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Which US President is regarded as 'the Father of his Country?'George Washington
95.4%
After which political scandal did US President Richard Nixon resign?Watergate
92.9%
What was the surname of brothers Orville and Wilbur, pioneers of flight?Wright
92.3%
Who was US President during World War I?Woodrow Wilson
86.7%
Which battle marked the end of Napoleon's Hundred Days return from exile?Waterloo
85.1%
Of where was Owain Glyndŵr, who revolted against English rule, Prince?Wales
76.9%
Which US State was granted statehood on May 29th 1848?Wisconsin
74.4%
Which Jerusalem landmark is a remnant of the wall that surrounded the Jewish Temple?Western Wall
71.3%
Which 13th century Scottish Independence fighter defeated the English at Stirling Bridge?William Wallace
71.2%
Which German composer is known for the opera 'Tristan and Isolde?'Richard Wagner
60.2%
Question Answer % Correct
What name is given to the 1955-91 defense treaty between eight Eastern European countries?Warsaw Pact
59%
Who, along with Francis Crick, discovered the structure of DNA in 1953?James Watson
55.1%
What is Tim Berners-Lee credited with inventing in 1990?World Wide Web
54.6%
Which British king was nicknamed 'The Sailor King,' due to his serving in the Royal Navy?William IV
48.7%
Which UN agency, established in 1948, is an authority on international well-being?WHO
46.9%
The highlight of which architect's career is St. Paul's Cathedral, London, built from 1675-1711?Christopher Wren
39.4%
Of which Anglo-Saxon kingdom was Alfred the Great king?Wessex
35.9%
Who was the only woman to assume the title of Empress Regent of China?Wu Zetian
34.6%
Who was the first Prime Minister of the UK?Robert Walpole
27.2%
What was the name given to the unified forces of Nazi Germany from 1935-45?Wehrmacht
27.2%

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