Weekly Quiz for December 23 - 29

  • Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh cut off what part of his body in 1888?

    Vincent van Gogh
    • Hair
    • Ear
    • Toe
    • Finger
  • In which city is this building located?

    Hagia Sophia
    • Cairo
    • Istanbul
    • Mecca
    • Lahore
  • Which of these medieval monarchs was crowned king on Christmas Day?

    Royal Crown
    • Charlemagne
    • William the Conqueror
    • Charles the bald
    • All of them
  • In 1982 Time Magazine's Man of the Year was a computer?

    IBM 305 RAMAC
    • True
    • False
  • What was the first horror film to be nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards?

    • Silence of the Lambs
    • The Shining
    • The Exorcist
    • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  • What was the name of the secret network that Harriet Tubman and others used to rescue slaves from the American south?

    Harriet Tubman
    • The Freedom Highway
    • The Hidden River
    • The Underground Railway
    • The Emancipation Trail
  • What is the name of the coronation church for British monarchs, dedicated in 1065?

    Westminster Abbey Consecrated
    • St Paul's
    • Westminster Abbey
    • Windsor Chapel
    • Westminster Cathedral
  • Indonesia was granted independence by what country this week in 1949?

    • United Kingdom
    • France
    • Germany
    • The Netherlands
  • Which of these men is Isaac Newton, born on Christmas Day in 1642?

    • Galileo Galilei

      Galileo Galilei

    • Nicolaus Copernicus

      Nicolaus Copernicus

    • Isaac Newton

      Isaac Newton

    • Leonardo da Vinci

      Leonardo da Vinci

  • The film "Bright Eyes" featured the song "On the Good Ship Lollipop" and starred which famous young actress?

    • Judy Garland

      Judy Garland

    • Shirley Temple

      Shirley Temple

    • Elizabeth Taylor

      Elizabeth Taylor

    • Lana Turner

      Lana Turner