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Question Answer % Correct
A Japanese attack on which Hawaiian naval base brought the US into WWII?Pearl Harbor
98.7%
Disease affecting which vegetable led to the Great Irish Famine?Potato
94.4%
Which Spanish artist went through a 'Blue Period' from 1901-04?Pablo Picasso
92.7%
In which US city were the Declaration of Independence and US Constitution signed?Philadelphia
89.4%
Which Greek philosopher founded the Academy in Athens?Plato
86.4%
Which Italian town was buried when Mount Vesuvius erupted in A.D 79?Pompeii
78.9%
Which French chemist invented a method to stop milk and wine from causing sickness?Louis Pasteur
74.6%
Which country became a major European power under Frederick the Great?Prussia
72.2%
Which military decoration is the oldest award still given to members of the US military?Purple Heart
71.1%
Which Asian country was ruled by Ferdinand Marcos from 1965-1986?Philippines
65.5%
Question Answer % Correct
Which Caribbean capital experienced a massive earthquake in 2010?Port-au-Prince
60.2%
Under the leadership of which Khmer Rouge leader did an estimated 2 million people die?Pol Pot
57.2%
Which Venetian merchant introduced Europeans to much of Asia in his book, 'Il Milione?'Marco Polo
56.4%
Which country was home to the Indus Valley Civilization in the Bronze Age?Pakistan
52.7%
Which US president, inaugurated in 1853, is the only president born in New Hampshire?Franklin Pierce
44.7%
Which ancient city is the most visited tourist attraction in Jordan?Petra
38%
What name is given to the series of wars fought between Rome and Carthage around 200 B.C?Punic Wars
36.6%
The name of which military formation is derived from the Greek for 'finger?'Phalanx
36.5%
What was the 'Noble Experiment' better known as during the 1920s?Prohibition
29.8%
Which 2,000-year-old Roman church has the world's largest unreinforced concrete dome?Pantheon
28.7%

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