Statistics for Cities Made Famous by the News #2

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  • This quiz has been taken 58 times
  • The average score is 10 of 16

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YearKnown for...Answer% Correct
1945Nuclear bombs was dropped on these two cities during WW2Hiroshima
91%
1945Nuclear bombs was dropped on these two cities during WW2Nagasaki
91%
1914This is the city where WW1 may have started, due to
the Assassination of Franz Ferdinand
Sarajevo
87%
1815The battle in this city in Belgium marked the ending of the Napoleonic WarsWaterloo
83%
1986The city where what is believed to be the worst nuclear accident in history happenedChernobyl
81%
1929The ____ Conventions are rules that apply only in times of armed conflict and seek to protect people who are not taking part in hostilitiesGeneva
76%
1940As the allies were loosing the battle of France this was the city they evacuated to Britain fromDunkirk
74%
2012 - 2016A four year long battle took place in Syria's biggest cityAleppo
65%
1988Used to be the world's most dangerous city, also the city where Pablo Escobar diedMedellín
63%
1863A battle was fought here from July 1-3 during the American civil war and was the turning point of the warGettysburg
57%
2019Two consecutive terrorist shooting attacks occurred at mosques hereChristchurch
54%
1972The city where "Bloody Sunday" took placeLondonderry
50%
1993The ____ siege was the siege of a compound belonging to the religious sect
Branch Davidians
Waco
37%
1978909 people died on November 18 by Cyanide poisoning in an event termed "revolutionary suicide"Jonestown
31%
2018A gunman opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at a high school in a city in FloridaParkland
17%
2012The ____ attack was a coordinated attack against two US government facilitiesBenghazi
15%

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