Qwizzeria Daily #357

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1. During the Crimean War, who gained the nickname “The Lady with the Lamp” from a phrase reported in The Times?

2. Helena Suková has won 14 Grand Slam doubles titles, nine of them in women’s doubles. Her doubles victory at the 1996 Wimbledon championships was the first for her partner, who became the youngest ever grand slam champion at the age of 15 years 282 days. Who was Sukova’s partner?

3. According to Catholic tradition, this apostle of Jesus, who spread Christianity in the Iberian Peninsula, was beheaded in Jerusalem in 44 AD. His remains were later transferred to Galicia, to the place where a cathedral in his name stands. Which apostle?

4. Worldwide, the meat-based sauce is called Bolognese sauce and eaten with spaghetti Bolognese; it is not so in Italy. It is customarily used to dress tagliatelle. By what one-word name is the Bolognese sauce known in Italy?

5. In April 2005, the eruption of Mount Karthala, which carried a risk of lava flows and deadly volcanic gas, caused the evacuation of 30,000 residents from the nearby city of Moroni. What African country’s highest point is Mount Karthala?


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