Quiz: This week in collecting



2015-06-26 13:42:49

Quiz: This week in collecting

Have a go at our quiz roundup of this week's biggest stories

Answers at the bottom of the page.

  1. How much did Monet's Nympheas sell for at Christie's on Tuesday?

Monet Water Lilies Monet's water lily paintings are amonghis most famous works

A. $27m

B. $12m

C. $80m

  1. What's the estimate on a basketball from the 1936 Olympic Games?

1936 Berlin Olympics The 1936 Olympic Games were held in Berlin

A. $20,000

B. $30,000

C. $50,000

  1. A Native American Party flag will auction on May 24. What year was it made in?

Native American flag The Native American Party were opposed to Catholic immigration

A. 1853

B. 1844

C. 1899

  1. A hoard of gold ingots was recovered from a wreck off the coast of South Carolina. What was the name of the ship?

SS Central America ingot One ingot from the ship was once the world's most valuable currency, selling for $8m in 2001

A. SS Central America

B. SS South America

C. SS North America

  1. Whose Ferrari Dino is coming up for auction on May 9?

Keith Richards Dino The Dino was owned by a famous British rock star

A. David Bowie

B. Keith Richards

C. Mick Hucknall

Answers: 1A, 2C, 3B, 4A, 5B

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