President General Antonio López de Santa Anna was defeated at which famous battle?
Alamo Click to see the answer
Which US city was called Yerba Buena until 1847?
Osama Bin Laden declared war against which country in 1996?
Rosa Parks made her bus protest in which US state?
Which country issued the world's first paper money in around 1024?
King Tut is the nickname of a ruler from which country?
Which country introduced the ruble as the word's first decimal currency in 1704?
Russia Click to see the answer
The 2010 Arab Spring started with a revolt in which country?
Who founded the National Woman Suffrage Association with Susan B Anthony?
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Which Civil Rights leader made the famous 'I have a dream' speech?
Martin Luther King
The Oslo Peace Accords were signed between the PLO and which country's government?
Estonia was part of which country until 1991?
NASA launched the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph in 2013 to study what?
Ranier III came to the throne of which small state in 1949?
Egypt became part of which Empire after the death of Cleopatra?
The Battle of Stalingrad was part of which larger conflict?
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Which country approved a new red and white flag design in 1965?
Louis Pasteur developed a way of making which liquid safe to drink?
Which country voted to leave the European Union in 2016?
What is the first name of US President Taylor?
What was the first name of Russian leader Yeltsin?
Marshal Tito was a post-WW2 leader of which European country?
In which country did the Romans build Hadrian's Wall?
Tartan is a traditional fabric associated with which country?
Apartheid was a government policy in which 20th century country?
Which ancient civilization worshipped Gods called Thor and Loki?
What would you do with a corset?
What was the language of the Moors, who lived in Spain until 1492?
What was a harpsichord?
What was invented by Louis Braille?
What was the surname of Thomas, inventor of the electric light bulb?
Edison Click to see the answer
Explorer Vasco da Gama came from which country?
The Roman military defensive move of 'testudo' takes its name from which animal?
What was the first country to put men on the moon?
Which General led the Confederate forces in the US Civil War?
The 1922 Anglo-Irish treaty was signed between Ireland and which country?
Which famous English Queen died in 1603?
What became the official language of India in 1965?
Which 11th century Scottish king is the subject of a Shakespeare play?
Which US state was originally called New Netherlands?
Which animal was given the blame for bringing the Black Death to Europe?
Minamoto Yoritomo took the throne of which country in 1192?
The Russian Royal Family lived in which city before the Revolution?
What word means events told in date order?
Which Empire used the term Barbarian to describe people who lived outside the Empire?
Which US President was impeached in 1999?
The city of Babylon stood on the banks of which river?
Assyrian people came from which part of the world?
The Battle of Cold Harbor was fought in the Civil War in which state?
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Which country surrendered at the end of the Falklands War?
William of Orange was a nobleman from which European country?
The Easter Rising took place in which country in 1916?
Principia Mathematica was a 1687 work by which world-famous thinker?
Virgin Atlantic launched a regular route from London to which US airport in 1984?
Which island opened as a US immigration inspection station in 1892?
Who became Prime Minister of the UK in 1940?
Brian Mulroney resigned as Prime Minister of which country in 1993?
Who did The Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson meet in Germany in 1937?
The Federation of Malaya became independent from which country in 1957?
The first Orient Express train left which city in 1883?
The Duchy of Burgundy eventually became part of which larger country?
What was the name of the colony established in Massachusetts in 1620 by the Mayflower pilgrims?
Franco was a military dictator of which country from 1939 to 1975?
What was the name of a wheeled vehicle pulled by horses in ancient Rome
The world was transfixed watching Spassky and Fischer play which game in the 70s?
Maori is the name given to the native people of which country?
The Finnish Civil War in 1918 was a battle for independence from which country?
Which title did Kate Middleton take when she got married?
Duchess of Cambridge
Pedro Calderón de la Barca was famous for doing what in 17th century Spain?
During the 1950s, the US carried out nuclear testing in which state?
In which US city did Washington make the first State of the Union address?
Faisal replaced Saud on the throne of which Middle Eastern country in 1964?
Countries around which body of water were hit by a tsunami in December 2004?
Indian Ocean Click to see the answer
Explorer Jim Bridger found the Great Salt Lake in which state?
What did the Cree trade with Europeans in Canada in the 17th century?
The Louisiana Purchase involved the US buying land from which country?
What shape was the Rubik toy which took the world by storm in the 80s?
What was one of the main foods for the coastal Nez Perce tribe?
What was the name of the anti-government protests which shook the Arab world in 2010?
The use of which technology was restricted to the US military until 2000?
What was the name for the French campaign against the Germans in World War 2?
The first Qin Emperor was buried with warriors made from which material?
The government of which country imposed the Stamp Act on American colonists in 1765?
Fort Ticonderoga is a historic 18th century fort in which US state?
Who led protestors on a march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965?
Martin Luther King
Which US President approved the dropping of the Atomic bomb on Japan?
Astor's Pacific Fur Company mainly traded in which animal?
Which line split the free states from the slave states?
Musician Louis Armstrong was from which US city?
Queen Victoria's husband came from which European country?
The elevated rail system called the L started running in which US city in 1892?
What was first used to treat diabetes in 1922?
Skylab was launched into space by which nation in May 1973?
What type of accident happened at Three Mile Island in 1979?
Goa was a colony of which European nation in India?
Georgetown University was established in 1789 in which US city?
What was the first name of British Prime Minister Cameron?
Which musician was nicknamed 'Satchmo'?
Both men who founded Apple had which first name?
Doughboy was a nickname for soldiers from which country in WW1?
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What was the name of the record label set up by the Beatles?
Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII, was from which country?
Which religious group pioneered the anti-slavery movement in the 17th century?
Which crop did the Ancient Egyptians use to make linen for clothing?
The Anne Frank House museum opened in which city in 1960?
Which civilization used hieroglyphics to communicate in writing?
What was the first name of Mrs Simpson who married King Edward VIII?
An invention by Johannes Gutenberg revolutionized which industry?
Which actress married baseball legend Joe DiMaggio?
Conquistadors were explorers from which European country?
In which country were the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989?
Which civilization perfected calligraphy into an art form?
Romulus Augustulus was the last emperor of which Empire?
Who was British Prime Minister through the 1980s?
Politician Yitzhak Rabin became leader of which country in 1992?
Cree Native Americans lived in which modern day country?
What was the nickname of Prince Edward of England in the 1350s?
Daniel Boone established the town of Boonesborough in which US state?
George Washington represented which party?
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was heir to the throne of which country when he was shot in 1914?
White Mountain National Forest was established in which US state in 1918?
First Lady Jackie Kennedy was from which US state?
What was Meghan Markle's job before marrying Prince Harry?
Which car replaced the Model T on the Ford production lines in 1927?
The British First Fleet sailed into which country in 1788?
Which explorer had a ship called the Matthew?
What crime was Joan of Arc accused of?
Franz Ferdinand was heir to the throne of which Empire when assassinated?
What precious metal marks a 50th anniversary or jubilee?
Harrodsburg was established in 1774 as the first settlement in which state?
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The Watergate scandal involved an office building in which US city?
Which country sent ships in an Armada to invade England in 1588?
The Santa Fe trail led from Missouri to which state?
Fidel Castro is a former President and Prime Minister of which country?
Hugo Chavez was elected President of which country in 1998?
Which US President announced sanctions against the USSR when it invaded Afghanistan?
Emperor Theodosius II was in charge of which empire?
What was Aristotle's job in Ancient Greece?
The Viet Cong fought in a conflict in which country?
Which of the Nobel prizes did Nelson Mandela win?
Princess Victoria, heir to the throne of which country got married in 2010?
Which hurricane devastated New Orleans in 2005?
Anne of Denmark was crowned Queen of which other country in 1590?
The British surrendered to Washington at Yorktown in which state?
Which ancient city was famous for its Hanging Gardens?
The Ionian islands became part of which country in 1864?
People in which part of the world built traditional shelters called tepees?
The Jacobins were the driving force behind which country's revolution?
What was the surname of Janet, the first female US Attorney General?
Lederhosen are traditional German shorts made from which material?
Which was the first country to put a man into space?
Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba were accused of which crime in Salem in 1692?
The Sino-Japanese war was fought between Japan and which country?
Tokugawa Ieyasu was the founder of a ruling dynasty in which country?
Tenochtitlan was the capital of which Empire?
What did Charles Blondin cross on a tightrope in 1859?
What is a nickname for William Shakespeare?
Which country hosted the first Eurovision song contest?
The Battle of Hamburger Hill was a feature of which conflict?
What was the first name of US President Coolidge?
In 1840, a French colony became established in Akaroa in which country?
What was the generic term for North America after it was first discovered?
What was the term for people who rushed to California to look for gold?
Prospectors Click to see the answer
President James Monroe was from which US state?
Hessians were soldiers from which country who came to fight in America?
Leonid Brezhnev was a 20th century leader of which country?
Which term refers to the USSR and Americans stockpiling nuclear weapons?
The Molotov Cocktail is named after a foreign minister from which country?
Which European is credited with discovering America?
Edo is the former name of which world capital?
The first African football World Cup was held in 2010 in which country?
The 'Livre Tournois' was the currency in which country before an 18th century revolution?
Empress Wu was the only female leader of which country?
Boers came into conflict with Xhosa people in which country?
What is the name of the Space Shuttle which broke up on launch in 1986?
Which Civil Rights leader was the face of the Nation of Islam?
In World War 2, what was a Spitfire?
In which UK city was Queen Elizabeth I crowned in 1559?
Scientist Galileo Galilei is one of the most famous people from which country?
Kennedy was elected to the US parliament in 1946 to represent which state?
Britain transported convicts to which country, starting in 1840?
What was the term for the UK's adoption of a new currency in 1970?
What was the name of Hitler and Mussolini's political ideology?
Botany Bay was an early British colony in which country?
Kurdistan was a troubled region in Turkey and which other country?
What was the first name of Elizabethan explorer Raleigh?
What is the name of Bill Clinton's only daughter?
In which mountain range was the Incan Empire based?
The 'Lost Colony' of Roanoke was in which US state?
Which country's economy went through a restructuring called perestroika in the 1980s?
The Royal Family of which country financed Christopher Columbus's expeditions?
The Wright brothers, the first people to make a powered flight, were which nationality?
What was the first name of former US diplomat Mr Kissinger?
During World War 2, Charles de Gaulle led the French resistance from which country?
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park was opened in 1940 in which state?
Who led the Jacobite Rebellion?
Bonnie Prince Charlie
What is the name for the weapon of a blade attached to the end of a gun?
Which organization was founded as the Pemberton Medicine Company in Atlanta in 1889?
What are the names of the written pictographs used as writing in Ancient Egypt?
The Medici banking and political dynasty was founded in which country?
In which city was the Titanic built and launched in 1911?
Which state was known as 'Indian Territory' in the 19th century?
Deng Xiaoping was restored to power in the government of which country in 1977?
What was the name of the most important Egyptian female goddess?
What is the name for a ditch around a castle, often filled with water?
Which London building is used for coronations?
What was Ulysses S Grant's job before going into politics?
In 1935, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Hawaii to which US state?
Where did the Vikings come from?
Which tribe was the first to be recognised as US citizens in 1817?
In 1912, which was the first US state to introduce a minimom wage?
What was the first name of Jenner, who developed a smallpox vaccine?
US Army employee Chelsea Manning supplied documents to which website?
Wikileaks Click to see the answer
Operation Sea Lion was Hitler's plan to invade which country?
What comes after 'Gettysburg' in famous words by Lincoln?
What was the name of the British King who abdicated in 1936?
Which country defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Eylau in 1807?
Tucson was established by the Spanish in which US state in 1775?
Which country was ordered to pay reparations at the end of WW1?
Which European country used the guilder as currency before joining the Euro system?
12 countries signed a treaty named after which city in 1992 to create the EU?
Which famous composer suffered from deafness in later years?
What nationality was Wallis Simpson, who married Edward VIII after his abdication?
The Toltec civilization was based in which country?
Red Army Faction was a 20th century militant group from which country?
Who wrote the US Declaration of Independence?
Which ancient civilization buried its important people with the Book of the Dead?
Elvis died at his home in which US state in 1977?
Elvis served with the US Army in which European country?
What relation was Tsar Nicholas II to King George V of the UK?
Tomás de Torquemada acted as Inquisitor General in which European country?
Einstein emigrated to which country before WW2?
What did Hitler study at University in Vienna?
What was the first name of Russian leader Stalin?
What was the name of the biological theory developed by Darwin?
British Guiana became independent in 1966 as which country?
Jacques Cartier was the first European to map which North American river?
Which Duke of Normandy successfully invaded England in 1066?
Prussia was a region in the north of which modern country?
Nefertiti was queen of which country?
Nikolai Aleksandrovich Romanov was the last king of which country?
Which Soviet leader led the country through the period of Glasnost?
Barack Obama represented which state between 1997 and 2004?
Hadrian's Wall was a Roman barrier between England and which other country?
Soviet and Warsaw Pact troops invaded which country after the 'Prague Spring' in 1968?
Hideki Tojo was Prime Minister of which country in WW2?
Who wrote the famous book '1984'?
What was the name given to the colder climate between 1300 and 1870?
Little Ice Age
Which name did the British Royal Family use during WW1?
An Egyptologist studies which ancient civilization?
Which country got control of Florida in 1763 after the Seven Years' War?
Which famous baseball player is known as the 'Sultan of Swat'?
Robert Cavelier de La Salle claimed Kansas for which country in 1682?
Which color of uniform did the Confederate soldiers wear in the Civil War?
Which group of people got the vote under the 1920 19th Amendment?
German pilot Mathias Rust landed a plane in which city in 1987?
In 1960, the Beatles performed in public for the first time in which city?
In WW2, what was the Luftwaffe?
Which state was given the vote in 1854 over being a free state or slave state?
A Cheongsam is a traditional dress from which country?
Which is the last state to join the United States?
The first European settlement in which US state was called Fort Caroline?
Checkpoint Charlie was dismantled in which city in 1990?
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Which state did the US use for nuclear testing from 1951 to 1992?
What was the name of the NASA mission which sent man to the moon?
Which Celtic queen revolted against the Romans?
Who fought the British in Canada on the Plains of Abraham in 1759?
Iraq invaded which country in 1990 and sparked the first Gulf War?
Sanskrit is an ancient language from which part of the world?
What is the name of the pleated skirt associated with Scottish men?
Which world leader gave the 'Finest Hour' speech in 1940?
In 1960, Fidel Castro nationalized all American property in which country?
Shakespeare lived in which English city?
Stratford on Avon
Peronist is a word to describe supporters of a leader of which country?
What is the largest formally recognised native American tribe?
Only Roman Emperors were allowed to wear which color of clothing?
Who was the Italian dictator during WW2?
A Portuguese explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo was the first to reach which US state in 1542?
Which word was used to describe 17th century settlers in Massachusetts?
What was Hernando de Soto looking for when he explored Arizona?
Which US President had children called Caroline and John?
John F Kennedy
What was the general name for someone who opposed slavery?
What did Louis Braille base his writing system on?
Which country was ruled over by a Pharaoh?
What was the first name of abolitionist writer Beecher Stowe?
The newspaper Pravda was first published in which country in 1912?
Ludwig van Beethoven was a composer from which country?
Which city was the center of the 19th century California gold rush?
A toga is a traditional garment from which ancient civilization?
What was the name of the political system involving noblemen, peasants and serfs?
Who received a diary for her 13th birthday in 1942?
The British parliament declared in February 1775 that which colony was rebelling?
Peter Minuit and the New Sweden Company established which of the original 13 colonies?
The 1000 BCE Bantu Migration is a feature of the history of which continent?
West Point Military Academy was established in 1802 in which US state?
Which country invaded Cuba at the Bay of Pigs in 1961?
Attila was a leader of which tribal empire?
Which painting was stolen from a Paris gallery by Vincenzo Perugia in 1911?
Which country blocked all rail and road links into Berlin in 1948?
Which US city hosted the 1996 Olympics?
What was the first name of famous Wild West sharpshooter Ms Oakley?
Ptolemaic Kingdom is another name for which ancient country?
Albert Einstein was born in which country, but took Swiss citizenship as an adult?
Jawaharlal Nehru called for the independence of which country in 1928?
The ocean liner QE2 made its first crossing to which US city in 1969?
Mozart and Beethoven are famous people in which field?
Minutemen were part of the militia in which US state?
The German 6th Army surrendered at which Soviet city in 1943?
Dubuque was the first settlement in which US state?
Mark Zuckerberg was a student at which University when he invented Facebook?
The Brandenburg Gate reopened in the heart of which city in 1989?
What was the most northerly of the original 13 colonies?
Who was the first US President to live in the White House?
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William the Conqueror won a landmark battle in which town in 1066?
Which US President made a landmark visit to China in 1972?
What was the name of the wife of King George VI, who was later known as the Queen Mother?
Mansa Musa is famous for a lavish trip he made to which religious site?
What was the nickname of James Butler Hickok?
From which city did the Spanish Armada set sail?
Which type of codes were introduced in the US in 1963?
Which 1978 soap opera introduced us to the lives of the Ewing family?
Which title did Meghan Markle take when she got married?
Duchess of Sussex
Which country was famous for its 'Inquisition' in the Middle Ages?
Mary Pickford was an early 20th century star in which field?
Explorer Captain Cook came from which country?
Which Civil Rights leader won the Nobel Peace prize in 1964?
Martin Luther King
Which famous US family had members called Jack, Joe, Eunice, Patricia, and Bobby?
German Johannes Kepler was famous in which field in the 17th century?
Who sang the 'Star Spangled Banner' at Obama's second Inauguration?
James Joyce was famous in which field in the 20th century?
Dante Alighieri was a medieval writer from which country?
The Battle of Cross Keys was fought in which US state?
In which country did Louis Braille develop his writing system for the visually impaired?
Which Queen of Scots was imprisoned and beheaded on orders of Elizabeth I?
What was the name for the servant of a Knight in the Middle Ages?
What was another name for the Roman Plebeian Council?
The Normans, who invaded England in 1066, came from which country?
What was a Caravel in the Middle Ages?
What was the name of the stone which helped decipher hieroglyphics?
Which major European city was occupied by the Germans in June 1940?
Which US President ended slavery?
The United Kingdom entered World War 2 after Germany invaded which country?
What did Alfred Nobel invent?
Which side supported the monarchy in the English Civil War?
The 1837 Broad Street Riot took place in which US city?
What cargo did protestors dump into Boston Harbor in 1773?
The body of Vladimir Lenin is on public display in which city?
Former Republican senator Joe McCarthy accused people of which beliefs?
Which US President was nicknamed 'Tricky Dicky'?
Spartacus led an uprising of which sort of people in Ancient Rome?
What is the name of the place where historical documents are kept?
Who did the English defeat at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415?
Bartolomeu Dias set off from which European country to discover the Cape of Good Hope?
The 'Big Four' in WW1 were Britain, Italy, the US, and which other country?
The philosopher Confucius was from which country?
Charles de Gaulle was elected President of which country in 1958?
Where did Inuit native American people live?
Medieval alchemists tried to turn base metals into what?
Who was the first democratically elected President of South Africa?
What is the first name of Scottish poet Burns, born in 1759?
Jesse Owens won athletic golds at the Olympics in which city in 1936?
What was the main staple food of the Aztecs?
Al-Andalus was an Islamic-controlled region in which modern European country?
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The US re-established diplomatic links with which island in 2016?
George Bush signed a nuclear treaty with which Russian leader in 1993?
Zulus measured their wealth in which animals?
Ferdinand Magellan was an explorer from which country?
Which European country has the world's oldest existing monarchy?
Éamon de Valera was a 20th century political leader in which country?
Ireland Click to see the answer
Which words did Washington add to the official Oath of Office?
So help me God
Who was the British king at the time of US independence?
Which Russian historical figure was known as 'The Terrible'?
The 1750s Seven Year's War was fought between Britain and which country?
A cartoon called 'Plane Crazy' was the first appearance of which famous character?
Which was the first US state to ratify Prohibition in 1918?
Which Empire laid siege to the island of Malta in 1565?
Which country was ruled by the Vichy government during WW2?
Who was the first former First Lady to be appointed to the US cabinet?
Hillary Clinton Click to see the answer
Joseph Smith founded which church in New York, before moving it to Utah?
Which title did Philip Mountbatten take when he married Princess Elizabeth?
Duke of Edinburgh
Blitzkrieg is a term for bombing which comes from which language?
Marco Polo was from which Italian city?
What did Nicola Salvi famously design in 1629?
Dogger Bank, Caporetto, and Marne were battles in which conflict?
World War 1
What was Gandhi's job before being a civil rights campaigner?
Which color of tiles were used to build Imperial palaces in ancient China?
Which European country was famous for high quality linen items?
A Caliph was the leader of which sort of religious state?
The Great Depression of the 1930s started with a stock market crash in which country?
The term 'Blitz' usually refers to the German bombing of which city?
London Click to see the answer
What was the political belief of the Bolsheviks?
Which US President delivered the Gettysburg Address?
On which island did the dodo become extinct in the 17th century?
Which US President had twins called Barbara and Jenna?
George W Bush
Silvio Berlusconi was a 20th century leader in which country?
What was the name of the ship which came to rescue Titanic survivors?
What was the first name of President Eisenhower?
The Nazi party came to power in which country in the 1930s?
Alexandra Palace reopened in which city in 1875, rebuilt after a fire?
Which President signed the Emancipation Declaration in 1863?
Churchill said a curtain of which metal divided capitalist and communist Europe?
In which city did the US Congress meet for the first time in 1789?
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Ugo Cavallero commanded the Army of which country in WW2?
Which 19th century leader was nicknamed 'Little Corporal'?
The Politburo was the ruling group of which country?
Which city was the capital of the Ottoman Empire?
Crazy Horse fought his last battle against US forces at Wolf Mountain in which state?
Who took the British throne after Edward VII?
Jean-maker Levi Strauss emigrated to the US from which European country?
Woodstock music festival was held in which US state in August 1969?
Napoleon was exiled to which Mediterranean island in 1814?
The Provisional IRA called a ceasefire in which part of the UK in 1994?
Bill Gates stepped down as which company's boss in 2000?
James K Polk was from which state?
Princeps Civitatis was a title in which ancient Empire?
The Beatles made their last public appearance on the roof of a building in which city in 1969?
The Sun Dance is a traditional celebration from which Native American group?
Cree Click to see the answer
The US President agreed an exception for polygamy for which religion in 1893?
What is another name for Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?
Who was George HW Bush's vice President?
Al-Azhar University was established in which city in 980 CE?
Arthur Guinness started making which drink in 1759?
What was the nickname of general Thomas Jonathan Jackson?
Sacagawea performed which role on the Lewis and Clark expedition?
Christopher Columbus first landed on which islands when he discovered the Americas?
Which civilization conquered Rome in 410 CE, ending the Roman Empire?
A computer beat Garry Kasparov at which game in 1994?
The 1775 pamphlet 'Common Sense' advocated what for the US colonies?
Who painted 'The Birth of Venus' in 1486?
Coxey's Army was an 1894 jobs protest march from which state to Washington DC?
Mitterrand was a late 20th century leader of which country?
Harriet Tubman was born in which US state?
Fort McHenry, a key location in the 1812 war in the US, is close to which city?
What was the name of the defense pact signed between the Soviet Union and its allies in 1955?
Which Roman emperor introduced the Julian calendar?
Julius Click to see the answer
Pericles was a ruler of which ancient civilization?
What was discovered at Sutter's Mill in California in 1848?
The Treaty of Paris gave the UK rights over America east of which river?
In 1066, Harold was crowned king of which country?
Kublai Khan founded the Yuan dynasty in which country?
UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali was from which country?
What was the name for the center, open area in a monastery?
The 1938 Anschluss was the German annexation of which country?
France, Britain and which other country were involved in the pre-WW1 'Triple Entente'?
Which country unsuccessfully tried to invade Russia in 1812?
What was the first name of Mr Bunche, first African-American Nobel Prize winner?
Which ancient Greek was famous for his moral fables?
Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet claimed which state for France in 1673?
The UK agreed a 1962 deal to buy Polaris missiles from which country?
What would a medieval knight do with a hauberk?
Haile Selassie fled to which country when the Italians invaded Ethiopia?
What was Laika, the first animal in space?
Walter Raleigh is famous for bringing which item back from the New World?
What did a cooper traditionally make?
Hamid Karzai was the first president of which country?
The US Republican party adopted which animal as their symbol in the 1870s?
Elephant Click to see the answer
The Inca Empire thrived in which mountain range?
The guillotine was introduced as a method of execution in which country's revolution?
After the revolutionary war, Kentucky was part of which other state?
Where would Americans in colonial times wear a cravat?
Which US President made a speech about Four Freedoms in 1941?
What was the nickname of President Theodore Roosevelt?
The first transatlantic telephone line linked New York with which European capital?
Dartmouth College was established in which US state in 1769?
Errol Flynn was famous in which field in the 20th century?
Stalin, Roosevelt, and which other leader attended Black Sea talks in 1945?
The Bard of Avon was a nickname for which world-famous writer?
What was the surname of Asa, a merchant who campaigned for a transcontinental railroad?
The Battle of Saratoga took place in which US state?
Writer Mark Twain was born in which US state?
Disneyland opened in which Chinese city in 2016?
People of which occupation lived in a monastery?
Delaware separated from which other state in 1776?
Which famous 19th century novel was written by Bram Stoker
Rameses the Great was a king of which country?
What is the traditional Inuit item of clothing called a parka?
Who opened the Great Exhibition in London in 1851?
Queen Victoria Click to see the answer
In which war was the Battle of Stalingrad?
World War 2
Which animal completed the name of the Tamil freedom fighting group?
What was discovered by Elias Pierce at Orofino Creek, Idaho, in 1860?
Who was crowned English monarch in January 1559?
Francis Scott Key wrote which famous American song?
Star Spangled Banner
Cyrus the Great was the founder of an empire in which country?
The Enlightenment dominated ideas in which continent in the 17th and 18th centuries?
Benazir Bhutto was the first female Prime Minister of which country?
What was the main city in the Minoan civilization?
Who was shot and killed at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis?
Martin Luther King
What was the first name of Julius Caesar?
Vasco da Gama was the first European to sail around the tip of which continent?
Which island was home to the half man, half bull Minotaur?
The Rhodes Scholarship is a postgraduate fund for studying at which University?
What was the name of the Bonnie Prince who tried to seize the British throne in 1746?
The Duchy of Bohemia was in which modern-day state?
What was the adjective used to describe Suleiman, a leader of the Ottoman Empire?
Which US religious group is famous for shunning modern technology?
Spartacus was a gladiator who led a revolt against which Empire?
In 1639, the Virginia colony ordered the destruction of which surplus crop?
Concorde flight 4590 crashed after taking off in which city in 2000?
Which British monarch was 18 when they came to the throne in 1837?
The world's oldest book, the Diamond Sutra, was produced in 868 CE in which country?
The UK's 1851 Great Exhibition was held in which type of palace?
Crystal Click to see the answer
Levi Strauss set up his first factory in which US state?
Mary Robinson was the first female President of which country?
What is the surname of Scottish folk hero Rob Roy?
New Amsterdam was the original name for which US city?
Nellie Bly was a female pioneer in which field?
Lord Carnarvon financed a 1920s expedition to explore which river valley?
The Duke of Angouleme acceded to the throne of which country in 1515?
Nikola Tesla was an innovator in which field?
Chief Kamehameha was in charge of which state in the 1700s?
The transcontinental railway joined at Promontory Summit in which state in 1869?
Under the Missouri compromise, which state was added to the US as a free state?
What was Clara Barton's job during the Civil War?
A devastating fire hit which major US city in 1871?
Who became President after the death of Franklin D Roosevelt?
Asia's first police force was established in 1844 in which British colony?
Indira Gandhi won elections in which country in 1980?
Confederate President Jefferson Davis was from which state?
What was the first name of Soviet leader Lenin?
Which precious metal was discovered in large quantities in Chile in 1832?
The US Supreme Court met for the first time in 1790 in which city?
Anglo-Saxon refers to which country, before a French invasion in 1066?
One of Europe's oldest seats of learning, the University of Coimbra, is in which country?
Who was US President at the start of the Great Depression?
Daniel Boone helped build the Wilderness Trail to reach which US state?
The first trial flight of Concorde took place in which country in 1969?
There were 1995 riots in Brixton, in which European capital?
The 100 years war lasted for how many years?
116 Click to see the answer
What was the name of the first of Henry VIII's wives to be beheaded?
20th century star Frank Sinatra was born and raised in which US state?
Which wild animal became extinct in Europe in the 10th century?
Who was elected President in 1933 with promises of a 'New Deal'?
Which Civil Rights leader changed name to el-Hajj Malik el-Shabaz?
Who was the first US President to appear on a postage stamp?
What nationality was explorer Abel Tasman?
Which medieval Scottish king was known as 'the Bruce'?
The Temple of Heaven is a traditional religious building in which country?
Who was the British monarch before Queen Elizabeth II?
William Tell is an apple-shooting folk hero from which country?
What was the nickname of Australian naturalist Steve Irwin?
Which country celebrates a Cinco de Mayo victory against the French?
Sir Stamford Raffles founded which Asian city?
In which city did Arthur Guinness establish his brewery in 1759?
John Fremont found which famous lake in 1842?
Who made Emancipation Proclamation during the American Civil War?
George S Patton was a US military figure in which conflict?
World War 2
What was medieval China's main export?
What was the first name of polar explorer Shackleton?
Acadia was a colony in the northern US and Canada set up by which country?
The WW2 Battle of Guadalcanal took place between the US and which other country?
Temples called Ziggurats were a feature of which society?
The 1890 The Wounded Knee Massacre took place in which US state?
Who led the Continental Army against the British?
Muhammad founded which world religion in the 6th century?
The 1917 October Revolution took place in which country?
Which US state became the first to decriminalize homosexuality, in 1961?
The Tate Modern art museum opened in which UK city in 2000?
Which pioneer was called 'The Great Pathfinder'?
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A snack of which fruit poisoned President Zachary Taylor?
What is the name of the first female US Secretary of State, Ms Albright?
Sverdlovsk Oblast and Krasnoyarsk Krai are districts in which country?
The British Museum opened in which city in 1759?
In which city is the historical landmark the Taj Mahal based in India?
Bob Hawke was Prime Minister of which country from 1983 to 1991?
Which Beatle was fined for cannabis possession in Sweden in 1972?
HMS Coventry was attacked by ships from which country in a 1982 Atlantic conflict?
What was the first state to ratify the US constitution in December 1787?
Explorer Francisco Pizarro conquered the Inca Empire in which country?
James Dole established a factory to process which crop in Hawaii in 1901?
Swabia is a historic kingdom in which modern country?
Samuel Crompton's Spinning Mule was invented in 1779 for which industry?
What was the profession of American patriot Paul Revere?
Which civilization was the first to invent paper money?
What is the previous name of the Democratic Republic of Congo?
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk started a war of independence in which country in 1919?
Mata Hari was accused of spying for which country in 1917?
Many Amish communities still speak which European language?
Which US President was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1961?
Which singer got married in Vegas in 2004, and had the marriage annulled 24 hours later?
What did Wilhelm Röntgen discover in 1896?
President Andrew Jackson came from which Southern state?
Kerala State in which country was flooded by monsoon rains in 2018?
Huguenots were a religious group originating in which country?
Which city's stock exchange opened at Broad Street in January 1863?
Yasser Arafat was a 20th century leader of which nation?
Which type of 'Curtain' divided Communist from free-market Europe?
Which major city was named after the Roman Emperor Constantine?
The Monroe Doctrine set out the US's attitude to which continent?
At which battle did Nelson score a famous victory in 1805?
Mount Vesuvius buried Pompeii and which other city?
What was the name of Eleanor Roosevelt's President husband?
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What was the name of the US's first Space Shuttle?
General Noriega was deposed as leader of which central American country in 1989?
The Al-Aqsa Mosque was built in the 11th century in which Middle Eastern city?
Abraham Lincoln was appointed to represent which state at the age of 25?
Roman consuls were elected to serve for a period of how long?
Robespierre was a major figure in the revolution of which country?
The Ashanti Empire was a civilization in which modern country?
Who did Julius Caesar defeat to become Emperor of Rome?
Pompey the Great
Which US President was a Rhodes Scholar in Oxford in 1968?
Which company made the 747, the world's first Jumbo Jet?
In which field was Hippocrates famous in Ancient Greece?
Which US President declared a 'War on Poverty' in 1964?
Archbishop Makarios was elected first President of which country?
Friedrich Nietzsche was famous in the 19th century in which field?
What was the name of Henry VIII's first wife, previously married to his brother?
An Anglo-American has roots in which European country?
Charwoman is an old term for which occupation?
Maria Montessori was a pioneer in which field?
Which President was nicknamed 'Old Man Eloquent'?
John Quincy Adams
What did the J stand for in J Edgar Hoover?
Lake Mead was formed in which US state after the building of the Hoover Dam?
Which First Word War battle resulted in 60,000 casualties on the first day of fighting?
The Austro-Hungarian Empire was brought to an end by which conflict?
World War 1
Who explored North America on a boat called the Hopewell?
The city of Riga, founded in 1201, is in which modern country?
Which Soviet leader supported North Vietnam through the civil war?
Which world figure was assassinated by Nathuram Godse in 1948?
Emmerson Mnangagwa became President of which African country in 2017?
What was Lenin's job before the Russian Revolution?
A 1608 fire destroyed the Jamestown colony in which US state?
Alexander the Great grew up in which European city?
The Indian name 'Bapu' refers to which leader?
Britain, Ireland and which other country joined the EEC in 1973?
What was the name of Henry VIII's older brother, first married to Catherine of Aragon?
Captain Meriwether Lewis was the private secretary of which President?
In 1994, troops from which country withdrew from the Gaza Strip?
Which mainland US state has the highest percentage of native Americans?
Who wrote the 17th century novel 'Don Quixote'?
Vaclav Havel was the first President of which former Eastern Bloc state?
Henry VIII was born in Greenwich Palace in which British city?
Supersonic aircraft Concorde was a joint venture between the UK and which other country?
Who was the last leader of the Soviet Union before it dissolved?
FedEx was founded in which US city, chosen for its central location?
What was the name for an association of craftsmen in the Middle Ages?
Edwin Hubble was an American scientist in which field?
Who was the leader of North Vietnam during the war?
Ho Chi Minh
Who was the first President to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
Thurgood Marshall was a prominent African-American in which field?
Which system of government has a king as the only source of power?
The civilization of Carthage was based in the north of which continent?
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The Grand Duchy of Muscovy was in and around which major city?
Operation Neptune was the name for the Allied landings in which part of France?
Pearly Kings and Queens are associated with the traditions of which European capital?
George Washington was inaugurated as President in which city in 1789?
What did German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen discover in 1896?
The Treaty of Versailles formally ended which conflict?
World War 1
Who was the first person to visit both the north and south poles?
Who succeeded Nelson Mandela as President of South Africa?
Rudolf Hess travelled to which country in 1941 to try to negotiate peace?
General MacArthur led the battle in which part of the World in WW2?
Mohandas was the first name of which famous civil rights leader?
Norway formed a government in exile in which city during WW2?
Which color is used to describe Ukraine's peaceful revolution of 2004?
Lewis and Clark explored the US looking for a way to which body of water?
Philosopher Albert Camus was born in which North African country?
Napoleon was crowned Emperor of France in which building?
Astronaut Chris Hadfield comes from which country?
Washington was inaugurated for his second term as President in which US city?
The Marshall Plan was an initiative to rebuild which continent after WW2?
The first Gulf War was sparked by Iraq invading which other country?
Which President declared in 2000 that June was 'Gay and Lesbian Pride Month'?
Who finally discovered the Northwest Passage route in 1906?
What sort of person was Mata Hari?
Seamus Heaney was famous in which field?
The 1955 Operation Passage to Freedom saw the evacuation of people from which country?
The Battle of Balaclava took place on which peninsula?
The Italian city of Venice grew rich from trade with which country?
Which type of historian digs things up looking for stories of the past?
Which medieval sport involved horses, knights, and lances?
Which US state experienced the Pike's Peak gold rush?
Fulgencio Batista was overthrown in a revolution on which island in 1959?
Which US President was most famous for his Doctrine, stating no more European colonization?
George Washington delivered the first State of the Union address in which month of 1790?
John Howard beat Paul Keating in elections in which country in 1996?
Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived applies to which English monarch?
What was the original name of Chicago's Willis Tower?
Which explorer commanded a ship called the Trinidad?
Salem was chosen as the capital of which state in 1851?
In 1963, James Meredith became the first African-American graduate from which state's university?
The Surveyor 7 space probe landed on which celestial object in 1968?
Which European country's monarchy was deposed in June 1973?
Which Zulu King ruled most of Southern African in the 19th century?
King Farouk was overthrown as leader of which country in 1952?
What was the name of the Egyptian 'Mother Goddess'?
The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on which leader's birthday?
In which US city was Lincoln assassinated in 1865?
Who was defeated at the Battle of Little Big Horn?
Jackie Robinson made history as the first African-American playing baseball for which team?
British troops fired on a mob in which city in 1770, sparking protests?
Which Egyptian God was the God of knowledge?
Thoth Click to see the answer
What was the first name of Miss Dix, who led nurses during the Civil War?
Which UK Prime Minister was in charge during the Falklands War?
What was the name of the Cuban Bay where the US staged a 1960s invasion?
Bay of Pigs
Pagoda roof design is typical of traditional architecture in which country?
The 1849 Astor Place Riot broke out in which US city?
Which country launched the world's first artificial satellite, Sputnik?
Who was the first black actor to win an Oscar for a leading role?
George Washington and which other President signed the US Constitution?
What was the name of the international peace organization set up in 1920?
League of Nations
Which country started phasing out its one cent coin in 2012?
Marie Antoinette was the wife of which French king?
Friseur is an old-fashioned term for which job?
Which President was nicknamed 'Little Magician'?
Hideki Tojo was which country's Prime Minister during WW2?
Navajo people are associated with jewellery made from which metal?
Who is the only US President born in Georgia?
Plymouth Colony was established in the 17th century in which US state?
Which animals did PT Barnum lead over the Brooklyn Bridge to prove its stability?
What is the name of Fidel Castro's brother, who took over from him as President?
What was the name of a decorative panel on a building in Ancient Greece?
What was the first name of American suffrage campaigner Ms Addams?
What is the name of the international charity founded in 1870?
Which major US city experienced a devastating fire in 1871?
The 1758 International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature set out standard ways of naming what?
Which US general led the Normandy invasions in 1944?
Where is Salem, famous for its witch trials of the 1690s?
Columbus first asked which country to fund his 1492 expedition?
The first US telephone line was connected in which state in 1877?
Which roman Emperor is said to have made his horse a Consul?
The Ancient Silk Road linked the Mediterranean with which country?
Vandals decapitated the Little Mermaid statue in which city in 1998?
Tea from which country first arrived in the United Kingdom in 1839?
A 1929 stock market crash sparked which crisis?
From which city did Suleiman the Magnificent rule the Ottoman Empire?
Anne Frank was born in which country in 1929?
Which queen of England was accused of adultery, treason, and witchcraft?
African American men were granted the right to vote in which US city in 1867?
What is the Rubicon, famously crossed by Julius Caesar in 49 BCE?
Henry VIII was a member of which English royal house?
Brazil declared independence from which country in 1822?
Which city was the first European colony in South Africa?
Shining Path was a hard-left organization in which South American country?
The US Mint started producing coins in Carson City in which US state in 1870?
What name was given to the WW2 group of countries including Britain and the US?
Accomptant is an old-fashioned term for which profession?
David Livingstone was famous for exploring which continent?
Which was the first Asian country to open its subway in 1927?
Which British Prime Minister held talks with Gorbachev of the Soviet Union in 1984?
Vasco da Gama made three expeditions to which country?
Which WW2 group contained Germany, Italy, and Japan?
Who patented the first gasoline-driven car in 1886?
What does a palaeontologist study?
Louis Daguerre was an early pioneer in which field?
What is Pravda, which first appeared in 1912?
What was another name for Y2K, predicted to crash the world's computers in 2000?
Who was the first Roman Catholic US First Lady?
Which mythical animal was a symbol of Imperial power in Ancient China?
The Stonewall Riots took place in which month of 1969?
The Bulgarian Empire was conquered by which Neighboring Empire in 1018?
Who painted the roof of the Sistine Chapel in Rome?
Kaskaskia and Vandalia are former capitals of which state?
Which city became capital of the newly created Yugoslavia in 1918?
Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson is a 15th century national hero from which country?
Which African animals were first domesticated in Somalia in 2000 BCE?
What was the adjective used to describe Alfred, a Dark Ages English king?
John Wilkes Booth assassinated which US President?
What was the name of the agreement which ended the American Revolutionary War?
Treaty of Paris
The Siege of Troy involved which type of wooden animal?
Which nationality was given to the 1918 flu pandemic?
What was the first name of Madison, fourth US President?
Which famous Mary Shelley book was first published in 1818?
Which was the first British city to have a university?
Imhotep was an ancient leader of which civilization?
What did a milliner make?
Which people moved in a phalanx formation?
What fabric gives its name to the ancient Europe to Asia trade route?
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Constantine II was the last monarch of which European country?
Actress Jayne Mansfield was killed in a car crash in which state in 1967?
Emil Zapotek was a famous athlete in the 1950s from which country?
John McCain served as senator for which US state?
Which word is used to describe the US before the Civil War?
Anne Frank spent most of her life in which European city?
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Africa's oldest university was established in which country in 1873?
The Lorraine Motel, where Luther King was shot, is now a what?
2004 saw the first same-sex marriages in which US state?
Farrier is an old term for someone who looked after the feet of which animal?
The California Star was the first newspaper published in which US city?
Smyrna was a strategically-important city in which modern day country?
What did a tallow chandler make?
A 1971 crush caused the death of fans in a football ground in which UK city?
What was the name of the daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon?
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Who was chosen as leader of the British Labour party in 1994?
Solidarity was a 20th century trade union in which European country?
Singer Sonny Bono was mayor of which Californian city?
What was the first name of British explorer Raleigh?
Where is the site of the Battle of Culloden?
Paul Revere warned the residents of which US city that the British were coming?
Wakan Tanka is the supreme being of which Native American group?
What is the first name of Alabama civil rights campaigner Ms Boynton?
General Robert E Lee was born in which US state?
Which was the second state after Massachusetts to legalize same-sex marriage?
Robert Mugabe became leader of which country in 1980?
Which nation influenced European countries in the Eastern Bloc?
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In which month of 1969 did Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon?
What was the Eastern Roman Empire known as?
The dome of the Hagia Sophia collapsed in which city in 588 CE?
Lawrencium was first made in a science lab in which University in 1961?
Which of Henry VIII's wives was the mother of Elizabeth I?
Sultan Mustafa II was removed as head of state of which country in 1703?
In which city did Malcolm X deliver his 'Message to the Grass Roots' speech?
What was the name for the large farms for cotton and sugar set up in the Caribbean?
Chickasaw people traditionally lived in Mississippi and which other state?
Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman to be elected to Congress, represented which state?
George Washington's troops defeated the British at the Battle of Princeton in which state?
Which London landmark saw the murder of The Princes in the Tower?
Tower of London
What is the first name of Ms Pelosi, elected US Speaker in 2019?
In which country did Mahatma Gandhi study law?
White supremacist Ian Smith was in charge of which African country?
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Which Florida city suffered a 'Great Fire' of 1901?
Which President approved the start of the NASA Space Shuttle program in 1972?
What was the nickname for the southern state of the US?
Theodoros Pangalos resigned as dictator of which country in 1926?
Who did Gerald Ford beat to the Republican nomination in 1976?
Which US President was born on the 4th of July?
Which animals were revered in ancient Egypt?
Matthew Webb was the first person to swim across which body of water?
Pharaoh Tutankhamun's mask is made from which material?
Pervez Musharaf resigned as President of which country in 2008?
Afghanistan declared independence from which country in 1919?
What was the name of Admiral Nelson's flagship?
Which civilization used cenotes as their main water source?
In 1800, Gabriel Prosser organized a slave revolt in which US state?
In 1762, Britain declared war on Spain and which Italian region?
The UK was awarded a 101 year lease on which territory in 1898?
Which civil rights leader led a Salt March in India to protest about taxes?
In 14000, Owain Glyndwr proclaimed himself Prince of which country?
Wales Click to see the answer
The Kool-Aid company was established in 1927 in which US state?
Six days of unrest followed the arrest of Marquette Frye in which city in 1965?
The 1950s Indochina war was between Vietnam and which European country?
Which President had Dan Quayle as his Vice President?
George W. Bush
Kofi Annan, who led the UN from 1997 to 2006 was from which African country?
Anne Hidalgo became the first female mayor of which city in 2014?
During WW2, German Jews had to wear a star of which color?
Which city did Germany attack in 1939, starting World War 2?
The 1814 Treaty of Ghent ended a war between the US and which country?
What was the nickname of French King Louis XIV?
Gold was discovered in the Transvaal region of which country in 1886?
In Mayan society what was a Huipil?
Amish people moved to the US from which European country?
Dian Fossey was famous for her work with which animals?
The First Continental Congress was held in Carpenters' Hall in which US city?
Vandals were a tribe originating from which modern day country?
Which element is used in radioactive dating of very old objects?
Which famous monarch was married to Matilda of Flanders?
William the Conqueror
The Mask of Tutankhamun is on display in a museum in which city?
The Battle of Sullivan's Island took place near which place in South Carolina?
Which word was used to describe states leaving the US before the Civil War?
Secede Click to see the answer
The Great Wall of China was originally built from which material?
Which major US city was captured by the British in August 1814?
The Convention setting out the accepted rules of warfare is named after which city?
George Washington Carver made several advances in which field of science?
What was the surname of civil rights campaigner Booker T?
What became the 50th US state in 1959?
Which city celebrated the opening of the Astrodome in 1965?
War criminal Klaus Barbie was arrested in 1983 in which country?
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar of which country stepped down as head of the UN in 1992?
What was the first name of Jackson, 7th US President?
Muslim Sultan Saladin captured which city from the Crusaders in 1187?
Which item was Fabergé famous for making for the Russian royals?
Which term means the South African's policy of separating people according to race?
Which former escaped slave was elected to represent South Carolina?
Who raised his standard at Glenfinnan, Scotland, in 1745?
Bonnie Prince Charlie
In which state did the Battle of Little Bighorn take place?
Which member of the Royal Family married Tim Laurence in 1992?
The Battle of Çanakkale was part of which larger conflict?
World War 1
Medieval fresco paintings were applied onto which surface?
What was the name of the noble family which took the English throne in 1485?
Which noble house opposed the house of York in the War of the Roses?
Camp Dubois, where Lewis and Clark started their expedition, is in which state?
The New Model Army was a feature of which conflict?
English Civil War
Mary Seacole rose to prominence nursing in which conflict?
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Who did Nixon beat to secure the Presidency in 1968?
Which US state was purchased from the French in 1803?
Which was the main language at Universities throughout Europe in the Middle Ages?
Little Dixie was a historic region along the banks of which US river?
The early 20th century Black Patch Tobacco Wars took place in which state?
1673 saw the introduction of mail services between Boston and which other US city?
The Exxon Valdez spilled huge amounts of oil off the coast of which state in 1989?
Bastet was an ancient Egyptian goddess represented by which animal?
For what crime was Francis Gary Powers jailed in the USSR in 1960?
Which illness did President Harrison die of, a month after taking office?
The 1965 Watts Riots took place in which US city?
The San Andreas Fault is a boundary fault in which US state?
Who made the first circumnavigation of the globe?
Edgar Allen Poe was famous in which field in the 19th century?
Dulles airport opened for busines in which US city in 1962?
Ionians were members of the Ancient Greek nation who lived along the coast of which country?
Henry Ford founded his motor company in which US state in 1903?
Jack the Ripper is alleged to have murdered several women in which city?
In 1960, 1,000 refugees per week arrived in which US state from Cuba?
Introduced in 1963, what was the Coca-Cola company's first low calorie drink?
Which European illness caused widespread death among native Americans?
The Lindenmeier is an ancient archaeological site in which US state?
Abraham Lincoln was born in which US state?
The storming of the Bastille in which city kicked off the French Revolution?
The first African slaves arrived in Virginia in which year?
D-Day took place in which month of 1944?
In which part of the world would you have found the Great Moravian Empire in the 10th century?
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What comes before 'Crow' in the name of US laws enforcing racial segregation?
Who persecuted the Huguenots in the French Wars of Religion?
What is an alternative name for the Western or Christian calendar?
Which country surrendered to General Douglas MacArthur at the end of WW2?
Which country's rulers were called Tsars?
Settler John Winthrop was governor of a colony in which modern-day state?
Which southern hemisphere city hosted the summer Olympics in 2000?
Leon Czolgosz assassinated which US President?
Sara Jane Moore unsuccessfully tried to assassinate which President in 1975?
Florida International University opened its doors for the first time in which city in June 1965?
What famous menu item was first introduced by McDonald's in 1979?
Scottish ceramics brand Wemyss is best known for which animals?
Marquis de Lafayette was a Revolutionary War figure from which country?
Suffrage campaigner Susan B Anthony was from which US state?
Rajiv Gandhi won a landslide victory in which country's elections in 1984?
Which Emperor of Rome beat Mark Antony and Cleopatra at the Battle of Actium?
Which word is used to describe the study of coats of arms?
Berry Gordy established a famous record label in which city in 1959?
What was the name of the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school?
Hitler's 1923 Beerhall Putsch took place in which city?
Spain re-opened its borders with which territory in 1982?
Polybius and Livy were historians of which civilization?
Jan Krzysztof Bielecki became leader of which country in 1991?
Which word means a legal grant of rights or authority?
Fisk University opened to students in which US state in 1866?
Who set a TV viewership record with his 'Aloha from Hawaii' concert in 1973?
20th century Italian leader Mussolini had which first name?
Hamilcar Barca was the father of which figure in Ancient history?
Beowulf is a 9th century poem from which culture?
The city of Nassau in the Bahamas is named after the Royal House of which country?
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Sonia Sotomayor was the first Latino American to be appointed to which body?
Jeanette Rankin, the first female elected representative in the US, was from which state?
The Sykes-Picot 1916 agreement carved up which part of the world between the UK and France?
Jagiellonian University, one of Eastern Europe's oldest seats of learning, is in which city?
William H Bonney was a pseudonym of which outlaw?
Billy the Kid
What type of animal was Ham, sent into orbit by NASA in 1961?
Which folk hero was played in 'Braveheart' by Mel Gibson?
Queen Dido founded which ancient city?
The British East India Company founded which Indian city in August 1639?
Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu were in charge of which Eastern Bloc country in the 1980s?
What are the traditional items of clothing called espadrilles?
Which name did Gaius Octavius take when he became Roman Emperor?
Who ordered the 'Great Survey' of England and the Domesday Book?
William the Conqueror
Which weapon was outlawed by European leaders in 1146?
In 1916, the US bought the Virgin Islands from which country?
Who became Secretary General of the UN in 2017?
Julia Gillard was the first female Prime Minister of which country?
What was Princess Diana's surname before she married?
Who headed the UN between 1953 and 1961?
The Battle of Chancellorsville was part of which 1863 conflict?
American Civil War
Which future politician was shot down over Vietnam in 1967?
Brazil, Argentina, and which other country signed the Triple Alliance in 1865?
Which Native American tribe calls itself Nimiipuu?
Which explorer made several voyages looking for the Northwest Passage?
The Siege of Sevastopol was part of which conflict?
Which German Chancellor was nicknamed 'Der Alte'?
In 1963, the Pro Football Hall of Fame opened in which state?
What item are the Navajo famous for weaving?
Votes for women campaigners Emmeline, Christabel, and Sylvia had which surname?
What is the position between apprentice and master in a traditional guild?
Babrak Karmal was installed as President of which country after a Soviet invasion in 1979?
Which historical figure allegedly said, 'let them eat cake'?
What was the surname of the last of Henry VIII's last wife, who outlived him?
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Which US state is the home of the Southern Cheyenne people?
Who was elected alongside JFK as vice president in 1962?
What was the first name of controversial Teamsters union leader Hoffa?
People rushed to which country to find Klondike gold in 1896?
In which part of France did the 1944 D-Day landings take place?
In Greek mythology, which three headed creature guarded the Underworld?
In 1971, Alan Shepard became the first person to play golf where?
What was the middle name of the US President John Adams?
What was the nickname of English king Richard I?
Which country launched the Mars 2 space probe in 1971?
Cassius Clay won a gold for the US in which sport at the 1960 Olympics?
The Battle of Culloden was the end of which rebellion?
What was the name of the last US slave ship, which arrived in Alabama in 1860?
Beatlemania arrived in the US in 1964 when they touched down in which city?
The Scream' by Munch was stolen from a gallery in which city in 1994?
Which volcano erupted and buried Pompeii in 79 AD?
What was the name of an 1890 battle between the US Army and Lakota warriors?
Millard Fillmore was vice-President to which US President?
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot in which European city?
Bartolomeu Dias was the first European to sail around the bottom of which continent?
Which country was renamed 'Democratic Kampuchea' in 1976?
Henry Hudson explored Canada looking for a route through to which country?
Konrad Adenauer was the first leader of which post-WW2 country?
Anne of Cleves came from which country to marry Henry VIII?
Which London building was the tallest until 1967?
St Paul's Cathedral
Explorer David Livingstone came from which European country?
Which was the only Australian city bombed by Japan in WW2?
British Prime Ministers with which surname were known as the 'Elder' and 'Younger'?
On which type of traditional building would you expect to see a minaret?
Diana Ross left which famous Motown girl group in January 1970?
An attempt to kidnap which member of the Royal Family was made in 1974?
Choctaw people lived in which of these modern-day states?
Xerxes was an ancient ruler of which state?
Which was the last European state to abolish capital punishment?
What are the surnames of explorers Meriweather and William?
Lewis and Clark
Barnes Wallis was best known for inventing which type of bomb?
The poem 'Reply to Comrade Kuo Mo-jo' was written in 1963 by which world leader?
Where did the oil rig Deepwater Horizon explode in 2010?
Gulf of Mexico
Which African country experienced a gold and diamond rush in the late 19th century?
The 1998 Good Friday Agreement brought peace to which troubled location?
What type of animal was a Quetzal, important in Maya civilization?
Tunisia became a protectorate of which country in 1881?
The Pony Express mail route ran between Missouri and which state?
Which nation finally granted women the vote in 2015?
Which US President was nicknamed 'Young Hickory'?
President Kennedy visited which country to see his ancestral home in 1963?
Lester B Pearson was a 20th century Prime Minister in which country?
The Maratha Empire covered most of which country in the 18th century?
Which Belgian city was under siege for 8 months in 1585 by the Duke of Parma?
The Anti-Comintern Pact was an agreement between Nazi Germany and which country?
The Cheyenne were allied to which other native American tribe?
Itzamna was the main God in which civilization?
Which boxer refused to sign up for military service in April 1967?
The College of William and Mary was founded in 1694 in which state?
Which was the first of the 13 colonies to renounce allegiance to the British crown?
The Humboldt Park riot took place in which city in 1977?
The last Shah of Iran fled to which country in 1979?
Who was the first director of the FBI?
J Edgar Hoover
Lempira led a revolt against the Spanish in which country?
In spring 1940, Germany invaded Denmark and which other country?
Mercia, Wessex, and East Anglia are ancient kingdoms in which country?
The UK banned the hunting of which animal in 2004?
War in Vietnam began in which month of 1961?
The Mall of America was opened in 1992 in which US state?
Which country was banned from the Olympics in 1964 over apartheid policies?
Malcolm X was assassinated in which large US city?
The historic site of Abu Mena in Egypt was a pilgrimage site for which religion?
Which was the only Asian country with nuclear weapons during the Cold War?
Motor racing driver Ayrton Senna was killed in an accident in which country in 1994?
African-American sociologist WEB Du Bois was born in which US state?
Which folk hero is known as 'King of the Wild Frontier'?
Who was elected as Lyndon B Johnson's vice President in January 1965?
Arthur Miller got divorced from which famous actress in 1961?
Johnny Cash played his first concert in which sort of building in January 1960?
Ernest Shackleton famously explored which part of the world?
Which was the fourth country to join the Axis Tripartite Pact?
Boris Johnson became mayor of which British city in 2008?
Four of the first five US Presidents were from which state?
What was the first name of South African anti-apartheid activist Mr Biko?
The Battle of the Somme took place in which country?
US soldiers led by Gen Douglas MacArthur invaded which islands in January 1945?
What was the name given to the Eastern part of the Roman Empire in the Middle Ages?
Who was the first of the British Stuart monarchs?
Which group of people sat just below the King in the medieval feudal system?
What was the code name of the spy plane used extensively by the US in the 1960s?
The Second Intifada refers to an early 2000s uprising of Palestinians in which country?
What was the name for the Christian forces trying to capture Jerusalem in the Middle Ages?
The United Kingdom and which other European country had nuclear weapons during the Cold War?
William Booth founded which charitable organization in 1865?
Cobbler is a traditional name for someone making which items?
Henry Ford patented a design for a car made of which material in 1942?
Francis Gary Powers was freed from jail from which country in a spy swap?
What was the first name of Grant, 18th President of the US?
The skeleton of King Richard III was found under a parking lot in which English city?