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Triviana Quiz 40

Ten more bits of trivia. As before REMEMBER the pictures, they ARE the answers. Good Luck. 10 Questions.

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Which airport opened the first Duty Free shop in 1950 as it was a refuelling stop for transatlantic flights?

  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport
  • Shannon International
  • Paris Orly Airport
  • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

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Citizens of Switzerland are prohibited from serving in any foreign army with what exception?

  • Italian
  • Olivers
  • The Vatican
  • Austrian

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In 1872, which British ship was discovered intact in the Atlantic unmanned and apparently abandoned?

  • The Flying Dutchman
  • H.M.S. Pinafore
  • SS Andrea Doria
  • The Mary Celeste

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When electing the President which U.S. state always holds the first U.S. presidential primary election ?

  • New Hampshire
  • Vermont
  • California
  • Rhode Island

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In 1994, Bill Gates bought "The Codex Hammer" at auction for $30.8 million, making it the most expensive book ever. Whose writings does it contain?

  • The Prophet Muhammad (blessed be his name)
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Nicolaus Copernicus
  • Galileo Galilei

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Awarded to applicants (including Pres. Bill Clinton) annually since 1902, the Rhodes Scholarships are for study at which University?

  • Harvard University
  • Oxford University
  • Princeton University
  • Rhode Island University

Question 7 Photo

Founded in 1919, what is the worlds oldest operating airline?

  • El Al
  • Qantas
  • KLM
  • Lufthansa

Question 8 Photo

By what name is Janette Tough better known by in the entertainment world?

  • Lulu
  • Joan Jett
  • Annie Lennox
  • Wee Jimmy Krankie

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What was the title of the only painting Vincent van Gogh is certainly known to have sold during his lifetime?

  • Irises (1889)
  • Red Vineyards near Arles (1888)
  • Wheres Wally at Salford (1882)
  • Almond Blossoms (1890)

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Which Hollywood actor has played in bands called "30 Odd Foot of Grunts" and at 2013 is playing with the band "The Ordinary Fear of God"?

  • Russell Crowe
  • Johnny Depp
  • Jack Black
  • Brad Pitt