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Last updated: November 22, 2018
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What general won the Battle of Austerlitz in 1805?
Napoleon
What nation was ruled by King Nebuchadnezzar II?
Babylon
What "-ism" was practiced by the people who assassinated
President McKinley and Tsar Alexander II?
Anarchism
Who did Sirhan Sirhan assassinate?
Robert Kennedy
What "stick-thin" model became a symbol of Swingin' Sixties London?
Twiggy
What unflattering nickname was given to Queen Mary I of England?
Bloody Mary
During what gold rush was Jack London’s novel “White Fang” set?
Klondike Gold Rush
What ancient language was the first to develop a sound-based alphabet?
Phoenician
Who is Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov better known as?
Vladimir Lenin
Against what city did Rome fight the Punic Wars?
Carthage
What secret society traces its origins to Medieval stone workers?
Freemasons
What drug did Sigmund Freud recommend as a pain reliever, stimulant,
and nasal decongestant?
Cocaine
What was the nickname of Louis XIV?
The Sun King
What island of modern-day Tanzania was once a center of the
Arab spice and slave trades?
Zanzibar
What country imported an estimated four million slaves before finally banning slavery in 1888?
Brazil
What "plot" was Guy Fawkes involved in?
The Gunpowder Plot
Who started the Protestant Reformation?
Martin Luther
What name is given to the Japanese suicide pilots of WWII?
Kamikaze
What does the name "Stalin" mean in Russian?
Man of Steel
What country was once led by military leaders called shoguns?
Japan
6 Comments
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Level 75
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 58
Aug 21, 2022
Wow, what a great quiz!
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Level 69
May 31, 2024
Should accept Cajuns as well as Acadians