Statistics for History General Knowledge #6

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  • The average score is 12 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What became the 50th U.S. state in 1959?Hawaii
88%
What name is given to the Japanese suicide pilots of WWII?Kamikaze
88%
What paper-like writing material was used by the ancient Egyptians?Papyrus
87%
Who is said to have committed suicide via an asp bite?Cleopatra
80%
Who was Louis XVI's wife?Marie Antoinette
76%
What drug did Sigmund Freud recommend as a pain reliever, stimulant,
and nasal decongestant?
Cocaine
71%
Whose advisors included Sir Thomas More, Cardinal Wolsey, and Thomas Cromwell?King Henry VIII
68%
On what famous statue is it written "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses"?The Statue of Liberty
64%
What city marked the easternmost point of Napoleon's conquests?Moscow
60%
What African-American athlete defied Hitler's theories of racial superiority by winning
four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics?
Jesse Owens
59%
What Russian princess, murdered in 1918, did many imposters claim to be?Anastasia
58%
What was the last name of power couple Eva and Juan?Perón
58%
What "stick-thin" model became a symbol of Swingin' Sixties London?Twiggy
56%
In what country is chess thought to have originated?India
53%
In what city did Muhammad die?Medina
52%
In what city did Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier have a "thrilling" fight?Manila
51%
Which King of England was beheaded?King Charles I
49%
On what ship did English sailors mutiny against Captain Bligh?HMS Bounty
47%
What abolitionist raided Harpers Ferry in 1859?John Brown
29%
What ancient Mediterranean language was the first to develop a sound-based alphabet?Phoenician
26%

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