Statistics for 1860s General Knowledge

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  • The average score is 12 of 20

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Question Answer % Correct
What canal opened in Egypt?Suez Canal
89%
Who had a tea party with the Mad Hatter and the March Hare?Alice
88%
What did the U.S. buy from Russia for just two cents an acre?Alaska
88%
Who killed Abraham Lincoln?John Wilkes Booth
81%
Who wrote "Great Expectations"?Charles Dickens
80%
What was the deadliest battle of the American Civil War?Battle of Gettysburg
74%
What city built the first underground train network?London
72%
What did Alfred Nobel invent?Dynamite
70%
Who wrote "Das Kapital"?Karl Marx
67%
What service used horses to carry mail across the American west?{Pony} Express
67%
What city ceased to be the capital of Japan?Kyoto
67%
What country was unified under King Victor Emmanuel II?Italy
51%
What mountain on the Swiss / Italian border was climbed for the first time?The Matterhorn
51%
What waltz by Johann Strauss II was named after a European river?The Blue Danube
47%
What derogatory term applied to Yankees who moved to the South for business reasons?Carpetbagger
46%
What South American country lost 60% of its population in a devastating war?Paraguay
45%
What country was briefly led by Emperor Maximilian - a puppet of France?Mexico
38%
What railroad was completed by a golden spike in Utah?{Transcontinental} Railroad
37%
What company technically owned about 1/3 of the area of Canada?Hudson's Bay Company
29%
In what country did 20 million die after a man proclaimed himself as the brother of Jesus?China
28%

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