From what country did the US gain its independence in the late 18th century?

Spain
Great Britain
France
Germany

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Which country was a member of the Axis during World War II?

Sweden
Japan
France
Australia

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Which president stewarded the US through the Civil War?

Abraham Lincoln
Theodore Roosevelt
George W Bush
Barack Obama

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Which general became Emperor of France in the wake of the French Revolution?

Napoleon Bonaparte
Charles de Gaulle

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Which explorer is often erroneously credited with discovering North America in 1492?

Christopher Columbus
Edmund Hilary
Captain James Cook
Sir Francis Drake

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Who was known as the "Virgin Queen?"

Queen Elizabeth I
Queen Marie Antoinette
Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Victoria

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Who commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the US Civil War?

Robert E. Lee
Braxton Bragg
Thomas J. Jackson
Ronnie Smith Roach

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Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
Richard Henry Lee

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Which American president was killed on November 22, 1963?

George W Bush
John F. Kennedy
Barack Obama
Donald Trump

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In what year did the Spanish Armada occur?

1742
1588
2002
1734

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Who rose to power in Germany in 1933?

Adolf Hitler
Otto von Bismarck
Karl Dönitz
Konrad Adenauer

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Whose death sparked the beginning of World War I?

Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Martin Luther King Jr
Elvis Presley
Mahatma Gandhi

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Who posted the Ninety-Five Theses on a church door, effectively creating Protestantism?

Pope Pius VI
Martin Luther
Adolf Hitler
Florence Nightingale

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Which Roman Emperor had a Shakespeare play named after him?







Augustus Caesar
Julius Caesar
Aulus Vitellius
Marcus Aurelius

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True or False: ancient Greek philosopher Socrates was executed for "corrupting the minds of the youth."

True
False

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Which British king was known for divorcing or executing most of his wives?

Henry VIII
Henry VII
King Edward II
King George V

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Which is thus far the only country to have used atomic bombs on an enemy target?

United States
France
Japan
India

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In which country did the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution occur?

Russia
Germany
Sweden
France

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Which ancient civilization is responsible for building both the Pyramids and the Sphinx?

Romans
Egyptians
Tudors
Victorians

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Who conquered England in 1066, the only time a foreign army has ever conquered Britain in the last 1000 years?

William the Conqueror
Harold the Flatulent
Steve the Mildly Competent
Athelred the Unready

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The 1929 Stock Market Crash presaged what period of trouble?

The Great Dive
The Big Broke
The Great Depression
The Poor Present

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What legendary Scottish rebel was immortalized in the movie Braveheart?

Mel Gibson
William Wallace
Jamie Fraser
Rob Roy

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Which organization, formed in the wake of World War II, was designed to prevent events like that from ever happening again?

The European Union
The United Nations
The League Of Nations
The Summit

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What is the name of the period of artistic enlightenment and resurgence in Europe during the 15th-16th centuries?

The Industrial Revolution
The Renaissance
The Gothic Period
The Baroque Period

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Which Empire conquered more of the known world than any other?

British
Mongolian
Roman

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Who was US president during the early years of World War II?

Donald Trump
Theordore Roosevelt
John F Kennedy
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Who took the first steps on the moon in 1969?

Buzz Lightyear
John Glenn
Neil Armstrong
Time Peake

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The period of diplomatic conflict between America and the USSR in the wake of World War II is known as what?

The Baroque Period
World War III
The Cold War
Gulf War

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Which Greek general conquered huge amounts of land in the Middle East and North Africa?

Aristotle
Antipater
Gelo
Alexander The Great

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In what year was the US Constitution ratified?

1564
1892
1789
1788

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