Sunday, 10 May 2015

10 Miscellaneous Questons

Here are another 10 questions.

This time they are a mixture of several genres as I found them lurking in one of my question spreadsheets.

Anyway, I hope you enjoy.....

1.Which very successful Swedish pop group of the 1990s consisted of Ulf Ekberg and the siblings, Jonas,Malin and Jenny Berggren?
Ace Of Base

2.Although Piet Mondrian is perhaps its most famous exponent, which Dutch artist, is credited as the founder of the De Stijl art movement, after publishing a journal of the same name, to propogate the group's theories?        
Theo van Doesburg

3.Which Ivy League university is located in the city of Ithaca,in New York state?        
Cornell University

4.With the aim of taking control of the northern part of the Gran Chaco region, which two South American countries fought the Chaco War, that ran between 1932 and 1935?              
Paraguay and Bolivia

5. (Picture) A Japanese sportswear company founded in 1949,its name is an acronym of the Latin phrase, that translates to, 'healthy soul in a healthy body'. It is particularly renowned for the Mexico 68 design, which is in the form of distinctive crossed stripes, synonymous with the company brand. Give the name of this company?    

6.The subject of a play by Sophocles, which Greek hero killed Paris with Heracles' sword?          

7. Appearing in Roman mythology and the Latin novel 'Metamorphoses', what is the name of the woman who was granted immortality when she married Cupid? 

8. In 1988 Tom Cruise starred in the film 'Rain Man', which went on to win the Best Picture Academy Award. He also made which other film that year, co-starring Bryan Brown, that went on to win the Golden Rapsberry for Worst Picture?   

9.Which German historical writer,won the second ever Nobel Prize for Literature in 1902?           
Theodor Mommsen

10.In 1964,which African nation,gained independence from the United Kingdom, and in doing so, made Kenneth Kaunda its first independent Prime Minister?