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General Knowledge Quiz for 9 March 2020

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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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2

Which of these islands are the furthest south?

A
The Prince Edward Islands
B
The Kerguelen Islands
C
The Falkland Islands
D
The Chatham Islands
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3

What US city is home to a basketball team called the Cavaliers and a football team called the Browns?

A
Boston
B
Cleveland
C
Seattle
D
Washington
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4

What name was given by Barbarossa to his empire in 1156 that was applied to various territories until it was dissolved in 1806 by the resignation of Francis II of Austria?

A
Solute States
B
Barbarossan Empire
C
Austrian Empire
D
Holy Roman Empire
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5

Sheep are aged by their teeth and are referred to by the number of permanent incisors that have erupted. About how old is a "two-tooth"?

A
2 to 3 years
B
2 to 4 years
C
1 to 1.5 years
D
1.5 to 2 years
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6

What does Voltaire's high-born character Cunégonde become in the course of his book "Candide"?

A
The wife of an Emperor
B
A prostitute and a slave
C
A giant-killer
D
A bear
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7

What was wrong with up to 200,000 20p coins issued by the Royal Mint in 2009 that made them instant collector's items?

A
The silver content was only half of the specified amount
B
The milling was incorrect
C
They were twice the specified thickness
D
They had no year of issue
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