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Beautiful and Ugly

Beauty is in the eye of the drunk. 10 Questions.

 
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What is the philosophy of beauty called?

  • Belletrism
  • Mannerism
  • Aesthetics
  • Calligraphy

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What Italian expression, meaning "beautiful singing"" defines an operatic style marked by perfect evenness of tones, vocal agility and brilliance?

  • Bell'aria
  • Bel canto
  • Opera bella
  • Canto belo

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Complete this quote by Rodney Dangerfield with the missing word: "When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my _____"?

  • Mother
  • Face
  • Head
  • Hand

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In his "Poetics and Metaphysics", Greek philosopher Aristotle formulated the chief forms of beauty which he found to be exemplified in mathematics. What are they?

  • Variety, colour and magnificence
  • Gracefulness, delicacy and universality
  • Austerity, purity and nobility
  • Order, symmetry and definiteness

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According to James Joyce, this noun, originating from the Portuguese, is the !most intrinsically beautiful word in the English language". What word is it?

  • Mignonette
  • Lullaby
  • Cuspidor
  • Pavement

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Aphrodite, the most beautiful of Greek goddesses, was married to the ugliest Olympian, the craftsman of the gods and god of fire. What was his name?

  • Hephaestus
  • Asclepius
  • Dionysus
  • Hyperion

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The "Belle of Louisville" is an iconic landmark in Kentucky. What is it?

  • Tower
  • Steamboat
  • Mansion
  • Late-night Bar

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Gothic buildings are often adorned with grotesque carved creatures projecting from the roof gutter. What are such monsters called?

  • Buttresses
  • Atlases
  • Friezes
  • Gargoyles

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Complete Lord Byron's verse: "She walks in beauty ______ "?

  • Like the ocean
  • Like the river
  • Like the night
  • Like the day

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Who recorded the title track "Beauty and the Beast" for the soundtrack to the eponymous Walt Disney movie that won an Academy Award and a Grammy Award?

  • Shania Twain
  • Celine Dion
  • Kylie Minogue
  • Mariah Carey

 

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