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Guess each short answer. Then combine the first letters of each answer to make a famous quote
Except for the quote, all answers are a single word
Last updated: October 08, 2016
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Hint
Answer
L
French king who reigned for 72 years
Louis XIV
O
Islamic clan occupying present-day Turkey until 1924
Ottoman Empire
S
Massachusetts town where many were accused of witchcraft in 1692
Salem
T
Ship said to be "unsinkable", yet sunk on its maiden voyage
Titanic
T
The group that seized power over Afghanistan in 1996
Taliban
I
Period when human labor largely changed to machine labor
Industrial Revolution
M
Research project that formed the first nuclear bombs in World War Two
Manhattan Project
E
Queen of England who was entertained by Shakespeare's plays
Elizabeth I
I
Civilization that built Machu Picchu
Inca
S
The main governing body of the Roman Republic
Senate
N
Roman emperor said to have lit Christians on fire at night to light his garden.
Nero
E
Tower built in Paris in 1889 of wrought iron
Eiffel Tower
V
Longest reigning British monarch until 2015
Victoria
 
Hint
Answer
E
Invented cure for smallpox in 1793
Edward Jenner
R
Often considered the bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history
Renaissance
F
Social system where the king lent land to the nobles in exchange for military protection
Feudalism
O
Drug that ultimately led to two wars in China
Opium
U
Interovernmental organization to promote international cooperation
United Nations
N
River that sustained the Ancient Egyptians
Nile
D
The first US state
Delaware
A
Jewish girl who kept a diary during World War Two
Anne Frank
G
US military prison located in Cuba
Guantanamo Bay
A
Greek philosopher who thought that flies have four legs
Aristotle
I
Indian nation that sided with the British in the French and Indian War
Iroquois Confederacy
N
Emperor of France from 1801-1814, waged wars in much of Europe
Napoleon
 
Quote
Lost time is never found again
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level 62
Oct 7, 2016
Love it, marvellous as ever
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level 57
Oct 7, 2016
Why, thank you!
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level 83
Oct 8, 2016
Very good quiz! Small things: allow "feudal" as well as feudalism? The clue about the UN really needs to say intergovernmental rather than government (which, to me at least, suggests one nation rather than lots of them).
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level 57
Oct 8, 2016
Okay.
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level 39
Aug 7, 2018
Great quiz! Understood the UN question without amplification.