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Last updated: November 22, 2018
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What entertainer hosted the Oscars 19 times, entertained troops, and lived to age 100?
Bob Hope
What island chain did Charles Darwin famously visit, inspiring his theory of natural selection?
Galápagos Islands
What young pharaoh's tomb was discovered in 1922?
Tutankhamun
What is the name for a Celtic priest?
Druid
What war was depicted in Picasso's painting "Guernica"?
Spanish Civil War
On what Pacific island did islanders build giant statues called moai?
Easter Island
Who is the father of the modern country of Turkey?
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
What disease killed over 3% of the world's population in 1918 and 1919?
Spanish Flu
Who was Louis XVI's wife?
Marie Antoinette
What started on October 29, 1929 and lasted for about a decade?
Great Depression
What Jewish banking family rose from the Frankfurt ghetto to become
unimaginably wealthy?
Rothschild
Who was the daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn?
Queen Elizabeth I
Who did Friedrich Engels famously work with?
Karl Marx
What did Alfred Nobel invent?
Dynamite
What Mexican general redistributed land to the poor and raided the U.S.?
Pancho Villa
Who invented the printing press in Europe?
Johannes Gutenberg
What country still denies its slaughter of over a million Armenians that happened in 1915?
Turkey
What was the name of the forced removal of the Cherokee and other
tribes from the southeast U.S.?
Trail of Tears
Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
Michelangelo
What sport would an ancient Roman watch at a hippodrome or circus?
Chariot Racing
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Level 74
Nov 22, 2018
Well now I know what I'll be doing for the rest of the night.
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Level 68
Nov 22, 2018
I wish you good luck! There's also a Geography version I released a few days ago which is eligible for points if you master this one :)
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Level 70
Nov 22, 2018
You could make a random quiz collecting facts from the 200 General Knowledge quizzes :D
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Level 68
Nov 22, 2018
That is the eventual plan! But with 200 quizzes to pool from, that'll take a long time to create, so bare with me! If the geography one taught me anything it's that I need to vet the questions more thoroughly. I'll have it out by Christmas. Promise :)
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Level 57
Aug 21, 2022
Wow, what a great quiz!