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Which racist hate organization first appeared in the southern USA in the 1860s?Ku Klux Klan
92.6%
Which famous 'dreamer' was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee in 1968?Martin Luther King, Jr
91.5%
The Gulf War of 1991 was caused by the Iraqi invasion of which country?Kuwait
88.6%
What name was given to Japanese pilots who would try to crash their planes into enemy ships?Kamikaze
80%
The site of which Moscow political building has been inhabited since the 2nd century BC?Kremlin
79.6%
Which Scottish engineer is known for discovering the lower limit to temperature, absolute zero?Lord Kelvin
79.1%
Which war resulted from tension caused by the division of the country along the 38th Parallel?Korean War
74.3%
Which city was capital of Japan from 1180 until 1868, when Tokyo became capital?Kyoto
73%
The NATO bombing of which Balkan country in 1998-99 remains controversial?Kosovo
72.9%
Which author, famous for 'The Jungle Book,' won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907?Rudyard Kipling
70.4%
Question Answer % Correct
In which country did the Mau Mau uprising occur during the 1950s?Kenya
56.9%
Which volcano caused the loudest noise in recorded history when it erupted in 1883?Krakatoa
55.3%
Which Gold Rush saw 100,000 people travel to north-western Canada in the 1890s?Klondike
54.4%
Which former Soviet Republic gained full independence on 25th December 1991?Kyrgyzstan
49.4%
Which Soviet leader was removed from power by Leonid Brezhnev in 1964?Nikita Khrushchev
36.6%
Which Mongol leader, grandson of Temujin, established the Yuan dynasty in China?Kublai Khan
36.4%
What was the name of the raft used by Thor Heyerdahl in 1947?Kon-Tiki
33.8%
Which Australian outlaw killed three policemen and was hanged in November 1880?Ned Kelly
29.5%
Which civilization ruled much of south-east Asia during the 9th-13th centuries?Khmer
28.1%
Which Egyptian Pharaoh, also known as Cheops, was the builder of the Great Pyramid of Giza?Khufu
17.3%

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