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Question Answer % Correct
Which US President gave the famous Gettysburg Address in 1863?Abraham Lincoln
94.3%
What did the USA purchase from France for $15m in 1803?Louisiana
86.3%
Which Marxist revolutionary led the October Revolution of 1917?Vladimir Lenin
86.3%
Who famously nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of a German church in 1517?Martin Luther
85.4%
In which city did a 1666 fire destroy around 13,000 houses, yet kill only 6 people?London
83.2%
Which African country was founded in the 1820s by freed American slaves?Liberia
79.5%
Which author, famous for 'The Chronicles of Narnia,' died on the same day as John F. Kennedy?C.S. Lewis
78.4%
Which French king was known as 'The Sun King?'Louis XIV
75.8%
Which organization, founded in Paris in 1920, was replaced by the UN in 1946?League of Nations
75.5%
Which 1876 battle is often referred to as 'Custer's Last Stand?'Little Bighorn
71.6%
Question Answer % Correct
Which ocean liner was sunk by a German U-Boat off the coast of Ireland in 1915?Lusitania
66.1%
Which German military organisation has a name literally meaning 'air weapon?'Luftwaffe
65.3%
Who completed the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in 1927?Charles Lindbergh
62.9%
What codename was given to the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945?Little Boy
60.5%
Which British Army officer is the subject of a 1962 film about his exploits in the Middle East?T.E. Lawrence
59.2%
Which Royal House contested the House of York in the Wars of the Roses?House of Lancaster
51.5%
Which British explorer did Henry Stanley meet on the shore of Lake Tanganyika in 1871?David Livingstone
50%
Who led the Spartan army at the battle of Thermopylae?Leonidas I
46.5%
Which Frenchman is often called 'the father of modern chemistry?'Antoine Lavoisier
15.8%
A raid on which island in north-east England is often taken as the start of the Viking Age?Lindisfarne
14.8%

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