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Daily Quiz #4992

Sunday's Quiz: From The Archives

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1

Which of these seas is not off the coast of North America?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in July 2011 and updated in August 2019
A
Caribbean Sea
B
Bering Sea
C
Labrador Sea
D
Timor Sea
Select from the options above.
2

When is Emancipation Day observed in much of Canada, and in the parts of the Caribbean in which there were British possessions in 1833?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in September 2017
A
1 January
B
None, it is not celebrated
C
31 December
D
1 August, or the first Monday in August
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3

Which 1945 film about the Italian Resistance Movement, made in the last months of World War II to a script by Roberto Rossellini, Sergio Amidei and Frederico Fellini, was virtually unnoticed in Italy but caused a stir when smuggled to New York and London?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in September 2011 and updated in September 2022
A
Rome, Open City
B
Variety Lights
C
The White Sheik
D
I Vitelloni
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4

What animal makes its home in a "drey"?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in September 2011
A
Meerkat
B
Brown bear
C
Bat
D
Squirrel
Select from the options above.
5

In Texas, what is known as "Ole Sparky"?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in January 2010
A
Lightning
B
Electric chair
C
Hydroelectric dam
D
St Elmo's Fire
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6

Which Irish-born philanthropist founded over 112 institutions for deprived children in the last half of the 19th century?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in June 2009
A
St Vincent de Paul
B
Dr Thomas Barnardo
C
Sir Truby King
D
General William Booth
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these sports has a bat as part of its equipment?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in May 2011
A
Squash
B
Cricket
C
Volleyball
D
High jump
Select from the options above.
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