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Which U.S. President won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009?
The first of which modern sporting event was held in Athens in 1896?
Which English university did some academics flee after a dispute in 1209?
Which epic poem, written by Homer, is sequel to the Iliad?
Which empire reached the height of its power under Suleiman the Magnificent?
Which Mesoamerican civilisation flourished between 1500-400 B.C?
In Egyptian mythology, who was the god of the underworld?
Who was the chief god in Norse mythology?
Which series of wars arose due to British smuggling of drugs into China in the 19th century?
Of which Egyptian structure is Cleopatra's Needle an example?
Which French city was witness to Joan of Arc's first major military victory?
Which U.S. supreme court justice was the first woman appointed to the court?
Which court, adjacent to Newgate Prison, carried out over 100,000 trials from 1674-1834?
What did Frank Sherwood and Mario Molina warn CFCs were damaging in 1974?
Which physicist is known as 'The Father of the Atomic Bomb?'
What name was given to the 2,000 mile route between Missouri and the west coast of America?
Which British author was born Eric Arthur Blair in 1903?
Which Roman poet is best known for his narrative epic 'Metamorphoses'?
Which black athlete famously won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games?
Which group, founded in 1960, consists of the world's primary oil-producing nations?
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