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Which British prime minister led Britain through World War II?
a. Sir Anthony Eden
b. Neville Chamberlain
c. Sir Winston Churchill
d. Clement Attlee
Sir Winston Churchill - Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.
Who formulated the theory of relativity?
a. Charles Darwin
b. Sir Isaac Newton
c. Albert Einstein
d. Alexander Graham Bell
Albert Einstein - The theory of Relativity is used in many of our modern electronic gadgets such as the Global Positioning System.
Who invented the telescope?
a. Benjamin Franklin
b. Sir Isaac Newton
c. Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei - Galileo's father was the musician Vincenzo Galilei.
In what city is the Great Sphinx located?
Giza - Located on the west bank of the Nile, Giza is the third largest city in Egypt.
What French woman was burned at the stake after leading her army against the English?
a. Joan of Arc
b. Therese de Lisieux
c. Catherine of Alexandria
d. Marie Antoinette
Joan of Arc - The English burnt Joan at the stake for heresy when she was approximately 19 years old.
The secret of his strength was in his hair. Who is he?
Samson - According to the bible, Samson was given supernatural strength by God.
What explorer searched for the fountain of youth, but discovered Florida instead?
a. Jacques Cartier
b. Ponce De Leon
c. Christopher Columbus
d. John Cabot
Ponce De Leon - Ponce De Leon was a Spanish explorer and conquistador.
The names of Christopher Columbus' ships on his first voyage were Nina, Pinta and...
a. Mary Celeste
b. The Titanic
c. The Santa Maria
d. The Mayflower
The Santa Maria - The Santa Maria was the largest of the three ships.
What is the capital of Russia?
b. Saint Petersburg
Moscow - According to a 2013 Forbes magazine list, Moscow has the most billionaires in the world.
In which U.S. City would you find the Golden Gate Bridge?
a. New York City
b. Washington D.C.
c. San Francisco
d. Los Angeles
San Francisco - Located in California, San Francisco was founded on June 29, 1776 by colonists from Spain.
Who in Greek mythology could turn a person into a stone with just a glance?
Medusa - Medusa has the face of a repugnant woman with living snakes in place of her hair.
What is the name of the famous woodcutter who had a blue ox named Babe?
a. Paul Bunyan
b. Davy Crocket
c. Daniel Boone
d. Farmer Dan
Paul Bunyan - Paul Bunyan first appeared in print in a story published by James MacGillivray in 1906.
From start to finish, how many years did World War II last?
Six - The war lasted for six years and one day ending in September of 1945.
What is the capital of New York State?
Albany - The state of New York is the third most populous of the 50 states with a population of over 19.5 million.
What do astronomers call the distance that light travels in a vacuum in one year?
a. Blaze Year
b. Lamp Year
c. Light Year
d. Leap Year
Light Year - A light year is equal to 5.878625 trillion miles.
From what collection of stories can you read about Aladdin and his lamp?
a. Arabian Nights
b. Australian Nights
c. Egyptian Nights
d. Holy Nights
Arabian Nights - Also known as 'One Thousand and One Nights'.
Who was the president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War?
a. Jefferson Davis
b. Abraham Lincoln
c. George Washington
d. Andrew Jackson
Jefferson Davis - Jefferson was the President of the Confederate States of America during the entire Civil War from 1861 to 1865.
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