Which trumpeter was the first jazz musician to win a Pulitzer Prize? The Saturday Quiz | life and style

Questions

1 The Aralkum in Central Asia is the newest in the world what?
2 What insect is named after the color of one of its varieties, the male Brimstone?
3 Where in London is a 3.45 meter naked statue of Napoleon?
4 According to Leviticus, a jubilee marks how many years?
5 Which trumpeter was the first jazz musician to win a Pulitzer Prize?
6 What was nicknamed “heritage powder”?
seven Blood Communion is the 13th and last volume of which series?
8 Which architect designed Queen Mary’s dollhouse?
What links:
9
Valencia; Zaragoza; Galatasaray; Barcelona; Chelsea?
ten Frederic March; James Mason; Kris Kristofferson; Bradley Cooper?
11 Barbie; chewing gum; coral; hot; shocking?
12 France (1582); Great Britain (1752); Russia (1918); Saudi Arabia (2016)?
13 Nob; Telegraph; Russian; Rincon; Twin Peaks?
14 Abba; Whitney Houston; Tupac; Roy Orbison; My homie Holly?
15 Gold number; pi; e; square root of two?

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The answers

1 Desert (in place of the Aral Sea).
2 Butterfly.
3 Apsley House (by Antonio Canova).
4 Fifty.
5 Wynton Marsalis.
6 Arsenic.
seven Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles.

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8 Edwin Lutyen.
9 Defeat Arsenal in the European Club Football Finals.
ten The male leads in A Star Is Born: 1937; 1954; 1976; 2018.
11 Shades of pink.
12 Adoption of the Gregorian calendar.
13 Hills of San Francisco.
14 Realized in virtual form.
15 Irrational numbers.

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