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what is the name of justin bieber brother?
[ "Jazmyn Bieber", "Jaxon Bieber" ]
what character did natalie portman play in star wars?
[ "Padmé Amidala" ]
what state does selena gomez?
[ "New York City" ]
what country is the grand bahama island in?
[ "Bahamas" ]
what kind of money to take to bahamas?
[ "Bahamian dollar" ]
what character did john noble play in lord of the rings?
[ "Denethor II" ]
who does joakim noah play for?
[ "Chicago Bulls" ]
where are the nfl redskins from?
[ "Washington Redskins" ]
where did saki live?
[ "United Kingdom" ]
how old is sacha baron cohen?
[ "" ]
what two countries invaded poland in the beginning of ww2?
[ "Germany" ]
what time zone am i in cleveland ohio?
[ "North American Eastern Time Zone" ]
who did draco malloy end up marrying?
[ "Astoria Greengrass" ]
which countries border the us?
[ "Canada" ]
where is rome italy located on a map?
[ "Rome" ]
what is nina dobrev nationality?
[ "Bulgaria" ]
what country does iceland belong to?
[ "Iceland" ]
which kennedy died first?
[ "John F. Kennedy" ]
what books did beverly cleary right?
[ "Ramona's World", "Ramona Quimby, Age 8", "Ralph S. Mouse", "Runaway Ralph", "Ribsy", "Sister of the Bride", "Ellen Tebbits", "Dear Mr. Henshaw", "The Mouse and the Motorcycle", "Beezus and Ramona" ]
who did the philippines gain independence from?
[ "United States of America" ]
where to fly into bali?
[ "Ngurah Rai Airport" ]
who is the prime minister of ethiopia?
[ "Hailemariam Desalegn" ]
what to see near sedona arizona?
[ "Sedona Airport", "Red Rock State Park", "Seven Canyons", "Honanki", "Cathedral Rock", "Chapel of the Holy Cross", "Sycamore Canyon", "Oak Creek Canyon", "Slide Rock State Park", "Bell Rock" ]
what high school did president bill clinton attend?
[ "Hot Springs High School" ]
what form of government does russia have today?
[ "Constitutional republic" ]
what movies does taylor lautner play in?
[ "Abduction", "Eclipse", "Valentine's Day", "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1", "New Moon" ]
what year lebron james came to the nba?
[ "2003–04 NBA season" ]
what did the german revolution lead to?
[ "German Democratic Republic" ]
how much did adriana lima gain during pregnancy?
[ "Spike Guys' Choice Awards" ]
what does thai mean?
[ "Language" ]
which wife did king henry behead?
[ "Anne of the Thousand Days" ]
who was ishmael's mom?
[ "Hagar" ]
what was malcolm x trying to accomplish?
[ "African Americans' rights", "Black Liberation" ]
where are the netherlands on a world map?
[ "Kingdom of the Netherlands" ]
what is the president of brazil?
[ "Dilma Rousseff" ]
what are the major cities in france?
[ "Paris" ]
what city did esther live in?
[ "Susa" ]
what sport do the toronto maple leafs play?
[ "Ice Hockey" ]
what is saint nicholas known for?
[ "Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia" ]
when is the new series of the only way is essex starting?
[ "West Horndon" ]
what is cher's son's name?
[ "Elijah Blue Allman", "Chaz Bono" ]
what is martin cooper doing now?
[ "Inventor" ]
what party was andrew jackson?
[ "Democratic-Republican Party", "Democratic Party", "Jacksonian Democratic Party" ]
what is medicare a?
[ "Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services" ]
what county is the city of hampton va in?
[ "Hampton" ]
what is the name of the first harry potter novel?
[ "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" ]
what did william shakespeare do for a living?
[ "Poet", "Playwright", "Dramatist", "Lyricist", "Author" ]
what county is heathrow airport in?
[ "London" ]
where did dmitri mendeleev study science?
[ "Saint Petersburg State University", "Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg" ]
what movie is josh hutcherson in?
[ "Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant", "The Hunger Games", "7 Days in Havana", "Journey to the Center of the Earth", "The Forger", "Detention", "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island", "Red Dawn", "The Third Rule", "The Kids Are All Right" ]
what is there to do in laredo tx?
[ "Veterans Field", "San Augustin de Laredo Historic District", "Laredo Energy Arena", "Lake Casa Blanca", "Texas A&M International University Soccer Complex", "Fort McIntosh", "Southern Careers Institute, Laredo Campus", "Texas A&M International University", "Webb County Courthouse", "Nye" ]
what season did tony soprano get shot?
[ "The Sopranos" ]
where do the san francisco giants play home games?
[ "AT&T Park" ]
what year did william jennings bryan run for president?
[ "1900 Democratic National Convention", "1908 Democratic National Convention", "1896 Democratic National Convention" ]
what was the name of frederick douglass book?
[ "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave" ]
who was queen victoria's parents called?
[ "Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn", "Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld" ]
what movies did sally field win an oscar for?
[ "Places in the Heart", "Sybil", "Norma Rae", "A Woman Of Independent Means", "A Cooler Climate", "Brothers & Sisters", "ER" ]
what is the first book sherlock holmes appeared in?
[ "A Study in Scarlet" ]
what type of car does michael weston drive?
[ "Wishcraft" ]
where does lena river begin and end?
[ "Baikal Mountains" ]
what countries do people speak portuguese?
[ "Brazil", "Canada", "Angola", "Portugal", "Macau", "Cape Verde", "Andorra", "Timor-Leste", "Guinea-Bissau", "Mozambique" ]
where to exchange euros in pittsburgh?
[ "Allegheny County" ]
what are the names of walt disney kids?
[ "Diane Disney Miller", "Sharon Mae Disney" ]
who is in the band bush?
[ "Dave Parsons", "Gavin Rossdale", "Sacha Putnam", "Robin Goodridge", "Nigel Pulsford", "Corey Britz", "Chris Traynor" ]
what was tupac name in juice?
[ "Bishop" ]
what timezone is australia gmt?
[ "UTC+8" ]
who does maggie grace play in taken?
[ "Kim" ]
what style of music did louis armstrong play?
[ "Jazz" ]
when is summer in australia sydney?
[ "City of Sydney" ]
what tv show did joey lawrence play on?
[ "Blossom", "Melissa & Joey", "Bow", "Gimme a Break!", "Run of the House", "Brotherly Love" ]
what timezone is denver co?
[ "Mountain Time Zone", "UTC−07:00" ]
what character did brian austin green play on 90210?
[ "David Silver" ]
where does jackie french live?
[ "Australia" ]
what form of government was practiced in sparta?
[ "Monarchy", "Diarchy" ]
when did the colorado rockies go to the world series?
[ "2007 National League Championship Series" ]
who was peter parker's first girlfriend?
[ "Marvel Comics" ]
what college did matt lauer attend?
[ "Ohio University" ]
where to go in london england?
[ "Regent's Park", "Tower of London", "Buckingham Palace", "Palace of Westminster", "London Eye", "Tower Bridge", "Hyde Park", "Westminster Abbey", "St Paul's Cathedral", "Trafalgar Square" ]
what school did joan miro attend?
[ "Cercle Artístic de Sant Lluc" ]
where did france colonise?
[ "Réunion", "Saint Barthélemy", "Mayotte", "French Southern and Antarctic Lands", "New Caledonia", "Saint Pierre and Miquelon", "Collectivity of Saint Martin", "French Polynesia", "Martinique", "Guadeloupe" ]
who was vincent van gogh inspired by?
[ "Jozef Israëls", "Paul Cézanne", "Anton Mauve", "Peter Paul Rubens", "Jean-François Millet", "Willem Roelofs", "Eugène Delacroix", "Claude Monet", "Rembrandt" ]
where to get married in jacksonville nc?
[ "Atlantic Beach", "Jacksonville Beach", "Baldwin", "St. Johns River", "Masonic Temple", "Lewis Mausoleum", "EverBank Field", "Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena", "Morocco Temple", "El Modelo Block" ]
what time zone am i in michigan?
[ "North American Eastern Time Zone" ]
when did the new york knicks win a championship?
[ "1970 NBA Finals", "1973 NBA Finals" ]
what is the official language of china 2010?
[ "Chinese language" ]
what was woodrow wilson's major accomplishments?
[ "United States Secretary of Agriculture", "Governor of New Jersey", "President of the United States" ]
where is jack daniels factory?
[ "Tennessee" ]
what language do the speak in pakistan?
[ "English Language", "Urdu Language" ]
where is santa clara university?
[ "United States of America", "California", "Santa Clara" ]
which part of korea is communist?
[ "North Korea" ]
where did timothy mcveigh go to prison?
[ "Terre Haute" ]
what sea does the yangtze river flow into?
[ "East China Sea" ]
who miley cyrus engaged to?
[ "Liam Hemsworth" ]
what is charles darwin famous for?
[ "Evolution" ]
who founded the roanoke settlement?
[ "Rainbow Bluff Expedition" ]
what kind of money should i take to jamaica?
[ "Jamaican dollar" ]
who is robert downey jr wife?
[ "Susan Downey" ]
where do the ny rangers play?
[ "Madison Square Garden" ]
where is jefferson davis buried?
[ "Hollywood Cemetery" ]
who does the author stephenie meyer play in the movie twilight?
[ "Woman at Wedding" ]

Dataset Card for "web_questions"

Dataset Summary

This dataset consists of 6,642 question/answer pairs. The questions are supposed to be answerable by Freebase, a large knowledge graph. The questions are mostly centered around a single named entity. The questions are popular ones asked on the web (at least in 2013).

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Dataset Structure

Data Instances


  • Size of downloaded dataset files: 1.27 MB
  • Size of the generated dataset: 0.83 MB
  • Total amount of disk used: 2.10 MB

An example of 'train' looks as follows.

    "answers": ["Jamaican Creole English Language", "Jamaican English"],
    "question": "what does jamaican people speak?",
    "url": ""

Data Fields

The data fields are the same among all splits.


  • url: a string feature.
  • question: a string feature.
  • answers: a list of string features.

Data Splits

name train test
default 3778 2032

Dataset Creation

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Source Data

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Annotation process

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Considerations for Using the Data

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Citation Information

    title = "Semantic Parsing on {F}reebase from Question-Answer Pairs",
    author = "Berant, Jonathan  and
      Chou, Andrew  and
      Frostig, Roy  and
      Liang, Percy",
    booktitle = "Proceedings of the 2013 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing",
    month = oct,
    year = "2013",
    address = "Seattle, Washington, USA",
    publisher = "Association for Computational Linguistics",
    url = "",
    pages = "1533--1544",


Thanks to @thomwolf, @mariamabarham, @lewtun for adding this dataset.

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