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Events Year % Correct
Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics; Juno expected to arrive at Jupiter2016
87.5%
New Horizons visits Pluto; Justin Trudeau becomes Canadian PM2015
87.3%
Normandy landings on D-Day; Casablanca wins Best Picture at the Academy Awards1944
87.2%
Facebook launches; 10 countries join the EU2004
85.1%
Russia annexes Crimea; Malala Yousafzai becomes the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate2014
83.4%
Oklahoma City bombing; Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin1995
82.5%
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia dissolves; Mae Jemison becomes first African-American woman in space1992
79.1%
Einstein publishes the Theory of General Relativity; Babe Ruth hits first home-run for the Boston Red Sox1915
76.2%
Boxing's 'Fight of the Century': Frazier beats Ali; Idi Amin becomes President of Uganda1971
75.5%
First underground line of the New York Subway opens; US begins work at Panama Canal1904
75.2%
Events Year % Correct
Creation of the Magna Carta; Gengis Khan captures Beijing1215
72.9%
Roald Amundsen reaches the South Pole; Marie Curie awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry1911
71.9%
First French Republic proclaimed; Construction begins on the White House1792
71.4%
John Tyler sworn in as US President; Coronation of Pedro II of Brazil1841
66.7%
First electrical telegram ('What hath God wrought?') sent by Samuel Morse; Emily Bronte's 'A Death-Scene' published1844
66.5%
Creation of the Paris Commune; Stanley finds Livingstone1871
64.2%
11th amendment to the US Constitution passes; 24-year-old Beethoven's first public performance in Vienna1795
63.1%
Cnut the Great invades England; Vladimir the Great dies1015
62.7%
Henry II crowned King of Italy; Erik the Red dies1004
59.8%
Marco Polo returns from his travels to China; King Edward I summons the Model Parliament to Westminster1295
53.9%
 
Number % Answered
20 (all)
42.4%
18-19
5.5%
16-17
7.9%
14-15
7.7%
12-13
7.4%
10-11
7.1%
8-9
5.7%
6-7
4.9%
4-5
3.7%
2-3
4.5%
1-1
3.2%

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