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Friday, February 15, 2008

The Friday Brain-teaser from Credo Reference

The Friday Brain-teaser from Credo Reference - this week: Love. Answers here.

1. In the 1590s, who wrote the comedy "Love's Labour's Lost"?
2. At the height of the Vietnam War, the slogan of the summer of 1967 was "Make love not...what"?
3. Which American film actor and director made the films "Love and Death" (1975) and "Everyone Says I Love You" (1997)?
4. Which song about love was written by the Beatles for a television programme entitled "Our World" which linked 24 countries by global satellite in June 1967?
5. In 1964, which US jazz saxophonist made an album called "A Love Supreme" which is considered to be his masterpiece?
6. In 1973, which singer produced the instrumental hit by the Love Unlimited Orchestra called "Love's Theme"?
7. Was "love apple" the original name given to the tomato, the peach or the pomegranate?
8. Which singer-songwriter recorded an album in 1970 called "Songs of Love and Hate"?
9. What does it mean when a love letter carries the coded message "ITALY"?
10. Which composer wrote the opera "L'Elisir d'Amore" - that is, "The Love Potion"?

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