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264 - DAPHNE'S DAILY QUIZ




  1. William Milbourne James was the model for which painting of 1886?


  2. Geliophobia is the morbid fear of what?


  3. Which port in Southern Israel, lies at the head of the Gulf of Aqaba, and is Israel's only outlet to the Red Sea?


  4. A square in Madrid, named after which former British Prime Minister, is to be renamed after Spanish gay rights campaigner, Pedro Zerolo, if the Socialist Mayor of Madrid, Manula Carmena, has her way?


  5. Which evergreen tree is sometimes called the joy perfume tree, and is best known and cultivated, for its strongly fragrant, yellow or white flowers?


  6. Including some of the most ancient records of life on Earth, what name, from the Greek for "rock bed", is given to those accretionary structures formed in shallow water, by the trapping and cementation of sedimentary grains, by biofilms of cyanobacteria?


  7. In 1945, near which lake in northern Italy, was Benito Mussolini executed?


  8. Which Nevada festival, houses revellers in Black Rock City?


  9. Born in Sale in 1938, which English architect designed the MI5 building at Vauxhall Cross, the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, the TV-am building in Camden Town and Incheon International Airport in Seoul?


  10. In which European capital city would you find the Charlottenburg Palace, the Amalienborg Palace and the Tivoli Gardens?


  11. What is the name of the National Trust garden in North Wales, situated above the river Conwy, which was developed by the Aberconway family?


  12. Which variety of barley is commonly used in the production of malt, for the brewing industry?


  13. Which politician led the Liberal party to their landslide victory in 1906?


  14. In a standard symphony orchestra, the players of which instruments, sit directly behind the double bassists?


  15. In which country will you find the wine growing regions of Kakheti, Kartli, Kvemo Svaneti, and Imereti?


  16. Who was the 1st century AD queen of the Brigantes, who handed Caractacus over to the Romans, after the British resistance chieftain had sought sanctuary with her?


  17. In 1954, which were the first British cities to be connected by an electric railway line?


  18. In 1689, prior to the Battle of the Boyne, ships sent by William III, raised the siege, by Jacobite forces, of which Irish city?


  19. In 1869, Dmitri Mendeleev predicted the existence of which chemical element and some of its properties, based on its position on his periodic table? He called it ekasilicon, and nearly two decades later, in 1886, Clement Winkler discovered it in the mineral argyrodite?


  20. What were the titles of "The Four Last Songs" by Richard Strauss, which were premiered in London in 1950, just a year after the composer’s death?


264 - ANSWERS TO DAPHNE'S DAILY QUIZ




  1. "BUBBLES" or "A CHILD'S WORLD" (BY SIR JOHN MILLAIS)


  2. LAUGHTER


  3. EILAT


  4. MARGARET THATCHER SQUARE


  5. THE CHAMPAK WHICH BELONGS TO THE MAGNOLIA FAMILY


  6. STROMATOLITES


  7. LAKE COMO, AT THE NEARBY VILLAGE OF DONGO


  8. BURNING MAN – HELD IN THE BLACK ROCK DESERT, IN 2016, IT WILL START ON SUNDAY 28TH AUGUST, THROUGH TO MONDAY, 5TH SEPTEMBER


  9. TERRY FARRELL


  10. COPENHAGEN


  11. BODNANT GARDEN


  12. MARIS OTTER


  13. HENRY CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN


  14. TRUMPETS


  15. GEORGIA, WHICH IS ONE OF THE OLDEST WINE GROWING REGIONS OF THE WORLD


  16. CARTIMANDUA


  17. SHEFFIELD, VICTORIA, TO MANCHESTER, LONDON ROAD, VIA THE WOODHEAD ROUTE


  18. DERRY


  19. GERMANIUM


  20. SPRING, SEPTEMBER , GOING TO SLEEP AND AT SUNSET


264 - DAPHNE'S DAILY QUIZ WITH ANSWERS




  1. William Milbourne James was the model for which painting of 1886? "BUBBLES" or "A CHILD'S WORLD" (BY SIR JOHN MILLAIS)




  2. Geliophobia is the morbid fear of what? LAUGHTER




  3. Which port in Southern Israel lies at the head of the Gulf of Aqaba, and is Israel's only outlet to the Red Sea? EILAT




  4. A square in Madrid, named after which former British Prime Minister, is to be renamed after Spanish gay rights campaigner, Pedro Zerolo, if the Socialist Mayor of Madrid, Manula Carmena, has her way? MARGARET THATCHER SQUARE


  5. Which evergreen tree is sometimes called the joy perfume tree, and is best known and cultivated for its strongly fragrant, yellow or white flowers? THE CHAMPAK WHICH BELONGS TO THE MAGNOLIA FAMILY


  6. Including some of the most ancient records of life on Earth, what name, from the Greek for "rock bed", is given to those accretionary structures formed in shallow water, by the trapping and cementation of sedimentary grains, by biofilms of cyanobacteria? STROMATOLITES


  7. In 1945, near which lake in Northern Italy, was Benito Mussolini executed? LAKE COMO, AT THE NEARBY VILLAGE OF DONGO


  8. Which Nevada festival, houses revellers in Black Rock City? BURNING MAN – HELD IN THE BLACK ROCK DESERT, IN 2016, IT WILL START ON SUNDAY 28TH AUGUST, THROUGH TO MONDAY, 5TH SEPTEMBER.




  9. Born in Sale in 1938, which English architect designed the MI5 building at Vauxhall Cross, the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, the TV-am building in Camden Town and Incheon International Airport in Seoul? TERRY FARRELL




  10. In which European capital city would you find the Charlottenburg Palace, the Amalienborg Palace and the Tivoli Gardens? COPENHAGEN


  11. What is the name of the National Trust garden in North Wales, situated above the river Conwy, which was developed by the Aberconway family? BODNANT GARDEN




  12. Which variety of barley is commonly used in the production of malt, for the brewing industry?
    MARIS OTTER




  13. Which politician led the Liberal party to their landslide victory in 1906? HENRY CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN




  14. In a standard symphony orchestra, the players of which instruments, sit directly behind the double bassists? TRUMPETS




  15. In which country will you find the wine growing regions of Kakheti, Kartli, Kvemo Svaneti, and Imereti? GEORGIA, WHICH IS ONE OF THE OLDEST WINE GROWING REGIONS OF THE WORLD


  16. Who was the 1st century AD queen of the Brigantes, who handed Caractacus over to the Romans, after the British resistance chieftain had sought sanctuary with her? CARTIMANDUA


  17. In 1954, which were the first British cities to be connected by an electric railway line? SHEFFIELD, VICTORIA, TO MANCHESTER, LONDON ROAD, VIA THE WOODHEAD ROUTE




  18. In 1689, prior to the Battle of the Boyne, ships sent by William III, raised the siege, by Jacobite forces, of which Irish city? DERRY




  19. In 1869, Dmitri Mendeleev predicted the existence of which chemical element, and some of its properties, based on its position on his periodic table? He called it ekasilicon and nearly two decades later, in 1886, Clement Winkler discovered it in the mineral argyrodite? GERMANIUM




  20. What were the titles of "The Four Last Songs" by Richard Strauss, which were premiered in London in 1950, just a year after the composer’s death? SPRING, SEPTEMBER , GOING TO SLEEP AND AT SUNSET



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