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Question Answer % Correct
Which U.S. President won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009?Barack Obama
96.1%
Which English university did some academics flee after a dispute in 1209?Oxford
95%
The first of which modern sporting event was held in Athens in 1896?Olympic Games
94.5%
Which empire reached the height of its power under Suleiman the Magnificent?Ottoman Empire
89.3%
Which epic poem, written by Homer, is sequel to the Iliad?Odyssey
85.1%
Which group, founded in 1960, consists of the world's primary oil-producing nations?OPEC
76.4%
Which series of wars arose due to British smuggling of drugs into China in the 19th century?Opium Wars
72.3%
Who was the chief god in Norse mythology?Odin
72.2%
Which black athlete famously won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games?Jesse Owens
71.4%
What did Frank Sherwood and Mario Molina warn CFCs were damaging in 1974?Ozone Layer
69.9%
Question Answer % Correct
Of which Egyptian structure is Cleopatra's Needle an example?Obelisk
62.7%
Which physicist is known as 'The Father of the Atomic Bomb?'J. Robert Oppenheimer
59.1%
In Egyptian mythology, who was the god of the underworld?Osiris
55.2%
What name was given to the 2,000 mile route between Missouri and the west coast of America?Oregon Trail
53.8%
Which French city was witness to Joan of Arc's first major military victory?Orleans
53.2%
Which U.S. supreme court justice was the first woman appointed to the court?Sandra Day O'Connor
50.8%
Which Roman poet is best known for his narrative epic 'Metamorphoses'?Ovid
42.8%
Which British author was born Eric Arthur Blair in 1903?George Orwell
40.2%
Which Mesoamerican civilisation flourished between 1500-400 B.C?Olmec
27%
Which court, adjacent to Newgate Prison, carried out over 100,000 trials from 1674-1834?Old Bailey
20.9%

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