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Which Georgian led the Soviet Union during WWII?Josef Stalin
91.3%
In which Massachusetts town were over 150 people imprisoned for witchcraft in 1692?Salem
90.4%
Which Greek philosopher was sentenced to death by drinking hemlock?Socrates
87.1%
Which World Heritage Site lies in the most dense complex of Neolithic monuments in England?Stonehenge
84%
Which British poet was known as 'The Bard of Avon?'William Shakespeare
83.7%
Which canal, known as 'The Highway to India,' opened in 1869 after ten years of construction?Suez Canal
83.4%
Which Russian city was known as Leningrad from 1924-91?St Petersburg
80.5%
Which great fleet threatened to invade England in 1588?Spanish Armada
77.3%
What was Thailand known as until 1939, and again from 1945-49?Siam
76.6%
What name is given to the historical network of trade routes linking Europe with Eastern Asia?Silk Road
74.9%
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A limestone statue of which mythical creature lies on the Giza Plateau?Sphinx
74.6%
As what was Ho Chi Minh city known until 1976?Saigon
72.7%
What is the term for the military nobility of pre-industrial Japan?Samurai
70.5%
Which Native American chief defeated George Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn?Sitting Bull
68.6%
Which former gladiator led around 70,000 slaves in the Third Servile War?Spartacus
66.5%
Which Balkan city was besieged from 1992-96, the longest siege in modern warfare?Sarajevo
63.7%
Which short 1967 war resulted in a swift and decisive Israeli victory?Six Day War
58.2%
The opening day of which 1916 battle saw nearly 60,000 British casualties?Somme
49.4%
On which island did Napoleon die in exile in 1821?St Helena
46%
Who defeated the Crusaders at the Battle of Hattin, a turning point in the Crusades?Saladin
42%

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