History Quiz / 'K' in History

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

 Plays Quiz Updated Aug 13, 2016

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In which country did the Mau Mau uprising occur during the 1950s?
Which war resulted from tension caused by the division of the country along the 38th Parallel?
Which Soviet leader was removed from power by Leonid Brezhnev in 1964?
Which city was capital of Japan from 1180 until 1868, when Tokyo became capital?
Which Gold Rush saw 100,000 people travel to north-western Canada in the 1890s?
Which Scottish engineer is known for discovering the lower limit to temperature, absolute zero?
Which Australian outlaw killed three policemen and was hanged in November 1880?
The NATO bombing of which Balkan country in 1998-99 remains controversial?
The Gulf War of 1991 was caused by the Iraqi invasion of which country?
Which author, famous for 'The Jungle Book,' won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907?
Which Mongol leader, grandson of Temujin, established the Yuan dynasty in China?
Which volcano caused the loudest noise in recorded history when it erupted in 1883?
Which Egyptian Pharaoh, also known as Cheops, was the builder of the Great Pyramid of Giza?
Which famous 'dreamer' was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee in 1968?
What was the name of the raft used by Thor Heyerdahl in 1947?
Which civilization ruled much of south-east Asia during the 9th-13th centuries?
Which former Soviet Republic gained full independence on 25th December 1991?
The site of which Moscow political building has been inhabited since the 2nd century BC?
What name was given to Japanese pilots who would try to crash their planes into enemy ships?
Which racist hate organization first appeared in the southern USA in the 1860s?

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