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Paint the Town Red
Quiz No. 45
January 16, 2024
1 / 10

According to legend, who burned down Persepolis in 330 BC while celebrating his capture of the city?

Napoleon Bonaparte
Hannibal
Nero
Alexander the Great
Okay, you’ve earned a little applause.
On the bright side, you're definitely memorable.
The clock has spoken.
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2 / 10

Every August, what food is hurled through the air by participants of the La Tomatina festival in Spain?

Tomatoes
Apples
Cherries
Potatoes
I guess even I can be surprised sometimes.
I've seen better answers on a magic 8-ball.
Time is a fickle friend.
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3 / 10

"(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)" was an '80s single from what group?

Beastie Boys
Bon Jovi
Run-DMC
Van Halen
You've outdone yourself.
You've just given me a new appreciation for silence.
You’re out of time.
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4 / 10

What Spanish painter followed his famed "Blue Period" with a so-called "Rose Period" from 1904 to 1906?

Francisco Goya
Pablo Picasso
Salvador Dalí
Mark Rothko
Making Gary proud.
Maybe stick to bingo nights?
The clock has spoken.
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5 / 10

Held annually in Red Square, the Moscow Victory Day Parade celebrates the end of what war?

Cold War
World War II
World War I
Crimean War
Aren't you just the cat's pajamas.
And the crowd goes... silent.
Looks like the sand ran out of your hourglass.
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6 / 10

Red Auerbach won nine NBA championships as the head coach of what team?

Chicago Bulls
Los Angeles Lakers
Boston Celtics
Detroit Pistons
Surprising, but good job.
Some answers are just playing hard to get.
Where's a time machine when you need one?
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7 / 10

On January 15, 1995, more than 5 million people gathered in a Manila park for a World Youth Day Mass led by what pope?

Benedict XVI
Benedict XV
John Paul II
Pius X
Hope you're feeling smug.
I'm not laughing at you, I'm laughing with you. Promise.
You’re out of time.
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8 / 10

What red cosmetic powder is worn by Indian woman on their hairlines to let others know that they're married?

kohl
vibhuti
ghee
sindoor
Bet you feel clever now, huh?
Better brush up on those trivia skills.
Time is a fickle friend.
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9 / 10

In the 10th century, Erik the Red built the Brattahlíð settlement in what present-day country?

Australia
Norway
Finland
Greenland
Pat yourself on the back.
Out of all the wrong answers, you chose that one?
You’re out of time.
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10 / 10

Which of these apple cultivars is traditionally red in color?

Fuji
Golden Delicious
Granny Smith
Ginger Gold
Surprising, but good job.
Some answers are just playing hard to get.
Where's a time machine when you need one?
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FINAL SCORE
124
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