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  1. Which of These Countries Was Not Part of The allied Forces In WWI?
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    <br />Belgium<br />
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    Russia
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    Serbia
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    The Ottoman Empire<br /><br />
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    Wrong!

    The Ottoman Empire was brought into the war when Russia mobilized against Germany. Minister of War for the Empire, Enver Pasha, had signed a defensive military alliance with Germany which made the Prime Minister, Sait Halim, livid as he thought it was best for the Empire to remain neutral.On 2 November, Russia declared war on the Ottoman Empire. France and the British Empire, Russia's wartime allies, followed suit on the 5th and it was the Empire's eventual defeat that led it to being split up.

  2. Which of these Battles Did Not Happen In WWII?
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    Battle of Britain
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    Battle of Okinawa
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    Battle of Somme
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    Battle of Stalingrad
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    Wrong!

    The Battle of Somme happened in WWI.

  3. Which of These Planets Is Smaller Than Earth?
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    Jupiter
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    Mercury
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    Neptune
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    Saturn
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    Wrong!

    If we put our planets in 'size order' they would be listed as the following, from large to small: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Earth, Venus, Mars, and Mercury. Since we lost Pluto as an official planet, it appears that Mercury is now considered the smallest planet in the solar system.

  4. Which Ancient Greek Artist is Considered the First Actor?
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    Aristotle
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    Homer
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    Socrates
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    Thespis
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    Wrong!

    The word 'Thespian' comes from the name Thespis.

  5. What is Nuclear Fission?
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    70's Punk-Rock Band
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    Gravitational force
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    A radioactive decay process
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    Hybrid Physics
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    Nuclear fission of heavy elements was first discovered by Otto Hahn in 1938. Fission is another word for splitting and in Nuclear fission uranium or plutonium isotopes are normally used as the fuel in nuclear reactors because their atoms have relatively large nuclei that are easy to split, especially when hit by neutrons.

  6. What Is Compound Interest?
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    A financial risk of trading commodities
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    Liquid financial derivative
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    Tax deductible expenses
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    Addition of interest to the principal sum
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    Used commonly in personal finance, compound interest is the addition of interest to the principal sum of a loan or deposit, or in other words, interest on interest. It is the result of reinvesting interest, rather than paying it out, so that interest in the next period is then earned on the principal sum plus previously accumulated interest.

  7. What is The Capital of Turkmenistan?
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    Ashgabat
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    Bucharest
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    Istanbul
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    Türkmenbaşy
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    Wrong!

    For your information, Turkmenistan's capital is Ashgabat, just in case you needed reminding.

  8. During the American Civil War, How Many States Seceded From The Union?
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    11
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    7
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    8
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    9
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    Initially, only seven states- South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Texas - withdrew from the Union. However, once Abraham Lincoln called for federal authority, four border states- Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee and North Carolina- also seceded and joined the Confederacy.

  9. This is an Avia BH-33 But Which Nation Used It in WWII?
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    Belgium
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    Germany
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    None. It's from WWI
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    Yugoslavia
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    Wrong!

    Believe it or not, this obsolete biplane was used by the Yugoslavian air force and the two that saw action were both shot down killing their pilots.

  10. George Lucas has Become Ludicrously Wealthy &amp; Globally Renowned For His Creation of Star Wars But Which of These Films In The Franchise Did He NOT Direct?
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    Episode I: The Phantom Menace
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    Episode III: Revenge of The Sith
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    Episode IV: A New Hope
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    Episode VI: Return of The Jedi
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    Despite creating the franchise, George only directed the first of the original trilogy, returning to direct all three of the prequels before selling the rights to Disney and stepping away from his most famous creation.

  11. Who did Queen Elizabeth II Surpass To Become Britain's Longest Reigning Monarch?<br />
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    King George III
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    King Ralph
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    King William I
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    Queen Victoria
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    On the 9th of September 2015, Queen Elizabeth II became Britain's longest reigning monarch, surpassing the 63-year and 216-day reign of her great-great-grandmother, Victoria.

  12. Which Legendary Pop Star Boasts The Best-Selling Album Of All Time?
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    Celine Dion
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    Elvis Presley
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    Michael Jackson
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    The Beatles
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    The late Michael Jackson boasts numerous industry records though perhaps his greatest is the sales achieved for his coveted 1982 record, Thriller, which is currently the best-selling album of all time having sold an estimated 65m copies.

  13. When Did The NCAA First Attribute The Phrase 'March Madness' To One Of Their Tournaments?
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    1939
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    1976
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    1982
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    1990
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    The tournament hasn't always been referred to as 'March Madness' and it wasn't until the term was used in a Chicago-area essay in 1939 that it caught on. However, it wasn't until 1982 that it was called such on television.

  14. Where In The World Can You Find The World's Largest Pyramid?
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    Egypt
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    Italy
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    Mexico
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    Sudan
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    The largest pyramid is the Great Pyramid of Cholula in Mexico. The pyramid stands 55 meters (180 ft) above the surrounding plain, and in its final form, it measured 400 by 400 meters (1,300 by 1,300 ft).

  15. Who Came Up With The Type of Calculator Known As 'The Step Reckoner'?
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    Euclid
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    Gottfried Liebniz
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    Isaac Newton
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    Pythagoras
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    Wrong!

    Conceived around 1672 and completed in 1694. The name comes from the translation of the German term for its operating mechanism, Staffelwalze, meaning 'stepped drum'.

  16. Which Are The Only English Premier League Soccer Team To Go A Whole Season Unbeaten?
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    Arsenal
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    Chelsea FC
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    Manchester City
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    Manchester United
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    The famous Arsenal 'Invincibles' team went a Premier League Season unbeaten in 2003-04 as they went on to win it. As such, they were given a golden trophy as opposed to the usual silver one.

  17. What is The Difference Between Mass and Weight?
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    Gravity affects only mass, not weight.
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    Mass is a measure of how much matter an object has. Weight is a measure of how much gravity pulls on that mass.
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    Weight applies to living things,mass to objects.
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    Weight is always a constant. Mass is forever in flux.
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    Mass is a measure of how much matter an object has, while weight is a measure of the gravitational force pulling on that matter. If you travel to the moon your weight would change because the gravitational force is weaker than on Earth, but your mass would stay the same. Mass never changes.

  18. How Many Bones Are There In The Adult Human Body?
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    186
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    206
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    216
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    306
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    Humans have an estimated 300 bones in their body at birth, but after bone fusion, an adult will have 206 bones.

  19. Which Neurologist and Philosopher Developed The Theory of The Subconscious Being Made Up of The Ego and Super-Ego?
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    Carl Jung
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    Emmanuel Kant
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    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    Sigmund Freud<br />
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    Freud was the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between the patient and their psychoanalyst.

  20. What Language Has The Most Native Speakers In The World?
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    English
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    Hindi
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    Mandarin Chinese
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    Spanish
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    Mandarin Chinese is by far the most commonly spoken native language on planet Earth with over 14% of the world's population speaking it. English is the most commonly spoken second language.

  21. What is The Name of The Super-Continent In which all landmasses broke off from in order to create today's Continents?
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    Eurasia
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    Gaia
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    Mesopotamia
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    Pangea
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    Pangaea comes from Ancient Greek words meaning "whole" and "Earth." It is thought to have existed around 250 million years ago.

  22. What Is Cubism?
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    A field of civil engineering
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    An architectural style
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    An art style
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    The study of prisms and other angular solids
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    Cubism was an influential early-20th-century art movement pioneered by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. In Cubist paintings, objects are broken up and depicted from multiple angles in an abstracted form.

  23. Which Organisms Did George Mendel Study When He Pioneered Genetic Science?
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    Fruit Flies
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    Humans
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    Mice
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    Pea Plants
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    Gregor Mendel published the first paper explaining genetic inheritance after he observed how pea plants passed on some traits but not others. It took nearly 40 years after his findings were published before they were taken seriously.

  24. Which of These Men Was Never Emperor of Rome?
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    Augustus
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    Caligula
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    Julius Ceasar
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    Nero
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    Ceasar led the Roman Republic and it was largely down to his actions that its demise came about and the Roman Empire arose, but he was never Emperor.

  25. What was the name of the nation state in 1920s Germany?
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    DDR
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    Die Mannschaft
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    The Third Reich
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    The Weimar Republic
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    The Weimar Republic was Germany's first democratic government, set up after the First World War ended. The Third Reich was what the Nazi Regime referred to their government as and the DDR was the Deutsche Demokratische Republik (German Democratic Republic), better known as East Germany. Die Mannschaft is what the German national soccer team is referred to as.

  26. Karl Marx is thought of as an influential...
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    Economist
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    Mathmetician
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    Phyicist
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    Playwright
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    Karl Marx wrote the book Kapital which described the origins of capitalism and predicted its meteoric rise and its eventual overthrow. He also wrote the communist Manifesto with his friend Friedrich Engels This led to the rise of Marxism and other forms of communism and deeply impacted the 20th century and beyond.

  27. What Is The Second Book of The Bible?
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    Dreamcast
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    Exodus
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    Genesis
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    Kaya
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    Exodus describes the birth of Moses, his flight (or exodus) from Egypt after he freed the Jews from slavery, and how God gave him the Ten Commandments. Genesis is the first book, and Dreamcast is a Sega games console that came after their first one, also called Genesis and Kaya was a Bob Marley & The Wailers Album, released the year after their Exodus album.

  28. what is Luddites
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    A Danish type of bread
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    A type of sea-bird
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    An ancient tribe
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    Someone who dislikes new technology
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    The original Luddites were British workers who destroyed new machinery brought into their factories, believing that the new technology was threatening their jobs. Luddites feared that the time spent learning the skills of their craft would go to waste as machines would replace their role in the industry.It is a misconception that the Luddites protested against the machinery itself in an attempt to halt the progress of technology. Mill owners took to shooting protesters and eventually the movement was brutally suppressed with military force and the term became synonymous with someone who dislikes or can not use technology.

  29. Which of These is a Palindrome?
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    Boom
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    Dome
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    Palindrome
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    Racecar
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    A palindrome is a word that is the same spelled backward as it is forwards. Boom is an onomatopoeia; a word that is the sound it makes.

  30. Pablo Picasso's Famous 'Guernica' But What Does It Represent?
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    A nightmare he had
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    Nothing
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    The bombing of a Spanish village
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    The state of farming in 20th century Europe
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    Picasso's 1937 painting Guernica is about the bombing of Guernica, a Basque village in northern Spain, by German warplanes at the instigation of the Spanish Nationalists, who won the civil war in 1937 and ruled Spain for the next 36 years.

  31. Who Was The Greek God of The Underworld?
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    Hades
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    Osiris
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    Pluto
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    Zeus
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    Hades was the brother of Zeus, who was the King of the Gods and whom he tried to overthrow and thus was banished to the underworld.

  32. Which Ruler Did Guy Fawkes Try To Assassinate?
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    King Charles I
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    King Charles II
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    King Henry VIII
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    King James I
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    Guy Fawkes was a Catholic who wanted to kill the Protestant King of England, James I, by blowing up parliament whilst the King was in attendance thus ending Protestant rule and persecution of Catholics. He failed and in Britain, on the 5th of November, 'Fireworks Night'commemorates the event.

  33. Who Painted The Sistine Chapel?
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    Donatello
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    Leonardo Da Vinci
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    Michelangelo
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    Raphael
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    Wrong!

    Many historians and scholars regard Michelangelo as the prime exemplar of the "Universal Genius" or "Renaissance Man", an individual of "unquenchable curiosity" and "feverishly inventive imagination" as he was a keen inventor, painter, sculptor, architect and science amongst other things.

  34. What Is The Geographical Feature Pictured Below Called?
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    Ox-Bow Lake
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    Pond
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    Round House Waterway
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    Still River
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    An Ox-Bow Lake occurs where a river meanders around a hard but of land to breakthrough until erosion eventually produces an easier route for the water to follow, separating the lake from the rest of the river so that it becomes an individual feature of its own.

  35. Who Was The British Prime Minister At The Start of World War II?
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    David Lloyd George
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    Neville Chamberlain
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    Pitt The Younger
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    Winston Chrichill
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    Neville Chamberlain was the Prime Minister at the time WWII broke out. He sought assurances from Adolf Hitler that he would not invade Czechoslovakia and returned to Britain declaring 'Peace In Our Time'. Hitler went on to invade Czechoslovakia and when he later invaded Poland, Britain declared war on Germany. It was only then that it was decided that Britain needed a wartime Prime Minister and Winston Churchill was put in charge.

  36. How many events are there in a decathlon?
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    10
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    12
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    8
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    9
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    Wrong!

    A decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field events. The word decathlon is of Greek origin, from δέκα (déka, meaning "ten") and ἄθλος (áthlos, or ἄθλον, áthlon, meaning "feat").

  37. What Is A Baby Kangaroo Called?
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    Cub
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    Joey
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    Kitten
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    Pup
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    Wrong!

    Joey means any kind of young child or animal in Australia. The word came from the 1830–40, but its real origin is uncertain. So a joey is an Australian aboriginal name for a young kangaroo.

  38. Which Country Has The Largest Population In The World?
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    Brazil
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    China
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    India
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    USA
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    Wrong!

    China has the world's largest population (1.4 billion), followed by India (1.3 billion). The next most-populous nations – the United States, Indonesia, Brazil, and Pakistan – combined have less than 1 billion people.

  39. In Roman Numerals, What Does The Letter V Stand For?
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    1
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    10
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    2
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    5
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    Wrong!

    I is 1, V is 5, X is 10, L is 50, C is 100, D is 500 and M is 1000. The numbering system we use is actually Arabic.

  40. Where is the world's northernmost capital city?
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    Denmark
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    Finland
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    Iceland
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    Russia
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    Wrong!

    The world's northernmost capital city is the sleek and stylish Icelandic capital, Reykjavik.

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