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General Knowledge Quiz for 16 August 2021

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In 2018, after five years of deliberation ,the International Court of Justice (ICJ) issued a ruling on a case brought by Bolivia seeking what?

A
To claim a narrow strip across Chile to give Bolivia access to the sea
B
To restore Bolivia's access to the sea
C
To amend the 1884 truce between Bolivia and Chile
D
To force Chile to negotiate in good faith to restore Bolivia's access to the sea
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2

Which boxer held the World Welterweight title from the end of 1946 to 1951, at which point he then won the World Middleweight title?

A
Jake LaMotta
B
Sugar Ray Robinson
C
Paul Pender
D
Gene Fullmer
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3

What is the generic title of a series of French comic strips that follows the exploits of a village of ancient Gauls as they resist Roman occupation by means of a magic potion brewed by their druid, which gives them superhuman strength?

A
The Adventures of Superman
B
The Adventures of Tintin
C
The Adventures of Spiderman
D
The Adventures of Asterix
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4

Baksheesh may be given as what?

A
Any of these
B
Charity
C
Bribe
D
Gratuity
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5

On which body of knowledge was the 1552 "Badianus" manuscript of botanical medicine (in various libraries in Europe but not published until early 20th century) based?

A
Greek
B
Aztec
C
Breton
D
Inuit
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6

Which of these countries has a capital city where the name starts and ends with the same letter?

A
Sri Lanka
B
India
C
Grenada
D
Kenya
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7

Who was tried for treason on 17 November 1603 for trying to remove James I from the Engish throne?

A
Thomas More
B
Walter Raleigh
C
James Cook
D
Francis Drake
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