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8 July, 2021

Super Quiz

Calling all pub trivia buffs, how will you go with this week’s Super Quiz?

By Peter McCullagh

1.       Who was the Roman God for the Seas?

2.       What was the 5th of the 10 Commandments?

3.       Who is considered to be the Patron Saint of Animals?

4.       Some one who cannot confirm nor deny the existence of god is considered to be…?

5.       In Greek mythology who was the King of the gods?

6.       Name the island home to 1000 giant statues?

7.       Who was the Egyptian God of the Underworld?

8.       Who was his wife?

9.       The ancient Aztecs worshipped a God of War and Sun. Who was that god?

10.   The Incas worshipped a Sun God. They believed the Sun Gold bought them crops and provided security. Who was their Sun God?

11.   According to Aboriginal Dreamtime, who is the great life giver and protector of water?

12.   Who was the first Archbishop of Canterbury?

13.   In 1968 the Beatles visited a spiritual learning camp run by an Indian guru. Name that guru?

14.   Who wrote in 1842, “religion is the opium of the people”?

15.   How many days and nights did it rain during the Great Flood?

16.   In Shinto, the Sun Goddess is the mythical ancestor of the Japanese Imperial Family. Who is the Sun Goddess?

17.   What religion was ex-Australian Prime Minister, Paul Keating?

18.   True or False. The American Muslim minister and human rights activist Malcolm X was born Malcolm Little?

19.   “I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.” These are words from a speech delivered by in 1963 by who?

20.   Who was born from an egg on a mountain top and proclaimed himself ‘Great Sage, Equal of Heaven.’?

21.   In Maori mythology, who was the Earth Mother?

22.   The Kurdaitcha Man wears special shoes that leave no trace. What are the shoes made from?

23.   In what religion is the cow considered sacred?

24.   Who wrote the book, Chariots of the Gods?

25.   Who painted the Last Supper?

26.   Who is considered to be the first Catholic Pope?

27.   The Great Sphinx at Giza featuring a lion’s body and a human head is said to represent which Egyptian God?

28.   Brother Sun, Sister Moon is a 1972 film about the life of which Catholic Saint?

29.   The Feast of Passover commemorates which significant event?

30.   The ninth month of the Muslim calendar is a month where fasting and abstinence is observed, name that religious celebration?

 

 


1. Neptune, 2. Thou shall not kill, 3. St Francis of Assisi, 4. Agnostic, 5. Zeus, 6. Easter Island, 7. Osiris, 8. Isis, 9. Huitzilopochtli, 10. Inti, 11. The Rainbow Serpent, 12. St Augustine of Canterbury, 13. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, 14. Karl Marx, 15. 40 days and 40 nights,  16. Amaterasu, 17. Catholic, 18. True in 1925, 19. Martin Luther King, 20. Monkey, Son Goku,  21.  Papatuanuku, 22. Woven feathers and human hair and treated with blood, 23. Hinduism, 24. Erich von Daniken, 25. Leonardo da Vinci,  26.  Pope Peter, 27. Ra-Horakhty the powerful sun god, 28. St Francis of Assisi, 29. The exodus of the Children of Israel from Egypt by Moses, 30. Ramadan.

 


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