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In Greek mythology, who were the hundred-armed, fifty-headed giants?
– Hekatonkheires

What is the capital of Azerbaijan?
– Baku

Which nation’s heraldic motto is: ‘A mari usque ad mare’?
– Canada

What was the name of the goddess of chess invented by the Italian Renaissance poet Hieronymus Vida?
– Caïssa

Shylock, a Jew, whose trade was money-lending, was a character in what Shakespearean play?
– The Merchant of Venice

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