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What is the area of a triangle whose sides are 5, 12 and 13 inches long?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in January 2010 and updated in September 2016
A
98 square inches
B
78 square inches
C
30 square inches
D
32.5 square inches
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2

What is the name for a piece of exercise equipment consisting of a metal bar, one or more sets of weight plates, and a set of collars?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in September 2011
A
Caffhoop
B
Pubring
C
Barbell
D
Dinerchime
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3

What is the highest uninterrupted waterfall in the world?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in February 2012 and updated in September 2020
A
Victoria Falls
B
Niagara Falls
C
Angel Falls
D
Sunderland Falls
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4

On 30 January 2006, which album was certified at 29× Multi Platinum, tying with Michael Jackson's "Thriller" as the biggest selling album in the US market?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in July 2011
A
"Abba Gold" by Abba
B
"Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975)" by the Eagles
C
"Born in the U.S.A." by Bruce Springsteen
D
"The Sound of Music" film soundtrack album
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5

Who was in charge of the ransacking of much of northern Italy in 452 AD?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in December 2012
A
Kublai Khan
B
Attila the Hun
C
Genghis Khan
D
Hannibal
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6

What expression that probably comes from a description of the components of a musket means "everything"?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in February 2011
A
Blood, sweat and tears
B
Bell, book and candle
C
Lock, stock and barrel
D
Hook, line and sinker
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7

When Charles I was beheaded, and contrary to custom, the words "Behold the head of a traitor!" were not said when his head was held up and exhibited to the crowd. Revolutionary leader Oliver Cromwell ordered what else to occur that was unusual after such a beheading?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in May 2011
A
The Beefeaters to shout "Charlie wuz da man!"
B
The head to be sewn back onto the body
C
An honour guard to accompany the body into the Tower of London
D
All the spectators to sing "Abide With Me"
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