Miscellaneous / I Dare You to get 100% on This Quiz!

Random Miscellaneous Quiz

Can you name the trivia you never thought you'd have to know (the answers aren't hard but the questions are!)?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
HintAnswer
Floating fortress from the novel Gulliver's Travels; name translates to 'The ****'
A Sufi order from Turkey so named because of the whirling dances they perform to praise Allah
A fictional Caribbean island, the picturesque title destination of a Beach Boys song, first featured in the Tom Cruise film, Cocktail
Name given to the Hawaiian islands by James Cook to honor a certain Earl
Owner of a weapon with names such as the Holy Lance and the Spear of Destiny
Antiquated name for tungsten (chemical symbol W) that dates from the 14th century
Landmass first theorized by Ptolemy, though the first landing didn't occur until 1821
Common name for weather system flowing from the Hawaiian Islands to the Pacific coast of North America
A disastrous charge of British cavalry against Russian forces during the Crimean War, inspiring a Tennyson poem and a 1936 movie.
A Roman emperor whose namesake wall separated Britain from the tribes of Scotland
HintAnswer
An instrument in the Percussion family, once known as a pianoforte
A term for animal excrement high in phosphorous and nitrogen, often applied to bats
Clear, amorphous solid with chemical composition SiO2, often said to become less viscous over time
The words ‘marionette’ and ‘puppet’ were merged by Jim Henson to create this now-famous term known by children and adults alike
Nabataean stronghold carved into a cliff face at Arabah, Jordan; featured in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
A legendary creature of the Jewish tradition; a clay one is said to reside in the Czech city of Prague
Movie with tagline 'A lot can happen between Thursday and Saturday!'
The ship found drifting off of Portugal in 1872, mysteriously bereft of all her passengers
The fourth longest river in Europe, it flows through Russia, Belarus, and the Ukraine before emptying in the Black Sea
Chiefly Mexican mountain range featured in a Humphrey Bogart movie where you 'don't need no stinkin' badges'

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.