Best Questions: History
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Imagine like it's the eighteenth century, and your sailor sweetheart has just given you what is called a 'busk valentine'. What did he give you?
A piece of decorated whale-bone
A trinket from a far-off place
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What religion was spreading over the Roman Empire during the reign of Constantine the Great?
Give the name of the pilot who first broke the sound barrier in 1947.
What is the name of the U.S. Naval Base attacked by the Japanese in 1941?
Ala Wai Harbor
Name the most popular American baseball player of the 1920s.
George Herman Ruth Jr.
Name the oldest Greek culture.
Where was the US Declaration of Independence signed?
What is doo-wop?
A genre of music
A type of skirt
Which English king had six wives?
In 2010, this famous building went green to mark the 200th anniversary of St. Patrick's Day.
Sydney Opera House
Burj Al Arab
What is the period of the post-war economic prosperity of the 1920s called?
The Roaring Twenties
The Screaming Twenties
The Yelling Twenties
The Shouting Twenties
What is UNICEF, a fund established in 1946, responsible for?
It helps lonely people.
It helps children.
It helps animals.
It helps old people.
Give the name of the first woman pilot who conducted major air flights.
Which device quickly gained and lost popularity within the 1990s?
CD burner drive
Flash memory card
When did the French Revolution take place?
1655 – 1688
1789 – 1799
1815 – 1821
1956 – 1968
What weapon was used by North American Indians?
What did throwing an apple at someone mean in Ancient Greece?
Asking the person to buy it
Who was technically the last Tsar of Russia becoming king in 1721?
Ivan the Terrible
Peter the Great
Which music star of the sixties returned to civilian life in the US after 2 years of military service?
As of 2016, how many Amur Leopards remain in the wild?