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6. In fiction, by which name are Roberta, Phyllis and Peter Waterbury better known? 1. Which South African town was besieged by Boer forces for four months until it was relieved by Lord Roberts in February 1900? 2. Ren Magritte and Salvador Dali were both members of which 1920s modern art movement? 7. What name is given to the technique of using wooden blocks to make floors or furniture inlays? Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Ladysmith; 2 Surrealism; 3 Napoleon Bonaparte; 4 Lepanto; 5 Softball; 6 The Railway Children; 7 Parquetry; 8 The sonnet; 9 Home and Away; 10 Balsa wood.

3. Polish countess Marie Walewska was a mistress of which French ruler? 4. What was the name of the sea battle in 1571 when combined forces of the Holy League defeated the Ottoman Empire? 8. Which form of lyrical poem has fourteen iambic lines and was often used by Shakespeare for his love poems? 9. Isla Fisher played Shannon Reed from 1994 to 1997 in which Australian soap? 5. Which sport was formerly known as kitten ball? 10. Which wood is obtained from the bombax tree? Isla Fisher - see Question 9
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Sep 11, 2012
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