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Extravagances and Oddities

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1. Which Greek lived in a bathtub to protest against the decadence of the Greek lifestyle?
    Diogenes
    Homer
    Socrates
    Aristippus


2. Who was the Greek-Stoic who committed suicide, after stubbing his finger, at the age 98?
    Zeno of Citium
    Epicure
    Marcus Aurelius
    Diogenes Laertius


3. What is the name of the group of Jedi Knights that believed neither in the good or evil forces?
    Potentium
    Gentums
    Jediums
    Potentates


4. What is the main ingredient in the Hawaiian delicacy 'poi'?
    Taro
    Banana
    Tuna
    Peas


5. Who was the eccentric theologian, translating the Dead Scroll, and publishing the weird work entitled :'The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross'?
    Barato
    Rajneesh
    Huxley
    Allegro


6. Which philosopher had a favorite stick called 'Dapple'?
    Jeremy Bentham
    J.S.Mill
    Socrates
    Descartes


7. Which composer enjoyed wearing 3 wigs simultaneously on a cold day?
    Rossini
    Mozart
    Wagner
    Berlioz


8. Which of these was one of the main exponents of the Italian movement entitled 'Arte Povera'?
    Ferlinghetti
    Bourgeois
    Manzoni
    Dali


9. Which writer wrote the work: 'Tale of the Tub'?
    Voltaire
    Haldane
    Dryden
    Swift


10. Which 19th century poet enjoyed taking his pet lobster on a walk?
    Fragonard
    Rilke
    Nerval
    Coleridge


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