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History Quiz
Question 1 of 10
Napoleon Bonaparte was emperor of which country?
Question 2 of 10
In 1499, Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci gave what country its name, meaning "Little Venice"?
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Question 3 of 10
Mary Stuart of which country was sentenced to death by Elizabeth I in 1587?
Question 4 of 10
As any "king of the world" would know, in what year did the Titanic sink?
Question 5 of 10
What was the first name of 20th century composer Gershwin?
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Question 6 of 10
During WWII, what Texan (and future movie star), single-handedly held off the Germans, directing artillery fire that killed or wounded about 50 of them?
Question 7 of 10
What were the warriors of pre-industrial Japan called who followed the code of conduct known as Bushido?
Question 8 of 10
What 1850s conflict is known to the Russians as the Eastern War and, at one time, to the British as the Russian War?
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Question 9 of 10
An 18th-century Fon all-female military regiment of the Kingdom of Dahomey (now called Benin) acquired what mythological nickname in Europe?
Question 10 of 10
In what country was Osama bin Laden hiding when he was found by U.S. Navy SEALs and CIA operatives?
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