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Quiz Updated Feb 16, 2012

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This tanker spilled 240,000 barrels of oil after running aground in Alaska on Mar 24th, 1989Exxon Valdez
74.6%
The greatest Briton, according to the BBCSir Winston Churchill
70.5%
The second man to walk on the moonEdwin 'Buzz' Aldrin
65%
The most common first name among US presidentsJames
64.2%
This ancient wonder of the world was located in what is now IraqHanging Gardens of Babylon
61.7%
'Hated for ill' is an anagram of this infamous nameAdolf Hitler
56.1%
This US Civil War battle occured July 1st-3rd, 1863Battle of Gettysburg
47.9%
These 2 US presidents died on the same dayJohn Adams and Thomas Jefferson
46.7%
The mayor of New York at the time of the Sept. 11th attacksRudy Giuliani
43.6%
His polio vaccine marked a major step forward in medical historyJonas Salk
40%
He explored Florida looking for the fountain of youthJuan Ponce de León
39.6%
The only US President who also served as Chief JusticeWilliam Howard Taft
39.2%
This President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam died on Sept 2. 1969Ho Chi Minh
37.7%
She was the first wife of Henry VIIIKatherine of Aragon
37.4%
The only person chosen as Time Person of the Year three timesFranklin Roosevelt
34.9%
Hint Answer % Correct
This artist gave us 'The Scream'Edvard Munch
33.6%
17 U.S. soldiers were attacked in Yemen, while aboard this vessel on Oct 12th, 2000USS Cole
33.2%
This serial killer was arrested in his Milwaukee apartment on July 22nd, 1991Jeffrey Dahmer
31.2%
The first American city to host the OlympicsSt. Louis
29.1%
Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassinJames Earl Ray
29%
The only US president who spoke english as a second languageMartin Van Buren
28.8%
This country derives its name from an Arabic term meaning 'land of the blacks'Sudan
22.7%
This war took place from 1853-1856Crimean War
22.6%
Beginning in July 1942, this is often considered to be the bloodiest battle in the history of warBattle of Stalingrad
21.2%
This treaty ended the war of 1812Treaty of Ghent
16.3%
This former world leader is credited with the quote 'Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever'Napoleon Bonaparte
11.8%
The most recent year in which no Nobel Peace Prize was awarded1972
10.2%
His 'Marathon of Hope' began on Apr 12th, 1980 Terry Fox
8.7%
The first US state to abolish capital punishmentMichigan
6.1%
The original year of the 4 Roman emperors69 AD
4.5%
 
Number % Answered
30 (all)
0.4%
26-29
1.2%
22-25
4.7%
18-21
10.6%
14-17
15.9%
10-13
20%
6-9
21%
2-5
20.3%
1-1
5.9%

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