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Sunday Quiz: 'sculpt' out from your memory

Sunday Quiz sculpt out from your memory

Monuments are for the living, not the dead: Frank Wedekind

Sunday Quiz sculpt out from your memory

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1. On October 31, 1941, after 14 years of work, this monument was completed. The idea of creating a sculpture in the Black Hills in South Dakota was dreamed up in 1923 by a historian to find a way to attract tourists to the state. Sculptor Gutzon Borglum, a friend of Auguste Rodin, wanted to carve a mountain and he chose to immortalise four people who made significant contributions to the growth of the United States. How better do we know this monument that was earlier known by the locals as ‘The Six Grandfathers’?

Answer :

Mt. Rushmore

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