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Q1. How many theses were nailed to a church door by Martin Luther in 1517 (generally accepted to be the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, on All Saints Eve, 31 October)?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in September 2013
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95
B
141
C
5
D
1
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Q2. Which river flows through the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in December 2013
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Hudson
B
Rio Grande
C
Amazon
D
Colorado
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Q3. Project SCORE, the world's first communications satellite, was launched when?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in August 2011
A
1948
B
1958
C
1968
D
1978
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Q4. Which of these happened to the half brother of USA President Barack Obama in January 2009?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in July 2009 and updated in April 2017
A
He was made Governor of Illinois
B
He was assassinated
C
He was arrested for possession of marijuana
D
He married a Canadian woman, of Irish descent
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Q5. Whose wife, on arriving at his death bed, reportedly shouted "Is the bloody man dead yet?"?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in June 2011
A
Horatio Lord Nelson
B
Dylan Thomas
C
Lord Byron
D
Elvis Presley
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Q6. Which of these was not a film of a Shakespearean play directed by Laurence Olivier and featuring himself, made in the 1940s and 1950s?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in August 2012 and updated in May 2024
A
Henry V
B
Hamlet
C
Richard III
D
Macbeth
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Q7. What is the name of an exhibition basketball team created by Abe Saperstein in 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, which grew a focus on athleticism, theatre and comedy?

Sunday Archive: Originally published in July 2010 and updated in June 2024
A
Queens Hitchhikers
B
Jersey Pigstrotters
C
Manhattan Wanderers
D
Harlem Globetrotters
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