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Which British Prime Minister was famously known as the Iron Lady? Theresa May
92.2%
Margaret Thatcher
6.3%
Which Renaissance artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? Leonardo da Vinci
86.6%
Michelangelo
12.6%
Abraham Lincoln was the first president elected from which party? Democratic
79.9%
Republican
20%
Which Japanese city was the first to be targeted by a nuclear weapon? Nagasaki
77.8%
Hiroshima
16.2%
When did the RMS Titanic collide with an iceberg and sink? 1914
77.5%
1912
18.4%
Which Russian leader proposed reforms including glasnost and perestroika? Boris Yeltsin
75.7%
Mikhail Gorbachev
17.4%
For which discovery was Jonas Salk most known for? Penicillin
72.1%
Polio vaccine
20%
Which Greek philosopher wrote The Republic? Aristotle
70.3%
Plato
23.3%
Which philosopher's most famous statements include Cogito ergo sum? Jean-Jacques Rousseau
69.9%
René Descartes
21.3%
Tenochtitlan was the capital of which empire? Inca
65.2%
Aztec
22.4%
Which US president was assassinated in 1901 by Leon Czolgosz? James A. Garfield
64%
William McKinley
31.2%
How many states did Ronald Reagan carry during the 1984 US election? 50
63.2%
49
26%
In which year did the first human travel into space? 1969
63.2%
1961
34.5%
Which French king was executed by guillotine? Louis XVIII
63%
Louis XVI
31.3%
How many amendments are in the Bill of Rights? 13
62.1%
10
34.7%
Anschluss is the term for Nazi Germany's annexation of which country? Poland
60.3%
Austria
34.5%
Syngman Rhee was the first president of which country? South Vietnam
59.2%
South Korea
33.4%
In which decade did the Mexican-American War take place? 1860s
58.6%
1840s
31.9%
In which modern day country did Ferdinand Magellan die while trying to sail around the world? Indonesia
53.1%
The Philippines
28.8%
Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled to and died on which island? Elba
43.2%
St. Helena
42.4%

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