Quick quiz

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1. In what Euro­pean coun­try did 20 th cen­tury hik­ers stum­ble across the mum­mi­fied body of a Stone Age war­rior dubbed Otzi the Ice­man?

2. Brazil­ian singer Astrud Gil­berto is as­so­ci­ated with what song?

3. Which fa­mous North African city has a Spanish name mean­ing ‘‘white house’’?

4. The Pro­hi­bi­tion era in the United States fell mainly in which decade?

5. From which lan­guage do we get the words pic­nic, gallery and mar­malade?

6. In which New Zealand city would you find a mo­tel-lined thor­ough­fare called Fen­ton St?

7. Who was Bill Clin­ton’s Re­pub­li­can ri­val in the 1992 US pres­i­den­tial elec­tion?

8. Which up-and- com­ing 21-year-old ac­tress had nine lines of di­a­logue in the 1947 film Dan­ger­ous Years?

9. Prince Wil­liam at­tended which Bri­tish univer­sity?

10. Which word can pre­cede blade, strap or bag?

AN­SWERS: 1. Italy; 2. The Girl From Ipanema; 3. Casablanca; 4. The 1920s; 5. French; 6. Ro­torua; 7. Ge­orge Bush Snr; 8. Mar­i­lyn Mon­roe;

9. St An­drews; 10. Shoul­der.

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