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Quiz Updated Dec 31, 2016

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Politics
Mao Zedong, Friedrich Engels, and Hồ Chí Minh all advocated which political ideology?
Communism
93.5%
Fascism
3.5%
Liberalism
0.8%
Conservatism
0.8%
Year
During which year did Christopher Columbus first arrive in the Americas?
1492
87.1%
1495
3.8%
1498
3.2%
1501
2.3%
World Leaders
Who was the longest serving non-royal world leader who rose to power after 1900?
Fidel Castro
81.5%
Kim Il-sung
5.3%
Muammar Gaddafi
5.2%
Francisco Franco
7%
Biography
Whose autobiography was titled 'Long Walk to Freedom'?
Nelson Mandela
78.3%
Aung San Suu Kyi
2%
Mahatma Gandhi
15.1%
Thomas Jefferson
0.6%
Art
Which artist painted 'The Scream'?
Edvard Munch
73.4%
Vincent van Gogh
12%
Pablo Picasso
5.8%
Claude Monet
4.7%
Decade
During which decade was slavery abolished in the United States?
1860s
71.1%
1850s
7.3%
1840s
3.7%
1870s
14.6%
US Presidents
Who is the only person to have served as both US Vice President and President without being elected to either office?
Gerald Ford
65.2%
George Washington
5%
Lyndon B. Johnson
22.7%
Harry Truman
7.1%
War
The 'Great Northern War' was primarily a contest between which two countries?
Russia and Sweden
54.8%
England and Scotland
19.5%
Denmark and Germany
13%
Great Britain and Norway
9.7%
Nation
Which of the following nations (all of which are currently part of a larger sovereign state) has never been an independent sovereign state?
Faroe Islands
46.6%
Hawaii
12.5%
Scotland
14.5%
Tibet
24.3%
Discovery
In 1781, William Herschel discovered which planet?
Uranus
44.4%
Neptune
24.5%
Saturn
13.6%
Jupiter
14.9%
Century
During which century did the Renaissance period emanating from Northern Italy begin?
14th
31.5%
13th
9.1%
15th
35.5%
16th
20.1%

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