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Who, according to legend, discovered gravity by observing an apple fall to the ground?Isaac Newton
92.8%
A bombing raid on which Japanese city had the third highest fatality rate of WWII?Nagasaki
87.7%
Who was said to have fiddled while Rome burned?Nero
85.7%
Which international organization is based on a treaty of 1949?NATO
85.3%
Which Swede left 31m kronor to fund a series of prizes in the advancement of knowledge?Alfred Nobel
81.9%
Which Corsican was crowned Emperor of France in 1804?Napoleon
80.9%
Which city did the British capture in 1664, renaming it New York?New Amsterdam
75%
In which German city were Nazi officials brought before an international tribunal following WWII?Nuremberg
74.8%
Which synthetic polymer was first produced in 1935 by Wallace Carothers of DuPont?Nylon
73.3%
Who was Emperor of Russia at the time of the Russian Revolution?Nicholas II
71.8%
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Which British admiral was fatally wounded at the Battle of Trafalgar?Horatio Nelson
65.4%
Who was dubbed 'the lady with the lamp' during the Crimean War?Florence Nightingale
65.2%
Which country rebelled against Spanish rule in the Eighty Years' War?Netherlands
64%
Of where was William the Conqueror the Duke, before becoming King of England?Normandy
62.3%
Which country was first to grant women the vote in 1893?New Zealand
51.3%
In 1971, on which Parisian landmark did Philippe Petit perform a tightrope walk?Notre Dame
42.2%
What did Johann Gottfried Galle discover on the night of September 23, 1846?Neptune
40.9%
Which Babylonian King is credited with the construction of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon?Nebuchadnezzar II
36.7%
In which Peruvian desert can giant ancient glyphs including monkeys and spiders be seen?Nazca Desert
21.6%
What was Malawi known as until 1964?Nyasaland
14.1%

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Impromptu Music In Movies

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"Chuck? This is your cousin, Marvin. Marvin Berry?! You know that new sound you've been looking for? Well, listen to this!"
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