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THE WEEKLY QUIZ THAT TESTS YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARTS
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The Independent Culture
1 "He capers, he dances, he has eyes of youth, he writes verses," and what else does he do?

2 What did Val Kilmer do in 1994 that Walter Huston, Victor Mature, Kirk Douglas and Jason Robards had done before him?

3 What musical was the source of "September Song"?

4 Connect Washington's Birthday, Decoration Day, Fourth of July and Thanksgiving and/or Forefather's Day with the world of insurance.

5 What kind of overseas break did Jello Biafra sing about?

6 What kind of break did Thomas Dekker make the subject of a play?

ANSWERS:

1 "He speaks holiday, he smells April and May." (The host of the Garter Inn speaking about Master Fenton in The Merry Wives of Windsor.) 2 He played Doc Holliday, in the film Tombstone. The others listed had played the part in, respectively, The Outlaw (1941), My Darling Clementine (1946), Gunfight at the OK Corral (1957), and Hour of the Gun (1970).

3 Kurt Weill's Knickerbocker Holiday. 4 They're the four movements of the Holidays Symphony (properly called New England Holidays) by the well-known insurance agent and composer Charles Ives. 5 Holiday in Cambodia (Biafra was the singer with the Dead Kennedys). 6 The Shoemaker's Holiday (1599).

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