The Big History Quiz – Level 3

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Which ship was the first to arrive and rescue Titanic survivors?
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Who was the first wife of King Henry VIII?
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Which English Monarch succeeded James I?
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The Gregorian Calendar was adopted by which country in 1912?
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Which country was not a Portugese colony?
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Which word from the inaugural address by Barack Obama was cut out of the speech whilst being broadcast in China?
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What was the name of Wellington's horse?
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Florence Nightingale achieved fame during which war?
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Which English King died in 1553 at the age of 15?
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The crown of which New York City landmark was originally built as an airship dock?
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What was the 1969 war between El Salvador and Honduras called?
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Which English King bought Buckingham Palace?
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Which US President said "I cannot tell a lie"?
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Which language did King George I speak?
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Which King Harold died during the battle of Hastings?
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Which ancient world wonder was found in Giza?
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What was Ehrich Weiss better known as?
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On which island was Capt Cook killed in 1779?
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The falsely accused WW I spy Mata Hari was from which country?
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Which country founded the West India Company?
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Diana was the Roman goddess of what?
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What country provided the birthplace of Christopher Columbus?
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Which English Monarch was the first from the House of Stuart?
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Which English Monarch was succeeded by William III of Orange?
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Which English Monarch succeeded Charles II?
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Who hosted the music radio program The Perfumed Garden?
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Joseph Stalin twice ordered the KGB to assassinate which US actor?
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The Mau Mau were terrorists in which country late 50s early 60s?
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What was the name of the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima?
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Which explorers expedition was the first to circumnavigate the earth?
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Which English Monarch succeeded William III of Orange?
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Which famous outlaws last words were "Such is life"?
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In which month of 1987 was weatherman Michael Fish embarrassed for failing to give warning of severe gales?
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From which country did Bangladesh claim its independence?
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Where did the 30 years war start and finish?
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Which member of the British Royal Family was made Deputy Sheriff of Harris County, Texas in 1960?
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Who directly succeeded King Edward VI as Monarch of England?
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Seti I was the father of which Egyptian?
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Julius Caesar said "The die is cast" after crossing which river?
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The crossing of which river started a civil war?
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What kind of march did Gandhi lead?
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Which city was destroyed by an earthquake in 1906?
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What was the name of the flu that killed an estimated 40 million people in 1918?
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Olof Palme was assassinated in 1986. Of which country was he the prime minister?
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What was sometimes used as currency in 18th century Siberia?
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What did Captain Cook call the Islands of Tonga?
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Which of these radio programmes did John Peel once present?
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Which major British newspaper closed down for almost a year in 1978?
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