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Daily Quiz #1150

General Knowledge Quiz for 12 March 2012

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1

In April 1969, Pope Paul VI approved the "new Order of Mass" (promulgated in 1970), which included radical changes to Catholic Church rituals. Which of these was not one of them?

A
3 new Eucharistic Prayers to what was up to then a single Roman Canon
B
Banning of genuflection
C
Approval for the use of languages other than Latin
D
Reintroduction of prayers that had become disused (e.g. the Prayer of the Faithful)
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2

Riparian rights apply to what type of land?

A
Historic sites
B
Fallow fields
C
River banks
D
Urban areas
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3

Where was the sport called "Tossing the caber" developed?

A
Wales
B
Ireland
C
Scotland
D
Bavaria
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4

In which city can you visit the Luigi Ferraris Stadium, the gardens of the Villa Durazzo-Pallavicini, the Piazza De Ferrari, the cemetery of Staglieno, the Edoardo Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art and the Torre della Lanterna?

A
Madrid
B
Genoa
C
Paris
D
Geneva
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5

What fictional character is addicted to vicodin?

A
Dr Gregory House
B
Sherlock Holmes
C
Don Quixote
D
Dr Faustus
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6

"Pruritus" is a medical word for what?

A
Itching
B
Nausea
C
Sleeplessness
D
Bleeding
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7

In Scandinavian mythology, who was the son of Odin that had a magic hammer called Miohir?

A
Goosebumps
B
Itchy
C
Thor
D
Scratchy
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