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Question Answer % Correct
Which Cold War 'monument' fell in 1989 after 28 years in place?Berlin Wall
94.7%
Which composer was born in Bonn, Germany, in 1770?Ludwig van Beethoven
89.8%
In which US city were three shiploads of tea destroyed in defiance to British rule?Boston
87.3%
Which assassin of Julius Caesar did John Wilkes Booth claim to be inspired by?Brutus
76.4%
Which French prison contained only 7 prisoners when it was stormed in 1789?Bastille
75.3%
Which city, on the banks of the Euphrates, was home to a Wonder of the Ancient World?Babylon
66.2%
How was Siddhartha Gautama better known?Buddha
66%
Which period of early manufacture was characterised by the use of copper and one of its alloys?Bronze Age
61.1%
Which Venezuelan led Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela and Bolivia to independence?Simón Bolívar
53.7%
Who was the Roman equivalent of the Greek god Dionysus?Bacchus
46.3%
Question Answer % Correct
What was the former name of Constantinople?Byzantium
45.5%
Which 19th century German statesman was known as the 'Iron Chancellor?'Otto von Bismarck
44.8%
Which Italian Renaissance artist painted 'The Birth of Venus' and 'Primavera?'Botticelli
40.9%
Which Holy Roman Emperor shares his name with the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union?Barbarossa
29%
Which Archbishop of Canterbury was assassinated by followers of Henry II?Thomas Becket
28.2%
Which Celtic Queen destroyed modern-day Colchester in AD c.61? Boudica
27.2%
Which 70-metre long embroidery depicts the events of the Norman conquest of England?Bayeux Tapestry
26.2%
In which battle of the Wars of the Roses was Richard III killed?Battle of Bosworth Field
22.1%
Who was the only British Prime Minister to serve under three different monarchs?Stanley Baldwin
12.9%
Which Spanish city was witness to one of the bloodiest sieges of the Peninsular War?Badajoz
4.8%

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