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Question Answer % Correct
Which international organization was founded in 1945 to replace the League of Nations?United Nations
98%
The atomic bomb 'Little Boy' was based on which element?Uranium
96%
A collapsible version of which rain protection item is thought to originate in 1st century China?Umbrella
96%
Which African country did Idi Amin seize control of in 1971?Uganda
94.1%
Which US State was admitted into the Union on January 4th 1896?Utah
92.7%
Which underwater vessel primarily targeted British merchants in WWI and WWII?U Boats
85.3%
What did Sir William Herschel discover in 1781, initially incorrectly reporting it as a comet?Uranus
81.4%
Which Eurasian socialist state collapsed and was dissolved in 1991?USSR
64.7%
Which Asian country declared itself independent on August 31st 1991?Uzbekistan
64.5%
Which Israeli submachine gun, designed in the 1940s, has been exported to over 90 countries?Uzi
64.5%
Question Answer % Correct
Which stringed instrument was embraced by Hawaiians in the 19th century?Ukulele
60.2%
Who was Pope from 222 to 230 A.D; the first Pope whose reign can be definitely dated?Urban I
49.5%
In which Dutch city was a 1713 treaty signed, ending the War of the Spanish Succession?Utrecht
44.5%
Which novel of 1922 follows Leopold Bloom on an ordinary day, June 16th 1904?Ulysses
42.8%
Which Asian capital city was relocated 28 times between 1639 and 1778?Ulaanbaatar
35.4%
Which Asian country was known as the 'Trucial States' until 1971?United Arab Emirates
33.4%
Which Florentine museum, founded in 1560, takes its name from the Italian for 'offices?'Uffizi
26.9%
In which southern German city was Albert Einstein born on March 14th 1879?Ulm
18.9%
Which Swedish city is home to the oldest centre of higher education in Scandinavia?Uppsala
16.5%
Which Mesopotamian city is believed to have had around 60,000 inhabitants in 2900 B.C?Uruk
9.7%

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