Season 125

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Season 125 - Day 14 of 14

Season 125 - Day 14 of 14

Journalists

Which Indian-American journalist and author has published the non-fiction books titled The Post-American World (in 2008) and Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World (in 2020)?
Since 2008, he has been hosting a weekly public affairs show on CNN and he writes a weekly column for The Washington Post.

Season 125 - Day 13 of 14

Season 125 - Day 13 of 14

Mammalogy

What is the common name for the mammal 'Odobenus rosmarus' which is referenced by both Lewis Carroll and Rudyard Kipling in their famous literary works?

Season 125 - Day 12 of 14

Season 125 - Day 12 of 14

Painters

This Dutch artist who took his last name from the town where he was born is considered to be one of the most notable representatives of the Early Netherlandish painting school. 
The oil paintings The Creation of the World and Adoration of the Magi are both on display in the Prado Museum in Madrid.
What is the name of the artist?

Season 125 - Day 11 of 14

Season 125 - Day 11 of 14

Football

Always Ready are the reigning champions after having finished ahead of The Strongest in which country's top football league known as División de Fútbol Profesional?
Previous champions include Blooming, Sport Boys and Jorge Wilstermann.

Season 125 - Day 10 of 14

Season 125 - Day 10 of 14

Countries

Hayastan is an alternative name for which landlocked, former Soviet republic?
In the late 3rd or early 4th century AD it became the first state in the world to adopt Christianity as its official religion.

Season 125 - Day 9 of 14

Season 125 - Day 9 of 14

Pop Music

"We're not meant to be like sleeping and cocaine" is the first line in the chorus of the 2021 pop hit "We're good".
Who is the English singer/songwriter of Balkan decent performing it?

Season 125 - Day 8 of 14

Season 125 - Day 8 of 14

Religion

The Hindu god Hanuman and the Egyptian deity Babi are both depicted as which animal?
Several scholars have identified Hanuman as the potential inspiration for Sun Wukong, one of the main characters in Wu Cheng's 16th century Journey to the West - one of the Four Great Classical Novels of Chinese literature.

Season 125 - Day 7 of 14

Season 125 - Day 7 of 14

History of the United States

Which former president of the North American labor union 'International Brotherhood of Teamsters' (IBT) has been portrayed by Jack Nicholson and Al Pacino in films released in 1992 and 2019 respectively?
He was declared dead in 1982 after having disappeared seven years earlier.

Season 125 - Day 6 of 14

Season 125 - Day 6 of 14

Chemical Elements

In the periodic table six chemical elements are named after countries. Two of them are named after France: Francium and which other metal?

Season 125 - Day 5 of 14

Season 125 - Day 5 of 14

Fashion

His fashion house is famous for the 'bubble skirt' and 'Space Age' designs, and his perfume brands include Choc and Black.
From the late 1980s and onwards the brand has been licensed extensively, and appears on a wide variety of nonadjacent products such as baseball caps and cigarettes. The extensive licensing eroded the company's credibility as an exclusive, high end brand, but increased the revenue substantially.
What is this name of the fashion designer who passed away in December 2020?

Season 125 - Day 4 of 14

Season 125 - Day 4 of 14

Chinese History

Preceding the famous Ming and ruling China for roughly a century, what was the name of the Mongol dynasty established by Kublai Khan in 1279?
The name is the same as the basic unit of the current Chinese currency.

Season 125 - Day 3 of 14

Season 125 - Day 3 of 14

Logos and Mascots

Named after former NBA player Larry Bird, 'Larry the Bird' is the well-known logo of which San Francisco based company founded in 2006?

Season 125 - Day 2 of 14

Season 125 - Day 2 of 14

Gastronomy

Which pizza topping must be on a pizza to make it 'Hawaiian'?

Season 125 - Day 1 of 14

Season 125 - Day 1 of 14

American Presidents

In the line of American presidents which number is Bill Clinton? The number is also the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything according to author Douglas Adams.