Answering DIFTM: Are Westsiders Smarter Than The East?!

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Answering DIFTM: Are Westsiders Smarter Than The East?!

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What Marvel comic hero is named Scott Lang?

Ant-Man. The identity of Ant-Man has actually been borne by 3 different persons, with the original Ant-Man being Hank Pym, before being succeeded by Scott Lang, and lastly Eric O’Grady.

 

 

 

Which country looks like a boot?

Italy

 

Though you can arguably say that half of the movie was set on the Magic Carpet

 

Where was the Disney animated movie, Aladdin, set in?

Agrabah, Arabia, Middle East

 

Which country is Adidas from?

Herzogenaurach, Germany in 1949

 

Who built the Statue of Liberty?

Designed by a French sculptor, named Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustaf Eiffel, a French civil engineer and the statue was dedicated to the US in 1886.

 

 

Portrait of the real Pocahontas

 

Which Disney princess was based on a real person?

Pocahontas was a Native American born in 1596. She took on the name Rebecca after converting to Christianity.

Whether Mulan was a real person or not is debatable, as she was supposedly a legendary Chinese female warrior Northern and Southern dynasties period of Chinese history, but most of the documents that depicted her existence and her origins are actually only found in poetry works. As such, Hua Mulan was treated more as a legend instead of a historical character.

[Writer’s note: Did those who guessed Snow White seriously think that a woman lived with 7 dwarfs?]

 

What game features the terms, “Love”, “Deuce”, “Match”, and “Volley”?

Tennis, where “Love” means zero, thought to be derived from the French term, l’oeuf, literally the egg, meaning nothing. And “Deuce” refers to the score of 40-40 where a player needs to win 2 consecutive points in order to win the game. A “Match” is essentially the same as any sports, such as a basketball match or a football match, and a “Volley” is a type of shot that is typically hit close to the net before the opponent’s ball gets to bounce on your side of the court.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who was the first winner of American Idol?

Kelly Clarkson. Clay Aiken is actually the runner up of the same competition.

The road song that was mentioned is actually talking about one of her hits, “Because of You” as the chorus goes:

Because of you

I never stray too far from the sidewalk

Because of you

I learned to play on the safe side so I don’t get hurt

Because of you

I find it hard to trust not only me, but everyone around me

Because of you

I am afraid

 

Mount Everest is on which mountain range?

A mountain range is essentially a group of mountains that is within an area. While everyone knows that Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world, it actually resides among a series of tallest peaks in the world, amounting to over 50 mountains exceeding 7,200metres tall. The tallest mountain outside of Himalayas is only 6,961metres tall.

 

Which fast food chain has the most stores worldwide?

As of 2017, Subway has a total of 43,306 outlets worldwide, whereas McDonald’s has 37,241 outlets.

 

What do you call the phenomenon when the Moon passes in between the Sun and the Earth?

The solar eclipse. This is a trick question because of how the question is worded with the subject being the Moon. As we are observing from the Earth, and the Moon passes through in between the Sun and the Earth, hence blocking our view of the Sun. Thus, it is a solar eclipse.

 

What is the smallest country in the world?

Vatican City, an independent state located within the city of Rome. With the area of 44 hectares, or 0.44km² and a population of about 1,000, it is currently the smallest country in the world. For comparison’s sake, Singapore has an area of 719.9km². And with a 4.71km² in size, our Sentosa is actually bigger than the Vatican City.

 

 

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