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Can you name the 'D' themed answers to these historical questions?

 Plays Quiz Updated Oct 25, 2013

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Which Persian king, noted for his administrative genius, was defeated at Marathon in 490 B.C?
What is the name given to a collection of 972 Hebrew texts found in modern-day Judea?
Which book did William I commission to assess the amount of land and goods owned in England?
Before his death, which English privateer vowed to return if ever his drum were beaten?
What did Alfred Nobel receive a patent for in 1867?
What was the nickname given to Erwin Rommel due to his prowess in north Africa?
Which geological period directly followed the Silurian and preceded the Carboniferous?
Which English naturalist formulated the theory of evolution by natural selection?
Ceres, goddess of the harvest, is the Roman equivalent of which Greek goddess?
Who was the second king of the united Kingdom of Israel?
From which French city were almost 350,000 soldiers evacuated in 1940?
In which US city was President John F. Kennedy assassinated?
Which Middle Eastern city is reputedly the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world?
Who was the only British Prime Minister to have been born Jewish?
What is the more common name for Operation Neptune, the 1944 Normandy beach landings?
Which country's royal family can trace its ancestry to 960 A.D, making it the oldest in the world?
On December 7, 1787, which US state became the first to ratify the US Constitution?
Which German city was controversially bombed by the Allies in February 1945?
Where was the most important oracle in ancient Greece situated?
Which British royal died in a car crash in Paris in August 1997?

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