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Question 1: This would allow for a more consistent and accurate scheduling of the feast of ________.
EasterComputusJesusLiturgical year

Question 2: It was not changed when a 13th Julian leap day was skipped in 1900, so the tax year in the ________ still begins on 6 April.
CanadaEnglandUnited KingdomWales

Question 3: [21] Although the new calendar continued to number its months, for its years during the ________, 1895–97, these years were numbered from the founding of that dynasty, regarding year one as 1392.
Korean EmpireJoseon DynastyKoreaKorea under Japanese rule

Question 4: A physical or electronic calendar provides conversion from a given date to the ________, and shows multiple dates for a given weekday and month.
Julian calendarGregorian calendarWeekIslamic calendar

Question 5: February: Februus (Etruscan god of death) Februarius (mensis) (Latin for "month of purification (rituals)" it is said to be a Sabine word, the last month of ancient pre-450 BC ________).
Pontifex MaximusAncient RomeRoman KingdomRoman calendar

Question 6: This coincidence, however, has allowed ________ to make 23 April the World Book and Copyright Day.
UNESCOUNICEFSpecial Court for Sierra LeoneUnited Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Question 7: The Nicene Council of 325 sought to devise rules whereby all Christians would celebrate ________ on the same day.
EasterJesusLiturgical yearComputus

Question 8: [29] In 45 BC, Julius Caesar introduced the ________, which continued to use 1 January as the first day of the new year.
Islamic calendarChronologyGregorian calendarJulian calendar

Question 9: ________ is not very simple, because of the irregularities in the Gregorian system.
Calculating the day of the weekDominical letterLeap yearGregorian calendar

Question 10: Since Roman times 24 February (________) was counted as the leap day,[10][11] but now 29 February is regarded as the leap day in most countries.
Gregorian calendarJulian calendarIslamic calendarLeap year


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