Daily Quiz #457
Which of these terms means a seemingly absurd or contradictory statement, even if actually well-founded?
Which father and son, 17th and 18th century composers, between them lived in Rome, Naples, Florence and Madrid and composed over 120 operas, 600 chamber cantatas, and 500 harpsichord sonatas?
Which of these was the last to win an Academy Award for Best Picture?
In 1695, John Trevor was forced to stand down as Speaker of the British House of Commons. Who was the next Speaker to be ousted?
The convention of moving the Olympic flame via a relay system from Olympia to the Olympic venue began with which Olympic Games?
What is the term for the greenish oxide formed on copper?
Which of the following South African cities is a port?