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Question Answer % Correct
Who, according to legend, discovered gravity by observing an apple fall to the ground?Isaac Newton
92.6%
A bombing raid on which Japanese city had the third highest fatality rate of WWII?Nagasaki
87.4%
Which international organization is based on a treaty of 1949?NATO
85.2%
Who was said to have fiddled while Rome burned?Nero
85%
Which Swede left 31m kronor to fund a series of prizes in the advancement of knowledge?Alfred Nobel
81.2%
Which Corsican was crowned Emperor of France in 1804?Napoleon
79.5%
Which city did the British capture in 1664, renaming it New York?New Amsterdam
73.3%
In which German city were Nazi officials brought before an international tribunal following WWII?Nuremberg
72.6%
Which synthetic polymer was first produced in 1935 by Wallace Carothers of DuPont?Nylon
72.2%
Who was Emperor of Russia at the time of the Russian Revolution?Nicholas II
70.4%
Question Answer % Correct
Which country rebelled against Spanish rule in the Eighty Years' War?Netherlands
63.2%
Which British admiral was fatally wounded at the Battle of Trafalgar?Horatio Nelson
63%
Who was dubbed 'the lady with the lamp' during the Crimean War?Florence Nightingale
62%
Of where was William the Conqueror the Duke, before becoming King of England?Normandy
60.5%
Which country was first to grant women the vote in 1893?New Zealand
47.3%
In 1971, on which Parisian landmark did Philippe Petit perform a tightrope walk?Notre Dame
39.5%
What did Johann Gottfried Galle discover on the night of September 23, 1846?Neptune
38.8%
Which Babylonian King is credited with the construction of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon?Nebuchadnezzar II
35.5%
In which Peruvian desert can giant ancient glyphs including monkeys and spiders be seen?Nazca Desert
20.1%
What was Malawi known as until 1964?Nyasaland
12.6%

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