Weekly Quiz for December 23 - 29

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

    Vincent van Gogh
    • Hair
    • Ear
    • Toe
    • Finger
  • What is the name of this building rebuilt after an earthquake in 563?

    Hagia Sophia
    • Hagia Sophia
    • The Blue Mosque
    • The Grand Mosque of Mecca
    • Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba
  • Who was crowned King on Christmas Day, December 25th?

    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 given to 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, consecrated 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, 1642?

    • A


    • B


    • C


    • D


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

    • Judy Garland

      Judy Garland

    • Shirley Temple

      Shirley Temple

    • Elizabeth Taylor

      Elizabeth Taylor

    • Lana Turner

      Lana Turner