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1. In what year was Rome founded by Romulus and Remus?
1831
1642
753 BC
647 BC
2. What country was invaded by Nazi Germany that officially started World War II?
Belgium
Poland
France
Russia
3. What year was the Berlin Wall destroyed?
1989
1977
1991
1961
4. In what country did gunpowder originate in the 9th century?
Japan
Vietnam
India
China
5. What famous invention was created by Johannes Gutenberg?
Cotton Gin
Printing Press
Telephone
Reaper
6. What city of Italy is credited with the origination of the Renaissance Period?
Naples
Milan
Florence
Pisa
7. Which one of these cities has served as the capital of the United States of America?
Chicago, Illinois
Princeton, New Jersey
Boston, Massachusetts
Richmond, Virginia
8. In what year did the 100 Years' War begin?
1337
1453
1283
1324
9. The sinking of what ship ultimately resulted in the United States of America's involvement in World War I?
HMS Bounty
USS Arizona
RMS Titanic
RMS Lusitania
10. What was the city of Istanbul known as between 660 BC and 330?
Ankara
Izmir
Constantinople
Byzantium
11. What ancient road connected East Asia to Southeast Asia, East Africa, West Asia, and Southern Europe?
Lavender
Denim
Silk
Cotton
12. In what year did the Gold Rush begin in California?
1749
1923
1848
1689
13. What modern Japanese city was the capital of Japan before Tokyo?
Hiroshima
Fukuoka
Kyoto
Osaka
14. At it's greatest extent of 35.5 square km, which empire controlled the most territory by land?
Mongol
Ottoman
Roman
British
15. Who is credited as the author of 'The Raven"
Edgar Allan Poe
Langston Hughes
Robert Frost
Emily Dickinson
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The biggest empire ever controlled 35 Square kilometres of land?