Special Sub-Topic: European Affairs
|Over which martyrs' relics were the famous royal Fraumunster and Grossmunster cathedrals of Zurich built?|
Felix and Regula. The cathedrals were started in the 9th century, and Zurich become a popular place for pilgrimages.
|Which philosopher inaugurated the movement called "positivism"?|
Auguste Comte. Auguste Comte (1798-1857) with his enormous book 'Lessons of Positive Philosophy' (6 volumes). The book originally appeared in French.
|According to Greek mythology, which monster was killed by Theseus?|
Minotaur. Theseus managed to kill the minotaur thanks to Ariadne's aid. The minotaur lived in the famous labyrinthe in Knossos palace, where King Minos reigned.
|What Latin phrase is included in the trademark of Marlboro Cigarettes?|
Veni, Vidi, Vici. Surprising, but it's easy to verify!
|Which one of the following air carriers was never a member of the 'Star Alliance' group of airlines?|
Swissair. Swissair was a member of the 'Qualiflyer' group that is consisted of 11 air companies. However, that didn't prevent the airline going bankrupt.
|Which of the following cities does not belong to France?|
Charleroi. Charleeroi is the Walloon (French-speaking) part of Belgium, about 60 km south of Brussles.
|Who was the first legislator to institute penalties for crimes?|
Hammurabai. They were known as The Laws of Hammurabai. They were initiated in Babylonia.
|French city is specializes in the manufacture of aircraft?|
Toulouse. It is also at the heart of production of the European 'airbus'.
|Which European capital is served by the airport 'Okecie'?|
Warsaw. The international airport is named 'Okecie'(10 km South-West).
|Which Orthodox Bishop became Patriarch of Alexandria in 1996?|
Petros (Peter). He was elected Patriarch after the death of the former Patriarch Parthenios, who died in 1996.
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