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Quiz Updated Jan 11, 2017

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Which British Prime Minister was famously known as the Iron Lady? Theresa May
92.8%
Margaret Thatcher
5.7%
Which Renaissance artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? Leonardo da Vinci
87%
Michelangelo
12.2%
Abraham Lincoln was the first president elected from which party? Democratic
80.7%
Republican
19.2%
Which Japanese city was the first to be targeted by a nuclear weapon? Nagasaki
78.6%
Hiroshima
16.2%
When did the RMS Titanic collide with an iceberg and sink? 1914
77.6%
1912
18.7%
Which Russian leader proposed reforms including glasnost and perestroika? Boris Yeltsin
76.7%
Mikhail Gorbachev
17.4%
For which discovery was Jonas Salk most known for? Penicillin
72.9%
Polio vaccine
20.2%
Which Greek philosopher wrote The Republic? Aristotle
71.3%
Plato
23.2%
Which philosopher's most famous statements include Cogito ergo sum? Jean-Jacques Rousseau
70.9%
René Descartes
21.4%
Tenochtitlan was the capital of which empire? Inca
66%
Aztec
22.7%
Which US president was assassinated in 1901 by Leon Czolgosz? James A. Garfield
64.9%
William McKinley
31%
How many states did Ronald Reagan carry during the 1984 US election? 50
64.3%
49
26%
In which year did the first human travel into space? 1969
63.8%
1961
34%
Which French king was executed by guillotine? Louis XVIII
63.5%
Louis XVI
31.6%
How many amendments are in the Bill of Rights? 13
62.8%
10
34.2%
Anschluss is the term for Nazi Germany's annexation of which country? Poland
60.8%
Austria
34.7%
Syngman Rhee was the first president of which country? South Vietnam
60.1%
South Korea
33.5%
In which decade did the Mexican-American War take place? 1860s
59.7%
1840s
31.9%
In which modern day country did Ferdinand Magellan die while trying to sail around the world? Indonesia
53.7%
The Philippines
29.3%
Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled to and died on which island? Elba
42.6%
St. Helena
44.2%

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