'B' in History II Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Apr 10, 2016

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Question Answer % Correct
Which sport was invented by James Naismith in 1891?Basketball
95.8%
Which Pacific atoll, subject to atomic tests in the '40s and '50s, shares its name with an item of swimwear?Bikini Atoll
77.5%
Which political faction came to power in Russia following the October Revolution of 1917?Bolsheviks
70.9%
Who was the second wife of Henry VIII of England?Anne Boleyn
69.4%
Which South American capital was designed by Oscar Niemeyer and Lúcio Costa in 1956?Brasília
67.9%
Who was the only US President never to marry?James Buchanan
65.5%
What is the term for the two late-19th century wars between Britain and independent South African republics?Boer Wars
59.8%
Which African country was known as Bechuanaland until 1966?Botswana
53.6%
Which city was the de facto capital of West Germany from 1949 to 1990?Bonn
52.8%
What city, now the capital of Serbia, was the capital of Yugoslavia until its dissolution?Belgrade
52.4%
Question Answer % Correct
Who was the leader of the USSR from 1964 until his death in 1982?Leonid Brezhnev
44.4%
Which Italian city is home to the oldest continually used university in the world?Bologna
40.6%
Which WWII battle was Winston Churchill referring to when he spoke of the 'many' and the 'few'?Battle of Britain
39.9%
Which scientific instrument is Evangelista Torricelli credited with inventing in 1643?Barometer
37.2%
Which North African pirates reached their prominence in the mid-17th century?Barbary pirates
36.1%
Members of which royal house ruled France from 1589-1792 and 1815-1830?Bourbon
31.9%
By which 'colorful' sobriquet is Edward of Woodstock, son of Edward III of England, known?The Black Prince
18.5%
During which Crimean War battle did the ill-fated Charge of the Light Brigade occur?Battle of Balaclava
17.3%
What was the name of Alexander the Great's horse?Bucephalus
16.7%
In 1909, who became the first person to fly across the English Channel in a heavier-than-air aircraft?Louis Blériot
8.2%

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