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2516 Blue History A pharaoh was a? Leader of Egypt
2517 Blue History After the body was bandaged, what was placed over the head of a mummy? A mask
2518 Blue History During the Middle Ages, castles were usually built where? On the top of a hill
2519 Blue History During the Middles Ages, what religion was dominant in Western Europe? Catholicism
2520 Blue History How many pyramids make up the Great Pyramids of Giza? 3
2521 Blue History In 1998, Sharon Stone made headlines with her lilac Vera Wang skirt and white shirt from? Gap
2522 Blue History In Ancient Greece, who was the Oracle? A priestess
2523 Blue History In which war did Spartacus lead a slave rebellion against Rome? Third Servile War
2524 Blue History The Aztec Empire was made up of all of the city-states excluding? Taipei
2525 Blue History The city of Mecca can be found in what modern-day country? Saudi Arabia
2526 Blue History The Egyptians had a 365-day calendar, but how many months were in it? 12
2527 Blue History The fall of which empire signaled the start of the Middle Ages? Roman
2528 Blue History The first moon landing was in 1969
2529 Blue History The Maya predicted that the world would end in which of the following years? 2012
2530 Blue History The Renaissance was a rebirth of what? Culture
2531 Blue History Those who were against the Catholic Church during the Reformation were called? Protestants
2532 Blue History What ancient Roman lighthouse was designated a UNESCO Heritage site in 2009? Tower of Hercules
2533 Blue History What animal was called the "ship of the desert" in Ancient Africa? Camel
2534 Blue History What continent was ancient Egypt located in? Africa
2535 Blue History What did most peasants eat on a daily basis during the Middle Ages? Bread and stew
2536 Blue History What did the ancient Egyptians keep in canopic jars? Internal organs
2537 Blue History What does the word "Renaissance" mean? Rebirth
2538 Blue History What Greek city is known as the "birthplace of democracy"? Athens
2539 Blue History What historical figure was an Italian scientist, artist and polymath? Leonardo da Vinci
2540 Blue History What name does the first half of the Middle Ages sometimes go by? The Dark Ages
2541 Blue History What part of ancient Egyptian culture played a role in their government? Religion
2542 Blue History What period in Europe came directly after the Middle Ages? The Renaissance
2543 Blue History What politician was known as "Silent Cal"? Calvin Coolidge
2544 Blue History What Roman city was destroyed after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius? Pompeii
2545 Blue History What Roman monument was completely rebuilt by emperor Hadrian? The Pantheon
2546 Blue History What Scandinavian group began their northern European invasion in 835? The Vikings
2547 Blue History What was the capital city of the Aztec Empire? Tenochtitlan
2548 Blue History What was the most common job during the Middle Ages? Farmer
2549 Blue History What were hieroglyphs? Picture symbols
2550 Blue History When was the American Civil War? 1861-1865
2551 Blue History When was the Iraq War? 2003-2011
2552 Blue History When was the Vietnam War? 1955-1975
2553 Blue History When was World War I? 1914-1918
2554 Blue History When was World War II? 1939-1945
2555 Blue History When were the Punic Wars? 264-146 B.C.
2556 Blue History Which Ancient Egyptian queen was born in 1370 BC? Nefertiti
2557 Blue History Which body of water played a major role in Ancient Egypt's development? The Nile
2558 Blue History Which book did ancient Egyptians believed helped souls navigate the afterlife? The Book of the Dead
2559 Blue History Which British monarch was known as "Longshanks"? Edward I
2560 Blue History Which British monarch was known as "The Accountant"? Henry VII
2561 Blue History Which British monarch was known as "The Boy King"? Edward VI
2562 Blue History Which British monarch was known as "The Grandmother of Europe"? Queen Victoria
2563 Blue History Which British monarch was known as "The Wisest Fool in Christendom"? James I
2564 Blue History Which British monarch was nicknamed 'Longshanks'? Edward I
2565 Blue History Which Chinese emperor was born in 259 BC? Qin Shi Huang
2566 Blue History Which continent was most affected by the Renaissance? Europe
2567 Blue History Which disease wiped out nearly half of Europe's population during the Middle Ages? The Black Death
2568 Blue History Which dynasty ruled in China from 221-206 BC? Qin Dynasty
2569 Blue History Which Egyptian pharaoh was born in 1303 BC? Ramesses II
2570 Blue History Which Egyptian pharaoh was born in 1342 BC? Tutankhamun
2571 Blue History Which Egyptian pharaoh was born in 1508 BC? Hatshepsut
2572 Blue History Which English king was born in 1157? Richard I of England
2573 Blue History Which English king was born in 1239? Edward I of England
2574 Blue History Which English king was born in 1284? Edward II of England
2575 Blue History Which English queen was born in 1485? Catherine of Aragon
2576 Blue History Which Ethiopian emperor was born in 1892? Haile Selassie
2577 Blue History Which event wiped out nearly half of Europe's population during the Middle Ages? The Black Death
2578 Blue History Which famous monument is referred to as "The Lost City of the Incas"? Machu Picchu
2579 Blue History Which former Roman dictator was born in 100 BC? Julius Caesar
2580 Blue History Which French emperor was born in 1769? Napoleon Bonaparte
2581 Blue History Which French emperor was born in 1808? Napoleon III
2582 Blue History Which French queen was born in 1755? Marie Antoinette
2583 Blue History Which historical figure completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean? Christopher Columbus
2584 Blue History Which historical figure developed many vaccines including those for rabies and anthrax? Louis Pasteur
2585 Blue History Which historical figure developed the "Socratic" method of self-enquiry? Socrates
2586 Blue History Which historical figure developed the electric light bulb? Thomas Edison
2587 Blue History Which historical figure developed the theory of evolution? Charles Darwin
2588 Blue History Which historical figure founded the Academy in Athens? Plato
2589 Blue History Which historical figure helped avert a nuclear war during the Cuban missile crisis? John F. Kennedy
2590 Blue History Which historical figure is the central figure of Buddhism? Gautama Buddha
2591 Blue History Which historical figure is the central figure of Christianity? Jesus of Nazareth
2592 Blue History Which historical figure is the central figure of Islam? Muhammad
2593 Blue History Which historical figure led several Latin American countries to independence? Simon Bolivar
2594 Blue History Which historical figure ruled the Huns, who swept across Europe during the 5th century? Attila the Hun
2595 Blue History Which historical figure sought to defend Egypt from the expanding Roman Empire? Cleopatra
2596 Blue History Which historical figure was a Catholic nun who went to India to serve the poor? Mother Teresa
2597 Blue History Which historical figure was a Chinese politician, statesman, teacher and philosopher? Confucius
2598 Blue History Which historical figure was a French military and political leader? Napoleon Bonaparte
2599 Blue History Which historical figure was a Greek mathematician, scientist and inventor? Archimedes
2600 Blue History Which historical figure was a key figure in the Protestant Reformation? Martin Luther
2601 Blue History Which historical figure was a King of Macedonia? Alexander the Great
2602 Blue History Which historical figure was a military commander who extended the Roman Empire? Julius Caesar
2603 Blue History Which historical figure was an English mathematician and scientist? Sir Isaac Newton
2604 Blue History Which historical figure was an English poet and playwright? William Shakespeare
2605 Blue History Which historical figure was an Indian nationalist and politician? Mahatma Gandhi
2606 Blue History Which historical figure was an Italian scientist, artist and polymath? Leonardo da Vinci
2607 Blue History Which historical figure was Egypt's third pharaoh and ruled from 1279 BC to 1213 BC? Ramses II
2608 Blue History Which historical figure was Plato's student, but branched out into the physical sciences? Aristotle
2609 Blue History Which historical figure was Queen of Russia during the 18th century? Catherine the Great
2610 Blue History Which historical figure was the 3rd President of the United States? Thomas Jefferson
2611 Blue History Which historical figure was the American boxer and activist known as "The Greatest"? Muhammad Ali
2612 Blue History Which historical figure was the first Emperor of Rome? Augustus
2613 Blue History Which historical figure was the first president of democratic South Africa in 1994? Nelson Mandela
2614 Blue History Which historical figure was the first President of the United States? George Washington
2615 Blue History Which historical figure was the first Roman Emperor to embrace Christianity? Constantine
2616 Blue History Which historical figure was the founder of the Persian Empire? Sonni Ali
2617 Blue History Which historical figure was the leader of a non-violent civil rights movement? Martin Luther King Jr.
2618 Blue History Which historical figure was the nomadic warrior who united the Mongol tribes? Genghis Khan
2619 Blue History Which historical figure was the queen of Great Britain during the 19th century? Queen Victoria
2620 Blue History Which historical figures developed the first powered aircraft? The Wright Brothers
2621 Blue History Which King of Israel was born in 990BC? Solomon
2622 Blue History Which Mesopotamian demigod and king is featured in an epic poem? Gilgamesh
2623 Blue History Which Mongol Empire khagan was born in 1162? Genghis Khan
2624 Blue History Which of the following animals is not represented in the Chinese calendar? Cockroach
2625 Blue History Which of the following animals spread the Black Plague? Rats
2626 Blue History Which of the following countries was conquered during the reign of the first four caliphs? Syria
2627 Blue History Which of the following foods was not a main part of the Maya people's diet? Chili
2628 Blue History Which of the following groups is not considered Mesopotamian? Greek
2629 Blue History Which of these animals was the most sacred in Ancient Egypt? Cat
2630 Blue History Which of these classic Renaissance instruments is closest to the guitar? Lute
2631 Blue History Which of these is not the name of city-state that was part of the Aztec Empire? Taipei
2632 Blue History Which of these men was a famous writer during the Renaissance? Machiavelli
2633 Blue History Which politician was known as "Big Chief"? William Howard Taft
2634 Blue History Which politician was known as "British Bulldog'? Winston Churchill
2635 Blue History Which politician was known as "Dubya"? George W. Bush
2636 Blue History Which politician was known as "FDR"? Franklin D. Roosevelt
2637 Blue History Which politician was known as "Give 'Em Hell Harry"? Harry S. Truman
2638 Blue History Which politician was known as "Honest Abe"? Abraham Lincoln
2639 Blue History Which politician was known as "JFK"? John F. Kennedy
2640 Blue History Which politician was known as "LBJ"? Lyndon B. Johnson
2641 Blue History Which politician was known as "McNasty"? John McCain
2642 Blue History Which politician was known as "Old Hickory"? Andrew Jackson
2643 Blue History Which politician was known as "Silent Cal"? Calvin Coolidge
2644 Blue History Which politician was known as "Slick Willie"? Bill Clinton
2645 Blue History Which politician was known as "Snarlin' Arlen"? Arlen Specter
2646 Blue History Which politician was known as "Teflon Tony"? Tony Blair
2647 Blue History Which politician was known as "The Father of His Country (USA)"? George Washington
2648 Blue History Which politician was known as "The Gipper"? Ronald Reagan
2649 Blue History Which politician was known as "The Governator"? Arnold Schwarzenegger
2650 Blue History Which politician was known as "The Great Communicator"? Ronald Reagan
2651 Blue History Which politician was known as "The Great Emancipator"? Abraham Lincoln
2652 Blue History Which politician was known as "The Iron Lady"? Margaret Thatcher
2653 Blue History Which politician was known as "Tricky Dick"? Richard Nixon
2654 Blue History Which Roman emperor was born in 10 BC? Claudius
2655 Blue History Which Roman emperor was born in 12 AD? Caligula
2656 Blue History Which Roman emperor was born in 63 BC? Augustus
2657 Blue History Which Roman storyteller wrote Aeneid? Virgil
2658 Blue History Which Russian empress was born in 1729? Catherine the Great
2659 Blue History Which Russian Tsar was born in 1530? Ivan the Terrible
2660 Blue History Which United Kingdom queen was born in 1819? Queen Victoria
2661 Blue History Which United Kingdom queen was born in 1926? Queen Elizabeth
2662 Blue History Which United Kingdom queen was born in 1926? Queen Elizabeth II
2663 Blue History Which Venetian historical figure made ground-breaking journeys to Asia and China? Marco Polo
2664 Blue History Which West African city was a major trade center? Timbuktu
2665 Blue History Who developed the World Wide Web? Tim Berners-Lee
2666 Blue History Who discovered penicillin? Alexander Fleming
2667 Blue History Who flew the first airplane in North Carolina in a flight lasting 12 seconds? The Wright Brothers
2668 Blue History Who invented the first diesel engine for a motor car? Rudolf Diesel
2669 Blue History Who invented the world's first printing press? Johannes Gutenberg
2670 Blue History Who is God reaching out to touch in Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel fresco? Adam
2671 Blue History Who was the first African American woman in space? Mae C. Jemison
2672 Blue History Who was the first American woman in space? Sally Ride
2673 Blue History Who was the first deaf and blind person to earn a bachelor's degree? Helen Keller
2674 Blue History Who was the first European from a major power to land in the Americas (now the Bahamas)? Christopher Columbus
2675 Blue History Who was the first Latina American woman in space? Ellen Ochoa
2676 Blue History Who was the first person to invent a reflecting telescope? Isaac Newton
2677 Blue History Who was the first player to hit 50 home runs in a single baseball season? Babe Ruth
2678 Blue History Who was the first reigning queen of England? Queen Mary I
2679 Blue History Who was the first woman in space? Valentina Tereshkova
2680 Blue History Who was the first woman to be appointed Prime Minister in the UK? Margaret Thatcher
2681 Blue History Who was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean? Amelia Earhart
2682 Blue History Who was the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize? Marie Curie
2683 Blue History Who were the first men to build models for electricity generators? Faraday and Henry
2684 Blue History Who were the first men to walk on the moon as part of the Apollo moon landing program? Armstrong and Aldrin
2685 Blue History Why was the Great Wall of China constructed? To protect territory

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6053 Green History About how many years did the ancient Egyptian civilization last? 3000
6054 Green History How was Italy divided in the beginning of the Renaissance? City-states
6055 Green History In which battle was Attila, king of the Huns defeated? Catalaunian Plains
6056 Green History The period of peace and prosperity in ancient Rome is known as? Pax Romana
6057 Green History What city did the Renaissance start in? Florence
6058 Green History What document stated that the king was not above the law? The Magna Carta
6059 Green History What does Charlemagne's (the Emperor of Rome) name mean? Charles the Great
6060 Green History What Muslim dynasty succeed the leadership of the first four caliphs? Umayyads
6061 Green History What religion did the Spanish try to teach the Mayans? Catholicism
6062 Green History What religion spread to China via the Silk Road? Buddhism
6063 Green History What religion spread to China via the Silk Road? Islam
6064 Green History What two city states fought in the Peloponnesian War? Athens and Sparta
6065 Green History What was the god Anubis responsible for? Protecting the dead
6066 Green History What was the period of peak artwork of the Renaissance called? High Renaissance
6067 Green History What were foreigners called during the Middle Ages? Barbarians
6068 Green History When did the Renaissance begin? 1400
6069 Green History When was the Iran-Iraq War? 1980-1988
6070 Green History When was the Syrian Civil War? 2011-present
6071 Green History When was the War of Terror? 2001-present
6072 Green History When were the Crusades? 1095-1291
6073 Green History Which British monarch was known as "Old Coppernose"? Henry VIII
6074 Green History Which British monarch was known as "The Merry Monarch"? Charles II
6075 Green History Which British monarch was known as "The Nine Days Queen"? Lady Jane Grey
6076 Green History Which dynasty ruled in China from 1368-1644? Ming Dynasty
6077 Green History Which dynasty ruled in China from 1644-1912? Qing Dynasty
6078 Green History Which English king was born in 1386? Henry V of England
6079 Green History Which Frank king was born in 742? Charlemagne
6080 Green History Which French king was born in 1544? Francis II of France
6081 Green History Which Greek physician established an oath of ethics that still influences modern medicine? Hippocrates
6082 Green History Which historical figure is worshipped as the eighth incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu? Sri Krishna
6083 Green History Which historical figure lead the Bolsheviks during the Russian Revolution in 1917? Vladimir Lenin
6084 Green History Which historical figure made many trips to the Americas, including a search for El Dorado? Sir Walter Raleigh
6085 Green History Which historical figure was born in 1512 and was the Queen of England and Ireland? Catherine Parr
6086 Green History Which historical figure was the 16th President of the United States? Abraham Lincoln
6087 Green History Which historical figure was the leader of the Arabs during the Crusades? Saladin
6088 Green History Which member of the Mughal Dynasty was born in 1483? Babur
6089 Green History Which of these families was very important to the Renaissance? The Medicis
6090 Green History Which Roman emperor was born around 272-284? Constantine the Great
6091 Green History Which Roman general was the father of Cleopatra's first child? Julius Caesar
6092 Green History Who was the first female US Supreme Court Justice? Sandra Day O’Connor
6093 Green History Who was the first person to cross the Antarctic Circle? Captain James Cook
6094 Green History Who was the first to circumnavigate the world by boat? Ferdinand Magellan
6095 Green History Who was the first woman to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Literature? Edith Wharton

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7465 Yellow History The Inca's reading system of knotted cords is known as what? Quipus
7466 Yellow History What led to the fall of the Mali Empire? Mansa Musa's death
7467 Yellow History When was the Eighty Years' War? 1568-1648
7468 Yellow History When was the Mexican Revolution? 1911 - 1920
7469 Yellow History Which Chauhan dynasty king was born in 1149? Prithviraja III
7470 Yellow History Which dynasty ruled in China from 1600-1050 BC? Shang Dynasty
7471 Yellow History Which Greek King of Macedon was born in 356? Alexander the Great
7472 Yellow History Which Indian ruler was born in 1630? Shivaji
7473 Yellow History Which king of Wessex prevented the Danes from taking over England in the 9th century? Alfred
7474 Yellow history which planet did the mayan associate with war? venus
7475 Yellow History Which Ptolemaic Kingdom queen was born in 69 BC? Cleopatra
7476 Yellow History Which Russian emperor was born in 1845? Alexander III of Russia
7477 Yellow History Which Scottish king was born in 1566? King James I
7478 Yellow History Who was the leader of Sparta in 540 BC? Leonidas

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7805 Red History When was the Continuation War? 1941-1944
7806 Red History Which monarch of the Timurid Empire was born in 1336? Timur
7807 Red History Who was the first to launch the steamship Great Western for transatlatic its services? Isambard Kingdom Brunel

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