Qwizzeria Daily #33

On 26 August 1978, Albino Luciani succeeded Pope Paul VI to become the head of the Catholic Church and the Vatican City sovereign. 33 days later, he was found dead in his bed. John Paul II succeeded him and it was the year of three popes.
With that, here are the five questions:

 

1. This fashion retailer opened its first store in La Coruna, Spain in 1975 and since then it has gone on to become a global brand. What retailer?

2. What fraudulent operation named after an Italian involves paying abnormally high returns to investors out of the money paid in by subsequent investors rather than from revenues generated by any business?

3. From Renaissance times (recorded), this iron oxide pigment was mined near this Tuscan city; and the city gives its name to a warm mid-brown colour paint-shade used by artists. What city?

4. The Brunswick Monument is a mausoleum in Switzerland built to commemorate the life of Charles II, Duke of Brunswick (1804-1873). He gave away his fortune to a city in Switzerland in exchange for this monument. What Swiss city?

5. In 1960, she became the first woman to be elected as a female head of Government. In which country? (PICTURE)

 

 

 

 

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ANSWERS

1. Zara

2. Ponzi Scheme

3. Siena

4. Geneva

5. Sri Lanka (Sirimavo Bandaranaike)