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Which country was known as Persia until 1933?
Which Native American people fought the French in the Beaver Wars?
Which city was formerly known as Constantinople?
Which Latin American empire referred to themselves as Tawantinsuyu, meaning 'four parts together?'
Which peninsula was contested during the Peninsular War?
Which 19th century art movement derives its name from an 1872 Claude Monet work?
Which country lost around 20% of its population to potato famine in the 1840s?
Barack Obama was a senator for which US State from 2005-2008?
Which institution, begun in the 12th century, introduced torture in the persecution of heresy?
Which style of classical architecture originated in the 6th century BC in southwestern Asia Minor?
Which Japanese island was immortalized after a battle by an image of soldiers raising the US flag?
The first complete fossil of which aquatic reptile was discovered in 1811 by Mary Anning?
Which German military decoration was first awarded in 1813?
Who was the Egyptian goddess of motherhood, magic, and fertility?
Which international organization, formed in 1923, is currently based in Lyon?
Which epic Greek poem tells the story of the siege of Troy?
Of which country was Albert Einstein offered presidency?
Which company's chairman allegedly said, 'I think there is a world market for five computers?'
Who was the first person to be crowned Tsar of All Russia in 1547?
In Greek mythology, who died after flying too close to the sun?
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