30 Facts that Start with 'Y' Quiz Stats

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Question Answer % Correct
In Japan, what unit of currency is equal to 100 sen?Yen
95.4%
What form of singing, involving repeated changes of pitch during a single note, originated in the Alps?Yodelling
95.1%
What is the name of the dark force that opposes 'yang' in traditional Chinese philosophy?Yin
95%
A type of what microscopic fungus is used to make bread dough rise?Yeast
93.1%
What Ivy League university is based in New Haven, Connecticut?Yale
93.1%
New York's two professional baseball teams are the Mets and which other?Yankees
92.6%
Said to live in the Himalayas, the Abominable Snowman is also known by what name?Yeti
91.7%
What imperial unit of measurement is equal to 0.9144 metres?Yard
88.7%
'Old Faithful' is a geyser found in which U.S. National Park?Yellowstone
88.4%
Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia were all parts of what former country?Yugoslavia
87.1%
'Young man, there's no need to feel down' is the first line of which Village People song?Y.M.C.A.
86.7%
In the 'Star Wars' films, Frank Oz provided the voice of what character?Yoda
84.9%
The words 'bagel', 'golem' and 'schnozzle' all derive from what language?Yiddish
80.5%
Sana'a is the capital of what country?Yemen
76.8%
Which U.S. singer/songwriter is famous for his song parodies such as 'Eat it', 'White & Nerdy' and 'Amish Paradise'?Yankovic ('Weird' Al)
75.9%
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Edwin S. Lowe gave what game, played with five dice, its name?Yahtzee
74.6%
What breed of dog, bred to catch rats, is named after a county in Northern England?Yorkshire Terrier
74.2%
Serving from 1991 to 1999, who was the first President of Russia?Yeltsin (Boris)
68.5%
Which Chinese river is known as the Chang Jiang in its own language?Yangtze
66.6%
Whitehorse is the capital of what Canadian territory?Yukon
64.6%
Ranger Smith is the rival of which cartoon character?Yogi Bear
63.9%
Which Irish poet won the 1923 Nobel Prize for Literature?Yeats (William Butler)
52.9%
Often found in church graveyards, what trees belong to the Taxus genus?Yew
51.7%
Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim founded what website in 2005?YouTube
49.9%
'Scrambled Eggs' was the working title for what Beatles song?Yesterday
49.8%
Donald Pleasence played Ernst Blofeld in what 1967 James Bond film?You Only Live Twice
47.5%
In February 1945, Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin met in what Crimean city?Yalta
46.3%
'Y' is the chemical symbol for what element?Yttrium
34.4%
In 1947, who became the first man to officially break the sound barrier?Yeager (Chuck)
32.5%
Which Norwegian comedy duo found fame in 2013 with the song 'The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)'?Ylvis
19.6%

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