History of Hong Kong

Can you answer these questions about the history of Hong Kong?
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From what Chinese dynasty did the United Kingdom seize Hong Kong?
Qing
After what war was Hong Kong ceded to the United Kingdom?
First Opium War
In what Chinese city was the peace treaty that ended that war signed?
Nanjing
In what year was Hong Kong returned to China?
1997
What H word is most often used to describe the transfer of power in that year?
Handover
What Hong Kongese martial artist mysteriously died in 1973?
Bruce Lee
What Chinese grandmaster moved to Hong Kong in 1950 and trained the above?
Ip Man
What rare disease killed 299 people in the early 2000s?
SARS
What country occupied Hong Kong from 1941–1945?
Japan
What Martin Scorsese movie, that won the 2007 Best Picture, was a remake of the
Hong Kongese movie "Infernal Affairs"?
The Departed
What movement emerged during the Hong Kong democracy protests of 2014?
Umbrella Movement
What Chinese leader formulated the "One country, two systems" in the 1980s?
Deng Xiaoping
What was the de facto "capital" of Hong Kong during the British colonial period?
Victoria
What ungoverned, densely populated "walled city" was abolished in 1987?
Kowloon Walled City
Chris Patten was the last person to hold what title in Hong Kong?
Governor of Hong Kong
What chief executive of Hong Kong dropped popularity after pushing for the
amendment to the extradition law in 2019?
Carrie Lam
What actor was the leading star in "Rush Hour" and "Drunken Master"?
Jackie Chan
What Hong Kong-native architect designed the Louvre Pyramid?
I. M. Pei
Hong Kong was the epicenter of H3N2 and H5N1 outbreaks of what virus?
Influenza
What sport did Hong Kong win the Asian championships of in 2018 and 2019?
Rugby union
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