Daily Quiz #1716
On the Christian calendar, what name is given to the 40 days before Easter?
The Basques are native people of France and which other neighbouring country?
In 1906 there was a major earthquake in which of these cities?
What planet orbits between Uranus and Pluto?
The Sugar Plum Fairy has a dance in which of these ballets?
After she beat Francesca Schiavone at the Sony Ericsson Tennis Championships in Doha, who was ranked World No. 1 on the WTA Tour?
Which of these was an Italian Dominican priest and leader of Florence from 1494 until his execution in 1498, who was known for his book burning, the destruction of what he considered immoral art, hostility to the Renaissance and for preaching against the moral corruption of much of the clergy?