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"Hobson-Jobson" is the short title of a book written by Henry Yule and Arthur C. Burnell, first published in 1886, that contains what?

A
Anglo-Indian words and terms
B
Biographies of people called Hobson and Jobson
C
A detailed atlas showing the expeditions of Hobson and Jobson
D
A manual on how to sail a particularly obscure boat
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2

What is the word used in Greek mythology for the underworld?

A
Styx
B
Inferno
C
Hades
D
Valhallah
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3

Which culture is known for deliberately mummifying its dead as long ago as 5050 BCE?

A
Chinchorro, in South America
B
Egyptian
C
Wan Muhuggiag, north Africa
D
Switzerland
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4

On 15 July 2004, which country imposed diplomatic sanctions against Israel after two Israeli citizens, Uriel Zosha Kelman and Eli Cara, suspected of being Mossad agents, were convicted of attempting to obtain local passports fraudulently?

A
USA
B
United Kingdom
C
France
D
New Zealand
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5

In 300 CE, the country now known as Spain was part of which empire?

A
Muslim
B
Greek
C
Mongol
D
Roman
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6

What happened in November 2020, after US President Donald Trump had announced it in 2017?

A
He stepped down from office
B
The US's formal withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Agreement became effective
C
He shot someone on a public street without legal consequence
D
He became a great grandfather
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7

A non-violent resistance group formed in 1942 in Nazi Germany by students and academics at the University of Munich was known as what?

A
White Rose
B
The Carnations
C
White Star
D
The Daisies
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