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I will be posting sets of questions every few days. The aim is that they are study tool for those who like quizzes.Some are quite tough, but I will also be adding 'easier' questions too. I hope you find the questions interesting,challenging and above all,enjoyable.
Saturday, 16 May 2015
High-Brow and Hard 10 Questions on Culture
I have 10 Culture questions for you to have a go at.
I think these are quite tough, (but this is not my specialist area). All good preparation I suppose!
See how you get on..................
1.Established by Melina Mercouri and Jack Lang, which EU
capital city, in 1985, was chosen to become the first European Capital of
2. An Armenian-born American,he was an Abstract
Expressionist painter,whose works include 'Landscape in the Manner of Cezanne'
and Night-time,Enigma,Nostalgia'.How was the artist Vostanik Manuk
3.Celebrated four times a year,which Hindu
festival,translated in English as 'nine nights',sees Shakti worshipped in nine
4.Born in 1870,which Italian physician,educator and noted
humanitarian,is best known for her philosophy of education which bears her name
in schools throughout the world?
5.(Picture) Best known for the design of the Sydney Opera
House,architect Jorn Utzon,also created which Middle Eastern country's National
6.In which Australian city,are the important institutions,the
National Gallery, the National Library, the National Museum and the RoyalAustralian Mint,all located?
7.Who, in Greek mythology, was the daughter of Icarius,mother
of Telemachus and faithful wife to Odysseus?
8.The French Impressionist painter, Berthe Morisot, became the
sister- in-law of which noted French painter, after marrying his younger brother
9.His is best known for being the originator of the
cosmogenic theory of the four Classical elements.Which Greek
philospher,heralded as a god by many,is also thought to have died by leaping
into the volcanic crater of Mount Etna,whilst attempting to prove his divinity?
10.In 2004, Iraninan architect Zaha Hadid became the first
woman to win the Pritzker Prize. She is also noted for the design of which sporting structure in