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The pigment primary colors are the secondary colors of light and
vice versa. Which of these is a primary color of pigment instead of light?
In 2005, the conceptual artist Christo installed the Gates, a
series of 16-foot-tall metal grates covered in orange sheets. Where?
a. London's Hyde Park
b. New York's Central Park
c. Berlin's Tiergarten
d. Paris's Bois de Boulogne
In "Twelfth Night", Lady Olivia's uncle is quite mean to head
steward Malvolio. What is the uncle's unfortunate name?
a. Toby Belch
b. Toby Fart
c. Toby Hiccup
d. Toby Cracknuckle
In 1504, a 13-foot statue of whom was erected in Piazza della
Signoria in Florence?
a. Saint Mark
b. Virgin Mary
What humorist wrote "The Santaland Diaries", a collection of
stories inspired by his experiences as a department store elf?
a. PJ O'Rourke
b. David Sedaris
c. Dave Barry
d. Steve Martin
Because its two towers look vaguely like dancers, Frank Gehry's
Nationale-Nederlanden Building has been nicknamed "Fred and Ginger" by the people of what city?
British feminist writer Fay Weldon sold out when she let a jewelry
company do a product placement in one of her books. Which one?
a. The Cartier Connection
b. The Harry Winston Connection
c. The Bulgari Connection
d. The Hermes Connection
How long was Robinson Crusoe stranded on that Caribbean island,
along with Friday?
a. 2 months, 19 days
b. 19 days
c. 28 years, 2 months, 19 days
d. He was never rescued
Although he had some success with the 1980 album "Catholic Boy",
poet Jim Carroll is best known for what novel, made into a movie starring Leonardo di Carpio?
a. What's Eating Gilbert Grape
b. The Aviator
c. The Basketball Diaries
d. This Boy's Life
In what country did Kazimir Malevich introduce a movement called
Suprematism, with such works as "Black Square" (which was, literally, a Black Square)?
d. United States
In what play is a usurped duke forced to flee to the Forest of
Arden, even as his daughter Rosalind remains behind?
a. The Comedy of Errors
b. Much Ado About Nothing
c. As You Like It
d. The Tempest
The Dr Seuss book "The Lorax" angered some people, because of the
evil Onceler. What does he do?
a. Sell cigarettes
b. Trap animals
c. Cut down trees
d. Make weapons
Regarded as the greatest of Greek sculptors, I worked on the
sculpture of Athena in the Parthenon and on the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, which became one of the Wonders of
the World. Who am I?
Which of Shakespeare's so-called "problem plays", also known as the
dark comedies, was cribbed from the ninth story from the third day of Boccaccio's Decameron?
a. Troilus and Cressida
b. Measure for Measure
c. All's Well That Ends Well
d. Fonzie Jumps the Shark
What book was first self-published in 1931 by widowed homemaker
a. Joy of Cooking
b. Joy of Sex
c. Joy of Music
d. Joy of Tao
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