Daily Quiz #4580
Where are the Elburz, or Alborz, Mountains?
The first 1863 issue of American magazine Harper's Weekly carried the first of an image which developed into what iconic American image?
What is the name of the 1928 ballet commissioned for performance at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., composed by Igor Stravinsky, re-costumed by Coco Chanel in 1929, and the first major ballet choreographed by 24-year old George Balanchine?
The almost invisible external parasite Knemidocoptes mutans is usually found where?
Erik Akkersdijk set a world record of 7.08 seconds at the Czech Open in 2008 ... for what?
He was of Huguenot descent, lost sight in one eye in a practice fencing bout with his father, was knighted in 1893 for artistic achievement, and was renowned for a long career of biting, sarcastic, often radical political and social comment. Who was he?
What caused the closure of the Panama Canal in December 2010, for the first time in 21 years?