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Question 1: Speculation arose that the inscription may encode secrets related to the Priory of Sion,[4] or even contained a clue to the location of the ________.
PercivalCorbenicKing ArthurHoly Grail

Question 2: Josiah Wedgwood, ________ and Charles Dickens are all said to have attempted to solve the enigma and failed.
Charles DarwinCharles Darwin's religious viewsCharles Darwin's educationEvolution

Question 3: Public interest in the inscription grew when some of the book's themes were explored in other works, such as ________'s 2003 novel The Da Vinci Code.
The Da Vinci Code (film)Angels & Demons (film)Dan BrownRobert Langdon

Question 4: [1] The letters are carved on the 18th-century Shepherd's Monument in the grounds of Shugborough Hall in Staffordshire, ________, below a mirror image of Nicholas Poussin's painting, the Shepherds of Arcadia.
EnglandUnited KingdomWalesScotland

Question 5: Among them, Oliver Lawn proposed that the letters may encode the phrase Jesus H Defy, where the H supposedly stands for "Christos" (Greek for "Messiah") and the reference is to the story of a ________ allegedly preserved by the Priory.
Mary MagdaleneThe Holy Blood and the Holy GrailJesus bloodlineSecond Coming

Question 6: The relief copy of a Poussin painting from the 1600s shows a woman and three shepherds, two of whom are pointing to a tomb, on which is carved the Latin text ________ ("I am also in Arcadia" or "I am, even in Arcadia").
Arcadia (utopia)Et in Arcadia egoThe Holy Blood and the Holy GrailThe Da Vinci Code

Question 7: As a result, this was one of the avenues explored by a team of codebreakers at ________ in 2004, while another team sought explanations related to the love story.
Bletchley ParkBombeEnigma machineUltra


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