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General Knowledge Quiz for 19 September 2021

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1

What word means "a ceremonial meeting of Australian Aborigines"?

A
Parliament
B
Convocation
C
Corroboree
D
Coolabah
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2

What was the cause of an epidemic of 355 cases (46% fatal) between March and June 2010 in Zamfara State, Nigeria?

A
Ebola
B
Malaria
C
Tuberculosis
D
Lead poisoning
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3

Baron Scarpia, the villain of Verdi's opera "Tosca", has a striking resemblance to a real-life Italian baron of flexible loyalties and vicious tastes named Gherardo Curci (nicknamed Sciarpa) as well as to an infamous judge from where?

A
Rome
B
Naples
C
Sicily
D
France
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4

Nick Leeson became famous in 1995 for what activity?

A
Bombings
B
Serial killings
C
Fraud
D
Internet hacking
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5

Who formally opened the 2020 Summer Olympics?

A
President Xi Jinping of China
B
President Moon Jae-in of South Korea
C
President Emmanuel Macron of France
D
Emperor Naruhito of Japan
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6

What is a present term for the 15th and 16th century transfer of plants, food crops, animals, culture, people, technology, diseases, and ideas between the "New World" of the Americas and the "Old World"?

A
The American Two-way
B
The Columbian Exchange
C
The Civilisation Project
D
The New World Renaissance
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7

The names of how many continents end with the same letter that they started with?

A
3
B
7
C
5
D
1
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