The Big History Quiz – Level 4

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Which ancient world wonder was found in Alexandria?
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The Rainbow Warrior was what form of transport?
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What was the name of the cat that survived the sinking of the Bismark, HMS Cossack and the HMS Ark Royal in WW II ?
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Marco Polo was a citizen of which city?
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In history, the highwayman Dick Turpin was hanged in which city?
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The One Hundred Years war began in 1338 but when did it finish?
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In which year were the first postage stamps introduced?
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In which year did Britain's Queen Victoria die?
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In which year was the People's Republic of China established?
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In which year was Queen Elizabeth II Time magazine's 'Person of the Year'?
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When did the Dunlop Rubber Company first use a disc brake on an aircraft?
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What was US 'Public Enemy' George Nelson's nickname?
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Since the 16th century, which Italian city has been world famous for its violins?
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What was the fourth country to acquire the atom bomb?
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What was the sixth country to acquire the atom bomb?
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King Idris was the first and only king of which African country between 1951 and 1969?
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Which king was also known as Le Roi Soleil (Sun King)?
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Until 1975, East Timor was a colony of which country?
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The Roman province of Cilicia would now be found in which modern day country?
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Which European country had an "Orange Revolution"?
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Who was the first US president to visit a European country while still in office?
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How many wheels had a hansom cab?
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How many seconds did it take Napoleons surgeon Baron Dominique Larrey to amputate a leg?
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How many swings of the axe did it take to remove Mary Stuarts head?
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How many dollars did the first settlers pay the native Indians for Manhattan Island?
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Concubines excluded, how many wives did a Chinese Emperor have?
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According to legend, how many bears did Davy Crockett kill in 7 months? 
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How old was the Biblical figure Methusalem?
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In which year were the Salem witchcraft trials?
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In which year was the last legal execution of a witch in Scotland?
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In which year was the lightning rod invented?
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In which year did New York become a US state?
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In which year did the first steam ship cross the Atlantic?
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The age of the railway began in which year with the introduction of the Liverpool-Manchester line?
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In which year did the first passenger die in a rail accident?
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In which year were postage stamps introduced?
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In which year did Texas become a US state?
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The first weather report in a newspaper appeared in which year?
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In which year were blue jeans invented?
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In which year was the light bulb invented?
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In which year did Oklahoma become a US state?
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In which year did New Mexico become a US state?
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In which year were false eyelashes invented?
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In which year did Charles Lindbergh fly solo across the Atlantic?
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In which year was nylon invented?
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In which year was the transistor invented?
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In which year was the microwave oven invented?
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