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

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