Zurich Qwizzeria Daily #199

Five questions of the day, in other words, Qwizzeria Daily, a daily quiz where you get to discover new facts from the ocean of information or test what you already know.

Here are today’s five questions –

1. What unfortunate event in the US started on October 24, 1929 (Black Thursday) and continued until October 29, 1929 (Black Tuesday)?

2. Pope Victor I holds the distinction (as pointed by few sources) of being the first Pope born in Africa (in one of the Roman provinces, Leptis Magna or Tripolitania). To which modern-day African country do these historic Roman provinces belong?

3. Lake Balaton/Plattensee is the largest lake in Central Europe and naturally a popular tourist destination. In which country is the lake located?

4. What word gets its name from the Greek meaning ‘a thing wholly burnt,’ and originally a Bible word for “burnt offerings”?

5. This picture is an example of visitors dressing up in Iowa to re-create what 1930 painting by Grant Wood? (PICTURE)


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