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Which Eastern European country won independence first in 1920 fighting off both the Freikorps and Soviet Red Army?Places
Which famous General, and later President, led the Allied forces to victory on the Western Front in World War II?People
What structure was constructed in 1889 as commemorating the hundred anniversary of the French Revolution?Places
What body part was presented before the English Parliament leading to a declaration of war against Spain in 1739?War
Which central American country suffered a coup d'etat in 1979 leading to Revolutionary Junta being instated?Places
Who wrote the 'Theory of Relativity' and won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921?Science
Which first name link 8 Kings of England, the inventor of vaccination and the English composer of 'Pomp and Circumstance Marches'?People
What company began its conquest of the Indian subcontinent with the Battle of Plassey in 1757?War
What major Canadian city was originally founded as an English fort in 1795?Places
Which festival of the Muslim faith was founded by the Prophet Muhammad and is celebrated at the end of fasting?Religion
What class of proteins was first named in 1833 by Anselme Payen?Science
What was the pen name of the writer Mary Anne Evans who wrote Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda in the 19th Century?Arts
Which Viking was said to have founded a settlement on Greenland in the 10th Century?People
Which former state was Erich Honecker the last leader of?Places
Who along with Karl Marx is thought of as the Father of Communism co authoring the Communist Manifesto in 1848?Politics
Which South American country achieved Independence from Spain in 1822 and from Colombia in 1830?Places
What Battle is often fought of the opening salvo of the English Civil War in 1642?War
Which inventor is accredited with over 1000 US patents?People
Which country has one of the Wonders of the World, witnessed fighting over its Canal and was ruled by both the French and English at different periods of its existence?Places
Which College has schooled 19 English Prime Ministers?Politics

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