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Question 1: ________ is perhaps the college's most-celebrated son, having matriculated to Corpus in 1580.
Francis BaconShakespeare authorship questionChristopher MarloweBaconian theory

Question 2: [3] The college chapel was demolished in 1823, but its pulpit and pews can still be seen at St Andrew's Church, ________.
SmallburghHolt, NorfolkThurning, NorfolkCromer

Question 3: Although little is known about his time there, it is often believed that it was during his study for his MA that he began his work as a ________, a claim based on only a single cryptic statement by the Privy Council.
EspionageClandestine HUMINTClandestine HUMINT asset recruitingIntelligence (information gathering)

Question 4: It is the second-smallest of the traditional colleges of the university (after Peterhouse), and the smallest in terms of its intake of ________ students.
Undergraduate educationAcademic degreeDoctorateBachelor's degree

Question 5: Butts' ghost was subject to an attempted (and purportedly unsuccessful) ________ by three students in 1904.
ExorcismSupernaturalNear death experienceDemonic possession

Question 6: Its most famous possession is the Canterbury Gospels, probably brought to England in 597 AD by St Augustine, when he was sent by ________ to convert the people of Britain.
Pope Gregory ICatholic ChurchPope John Paul IIPope John XXIII

Question 7: Corpus Christi College (full name: The College of Corpus Christi and the Blessed Virgin Mary, often shortened to simply "Corpus") is a constituent college of the ________.
University of BristolUniversity of OxfordUniversity of EdinburghUniversity of Cambridge

Question 8: Continuing their studies in ________ and Canon law, they served as chaplains to the guild.

Question 9: Most famous, and feared, is the terrifying apparition of Henry Butts, hero of the plague of 1630, who hanged himself with his garters in the then Master's Lodge on ________, 1632[1].
JesusLiturgical yearEasterComputus

Question 10: It is notable for being the only college to have been founded by Cambridge townspeople, having been established in 1352 by the Guilds of Corpus Christi and the ________.
JesusSaint StephenBlessed Virgin Mary (Roman Catholic)Blessed Virgin Mary


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