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General Knowledge Quiz for 10 May 2022

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On All Saints' Eve, 31 October, in 1517 a treatise which is regarded as a primary catalyst for the Protestant Reformation was popularly described as being nailed to the door of where in Germany?

A
The University of Wittenberg
B
Wartburg Castle, Eisenach
C
Schlosskirche (Castle Church), Wittenberg
D
Alte Kirche (Old Church), Dresden
Select from the options above.
2

The legend represented by the statue (now in the Vatican Museum) of a father and his twin sons being strangled by two great sea serpents, shows divine punishment for what according to Virgil?

A
The man had remarried, against a ban by local priests
B
Spitting in the sea
C
Eating an offering made to the god, Zeus
D
The man had warned the Trojans against accepting the wooden horse left by the Greeks
Select from the options above.
3

A "basho" is a tournament for what sport?

A
Polo
B
BMX Racing
C
Sumo wrestling
D
Cliff diving
Select from the options above.
4

For which song did Irish singer-songwriter Magda Davit (under a previous name) become first well-known?

A
Orinoco Flow
B
Mandinka
C
Closer
D
Zombie
Select from the options above.
5

The 328 metre high Sky Tower is in which city?

A
Kaminoyama, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan
B
Abu Dhabi, UAE
C
Wroclaw, Poland
D
Auckland, New Zealand
Select from the options above.
6

What shape is usually ascribed to flying objects seen in the sky but believed to be not from the Earth?

A
Top
B
Saucer
C
Monolith
D
Pig
Select from the options above.
7

In September 2010, The Beach Boys allegedly threatened a lawsuit due to a line in which song by Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg?

A
"Waking Up in Vegas"
B
"Hot n Cold"
C
"California Gurls"
D
"I Kissed a Girl"
Select from the options above.
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