Difficult Questions: History
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1
Which Roman king is considered the founder of Roman religion?
Romulus
Numa Pompilius
Ancus Marcius
Tullus Hostilius
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2
Where were the 1924 Summer Olympics held?
France
Germany
Argentina
Greece
3
Who was considered to have suffered premature death in East Slavs religion?
Rusalka
Leshy
Domovoi
All of them
4
The 1990s were heavily influenced by . . .
H1N1 flu pandemic
Californian culture
The hippie culture
The introduction of the euro
5
Which country became independent from the United Kingdom through the Declaration of 1922?
Senegal
India
Egypt
Honduras
6
Which strategically important neutral island country did the UK invade on the 10th of May 1940?
Jan Mayen
Greenland
Spitsbergen
Iceland
7
Name the campaign of political repression in the Soviet Union which occurred from 1936 to 1938.
White Terror
Great Terror
First Red Scare
Night of the Long Knives
8
Which German physicist formulated the quantum theory in 1900 and in 1918 was awarded the Nobel prize for Physics?
Pierre Curie
Max Planck
Guglielmo Marconi
Albert Einstein
9
On average, how often was a child born in the US at the height of the post-WWII baby boom period?
5 seconds
7 seconds
30 seconds
1 minute
10
When did the first New York St. Patrick's Day parade take place?
1836
1762
1912
1954
11
Who united Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt?
Imhotep
Thutmose I
Menes
Amenhotep I
12
Name the first Christian Frankish king.
Pippin the Short
Dagobert I
Clovis I
Louis the Pious
13
What US President issued the first official White House Card?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Calvin Coolidge
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Herbert Hoover
14
State ... was admitted to the Union on Feb. 14, 1859 as the 33rd state.
Arizona
Colorado
Wyoming
Oregon
15
Give the name of the huge and mysterious explosion that took place in Siberia in 1908.
Tunguska event
Vitim event
Novato meteorite
Chelyabinsk meteor
16
What was the name of the uprising that took place on a night in late June 1969, when LGBT people resisted, for the first time, a police raid, and rebelled openly in the streets of Manhattan, New York City, US?
The Stonewall Riots
The Manhattan Riots
The Gay Pride Riots
The Liberation Riots
17
How many deities did the ancient Egyptians have?
More than 100
More than 500
More than 1,000
More than 2,000
18
What is St. Patrick's original name?
Aengus Brendan
Cathan O'Brien
Eachann Mac Fhlannchaidh
Maewyn Succat
19
This civilisation is named after a legendary king. It flourished on Crete in 2000 BC.
Mycenaean
Minoan
Cimmerian
Phoenician
20
According to widely-accepted legend, St. Valentine was...
A patron saint of marriage
A Roman Priest
A French poet
Purely fictional
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