History Trivia Game (1)
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The Appian Way was the first what?
This was the time of "Roman Peace" in the 1st century A.D.
Which ancient American culture flourished in the Andes in South America?
What country did Britain fight with over the Falkland Islands?
What was the name of the military class of warriors in feudal Japan.
WWII: Which ship of the US Pacific fleet was the scene of the Japanese surrender in 1945?
WWII: What general also commanded the United Nations forces in Korea?
What is the world's largest office building?
Who invented the first sewing machine in 1846?
The body of what Egyptian ruler was discovered in 1922 virtually intact?
Who invented dynamite in 1867?
Who was the first person to reach the South Pole?
The Dutch acquired Surinam in exchange for this now-valuable real estate parcel in 1667.
He was the first Englishman to sail around the world.
The only one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world still standing.
This Cunard liner was sunk in 1915 after it was torpedoed by a German submarine.
This was the name of the B-29 bomber that dropped the atom bomb on Hiroshima.
Following the Kennedy assassination, Lee Harvey Oswald was convicted of _________?
Where was Christopher Columbus born?
This man attempted to blow up the members of the English Parliament in 1605.
Name two of the three sectarian groups involved in the conflict in Bosnia and Herzogovina.
This monarch was the longest reigning in British history.
Christopher Columbus believed he had landed here in 1492.
Potentially lethal pneumonia dubbed SARS is believed to have originated in this country.
Queen Elizabeth ordered the execution of this woman in 1587 after her conviction of treason.
When Albert Einstein proposed the theory of relativity (1905) he was a citizen of this country./option>
Hubert C. Booth invented the electric ___________ in 1901.