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The B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on which Japanese city?Hiroshima
91.9%
Which Greek poet wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey?Homer
91.4%
Who was the Greek god of the underworld?Hades
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Who became Chancellor of Germany on 30th January 1933?Adolf Hitler
85.5%
Which Greek hero carried out twelve labours as penance for the murder of his children?Heracles
80%
Which airship caught fire and was destroyed in New Jersey in May 1937?Hindenburg
74.9%
What was returned to the Chinese in 1997, after a 99 year lease?Hong Kong
74.3%
Who was said to have a face that could launch a thousand ships?Helen of Troy
71.4%
Discovered in 1799, the Rosetta Stone allowed scholars to decipher which writing system?Hieroglyphics
70.1%
William of Normandy defeated Harold Godwinson in which 1066 battle?Hastings
65.8%
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Who was the shortest serving US President, spending only 32 days in office?W. H. Harrison
64.7%
Which Japanese emperor died of cancer in 1989 after a 62-year reign?Hirohito
64.5%
Which Roman fortification, started in AD 122, snakes 73 miles through northern England?Hadrian's Wall
60.6%
Which Babylonian king is known for one of the first written codes of law?Hammurabi
47.5%
Which Istanbul museum was converted from a cathedral to a mosque by the Ottomans?Hagia Sofia
39.7%
Which Bronze Age people carved out an empire that included most of Asia Minor?Hittites
27.3%
Which Egyptian pharaoh has a name meaning 'Foremost of Noble Ladies?'Hatshepsut
18.3%
Which Greek city was the site of the Mausoleum of Mausolus, a Wonder of the World?Halicarnassus
16.3%
Which English physician was the first to describe blood circulation in 1628?William Harvey
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Under which emperor did the Inca empire reach the height of its size and power?Huayna Capac
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