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Can you name the answers to these history questions?

Quiz Updated Jul 28, 2014

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What was the surname of brothers Orville and Wilbur, pioneers of flight?
Which British king was nicknamed 'The Sailor King,' due to his serving in the Royal Navy?
Which Jerusalem landmark is a remnant of the wall that surrounded the Jewish Temple?
Which US State was granted statehood on May 29th 1848?
Which US President is regarded as 'the Father of his Country?'
Who was the first Prime Minister of the UK?
The highlight of which architect's career is St. Paul's Cathedral, London, built from 1675-1711?
What was the name given to the unified forces of Nazi Germany from 1935-45?
Of where was Owain Glynd┼Ár, who revolted against English rule, Prince?
Who, along with Francis Crick, discovered the structure of DNA in 1953?
Which German composer is known for the opera 'Tristan and Isolde?'
After which political scandal did US President Richard Nixon resign?
Who was the only woman to assume the title of Empress Regent of China?
Which 13th century Scottish Independence fighter defeated the English at Stirling Bridge?
What name is given to the 1955-91 defense treaty between eight Eastern European countries?
Of which Anglo-Saxon kingdom was Alfred the Great king?
Who was US President during World War I?
What is Tim Berners-Lee credited with inventing in 1990?
Which UN agency, established in 1948, is an authority on international well-being?
Which battle marked the end of Napoleon's Hundred Days return from exile?

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