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Sunday's Quiz: From The Archives

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1

The traditional song "The Ballad of Chevy Chase" is believed to describe which battle?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in March 2012
A
Culloden
B
Prestonpans
C
Loudoun Hill
D
Otterburn
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2

How much treacle was there in the nursery rhyme "Pop! Goes the Weasel"?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in December 2010
A
An ounce and a half
B
A quarter pound
C
Fifty pounds
D
Half a pound
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3

Which New Zealand-born operatic bass-baritone who made his formal debut in "Nabucco" in 1959 has had famous roles in "Wotan" at Bayreuth (1979-80), "Der Fliegende Holländer" (1974), "Elektra" (1980), "Die Meistersinger" (c.1990), and "Arabella" (with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, 1994)?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in October 2011
A
Temuera Morrison
B
Edmund Hilary
C
David Lange
D
Donald McIntyre
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4

What is the British group of islands in the South Atlantic that consists of two main islands, together with 776 smaller ones?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in March 2010
A
South Georgia
B
South Sandwich Islands
C
The Falkland Islands / Malvinas
D
Pitcairn
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5

The Serbian Empire came under Turkish domination after which battle in 1389?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in March 2010
A
Battle of Bull Run
B
Battle of Kosovo
C
The Siege of Sevastopol
D
Battle of the Bulge
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6

Andreas Thorkildsen set a new Olympic record at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing for throwing what?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in June 2010
A
Paper aeroplane
B
Javelin
C
Tantrum
D
Wobbly
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7

What is the term for the measure of the brightness of a star as it appears on earth?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in February 2010
A
Eccentricity
B
Absolute magnitude
C
Albedo
D
Apparent magnitude
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