60 - DAPHNE`S DAILY QUIZ Which grape is only one authorised

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60 - DAPHNE'S DAILY QUIZ
1.
Which grape is only one authorised today, for the production of the dry white wine Chablis?
2. A hart's tongue is a type of which plant?
3. Which French Impressionist painted “Towing of a Boat at Honfleur” and “Beach at Trouville”?
4. Which highly poisonous member of the parsley family, can be recognised by its smooth purple
spotted stem, and its mousy smell when the plant is crushed?
5.
In 2007, which French company made the Patchwork Tribute bag which they sold for the
equivalent of over £23,000, earning it the epithet of "the most expensive bag in the world"!
6. In which American city will you find the Molly Brown House, now a museum, dedicated to the
memory of Margaret Brown, who was nicknamed the “Unsinkable Molly Brown”, because she
survived the Titanic disaster?
7.
For which novel, did Sinclair Lewis win the 1926 Pulitzer prize, which he refused to accept?
8. In which symphony, are the sounds of various birds depicted at the end of the movement,
known as "Scene By A Brook"?
9. Which writer gave Aldous Huxley the title for his novel "Antic Hay" with the lines “My men
like satyrs grazing on the lawn, shall with their goat beat dance, an antic hay”? The lines occur
in the opening scenes of "Edward II".
10. Which species of whale is known for its distinctive song?
11. Which Egyptian architect and scholar, probably designed the step pyramid built at Sakkarah,
for Zoser? He was later deified, and was worshipped as the patron of architects, scribes and
doctors.
12. On which island, part of an Australian external territory, lying in the Indian Ocean, will you
find the volcanic mountain Big Ben, whose highest point is Mount Mawson?
13. In which decade were telephone directories introduced into Britain?
14. Which American statesman, a former Secretary of State, briefly chaired the commission that
investigated the September 11th attacks, before stepping down, rather than reveal his business
client list, when queried about potential conflicts of interest?
15. Which ceramic designer, was noted for her art deco-style pieces and patterns while working
for Wedgewood, such as "Black Fruits", "Glen Mist" and "Cornpoppy"?
16. What does the word wych signify, as used in wych hazel and wych elm?
17. With which aspect of American history, is the name of Samuel Gompers associated?
18. Which of the Marx brothers was the oldest?
19. What kind of creature was Rusalka, who is the subject of a three act opera by Dvorak?
20. Which animal in Buddhism represents strength and restraint?
60 - ANSWERS TO DAPHNE'S DAILY QUIZ
1.
CHARDONNAY
2. A FERN
3. CLAUDE MONET
4. HEMLOCK
5.
LOUIS VUITTON
6. DENVER
7.
ARROWSMITH
8. BEETHOVEN’S PASTORAL SYMPHONY (SYMPHONY NO 6). THE BIRDS ARE USUALLY
SAID TO BE REPRESENTING THE CUCKOO, THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE QUAIL.
9. CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE.
10. THE HUMPBACK WHALE
11. IMHOTEP OF THE 27TH CENTURY BC WHOM THE GREEKS IDENTIFIED WITH
ASCLEPIUS.
12. HEARD ISLAND, (PART OF HEARD ISLAND AND MCDONALD ISLANDS), WHICH WAS
DISCOVERED IN 1833, AND LATER NAMED FOR AN AMERICAN MARINER, CAPTAIN
JOHN HEARD.
13. 1880'S
14. HENRY KISSINGER
15. SUSIE COOPER
16. PLIANT (AS OF THE BRANCHES)
17. HE FOUNDED THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOUR IN 1881, AND WAS THE
CHAMPION OF WORKERS’ RIGHTS.
18. CHICO WHO WAS BORN LEONARD MARX IN 1887
19. SHE WAS A RUSSIAN WATER NYMPH
20. THE ELEPHANT
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