 'Monster's Ball'?
Answer: Halle Berry
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Music
Question: The theme tune for 'Monty Python's Flying Circus' was written by which composer?
Answer: John Philip Sousa
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Music
Question: What was the working title for The Beatles' song, 'Yesterday'?
Answer: Scrambled Eggs
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Music
Question: Which native of Flint, Michigan, once advised us to "drive your Chevrolet through the USA"?
Answer: Pat Boone
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Quotes
Question: Which tennis player , when asked if he had learned anything from his US Open loss said, "Yeah...I learned I needed to lose 15 pounds"?
Answer: Andre Agassi
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Quotes
Question: Who said, "People don't credit me with much of a brain, so why should I disillusion them."?
Answer: Sylvester Stallone
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Soccer
Question: Which English Premier League team plays their home games at Elland Road?
Answer: Leeds United
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Sports
Question: According to Olympic rules, what number of feathers must a badminton bird (shuttlecock) have?
Answer: Fourteen
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Sports
Question: What is the name of the oldest National Hockey League team in the US?
Answer: The Boston Bruins
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: Star Trek
Question: What is Mr Spock's pulse rate?
Answer: 242 Beats Per Minute
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: TV
Question: What is the address of The Munsters?
Answer: 1313 Mockingbird Lane
Author: DonkeyTron
Category: The Simpsons
Question: Who has starred in such movies as 'The Erotic Adventures Of Hercules' & 'Dial M For Murderousness'?
Answer: Troy McClure
Category: Weights & Measures
Question: The liquid measure of a capacity equal to 1/8 of a fluid ounce is a(n) ..........?
Answer: Fluid Dram
Author: DonkeyTron
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# Author: Imran Ghory
# Editor: Julika
# Last edited: 2000-12-01
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# There a lot of currency questions, so I commented out lot of them until the
# complete set grew up a bit
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## Demo-Entry:
# ----------
# Category: History
# Question: Chinese philosopher (um 500 v. Chr.) ?
# Answer: Konfuzius
# Regexp: [ck]onfu(ts|z)ius
# Author: anonymous
# Level: hard
# Comment: demo-entry, ÄÖÜäöüß ^° !"§$%&/()=? `´
# Score: 5
# Tip: Kon......
# Tip: ...fuz...
# Tip: ......ius
## valid keys:
# ----------
# Category? (should always be on top!)
# Question (should always stand after Category)
# Answer (will be matched if no regexp is provided)
# Regexp? (use UNIX-style expressions)
# Author? (the brain behind this question)
# Level? [baby|easy|normal|hard|extreme] (difficulty)
# Comment? (comment line)
# Score? [#] (credits for answering this question)
# Tip* (provide one or more hints)
# TipCycle? [#] (Specify number of generated tips)
## WARNING:
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# <!========================================================!>
Category: Architecture
Question: Which famous building was built by Shah Jehan ?
Answer: Taj Mahal
Category: Architecture
Question: Which famous building was built by Shih Huang Ti ?
Answer: Great Wall of China
Category: Arts
Question: Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel ?
Answer: Michelangelo
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Aquila ?
Answer: Eagle
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Auriga ?
Answer: Charioteer
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Camelopardalis ?
Answer: Giraffe
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Canes Venatici ?
Answer: Greyhounds
Regexp: greyhounds?
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Cassiopeia ?
Answer: Cassiopeia
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Cepheus ?
Answer: Cepheus
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Coma Berenices ?
Answer: Berenice's Hair
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Corona Borealis ?
Answer: Northern Crown
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Cygnus ?
Answer: Swan
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Delphinus ?
Answer: Dolphin
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Draco ?
Answer: Dragon
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Equuleus ?
Answer: Colt
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Lacerta ?
Answer: Lizard
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Leo Minor ?
Answer: Lesser Lion
Regexp: (lesser|little) lion
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Lyra ?
Answer: Lyre
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Ophiuchus ?
Answer: Serpent Bearer
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Sagitta ?
Answer: Arrow
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Serpens ?
Answer: Serpent
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Triangulum ?
Answer: Triangle
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Ursa Major ?
Answer: Great Bear
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Ursa Minor ?
Answer: Little Bear
Regexp: (little|lesser) bear
Category: Astronomy
Question: What is the meaning of the name of the constellation Vulpecula ?
Answer: Fox
Category: Astronomy
Question: Which meteor shower occurs on the 10th October ?
Answer: Draconids
Category: Astronomy
Question: Which meteor shower occurs on the 12th August ?
Answer: Perseids
Category: Astronomy
Question: Which meteor shower occurs on the 14th November ?
Answer: Andromedids
Category: Astronomy
Question: Which meteor shower occurs on the 16th November ?
Answer: Leonids
Category: Astronomy
Question: Which meteor shower occurs on the 21st April ?
Answer: Lyrids
Category: Astronomy
Question: Which meteor shower occurs on the 21st October ?
Answer: Orionids
Category: Astronomy
Question: Which meteor shower occurs on the 4th May ?
Answer: Eta Aquarids
Category: Astronomy
Question: Which meteor shower occurs on the 4th November ?
Answer: Taurids
Category: Astronomy
Question: Which planet is covered in thick clouds of carbon dioxide and sulphuric acid ?
Answer: Venus
Category: Astronomy
Question: Which planet is known as the red planet ?
Answer: Mars
Category: Astronomy
Question: Which planet was discovered in 1930 ?
Answer: Pluto
Category: Astronomy
Question: Which star is nearest the Earth ?
Answer: Sun
Category: Astronomy
Question: Who was the first person to notice "canals" on Mars ?
Answer: Schiaparelli
Category: Biology
Question: In which organ is Bile produced ?
Answer: Liver
Category: Biology
Question: What breed of dog has an inability to bark ?
Answer: Basenji
Category: Biology
Question: What is a Salamander ?
Answer: Amphibian
Category: Biology
Question: What is the fastest breed of dog ?
Answer: Greyhound
Category: Biology
Question: What is the fastest growing species of grass ?
Answer: Bamboo
Category: Biology
Question: What is the most common animal ?
Answer: Sea worm
Category: Biology
Question: What is the name of the process used by green plants for obtaining food ?
Answer: Photosynthesis
Category: Biology
Question: What is the process of converting glucose to energy in cells called ?
Answer: Respiration
Category: Biology
Question: What is the study of insects called ?
Answer: Entomology
Category: Biology
Question: What name is given to a male bee ?
Answer: Drone
Category: Biology
Question: What name is given to a young frog ?
Answer: Tadpole
Category: Biology
Question: What name is given to animals which eat both plants and meat ?
Answer: Omnivore
Category: Biology
Question: What name is given to animals which have pouches ?
Answer: Marsupials
Category: Biology
Question: What name is given to animals which only eat meat ?
Answer: Carnivore
Category: Biology
Question: What name is given to animals which only eat plants ?
Answer: Herbivore
Category: Biology
Question: Which bird became extinct in 1861 ?
Answer: Dodo
Category: Biology
Question: Which breed of dog has a name derived from the old name for Greece ?
Answer: Greyhound
Category: Biology
Question: Which part of a cat's eye reflects light ?
Answer: Tapetum
Category: Biology
Question: Which science studies animal behaviour in natural habitats ?
Answer: Ethology
Category: Biology
Question: Which sight problem occurs in men far more then in women ?
Answer: Colour Blindness
Category: Biology
Question: Which species of Elephant has the largest ears ?
Answer: African
Category: Chemistry
Question: What are Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton and Xenon ?
Answer: Noble Gases
Category: Chemistry
Question: What are Petrol, Naphta, Kerosine, Diesel and Oil ?
Answer: Hydrocarbons
Category: Chemistry
Question: What element has the periodic table name Au ?
Answer: Gold
Category: Chemistry
Question: What element has the periodic table name Na ?
Answer: Sodium
Category: Chemistry
Question: What element has the periodic table name Sb ?
Answer: Antimony
Category: Chemistry
Question: What element has the periodic table name Sn ?
Answer: Tin
Category: Chemistry
Question: What is another name for iron oxide ?
Answer: Rust
Category: Chemistry
Question: What is brine ?
Answer: Salt water
Category: Chemistry
Question: What name is given to a chemical reaction which gives out heat ?
Answer: Exothermic
Category: Chemistry
Question: What name is given to a chemical reaction which takes in heat ?
Answer: Endothermic
Category: Chemistry
Question: Which element is also known as Quicksilver ?
Answer: Mercury
Category: Chemistry
Question: Who invented dynamite ?
Answer: Alfred Nobel
Category: Computer
Question: How many bits are in a nibble ?
Answer: 4
Regexp: (four|4)
Category: Computer
Question: What does ietf stand for ?
Answer: Internet Engineering Task Force
Category: Computer
Question: What is MUD an abbreviation for ?
Answer: Multiple User Dungeon
Category: Computer
Question: What was Fortran designed for ?
Answer: Formula Translation
Category: Computer
Question: Which brothers built a home-made supercomputer to calculate the digits of Pi ?
Answer: Chudnovsky
Category: Computer
Question: Who is the Linux operating system named after ?
Answer: Linus Torvalds
Category: Film
Question: Who invented James Bond ?
Answer: Ian Fleming
Category: General Knowledge
Question: From what is velvet made ?
Answer: Silk
Category: General Knowledge
Question: How is the 15th March also known ?
Answer: Ides of March
Category: General Knowledge
Question: How is the mathematically related structure of beads strung on parallel wires in a rectangular frame better known ?
Answer: Abacus
Category: General Knowledge
Question: How many feet are in a nautical mile ?
Answer: 6080
Category: General Knowledge
Question: How many herrings are in a Warp ?
Answer: Four
Regexp: (four|4)
Category: General Knowledge
Question: How many muscles are in a human ?
Answer: 639
Category: General Knowledge
Question: How many seconds are in a day ?
Answer: 86400
Category: General Knowledge
Question: How was "Abu Yusuf Ya'qub ibn Is-haq ubn as-Sabbah ibn 'omran ibn Ismail al-Kindi" better known ?
Answer: The #philosopher of the Arabs#
Category: General Knowledge
Question: In a period of 400 years how many times does the 1st of January fall on a Sunday ?
Answer: 58
Category: General Knowledge
Question: In the Gregorian calendar after 10,000 years by how many days will the calendar be wrong by ?
Answer: Three
Regexp: (three|3)
Category: General Knowledge
Question: In the kama-sutra the art of which game is recommened for women to study ?
Answer: chess
Category: General Knowledge
Question: In which field of science is the history of the universe studied ?
Answer: Cosmology
Category: General Knowledge
Question: In which month is the Earth nearest the Sun ?
Answer: January
Category: General Knowledge
Question: Nutagak, perksertok and pokaktok are Eskimo words for what ?
Answer: Snow
Category: General Knowledge
Question: On a chemical what does a skull and cross-bone mean ?
Answer: Toxic
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The Triassic, Jurrasic, and Cretaceous periods make up which era ?
Answer: Mesozoic Era
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The name "Lego" comes from which Danish words ?
Answer: leg godt
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The second Beale code was encoded using what ?
Answer: The #American Declaration of Independence#
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The term Bicentennial represents how many years ?
Answer: 200
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The term Centennial represents how many years ?
Answer: 100
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The term Quadricentennial represents how many years ?
Answer: 400
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The term Quartocentennial represents how many years ?
Answer: 25
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The term Quincentennial represents how many years ?
Answer: 500
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The term Semicentennial represents how many years ?
Answer: 50
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The term Septiquinquennial represents how many years ?
Answer: 75
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The term Sesquibicentennial represents how many years ?
Answer: 250
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The term Sesquincentennial represents how many years ?
Answer: 150
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The term Sesquiquadricentennial represents how many years ?
Answer: 450
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The term Sesquitercentennial represents how many years ?
Answer: 350
Category: General Knowledge
Question: The term Tercentennial represents how many years ?
Answer: 300
Category: General Knowledge
Question: Thomas Young the Physicist and Egyptologist spoke how many language when he was 14 ?
Answer: twelve
Category: General Knowledge
Question: What are Eastern, Central, Mountain, and Pacific ?