The Big History Quiz – Level 6

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Who was Australia's longest serving Prime Minister?
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Who was the first man to claim he reach the North Pole in 1909?
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The Roman province Lusitania was found in which modern day country?
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Which Sunday newspaper, in 1924, published the first crossword to appear in a British Newspaper?
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Which Prime Minister helped invent soft ice-cream?
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What was TIME magazines man of the year in 1982?
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Which of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was found in Halicarnassus?
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Off the coast of which country did the USS Arizona sink?
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What name did the Vikings give to present day Newfoundland?
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Which US state did Sir Walter Raleigh name?
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Who was Ronald Reagan's best man at his wedding?
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Which Thomas was executed alongside Guy Fawkes in November 1605?
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Which general defeated the French in Canada?
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Britain's Queen Victoria reigned as monarch for how many complete years?
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How many British and Commonwealth soldiers died on the last day of World War I?
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In which year was Britain's Queen Victoria born?
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In which year did Roald Amundsen first reach the South Pole?
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How long was the shortest tenure in US presidential history?
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According to legend, which Roman legion vanished in Scotland?
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In which sea did the Titanic's sister ship Britannic sink?
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Who did the press once label as "the wickedest man in the world"?
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What is the only African country in which atmospheric nuclear tests have been carried out?
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What was the last country in the western hemisphere to abolish slavery?
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Which English king raised the land-based tax, the Danegeld in 991?
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Who coined the term 'Cold War'?
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Which country was the first to introduce 'daylight saving time' in 1916?
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In which European country were the most witches executed?
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Which city was called Batavia until 1949?
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Who was Time magazine's 'Person of the Year' in 1981?
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King Idris was the first and only king of which African country?
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What was the first song recorded on a grammaphone?
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Which of the seven ancient wonders was found at Halicarnassus?
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Who had a wife named Poppaea?
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Which European country was called the 'Batavian Republic' between 1795 and 1806?
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Which European capital was named Kristiania until 1925?
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What was the capital of Portugal between 1815 and 1821?
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What was the name given to the para dummies dropped over Normandy on D-Day?
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What is the oldest English speaking city in North America?
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World War II ended when the Japanese surrendered on board which US ship?
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Who was the first 'Honorary Citizen' of the United States?
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