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Romans - Attila the Hun was one of the most feared enemies of the Roman Empire.Ruler of the Huns from 434 until his demise in March of 453, Attila battled which empire?

a. Chinese
b. Egyptians
c. Romans
d. Greeks

Innocent XIII - Innocent XIII's papacy began on May 8th, 1721 and ended on March 7th, 1724.Which Pope reigned the earliest?

a. Clement XIV
b. Pius X
c. Innocent XIII
d. Leo XIII

Smallpox - It was the world's first vaccine.English physician Edward Jenner famously invented the vaccination for what disease?

a. Mumps
b. Measles
c. Polio
d. Smallpox

Crimean War - During the war, Florence acquired the nickname 'The Lady with the Lamp'.Known as the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale became prominent while serving during which conflict?

a. Falkland's War
b. World War I
c. Crimean War
d. World War II

Tudor - Henry VII was the first monarch of the House of Tudor.Henry VII belonged to which royal house?

a. Stuart
b. Windsor
c. Tudor
d. Hanover

The Maid of Orleans - Joan was burned at the stake on May 30th 1431 for heresy.Considered a heroine of France, how is Joan of Arc also known?

a. The Maid of Orleans
b. The Servant of Orleans
c. The Savior of Orleans
d. The Mother of Orleans

80 - Constructed sometime between 3000 BC and 2000 BC, Stonehenge is located in Wiltshire, England.How many stones make up the prehistoric monument "Stonehenge"?

a. 80
b. 120
c. 60
d. 100

Theodore Roosevelt - For his efforts to end the Russo-Japanese War, Roosevelt won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906.Who was the first US President to win the Nobel Peace Prize?

a. John F. Kennedy
b. Theodore Roosevelt
c. Barack Obama
d. Harry Truman

Egypt - Morsi was the fifth President of Egypt, from June 2012 to July 2013.Mohammed Morsi was sentenced to 20 years in prison in which nation in 2015?

a. France
b. Spain
c. Turkey
d. Egypt

17th - The Taj Mahal was completed in its entirety in 1653.The ivory-white marble mausoleum "Taj Mahal" was constructed in which century?

a. 18th
b. 19th
c. 16th
d. 17th

1901 - The Nobel Prizes transpired as a result of a will left by Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel.When was the first Nobel Prize Awarded?

a. 1901
b. 1922
c. 1880
d. 1911

Billy the Kid - Billy was also known as William H. Bonney.Henry McCarty was the real name of which American Old West gunfighter?

a. Billy the Kid
b. Kid Curry
c. Wild Bill
d. Butch Cassidy

Hundred Years War Ends - The Hundred Years War ended in 1453.Which of these historic events happened BEFORE the others?

a. Treaty of Tordesillas
b. Hundred Years War Ends
c. Battle of Bosworth
d. War of the Roses Begins

George - The Concert for Bangladesh was held at Madison Square Garden in New York City.Which former Beatle organized a concert to raise funds for refugees fleeing the Bangladesh genocide in 1971?

a. John
b. Ringo
c. Paul
d. George

Elvis Presley - Love Me Tender is set in Texas following the American Civil War.                            Which singer made his debut in the film "Love Me Tender" in 1956?

a. Elvis Presley
b. Bobby Darin
c. Ricky Nelson
d. Frank Sinatra

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