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Question Answer % Correct
Which 'unsinkable' ship sank at 2.20 a.m on April 15th 1912?Titanic
96.3%
Who, in 1979, became the first female Prime Minister of the UK?Margaret Thatcher
92.4%
Which US state was an independent republic from 1836-46?Texas
92.2%
Who was the Norse god of thunder and lightning?Thor
91.7%
In 1923, which magazine became the first weekly news magazine in the US?TIME
91.5%
Which Himalayan region was incorporated into the People's Republic of China in 1951?Tibet
82.7%
Which Royal House ruled England from 1485-1603?Tudors
79.4%
Under which pen name is 19th century American author Samuel Clemens better known?Mark Twain
78.7%
Which country was formed when Tanganyika and Zanzibar united in 1964?Tanzania
78%
What did Mughal emperor Shah Jahan build in memory of his third wife?Taj Mahal
77.2%
Question Answer % Correct
The tomb of which Egyptian Pharaoh was discovered by Howard Carter in 1922?Tutankhamun
75.3%
Which Australian island was known as Van Diemen's Land until 1824?Tasmania
74.9%
The location of which Homeric city eluded historians for centuries?Troy
69.3%
At which 1805 battle was Admiral Horatio Nelson fatally wounded?Trafalgar
59.8%
Which Russian Marxist revolutionary was exiled from the Soviet Union in 1929?Leon Trotsky
56.3%
Who was President of Yugoslavia from 1953 until his death in 1980?Josip Tito
50.8%
Which 3rd century B.C Chinese collection of sculptures was discovered by local farmers in 1974?Terracotta Army
43.3%
At which 480 B.C battle did a Greek army of around 7,000 contest 100,000 Persians?Thermopylae
38.7%
Which city, capital of the Aztec Empire, was founded on an island in Lake Texcoco in 1325?Tenochtitlan
34.3%
What was the US policy to give foreign aid to prevent nations from falling into the Soviet sphere?Truman Doctrine
21.7%

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