'I' in History Quiz Stats

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Question Answer % Correct
Which country lost around 20% of its population to potato famine in the 1840s?Ireland
94.6%
Barack Obama was a senator for which US State from 2005-2008?Illinois
92%
Which country was known as Persia until 1933?Iran
91.6%
Which city was formerly known as Constantinople?Istanbul
89.6%
Which epic Greek poem tells the story of the siege of Troy?Iliad
84.1%
Which Latin American empire referred to themselves as Tawantinsuyu, 'four parts together?'Inca
83.8%
Who was the first person to be crowned Tsar of All Russia in 1547?Ivan the Terrible
79.7%
A battle on which Japanese island was immortalised by an image of the US flag being raised?Iwo Jima
78.7%
In Greek mythology, who died after flying too close to the sun?Icarus
77%
Which company's chairman allegedly said 'I think there is a world market for five computers?'IBM
73.7%
Question Answer % Correct
Which 19th century art movement derives its name from an 1872 Claude Monet work?Impressionism
71.2%
Who was the Egyptian goddess of motherhood, magic and fertility?Isis
66%
Which peninsula was contested during the Peninsular War?Iberia
65.7%
Which institution, begun in the 12th century, introduced torture in the persecution of heresy?Inquisition
61.1%
Of which country was Albert Einstein offered presidency?Israel
60.7%
Which German military decoration was first awarded in 1813?Iron Cross
55.7%
Which native American people fought the French in the Beaver Wars?Iroquois
54.1%
Which order of classical architecture originated in the 6th century BC in southwestern Asia Minor?Ionic
43.3%
Which international organisation, formed in 1923, is based in Lyons?Interpol
18.9%
The first complete fossil of which aquatic reptile was discovered in 1811 by Mary Anning?Ichthyosaur
12.6%

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