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The Irish Echo Quiz

February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

Questions

1. Complete the opera title, "The Pirates of . . . "

2. Whose picture is featured on the U.S. $10 note?

3. Who won the Best Actor Oscar for his role in the 1987 movie "Wall Street"?

4. Who wrote of the well-tied tie being the first serious step in life?

5. Is a hartree is a unit of energy, a species of antelope or a kind of shrub?

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6. Which English king was beheaded in 1649?

7. A fulmar is a bird primarily found in mountains, coastal areas or in forests?

8. Who wrote the 1957 bestselling book "On The Road"?

9. Kathmandu is the capital of what country?

10. Minute steak is a thick or thin cut of meat?

Quiz Answers

1. Penzance; 2. Alexander Hamilton; 3. Michael Douglas; 4. Oscar Wilde; 5. Energy; 6. Charles I; 7. Coastal areas; 8. Jack Kerouac; 9. Nepal; 10. Thin.

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