Difficult Questions: History
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Who wasn't a member of the Committee of Five, a team of five men who drafted and presented to the Congress what would become America's Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776?
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With whose name is the end of Classical Greece period connected?
Alexander III of Macedon
The British Museum has a letter that is regarded as the oldest valentine in existence. It was written by ...
A Roman centurion
A French nobleman
A Spanish missionary
An English grenadier
How many lifeboats did the Titanic carry?
Double the minimum required
More than required
The exact number required
Less than required
What is St. Patrick's original name?
Eachann Mac Fhlannchaidh
Who was the President of the United States from March 4, 1921 to August 2, 1923?
Warren G. Harding
How many hieroglyphs did the Egyptian alphabet contain?
More than 100
More than 300
More than 700
More than 2,000
Which state was the first one in the United States to officially recognize Christmas?
Which planets did Voyager 2 reach in the 1980s?
Mercury and Pluto
Uranus and Neptune
Mars and Venus
Venus and Saturn
Which pharaoh was the first one to practice monotheism?
When was the Rosetta Stone created?
In what year was the "@" chosen for use in e-mail addresses?
What old Christmas Eve tradition has disappeared in the past century?
Burning old things
Telling ghost stories
The 1990s were heavily influenced by . . .
H1N1 flu pandemic
The hippie culture
The introduction of the euro
Who was considered to have suffered premature death in East Slavs religion?
All of them
In which town was Baroness Margaret Thatcher born?
When did the first New York St. Patrick's Day parade take place?
What is Britain's oldest colony?
How many pyramids have been discovered in Egypt so far?
Over 13 pyramids
Over 50 pyramids
Over 100 pyramids
Over 130 pyramids
This civilisation is named after a legendary king. It flourished on Crete in 2000 BC.