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A Rose By Any Other Name...

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A Rose By Any Other Name game quiz
"Can you identify these famous people, places and things named Rose?"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. What was the name of Henry VIII's famous warship, possibly reflecting his favor towards one of his sisters?
    Mary Rose
    Catherine Rose
    Margaret Rose
    Amelia Rose


2. Which singer performed "The Rose" and starred in the 1979 film of the same name?
    Whitney Houston
    Bette Midler
    Barbra Streisand
    Tina Turner


3. What characteristic distinguishes a rosť wine?
    It is always a mixture of red and white wines
    It is produced by the Rosť family of Italy
    It is from the Rosť region of France
    It has some of the color from grape skins, but not enough to be a red wine


4. The Pakistan Air Force started Project ROSE in the early 1990s to modernize certain aircraft. What does ROSE stand for?
    Retrofit of Strike Element
    Reaction over Secret Elements
    Repatriation of Southern Envoys
    Reprogramming of Secret Electronics


5. What is the primary alcohol in the International Bartenders Association's Rose cocktail?
    Vermouth
    Vodka
    Gin
    Tequila


6. Who or what is a Tokyo Rose?
    A type of flower found only in Japan
    A female English language broadcaster of Japanese propaganda during WWII
    The nickname for the Japanese Empress
    A biological weapon used by Japanese soldiers in Okinawa during WWII


7. The Rose was the name of the first theater built specifically to host a production of one of Shakespeare's plays. In which area of London was it built?
    Southwark
    Piccadilly Circus
    Charing Cross
    South Kensington


8. The War of the Roses was a brutal dynastic war in England throughout the mid to late 1400's. Why was the conflict given this name?
    It was named after the flower by later historians to hide the ugliness of the war
    The victor was the Rose family, who later became the Tudors
    The two warring houses both used roses as their heraldic symbols
    The final battle was at Rose Hill in 1483


9. Which actress played Rose Nylund on "The Golden Girls"?
    Estelle Getty
    Bea Arthur
    Betty White
    Rue McClanahan


10. St. Rose, the first person born in the Americas to be canonized by the Catholic Church, was from what city?
    Buenos Aires
    Lima
    Mexico City
    New York


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Compiled Feb 02 13