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Diana's QuizAnswers to Diana's Quiz - June 13, 2020

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – June 13, 2020

by Diana Filer

  1. CERB refers to Canada Emergency Response Benefit, a taxable 4 month benefit for workers who have lost income due to the current pandemic.
  2. Antonio Vivaldi was also a devout priest.  He composed his first religious work when he was 13. Perhaps his best know work is ‘The Four Seasons’.
  3. Cairo is the world’s largest Arab-speaking city.
  4. The Hump was the route that WWII Allied pilots used to fly military transport planes over the Himalayas, a ‘very risky business’,from India to China, the Burma Road being blocked. Until then, there had been little reason to fly planes over such hazardous mountains.
  5. A polo game is divided into 6 periods of 7 minutes each.  Chukka is a colloquial Indian term for circuit.




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