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What was the name of the Aircraft that dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima?
Enola Gay
Hitler's planned invasion of the United Kingdom was titled what?
Operation Sealion
The spiritual Viking settlement of Uppakra is located in which modern day country?
Sweden
Which Roman Emperor was killed in the battle of Adrianople in 378 AD?
Valens
On what day was Charlemagne crowned Holy Roman Emperor in the year 800 AD?
25th December
What was the name of the network of trails connecting North and South Vietnam, featuring heavy bombardment during the Vietnam War?
Ho Chi Minh
Who was the first Bishop of Iceland?
Isleifr Gizurarson
In general acceptance, how many Christian crusades were carried out to reclaim lands in the middle east during the middle ages?
9
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The cry of the people at the call of the first crusade was the Latin phrase 'Deus Vult', what did this mean?
God wills it
During which month did the Communist Revolution in Russia begin in 1917?
March
The Satanic Verses, written in 1988, was the subject of major controversy. Who was its author?
Salman Rushdie
Where did the false attack on American ships on August 2nd 1964 which sparked the Vietnam War take place?
Gulf of Tonkin
During which war was the Battle of Lexington?
American Revolutionary War
Over which city was the famous 'battle' suspected to feature a UFO during February 1942?
Los Angeles
The Viking man Erik, supposed to have founded the first settlement on Greenland, had a famous nickname, what was it?
Red
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Level 51
Jan 26, 2020
Bad quiz. December 25th and Revolutionary war should be accepted