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The Big Fat Quiz Throughout the Year 2022


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End of round, so time for answers.

 

Question 38: Samsung is the biggest company in which country?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

South Korea

 

 

Question 39: How many countries still use the shilling for currency?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

Four. Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Somalia (five if you include Somaliland, though it is unrecognized as an independent country, considered to be a part of Somalia.)

 

 

Question 40: Hottest planet in the solar system?

 

Answer:

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Venus. It's dense atmosphere acts as a greenhouse and heats the surface to 880 F (471 C). Meanwhile, Mercury is 800 F (430 C) during the day and -290 F (-180 C) at night, due to a thin atmosphere and slow rotation even though it's closer to the Sun.

 

 

Question 41: Fourth largest island in the world?

 

Answer:

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Madagascar. Behind Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo.

 

 

Question 42: 7 letter word meaning "sharp-cornered"?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

Angular. From the Merriam-Webster dictionary: forming an angle: sharp-cornered

Credit as long as it is seven letters, starts with "a", and mentions sharp corners in the definition

 

 

Question 43: Corporation with stock symbol XOM on the NYSE?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

Exxon Mobil. Formed from the merger of Exxon Corp. and Mobil Corp. in 1999

 

 

Question 44: What century would you be in during the Impressionist Movement?

 

Answer:

Spoiler

19th century (or 1800s). Began in the 1860s, more prominent in the 1870s and 1880s. A few main artists include Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Berthe Morisot.

 

 

Seven question gives seven points possible for the round.

 

Total possible points at this current time is 47.

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