Who resigned as Pope in February 2013?
Benedict XVI Click to see the answer
In 2011, which former Apple CEO and tech icon died?
Why was Russian Suspended from the G8?
Invasion of Crimea
Which of these couples famously married in 1981?
Prince Charles and Diana Spencer
Due to the 2011 earthquake, which nuclear reactor is permanently offline?
Albert Einstein is most associated with which profession?
What is Japan's currency called?
Yen Click to see the answer
In 2011, who was awarded Time Magazine's person of the year?
Which of these was an actresses during cinema's silent era?
The 1996 Olympic Games were held in which city?
What is the name of the centenary comedy actress who died in 2008?
Which Hollywood actress married Prince Rainier III of Monaco?
In 1960 the capital of Brazil moved to Brasília, what was it before?
Rio de Janeiro
What was the name of Bonnie's partner in crime?
Air travel was pioneered by which American brothers?
RRE was nationalised in which nation in 2012 causing problems with Spain?
Bolivia Click to see the answer
With which Indian city was Mother Teresa most associated?
The miniskirt became popular in which decade?
Which holiday fell on the same say as the first day of Hanukkah in 2013?
Which of the following is the name of Japan's current empress?
In 1945, which country split into north and south?
One of these was invented in the '60s, which one?
The Oxford English Dictionary's 2013 Word of the Year was what?
The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge had a child in 2013, what is his name?
In 2011, which former managing director of the IMF resigned?
In what year did Joseph Stalin die?
Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom celebrated what in 2012?
In what year was Tsar Nicholas II executed?
1918 Click to see the answer
The city of Chernobyl is found in which country?
Dolly the Sheep was cloned in which decade?
In 2008, Nicolas Sarkozy married which of these models?
Who did Russia defeat in the South Ossetia War?
The first James Bond movie was released in which year?
How many Chilean miners were trapped underground for 69 days in 2010?
In what year did the infamous explosion of the Kursk submarine occur?
Who led the Zapatista Guerrillas in their Zapatour march?
In what year was the Apple iPod released?
Which founder of Apple computers died in 2011?
The 'Jazz Age' was a feature of which decade?
What is the name of the telescope which was launched in 1990?
Martin Luther King, Jr. give his 'I Have a Dream' speech during which year?
In October 2012, who jumped from a helium balloon 24 miles above the Earth?
Who was onboard Apollo 11 with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin?
Michael Collins Click to see the answer
Which music video from 1983 sold 9 million copies?
What iconic passenger vehicle was first introduced in 1969?
The Chilean miners were trapped underground for many days in 2010?
Which couple famously married in 1981?
Prince Charles and Diana Spencer
What were people afraid would happen due to the 'Millennium Bug'?
Which two European countries was the Large Hadron Collider built under?
Switzerland & France
In 2013, which of these former British Prime Ministers passed away?
In 1956 which of these events occurred?
Suez Canal Crisis
What did the 1929 stock market crash lead to?
Which of these was a very popular automobile in the 1910s?
Model T Ford
In which country was Pope Francis, who was elected in 2013, born?
Which treacherous Scottish clan caused the Glencoe massacre?
In 2005, which actor became the new James Bond?
Who was the American president during most of the 1980s?
During the 2011 Royal Wedding, whose bottom stole some headlines?
In which country was cannabis legalised for the first time in 2014?
In 2014, which Spanish king stepped down?
Juan Carlos I
Who was Time Magazine's Person of the Year in 2010?
Mark Zuckerberg Click to see the answer
In 2012, who was awarded Time Magazine's Person of the Year?
The skeleton of which English King was found under a car park in 2013?
Which company did Tim Cook become CEO of in 2011?
In the 1980s Mikhail Gorbachev was the leader of which country?
Ramon Mercador was the assassin of which famous Russian figure?
The first woman launched into space was from which country?
What did Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom celebrate in 2012?
The Zapatista Guerrillas are a force in which nation?
Throughout most of the '60s who was U.S. Secretary of Defense?
How many terms did Porfirio Diaz serve as Mexican leader?
Which American president was caught up in the 'Watergate' scandal?
The 2011 earthquake took place off the coast of which area?
As of 2014, how many times has Hillary Clinton run for President?
Which country won the 2010 FIFA World Cup?
During the 2012 Olympic opening ceremony who lit the Olympic flame?
Civil Rights Movement marched on which city in 1963?
Who directed Avatar, one of the highest grossing films of the 21st Century?
In which decade did the Internet start becoming popular in people's homes?
The Tohoku earthquake occurred in what year?
In 2013, which of these British princes had a baby?
Mormons founded which American city in 1847?
Salt Lake City Click to see the answer
Which American brothers were pioneers in air travel?
What was the magnitude of the Tohoku earthquake?
What did Prohibition, from 1920 until 1933, ban in the United States?
The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II took place in what year?
People were afraid what would happen due to the 'Millennium Bug'?
Which British monarch came into power in 1952?
How many people were killed is the Belsan school disaster?
Mao Zedong ruled which country?
In the 1910s, which of these was a popular automobile?
Model T Ford
The 'Watergate' scandal is associated with which American president?
Which type of tape was invented in the '60s?
Week-long 'Bed-Ins for Peace' were held by which two people in 1969?
John Lennon and Yoko Ono
In 2012, which famous British record label went bust?
What was IBM one of the main developers of in the 1980s?
What film won Best Picture at the 2012 Oscars?
Which country elected Mariano Rajoy as Prime Minister in 2007?
In 1976 which leader of China died?
Who served as Dwight D. Eisenhower's vice-president?
Riots broke out at the Democratic National Convention in 1968 in which city?
In what decade was the Gulag established?
Which continent introduced a universal currency in 2002?
Boris Nemtsov was assassinated in Moscow in 2015. What was his job?
In which decade did World War I take place?
From 1920 until 1933, what did Prohibition ban in the United States?
Alcohol Click to see the answer
Holly Golightly was played by who in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'?
Which country won the 2011 Rugby World Cup?
Which of these building was completed in 1973?
What was Malcolm X's surname at birth?
The Tohoku earthquake is also known by which name?
Where was the destination of the 2001 Zapatour march?
In what year was Sputnik 1 launched?
Cuba was lead by who in the 1960s?
The first man sent into space was from which country?
In what year was it suggested to lower Japan's voting age to 18?
Which of the following is the name of Japan's current emperor?
World War II ended in which year?
In 1997, who became UK prime minister?
The book 'Ideas and Opinions' was written by which famous scientist?
London and which U.S. city hosted the Live Aid concert?
Who was defeated by Barack Obama in the 2008 US presidential election?
Encyclopedia Britannica discontinued its print edition in which year?
In 2014, Facebook purchased which of these companies for $22 Billion?
Microsoft was founded in 1975 by which two people?
Bill Gates and Paul Allen
In what year was Sergey Kirov murdered?
In 2005, which of these Popes died?
John Paul II
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom died in which year?
In what year did the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II take place?
Which of these is the name of a telescope launched in 1990?
Barack Obama became the leader of which country in 2008?
Mary Quant introduced which iconic fashion item in the 1960s?
The Live Aid concert took place in which decade?
1980s Click to see the answer
Cornell University produced which human body part using a 3D printer?
Prince William of Great Britain married whom in 2011?
What happened upon the maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic?
It hit an iceberg
On January 1, 2001 which Millennium began?
Which jubilee did Queen Elizabeth II of Britain celebrate in 2013?
Nelson Mandela released from prison in which year?
Bill Clinton's vice-president was who?
The Wall Street Crash occurred in what year?
Woodstock Festival took place in which year?
Which of these 20th century novels was NOT written by George Orwell?
Brave New World
The Arab Spring began in December of which year?
Lyndon B. Johnson defeated who in the 1964 Presidential election?
Prince Rainier III of Monaco married which Hollywood actress?
Before 1975, what was the name of Suriname?
The digital answering machine was invented in which year?
The Internet started becoming popular in people's homes during which decade?
On June 1, 2008 which iconic fashion designer passed away?
Yves Saint Laurent
In late 1973, who took over as Vice President of the United States?
New Wave music became popular during which decade?
Beatrix was Queen of which country until 2013?
In what year was Barack Obama inaugurated as President?
In 1970 what was the world population?
In February 2013, which country was hit by a meteor?
World War I took place in which decade?
The world's population was approximately how large in 2000?
Which of these music playing devices was first introduced in 1964?
In the 1960s which of these was a popular women's hairstyle?
The Berlin Wall came down during which year?
Who was John F. Kennedy's vice-president?
Lyndon B. Johnson
In what year did the IMF give Argentina a loan of $40 billion?
In which North African nation is the Arab Spring said to have begun?
With which profession is Albert Einstein most associated?
Which 1983 music video sold 9 million copies?
The 1929 stock market crash lead to the what?
Until 1984 Indira Gandhi was the leader of which country?
Who was awarded Time Magazine's Person of the Year in 2009?
Who became the Supreme Commander of North Korea on New Year's Eve 2011?
Bonnie's partner in crime was known as what?
Nicolas Sarkozy married what model in 2008?
Mother Teresa was most associated with which Indian city?
During most of the 1980s who was the American president?
Vending machines selling what were banned in Japan in 2000?
Which organization were Albania and Croatia admitted to in 2009?
In which country is CERN located?
What was the Bolshevism movement later known as?
Communism Click to see the answer
Mahatma Gandhi died in which year?
Which of these American journalists died in March 2013?
Since 2010 who has been named Forbes magazine's Worlds Most Powerful Woman every year?
Which country, in 2001, became the first to legalize same-sex marriage?
Which of these Brazilian footballers died in May 2014?
The fraudulent $50 billion investment pyramid scheme exposed in 2008 was run by who?
Bernard Madoff Click to see the answer
In what year did Russia formally end military campaigns against Chechnya?
What is the name of the child born to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2013?
Which of these countries put a satellite into orbit in 1970?
On New Year's Day 2012, which of these countries was hit by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake?
In what year was the Super Bowl first played?
Of these people which was a key figure during the civil rights movement in the 1950s?
Where did Eduardo Campo's business jet crash in 2013?
In 2000, which state's votes finally decided the U.S. Presidential election?
Rudolph W. Giuliani became the mayor of New York City in which year?
1994 Click to see the answer
In 1965 the Soviet Union backed whom in thier war against the USA?
The world's largest particle physics laboratory, built in Geneva in the '50s, is named what?
The wreck of the Titanic was discovered in which year?
Which of these Brazilian footballers died in November 2013?
The Greenpeace ship sunk in July 1985 was named what?
Who was the first person to fly solo around the world in a balloon?
Asian Maskhadov, killed by Russian forces in 2005, was a leader of which people?
The Eisenhower Doctrine was proclaimed in which year?
Which planet was 98% mapped in 2009?
Myspace was launched in which year?
How many years had PT Party been in the goverment during the 21st century?
Which dictator was toppled by revolutionary forces in Egypt during 2011?
Hosni Mubarak Click to see the answer
In 1959, Alaska and which other state joined the USA?
In 1993, who became Canada's first female prime minister?
What was the name of the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 and set off the worst oil spill in U.S. history?
Which of these South American countries had the most foreign tourists in 2013?
The 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature was won by who?
Jacques Chirac was succeeded as President of France by who in 2007?
In the 20th century, which of these European cities was divided by a wall for almost 30 years?
What post was created in Mexico in 2006 to protect women against violent crime?
Tom Cruise divorced which actress in July 2012?
In 1967, which type of operation was performed for the first time?
Jacob Zuma became the leader of which organization in 2007?
What is the name of the famous TV host that died of heart attack in 2012?
Who won a majority in the 2015 UK General Elections?
Free elections were held in 1956 for the first time which country?
Which company was responsible for oil spill that devastated the Gulf of Mexico in 2010?
BP Click to see the answer
In 2015, the Syriza party won a shock victory in which country's election?
Where did the worst power outage in world history, affecting 620 million people, occur in 2012?
The world's largest offshore wind farm was built by which country in 2013?
In what year was Nelson Mandela released from prison?
Which company was the largest corporate business to file for bankruptcy in U.S. history?
In what year was the floppy disk invented?
Which country conducted its first nuclear test in 2006?
In 2007 which of these was banned in the United Kingdom?
In 2012, which of these social media companies floated on the Stock Exchange?
Who returned to his former prison cell in Robben Island to mark the new Millennium?
Who became UK prime minister in 1997?
In what year was the western black rhinoceros declared extinct?
Arnold Schwarzenegger served two terms as governor of which US state?
In 2011, which of these iconic British newspapers closed?
News of the World
In what year were disposable contact lenses invented?
In what year did Chile abolish the death penalty act?
Russia stopped gas supplies to which nation in 2009?
Which of these Brazilian footballers died in July 2013?
Djalma Santos Click to see the answer
Farmers in which nation rejected a government payment to stop growing coca crop in 2001?
Which social media company floated on the Stock Exchange in 2012?
IBM was one of the main developers of what in the 1980s?
In 1912, the Lost City of Machu Picchu was discovered by who?
Hiram Bingham III
In 2002, which country witnessed a release of files that showed persecution of opponents in the '70s?
Michael Bloomberg succeeded who as Mayor of New York when he took office in 2002?
In November 2013, which of these British writers died?
Which political crisis took place in Cuba in the 1960s?
The Cuban Missile Crisis
Which key event of the 2000s occurred first?
Vladimir Putin becomes President of Russia
In what year was the first solo hot air balloon flight around the world?
Cecilo Baez and Benigno Ferreira led Paraguay during which decade?
What did Vladimir Putin change about the Joseph Stalinist national Anthem when he re-introduced it in the year 2000?
Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain celebrated how many years on the throne in February 2012?
Chairman Mao's plan was called what?
Great Leap Forward
Who's annual inflation rate in 2014 was 63%, the highest in the Americas?
A 2015 survey suggested what % of Japanese people were Buddhist?
Conrad Murray was accused of aiding & abetting the death of which person?
Africa's population reached 1 billion in which year?
In what year did Prohibition begin?
The arrest and inprisonment of Mikhail Khodorkovksy was part of Vladimir Putin's plan to rid politics of which figure 'oligarchs'?
In 2010, which became the first country in Latin American to legalise same sex marriage?
Argentina Click to see the answer
Other than Chile, which other Latin American nation retained relations with Germany during World War II?
What was the name of the leader of the Soviet Union until his death in 1953?
With which country did the United States begin the 'space race' with in the 1950s?
In what year was Pluto reclassified as a dwarf planet?
The World Bank was founded in which year?
ENIAC, the world's first general purpose electronic computer was announced in which year?
Which dictator was toppled by revolutionary forces in Libya during 2011?
Between 2006 and 2009, which war were the United States active in?
In what year was the ban on owning mobile phones lifted in Cuba?
In what year did Zapatista Guerrillas take part in their Zapatour march to highlight political demands?
Victor De La Torre set up the AAA movement whilst in exile in which nation?
In 2001 who became the President of Pakistan?
Who became Chile's first female President in 2006?
Which flu-like mystery illness, originating in Asia, caused fear and illness throughout 2003-4?
The landing of which shuttle concluded NASA's space shuttle program in July 2011?
For all of which decade was Margaret Thatcher, prime minister of the UK, in office?
The King of which country abidicated in 2014?
Patrick Roy officially announces his retirement from the NHL in which year?
Which of these architects died in December 2012?
In which building in London did Prince William & Catherine Middleton get married?
Which of these was part of the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger?
China signed investment deals in 2008 with which nation?
In what year did Martin Luther King give his 'I Have a Dream' speech?
Which important legislative act was passed in 1964?
Civil Rights Act Click to see the answer
When was Brazil confirmed as host of the 2016 Olympic Games?
Which city in Brazil hosted the World Youth Day in 2013?
Rio de Janeiro
In February 2012, Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain celebrated how many years on the throne?
In 2001 the former FBI agent Robert Hanssen was convicted of what?
Spying for the Soviet Union and Russia
In the year 2000, Vladimir Putin reinstated what from the Joseph Stalin's era?
When did the biggest Brazilian civil protests since the Diretas Ja occur?
Which country gained its independence in 1948?
Who crash-landed their 1942 Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR aeroplane in California in 2015?
In which country is Chernobyl?
Which Australian state was hit by the Black Saturday Bushfires in 2009?
In the United States, Madeleine Albright was the first woman to become what?
Secretary of State
In January 2013, which American columnist died?
Which of these American politicians passed away in February 2013?
A ban on exporting what was issued in 2011?
In what year did the Woodstock Festival take place?
In what year did Rudy Giuliani become mayor of New York City?
Colombia accused which country in 2009 and 2011 of arming FARC rebels?
In January 2014, which country became the 18th to join the Eurozone?
Which nation left the UN Convention on Drugs in 2012 when Coca became an illegal drug?
Who took over as President of Afghanistan in 2004?
When did the the trial for the Mensalao Scandal started?
When filing for Chapter 11, which company cited $639 billion in assets and started global uncertainty?
How many U.S. Presidents have there been as of 2014?
Boko Haram became a prominent terrorist group in which country in the 21st Century?
Which country joined the European Union on New Year's Day 2007?
Which Brazilian President died before being sworn in?
In what year was the Amazon Kindle released?
2007 Click to see the answer
Whose painting 'Boy With A Pipe' sold for $104 million in 2004?
What happened to the Brazilian politician Francisco Mendes in 1988?
He was killed
In which city was the European Union founded in 1993?
In which country was the 2011 Rugby World Cup held?
Which nation was the world's largest oil producer between 1908 and 1983?
During 2012-13, which of these Mediterranean islands suffered a major banking crisis?
In which decade did the miniskirt become popular?
What subject of advertisements were banned from American TV on New Year's Day 1971?
In 2007 which of these countries elected its first female president?
Hugo Chavez was the controversial president of which South American country?
The World Bank approved loans of over $350 million to which nation in 2003?
The development of assembly line mass production at the beginning of the 20th century was overseen by who?
Which Islamic fundamentalist was assassinated by US special forces in Pakistan in 2011?
Osama bin Laden
Which company's oil rig ruptured and caused the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010?
Mikhail Gorbachev was the leader of which country in the 1980s?
In 2006, Russia expelled thousands of citizens from what nation on grounds of being illegal immigrants?
The UN Human Rights committee criticised which country after a 2004 visit?
The Iran-Contra scandal broke in which year?
In November 2013, which African-American religious figure passed away?
T. J. Jemison
What was the name of President Andres Pastrana Arango's 2000 anti drug idea?
Which of these is an art movement that came into popularity in the 1950s?
Which nation barred U.S. drug enforcement agencies from operating there in 2009?
The mine in Chile, from which thirty-three miners were rescued in October 2010 was named what?
In what year did Japan's voting age become 20?
In what year did the Berlin Wall come down?
Who was the secretary of state during Bill Clinton's presidency?
The United ...', complete the name of this organization which was set up in the 20th century.
The ban on owning a computer was not uplifted until 2010 in what country?
What was Chairman Mao's plan called?
Great Leap Forward
The world's urban population overtook the rural population for the first time in what year?
Which of these Brazilian footballers died in June 2014?
Who lost out to Barack Obama in the 2008 US Democratic primary race?
In February 2013, which medical professional passed away?
C. Everett Koop
The BP oil platform which exploded during April 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico was called what?
Aldrich Ames was convicted of what in 1994?
Spying for the Soviet Union
In 1960, which type of medicine was released for the first time in the USA?
In what year did Fidel Castro ban transactions in U.S. Dollars within Cuba?
The artist Edvard Munch was from which country?
Which of these Brazilian footballers died in August 2013?
Gylmar dos Santos Neves
The color TV was introduced in which year?
In which city did British artist Banksy have a month-long residency in October 2013?
New York City
Which of these Brazilian footballers died in March 2014?
In which season was there protests against President Dilma Rousseff in Brazil in 2015?
Spring Click to see the answer
In 'the fight against neoliberalism and imperialism' in 2009, who allied himself to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez?
Who was elected as Prime Minister of Canada in both 2008 and 2011?
What was the largest airborn mission of all time?
Operation Market Garden
Civil war in which of these south Asian countries officially ended in 2009 with the defeat of the Tamil Tigers?
Which general famously said 'I'll be back' when forced to leave the Philippines?
Before his death in 2011, how long had Colonel Gaddafi ruled Libya?
42 years Click to see the answer
In which year was the laser printer invented?
The Battle of Kursk is best described as what?
In the 2000 U.S. presidential election who was George W. Bush's chief opponent?
In which year did the Titanic sink?
Which war formally ended on 3 December 1989?
Russia cut off supplies of what to Europe in 2009 following a dispute?
Which nation fined Chevron £5.3 billion for polluting the Amazon in 2011?
In which year did the Mayan Long-count calendar end?
CERN is located in which country?
Switzerland Click to see the answer
In which year did Rudolph W. Giuliani become mayor of New York City?
Prince William and Catherine Middleton were married at what building in London?
At what conference did the Allies set the terms for the Japanese surrender?
The floppy disk was invented in which year?
Where did the signing of the Japanese surrender take place, bringing the close World War II?
In 2011, which country eventually passed a law to allow citizens to own homes?
Where was the last atomic bomb dropped during the war?
The organization CERN is located in which country?
In 2009 British troops were planning their final withdrawal from which country?
Britain and France's policy towards Germany in the lead up to World War II was called what?
The Human Genome Project was declared completed at 99% in which year?
What does the German word 'Blitzkrieg' mean?
Lightning war Click to see the answer
Who was victorious at the Battle of Gondra?
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected Pope in 2013. Which country is he from?
Which officer was the American commanding officer for the China theatre?
In which year did the Berlin Wall come down?
Mahatma Gandhi lived until which year?
Where did the Battle of the Bulge take place?
In which year did the Cuban Missile Crisis occur?
In what year did the U.S. House of Representatives finally approve the sale of food to Cuba?
The Battle of Midway was considered to be which of the following?
A US victory
General Herrera overthrow the government and began a dictatorship in which nation in the 1960s?
The disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant occurred in which country during 2011?
How many days in World War II did it take France to surrender?
This South American country declared war on Germany less than 2 months before the end of the war in Europe
In which year was the German Instrument of Surrender signed?
The Democratic Party nominated who in the U.S. Presidential election in 2004?
John Kerry Click to see the answer
Where was the first atomic bomb ever detonated?
Name the German officer who was famously promoted to Field Marshal the day before he surrendered in Russia?
The Allies' drive toward Rome stalled for five months after a landing near this city:
What was the codename for the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima?
In 2000, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for work on human rights in South Korea?
In which year was YouTube created?
Sarah Palin was governor of which US state before she ran for Vice-President?
Which American general was nicknamed 'Blood and Guts'?
The Shining Path rebels played a key role in the 21st century history of which nation?
What was the name of the battle between the German airforce and the British Royal Airforce?
Battle of Britain
Which war lasted from 1980-1988?
Who has been Forbes magazine's Worlds Most Powerful Woman for each year since 2010?
Name the ritual center and sacred lake of the Musica Indians found in Colombia.
Laguna da Guatavita
Approximately how many died as a direct result of World War II?
The newspaper El Universo was fined $40 million in which nation for libelling the president in 2012?
Where did Brazilian journalist Vladimir Herzog die in 1975?
Sao Paulo prison
In which year did Stephen Harper become the Canadian prime minister?
In which year was Nelson Mandela released from prison?
1990 Click to see the answer
In which year did the Woodstock Festival take place?
The US Army planned to invade which Japanese island in Nov 1945?
Between 2001 and 2006, who was U.S. Secretary of Defense under President George W. Bush?
Indira Ghandi was the leader of which country until 1984?
In which year was the digital answering machine invented?
In which year did Queen Victoria die?
In which year did World War II end?
In 1950, President Harry S. Truman approved the construction of what type of bomb?
In which year was the color TV introduced?
In what year did Japan begin its invasion of China?
On what date did Japan officially surrender?
August 15, 1945
The Allied invasion of Europe was primarily directed where?
The French coast
What was the name of the puppet state that was established during the Japanese invasion of Manchuria?
What was the code name for the Allied invasion of Europe?
A controversial road opened in 2011 connecting Brazil with which other nation?
Globovision was forced to pay a huge fine in 2013 to stay on air. It's the opposition station where?
Operation Barbarossa was the code name for Germany's plan to attack this country:
When did the Maria da Penha Law take effect to increase the punishment for crimes against women?
When did the GOL's airplane crash in Brazil between a Boing 737 and a private jet occur?
Vladimir Putin succeeded who as President of Russia in 2000?
Yasser Arafat was the chairman of which organization until his death in 2004?
PLO Click to see the answer
During the late 1990s and early 2000s which South American country went through an economic crisis that culminated with civil unrest in 2001?
Which party was lead by Nicola Sturgeon in the 2015 United Kingdom General Election?
Black Monday in 1987 refers to which of these areas?
Which famous scientist declined the chance to be President of Israel in 1952?
What was the codename for the Japanese suicide attacks?
Sputnik 1 was launched in which year?
In which nation was the famous 'Black spring' clampdown in dissidents in 2003?
Who sang the national anthem at President Obama's signing in ceremony on Capitol Hill in 2013?
In which year did the Mars Exploration Rover reach the red planet?
The Second Sino-Japanese War was fought between Japan and which country in 1937, a key event in the lead up to World War 2?
The formal peace treaty between Allied Forces and Japan happened in which?
In which country was the Futurism movement, in the 20th century, primarily based?
Prince William & Catherine Middleton were married at which building in London?
What was the name the Americans used for the Japanese torpedo bomber?
What are Spirit and Opportunity, which landed on Mars in January 2004, commonly known as?
Mars Exploration Rovers
German aircraft bombed this island throughout 1941, but it did not fall
Which country instigated the conflict in North Africa?
Richard III of England was reburied in which year?
Julian Assange took refuge in which nation's London embassy in 2012?
For the Doolittle raid, the bombers were launched from what?
A US carrier
Which disease had disappeared in Brazil in the year 1909?
In what year was a national emergency declared in Paraguay due to an outbreak of Dengue fever?
In which year were motorized movie cameras introduced, replacing hand-cranked cameras?
In what year was the German Instrument of Surrender signed?
What is the name of Mayor Pitta's ex wife who denounced the corruption schemes during his government?
Disposable contact lenses were invented in which year?
In which year was Facebook founded?
General Oviedo was blamed for a failed military coup in which nation in 2000?
Kofi Annan was succeeded as Secretary-General of the United Nations by who in 2007?
In what year did Uruguay legalise abortion, becoming the second nation to do so?
President Obama announced that US troops would leave combat roles in Afghanistan by the end of which year?
On which beach did the US meet heavy resistance on the day of D-day landing?
What was the first name of Fascist Italian President, Mussolini?
Which country broke off ties with Cuba in 2002 after Fidel Castro announced it as a 'U.S. Lackey'?
What was the codename for the Japanese fighter aircraft used during World War II?
In which year was the first James Bond movie released?
What's the name of the project that built the first nuclear weapon?
Which party does Francois Hollande, victor in the 2012 French Presidential election, represent?
Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere was propaganda from which country?
In which year did the current emperor of Japan, Akihito, ascend to the throne?
U-boat was the code name for a type of: