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Question Answer % Correct
Which Georgian led the Soviet Union during WWII?Josef Stalin
91.1%
In which Massachusetts town were over 150 people imprisoned for witchcraft in 1692?Salem
90.2%
Which Greek philosopher was sentenced to death by drinking hemlock?Socrates
87.1%
Which British poet was known as 'The Bard of Avon?'William Shakespeare
83.2%
Which World Heritage Site lies in the most dense complex of Neolithic monuments in England?Stonehenge
83.1%
Which canal, known as 'The Highway to India,' opened in 1869 after ten years of construction?Suez Canal
82.5%
Which Russian city was known as Leningrad from 1924-91?St Petersburg
79.8%
Which great fleet threatened to invade England in 1588?Spanish Armada
77%
What was Thailand known as until 1939, and again from 1945-49?Siam
75.5%
A limestone statue of which mythical creature lies on the Giza Plateau?Sphinx
73.2%
Question Answer % Correct
What name is given to the historical network of trade routes linking Europe with Eastern Asia?Silk Road
72.4%
As what was Ho Chi Minh city known until 1976?Saigon
71.4%
What is the term for the military nobility of pre-industrial Japan?Samurai
69.9%
Which Native American chief defeated George Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn?Sitting Bull
68.7%
Which former gladiator led around 70,000 slaves in the Third Servile War?Spartacus
65%
Which Balkan city was besieged from 1992-96, the longest siege in modern warfare?Sarajevo
61.7%
Which short 1967 war resulted in a swift and decisive Israeli victory?Six Day War
57.4%
The opening day of which 1916 battle saw nearly 60,000 British casualties?Somme
45.8%
On which island did Napoleon die in exile in 1821?St Helena
43.2%
Who defeated the Crusaders at the Battle of Hattin, a turning point in the Crusades?Saladin
41.3%

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