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What does ASMR stand for?

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response.

ASMR is usually triggered by auditory stimuli (although visual stimuli can also do so) and it is characterized by a static-like tingling feeling, usually in the upper-back and neck areas. It’s popularity has grown signficantly lately – it currently has its own streaming category on the Twitch platform.

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Who is often regarded as the founding father of Singapore?

Lee Kuan Yew.

Leading the parliament from 1959 to 1990 in a notoriously uncorrupt government, Yew transformed Singapore into an highly efficient and prosperous nation – favouring meritocracy, his government oversaw the implementation of multiple social and economic policies which improved, for instance, development indexes, international integration or even median incomes.

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What band released "12 Bar Bruise" in 2012?

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard.

The above-mentioned album was the first one released by this Australian band. 

Although the group is nowadays known for its creativity, prolificness, and different music style experimentation, “12 Bar Bruise” became a mark on the band’s identity within the Psychedelic and Garage Rock. 

Indeed, the album was recorded by the band using some unconventional and spontaneous ways – the 4th track was even recorded using only iPhone microphones.

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At which venue does the US Open tennis tournament take place?

Flushing Meadows.

The US Open, together with the Australian Open, French Open (Roland Garros) and Wimbledon, compose the 4 Grand Slams of tennis. It was founded in 1881, but was only made into a Grand Slam on 1987. It is played at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows in Corona Park, Queens, New York City.
The current singles male and female winners of the US Open are Carlos Alcaraz and Iga Swiatek.

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What Indian city was formerly known as Madras?


This Indian city is one of the most populous in the world (more than 4.5 million inhabitants) and is the current capital city of Tamil Nadu – the southernmost state in the country.

The city formerly known as Madras was renamed in 1996.

The picture shows the Chennai train station.

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What was the only winner of both an Olympic medal and an Academy Award?

Kobe Bryant.

Kobe won the gold medal playing for the United States of America both in the Olympic Games of 2008 and 2012.

As for the Academy Awards, the basketball player would be recognized in 2018 for with the Best Animated Short for his work Dear Basketball.

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What is the name of the first space station?

Salyut 1.

Salyut 1 was the first space station to ever be launched to orbit the Earth, in April 1971.

The picture shows a representation of the International Space Station (launched in 1998).

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What is the name of this musical artist?

Samara Joy.

Samara is an American jazz singer born in 1999. She recorded 2 albums so far – the first one was self-titled and the second one named “Linger Awhile” – released in 2021 and 2022, respectively.

The artist was also distinguished with the Grammy Award 2023 for Best New Artist.

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Which famous painter had a "Rose Period"?

Pablo Picasso.

Following and contrary to his Blue Period (1901-1904), in which his paintings mostly portrayed, in blue tones, scenes of loneliness and despair, Picasso’s Rose Period began in 1904 and it is characterized by vivid themes and colours, with abundant notes of red, orange and pink and often representing clowns and other circus performers.

In which movie can you find this iconic quote?

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"Yippee-ki-yay, m***********"

Die Hard (1988)

This movie, directed by John McTiernan and starring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman, tells us the story of a NYC police officer's fight against terrorists at the Nakatomi Plaza in order to save his wife.

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