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Question Answer % Correct
Which British royal died in a car crash in Paris in August 1997?Diana
93.5%
Which English naturalist formulated the theory of evolution by natural selection?Charles Darwin
92.1%
What is the more common name for Operation Neptune, the 1944 Normandy beach landings?D Day
90.4%
In which US city was President John F. Kennedy assassinated?Dallas
88.1%
On December 7, 1787, which US state became the first to ratify the US Constitution?Delaware
87.8%
Which country's royal family can trace its ancestry to 960 A.D, making it the oldest in the world?Denmark
78.1%
Who was the second king of the united Kingdom of Israel?David
67.8%
What did Alfred Nobel receive a patent for in 1867?Dynamite
65.3%
Which German city was controversially bombed by the Allies in February 1945?Dresden
59.2%
Which Middle Eastern city is reputedly the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world?Damascus
59.2%
Question Answer % Correct
Where was the most important oracle in ancient Greece situated?Delphi
58%
What was the nickname given to Erwin Rommel due to his prowess in north Africa?Desert Fox
54.4%
What is the name given to a collection of 972 Hebrew texts found in modern-day Judea?Dead Sea Scrolls
52.1%
Ceres, goddess of the harvest, is the Roman equivalent of which Greek goddess?Demeter
43.8%
From which French city were almost 350,000 soldiers evacuated in 1940?Dunkirk
43.1%
Who was the only British Prime Minister to have been born Jewish?Benjamin Disraeli
42.4%
Which Persian king, noted for his administrative genius, was defeated at Marathon in 490 B.C?Darius I
38.9%
Which book did William I commission to assess the amount of land and goods owned in England?Domesday Book
29.2%
Before his death, which English privateer vowed to return if ever his drum were beaten?Francis Drake
27.6%
Which geological period directly followed the Silurian and preceded the Carboniferous?Devonian
12.5%

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