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The three volumes of which medieval work depict a journey through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise?
Dante's The Divine Comedy is in three parts: "The Inferno", "Purgatory", and "Paradise".
Which ancient Greek city was famous for its warrior citizens?
Which pair of Shakespearean characters does NOT belong together?
a. Pyramis and Thisbe

b. Cordelia and the King of France

c. Benedict and Beatrice

d. Viola and Oliver

e. Theseus and Hippolyta
The correct answer is D. Viola is a character from Twelfth Night; Oliver is from As You Like It.
Which of the following depicts a violent canoe trip down a Georgia river?
a. Across the Wide Missouri

b. The Yearling

c. Deliverance

d. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

e. Life on the Mississippi
The correct answer is C. Deliverance was written by James Dickey.
The Gothic style of architecture prevails in all of the following buildings EXCEPT

a. St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City.

b. Abbey Church of St. Denis in Paris.

c. St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

d. Chartre's Cathedral in Paris.

e. Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York City.
The correct answer is C. St. Paul's Cathedral, by Christopher Wren, is Neoclassical and Baroque. It was finished in 1710
Which play is NOT by Shakespeare?

a. Loves Labor Lost

b. Romeo and Juliet

c. The Winter's Tale

d. Tamburlaine

e. Cymbeline
The correct answer is D. Tamburlaine was written by Christopher Marlowe.
Who is NOT involved in modern dance as a performer or choreographer?

a. Merce Cunningham

b. Martha Graham

c. Beverly Sills

d. David Parsons

e. Paul Taylor
The correct answer is C. Beverly Sills is as an opera singer, while the others are all modern-dance artists. Cunningham and Taylor were once dancers in the Graham company, and Parsons was a dancer in Paul Taylor's company
Which is NOT a symphony in the modern sense?

a. Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony

b. Mozart's Jupiter Symphony

c. Mahler's First Symphony

d. Handel's Pastoral Symphony from The Messiah

e. Brahms's First Symphony
The correct answer is D. Handel's Pastoral Symphony is NOT a symphony in the modern sense in that this symphony was used as an interlude within a vocal work. The modern symphony is a large-scale orchestral composition often with four movements.
The lunar discovery of a large monolith with mysterious properties leads man into the exploration of deep space. This is the plot of

a. The War of the Worlds.

b. 2001: A Space Odyssey.

c. Voyage to the Moon.

d. Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

e. Barbarella
The correct answer is B. 2001: A Space Odyssey is based on a book written by Arthur C. Clarke.