|What religion was started by Muhammad?||Islam|| |
|In what city was the Colosseum constructed between 72 and 80 A.D.?||Rome|| |
|In terms of dates, what does B.C. stand for?||Before Christ|| |
|What was the capital of the Soviet Union?||Moscow|| |
|Who painted the the "Mona Lisa"?||Leonardo da Vinci|| |
|On what continent did anatomically-modern humans first evolve?||Africa|| |
|What loincloth-wearing activist is often considered the "Father of the Nation" of India?||Mahatma Gandhi|| |
|What country colonized Vietnam, Algeria, and parts of Canada?||France|| |
|Who led the Spanish expedition to the New World in 1492?||Christopher Columbus|| |
|What city did Socrates, Pericles, and Xenophon come from?||Athens|| |
|What massive landmark was built more than 4000 years ago, most likely|
as a tomb for the pharaoh Khufu?
|The Great Pyramid|| |
|What style of music was played by Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis?||Jazz|| |
|What cigar-chomping revolutionary was the de-facto leader of Cuba|
from 1959 until 2008?
|Fidel Castro|| |
|What empire, founded by Genghis Khan, conquered most of Asia?||Mongol Empire|| |
|What name is commonly given to the alliance between Germany,|
Japan, and Italy in World War II?
|The Axis|| |
|What is the name of the series of wars in which Europeans tried to recapture|
the Holy Land for Christianity?
|The Crusades|| |
|In what modern-day country would you find the ruins of Babylon?||Iraq|| |
|What queen of France supposedly said "let them eat cake"?|
(but really didn't)
|Marie Antoinette|| |
|What did Johannes Gutenberg invent in the 1400s that revolutionized the way|
information was transmitted?
|Printing Press|| |
|What philosopher, also known as "Master Kong", was born in China in 551 BC?||Confucius|| |