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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 July 2021

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1

The 1966 anthology of caricatures "World of Hirschfeld" includes a drawing called "Nina's Revenge" which contains what?

A
A concealed portrait of Mao Tze Tung
B
A concealed spacecraft
C
The concealed words "AL" and "DOLLY"
D
A concealed portrait of Indira Gandhi
Select from the options above.
2

The Mukden Incident in late 1931, provided an excuse for what Japanese action later that year?

A
Withdrawal from the League of Nations
B
Invasion of Manchuria
C
Resignation of Japan's shōgun
D
Establishment of democracy
Select from the options above.
3

What does the saying "medicus curat, natura sanat" imply?

A
Physicians are healers by nature
B
Doctors can only cure if a patient is mentally healthy
C
Nature and physicians are partners
D
Nature is what accomplishes the cure
Select from the options above.
4

What is the largest city in the province of British Columbia, Canada?

A
Vancouver
B
Victoria
C
Kelowna
D
Abbotsford
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5

Which playwright, even better known as a novelist, poet, essayist and painter in his own country, included among his more than 60 plays "The Father" (1887), "Miss Julie" (1888), and "Creditors" (1889)?

A
Henrik Ibsen
B
August Strindberg
C
John Galsworthy
D
Émile Zola
Select from the options above.
6

Mixed doubles curling was developed to be included in the 2001 inaugural Continental Cup of Curling, had its first World Championship in 2008, and became an Olympic event at which Winter Olympics?

A
2010
B
2018
C
2014
D
None, it has not been accepted yet
Select from the options above.
7

Which organisation was involved in a scandal in the 1980s, concerning the 1982 $3.5 billion collapse of Banco Ambrosiano, has been the subject of a US government report which accused it of funding the Solidarity Polish trade-union and the Contras, and managing US covert funds, was reported in 2009 of being investigated for money laundering transactions worth €180 million (US$ 218 million) and in September 2010 came under investigation for other money laundering charges?

A
Bank of America
B
The Institute for Works of Religion
C
Deutsche Bank
D
Bank of England
Select from the options above.
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