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Daily Quiz #1085

General Knowledge Quiz for 7 January 2012

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1

Approximately how far is the moon from Earth?

A
1.1 million miles
B
550,000 miles
C
240,000 miles
D
760,000 miles
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2

Which chapel in the Apostolic Palace (the official residence of the Pope in Vatican City), famous for its architecture and decoration, has been frescoed by the Renaissance artists including Michelangelo, Raphael, Bernini, and Sandro Botticelli?

A
Patrine Chapel
B
Fratrine Chapel
C
Matrine Chapel
D
Sistine Chapel
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3

What was the name of the series of military campaigns between 1095 and 1291 sanctioned by the Roman Cathoilic Church and waged by much of Latin Christian Europe to seize Christian control of the Holy Land?

A
The Liturgy
B
The Holy Roman Empire
C
The East-West Schism
D
The Crusades
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4

Who played the title role in the 2004 film "The Passion of Christ"?

A
Heath Ledger
B
Jim Caviezel
C
Steve Carell
D
Mel Gibson
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5

According to a Time - Pew Research Centre poll published on 29 November 2010, the percentage of married people in the USA has changed from 75% (of those over 18) in 1960 to what in 2008?

A
60%
B
30%
C
50%
D
40%
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6

Princes Street and The Royal Mile are in which British city?

A
Cardiff
B
Birmingham
C
Edinburgh
D
Truro
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7

In 1998 the Iroquois nation sent its first team to the world championships of which sport?

A
Polo
B
Archery
C
Lacrosse
D
Javelin
Select from the options above.
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