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2794 Blue History A pharaoh was a? Leader of Egypt
2795 Blue History After the body was bandaged, what was placed over the head of a mummy? A mask
2796 Blue History During the Middle Ages, castles were usually built where? On the top of a hill
2797 Blue History During the Middles Ages, what religion was dominant in Western Europe? Catholicism
2798 Blue History How many pyramids make up the Great Pyramids of Giza? 3
2799 Blue History In 1998, Sharon Stone made headlines with her lilac Vera Wang skirt and white shirt from? Gap
2800 Blue History In Ancient Greece, who was the Oracle? A priestess
2801 Blue History In which war did Spartacus lead a slave rebellion against Rome? Third Servile War
2802 Blue History Polynesians used all of the following to navigate the oceans except? Prophecies
2803 Blue History The Aztec Empire was made up of all of the city-states excluding? Taipei
2804 Blue History The city of Mecca can be found in what modern-day country? Saudi Arabia
2805 Blue History The Egyptians had a 365-day calendar, but how many months were in it? 12
2806 Blue History The fall of which empire signaled the start of the Middle Ages? Roman
2807 Blue History The first moon landing was in 1969
2808 Blue History The Maya predicted that the world would end in which of the following years? 2012
2809 Blue History The Renaissance was a rebirth of what? Culture
2810 Blue History Those who were against the Catholic Church during the Reformation were called? Protestants
2811 Blue History What ancient Roman lighthouse was designated a UNESCO Heritage site in 2009? Tower of Hercules
2812 Blue History What animal was called the "ship of the desert" in Ancient Africa? Camel
2813 Blue History What continent was ancient Egypt located in? Africa
2814 Blue History What currency did Greece use before the Euro? Greek drachma
2815 Blue History What did most peasants eat on a daily basis during the Middle Ages? Bread and stew
2816 Blue History What did the ancient Egyptians keep in canopic jars? Internal organs
2817 Blue History What does the word "Renaissance" mean? Rebirth
2818 Blue History What Greek city is known as the "birthplace of democracy"? Athens
2819 Blue History What historical figure was an Italian scientist, artist and polymath? Leonardo da Vinci
2820 Blue History What name does the first half of the Middle Ages sometimes go by? The Dark Ages
2821 Blue History What part of ancient Egyptian culture played a role in their government? Religion
2822 Blue History What period in Europe came directly after the Middle Ages? The Renaissance
2823 Blue History What politician was known as "Silent Cal"? Calvin Coolidge
2824 Blue History What Roman city was destroyed after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius? Pompeii
2825 Blue History What Roman monument was completely rebuilt by emperor Hadrian? The Pantheon
2826 Blue History What Scandinavian group began their northern European invasion in 835? The Vikings
2827 Blue History What was the capital city of the Aztec Empire? Tenochtitlan
2828 Blue History What was the most common job during the Middle Ages? Farmer
2829 Blue History What were hieroglyphs? Picture symbols
2830 Blue History When was the American Civil War? 1861-1865
2831 Blue History When was the Iraq War? 2003-2011
2832 Blue History When was the Vietnam War? 1955-1975
2833 Blue History When was World War I? 1914-1918
2834 Blue History When was World War II? 1939-1945
2835 Blue History When were the Punic Wars? 264-146 B.C.
2836 Blue History Which Ancient Egyptian queen was born in 1370 BC? Nefertiti
2837 Blue History Which body of water played a major role in Ancient Egypt's development? The Nile
2838 Blue History Which book did ancient Egyptians believed helped souls navigate the afterlife? The Book of the Dead
2839 Blue History Which British monarch was known as "Gloriana"? Elizabeth I
2840 Blue History Which British monarch was known as "Longshanks"? Edward I
2841 Blue History Which British monarch was known as "The Accountant"? Henry VII
2842 Blue History Which British monarch was known as "The Boy King"? Edward VI
2843 Blue History Which British monarch was known as "The Grandmother of Europe"? Queen Victoria
2844 Blue History Which British monarch was known as "The Wisest Fool in Christendom"? James I
2845 Blue History Which British monarch was nicknamed 'Longshanks'? Edward I
2846 Blue History Which Chinese emperor was born in 259 BC? Qin Shi Huang
2847 Blue History Which continent was most affected by the Renaissance? Europe
2848 Blue History Which dynasty ruled in China from 221-206 BC? Qin Dynasty
2849 Blue History Which Egyptian pharaoh was born in 1303 BC? Ramesses II
2850 Blue History Which Egyptian pharaoh was born in 1342 BC? Tutankhamun
2851 Blue History Which Egyptian pharaoh was born in 1508 BC? Hatshepsut
2852 Blue History Which English king was born in 1157? Richard I of England
2853 Blue History Which English king was born in 1239? Edward I of England
2854 Blue History Which English king was born in 1284? Edward II of England
2855 Blue History Which English queen was born in 1485? Catherine of Aragon
2856 Blue History Which Ethiopian emperor was born in 1892? Haile Selassie
2857 Blue History Which event wiped out nearly half of Europe's population during the Middle Ages? The Black Death
2858 Blue History Which famous monument is referred to as "The Lost City of the Incas"? Machu Picchu
2859 Blue History Which former Roman dictator was born in 100 BC? Julius Caesar
2860 Blue History Which French emperor was born in 1769? Napoleon Bonaparte
2861 Blue History Which French emperor was born in 1808? Napoleon III
2862 Blue History Which French queen was born in 1755? Marie Antoinette
2863 Blue History Which group of Mesopotamians were the first to establish writing? Sumerians
2864 Blue History Which historical figure completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean? Christopher Columbus
2865 Blue History Which historical figure developed many vaccines including those for rabies and anthrax? Louis Pasteur
2866 Blue History Which historical figure developed the "Socratic" method of self-enquiry? Socrates
2867 Blue History Which historical figure developed the electric light bulb? Thomas Edison
2868 Blue History Which historical figure developed the theory of evolution? Charles Darwin
2869 Blue History Which historical figure founded the Academy in Athens? Plato
2870 Blue History Which historical figure helped avert a nuclear war during the Cuban missile crisis? John F. Kennedy
2871 Blue History Which historical figure is the central figure of Buddhism? Gautama Buddha
2872 Blue History Which historical figure is the central figure of Christianity? Jesus of Nazareth
2873 Blue History Which historical figure is the central figure of Islam? Muhammad
2874 Blue History Which historical figure led several Latin American countries to independence? Simon Bolivar
2875 Blue History Which historical figure ruled the Huns, who swept across Europe during the 5th century? Attila the Hun
2876 Blue History Which historical figure sought to defend Egypt from the expanding Roman Empire? Cleopatra
2877 Blue History Which historical figure was a Catholic nun who went to India to serve the poor? Mother Teresa
2878 Blue History Which historical figure was a Chinese politician, statesman, teacher and philosopher? Confucius
2879 Blue History Which historical figure was a French military and political leader? Napoleon Bonaparte
2880 Blue History Which historical figure was a Greek mathematician, scientist and inventor? Archimedes
2881 Blue History Which historical figure was a key figure in the Protestant Reformation? Martin Luther
2882 Blue History Which historical figure was a King of Macedonia? Alexander the Great
2883 Blue History Which historical figure was a military commander who extended the Roman Empire? Julius Caesar
2884 Blue History Which historical figure was an English mathematician and scientist? Sir Isaac Newton
2885 Blue History Which historical figure was an English poet and playwright? William Shakespeare
2886 Blue History Which historical figure was an Indian nationalist and politician? Mahatma Gandhi
2887 Blue History Which historical figure was an Italian scientist, artist and polymath? Leonardo da Vinci
2888 Blue History Which historical figure was Egypt's third pharaoh and ruled from 1279 BC to 1213 BC? Ramses II
2889 Blue History Which historical figure was Plato's student, but branched out into the physical sciences? Aristotle
2890 Blue History Which historical figure was Queen of Russia during the 18th century? Catherine the Great
2891 Blue History Which historical figure was the 3rd President of the United States? Thomas Jefferson
2892 Blue History Which historical figure was the American boxer and activist known as "The Greatest"? Muhammad Ali
2893 Blue History Which historical figure was the first Emperor of Rome? Augustus
2894 Blue History Which historical figure was the first president of democratic South Africa in 1994? Nelson Mandela
2895 Blue History Which historical figure was the first President of the United States? George Washington
2896 Blue History Which historical figure was the first Roman Emperor to embrace Christianity? Constantine
2897 Blue History Which historical figure was the founder of the Persian Empire? Sonni Ali
2898 Blue History Which historical figure was the German inventor of the printing press? Johann Gutenberg
2899 Blue History Which historical figure was the leader of a non-violent civil rights movement? Martin Luther King Jr.
2900 Blue History Which historical figure was the nomadic warrior who united the Mongol tribes? Genghis Khan
2901 Blue History Which historical figure was the queen of Great Britain during the 19th century? Queen Victoria
2902 Blue History Which historical figures developed the first powered aircraft? The Wright Brothers
2903 Blue History Which King of Israel was born in 990BC? Solomon
2904 Blue History Which land bridge did Native Americans use to get to present-day USA? Beringia
2905 Blue History Which Mesopotamian demigod and king is featured in an epic poem? Gilgamesh
2906 Blue History Which Mongol Empire khagan was born in 1162? Genghis Khan
2907 Blue History Which of the following animals is not represented in the Chinese calendar? Cockroach
2908 Blue History Which of the following animals spread the Black Plague? Rats
2909 Blue History Which of the following countries was conquered during the reign of the first four caliphs? Syria
2910 Blue History Which of the following foods was not a main part of the Maya people's diet? Chili
2911 Blue History Which of the following groups is not considered Mesopotamian? Greek
2912 Blue History Which of these animals was the most sacred in Ancient Egypt? Cat
2913 Blue History Which of these classic Renaissance instruments is closest to the guitar? Lute
2914 Blue History Which of these is not the name of city-state that was part of the Aztec Empire? Taipei
2915 Blue History Which of these men was a famous writer during the Renaissance? Machiavelli
2916 Blue History Which politician was known as "Big Chief"? William Howard Taft
2917 Blue History Which politician was known as "British Bulldog'? Winston Churchill
2918 Blue History Which politician was known as "Dubya"? George W. Bush
2919 Blue History Which politician was known as "FDR"? Franklin D. Roosevelt
2920 Blue History Which politician was known as "Give 'Em Hell Harry"? Harry S. Truman
2921 Blue History Which politician was known as "Honest Abe"? Abraham Lincoln
2922 Blue History Which politician was known as "Ike"? Dwight D. Eisenhower
2923 Blue History Which politician was known as "JFK"? John F. Kennedy
2924 Blue History Which politician was known as "LBJ"? Lyndon B. Johnson
2925 Blue History Which politician was known as "McNasty"? John McCain
2926 Blue History Which politician was known as "Old Hickory"? Andrew Jackson
2927 Blue History Which politician was known as "Silent Cal"? Calvin Coolidge
2928 Blue History Which politician was known as "Slick Willie"? Bill Clinton
2929 Blue History Which politician was known as "Snarlin' Arlen"? Arlen Specter
2930 Blue History Which politician was known as "Teflon Tony"? Tony Blair
2931 Blue History Which politician was known as "The Father of His Country (USA)"? George Washington
2932 Blue History Which politician was known as "The Gipper"? Ronald Reagan
2933 Blue History Which politician was known as "The Governator"? Arnold Schwarzenegger
2934 Blue History Which politician was known as "The Great Communicator"? Ronald Reagan
2935 Blue History Which politician was known as "The Great Emancipator"? Abraham Lincoln
2936 Blue History Which politician was known as "The Iron Lady"? Margaret Thatcher
2937 Blue History Which politician was known as "Tricky Dick"? Richard Nixon
2938 Blue History Which Roman emperor was born in 10 BC? Claudius
2939 Blue History Which Roman emperor was born in 12 AD? Caligula
2940 Blue History Which Roman emperor was born in 63 BC? Augustus
2941 Blue History Which Roman storyteller wrote Aeneid? Virgil
2942 Blue History Which Russian empress was born in 1729? Catherine the Great
2943 Blue History Which Russian Tsar was born in 1530? Ivan the Terrible
2944 Blue History Which Scottish queen was born in 1542? Mary
2945 Blue History Which United Kingdom queen was born in 1819? Queen Victoria
2946 Blue History Which United Kingdom queen was born in 1926? Queen Elizabeth
2947 Blue History Which United Kingdom queen was born in 1926? Queen Elizabeth II
2948 Blue History Which Venetian historical figure made ground-breaking journeys to Asia and China? Marco Polo
2949 Blue History Which West African city was a major trade center? Timbuktu
2950 Blue History Who developed the World Wide Web? Tim Berners-Lee
2951 Blue History Who discovered penicillin? Alexander Fleming
2952 Blue History Who flew the first airplane in North Carolina in a flight lasting 12 seconds? The Wright Brothers
2953 Blue History Who invented the first diesel engine for a motor car? Rudolf Diesel
2954 Blue History Who invented the world's first printing press? Johannes Gutenberg
2955 Blue History Who is God reaching out to touch in Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel fresco? Adam
2956 Blue History Who was imprisoned before becoming the first black South African president? Nelson Mandela
2957 Blue History Who was the first African American US television host on The Nat King Cole Show? Nat King Cole
2958 Blue History Who was the first African American woman in space? Mae C. Jemison
2959 Blue History Who was the first American woman in space? Sally Ride
2960 Blue History Who was the first deaf and blind person to earn a bachelor's degree? Helen Keller
2961 Blue History Who was the first European from a major power to land in the Americas (now the Bahamas)? Christopher Columbus
2962 Blue History Who was the first Latina American woman in space? Ellen Ochoa
2963 Blue History Who was the first person to invent a reflecting telescope? Isaac Newton
2964 Blue History Who was the first player to hit 50 home runs in a single baseball season? Babe Ruth
2965 Blue History Who was the first reigning queen of England? Queen Mary I
2966 Blue History Who was the first woman in space? Valentina Tereshkova
2967 Blue History Who was the first woman to be appointed Prime Minister in the UK? Margaret Thatcher
2968 Blue History Who was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean? Amelia Earhart
2969 Blue History Who was the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize? Marie Curie
2970 Blue History Who were the first men to build models for electricity generators? Faraday and Henry
2971 Blue History Who were the first men to walk on the moon as part of the Apollo moon landing program? Armstrong and Aldrin
2972 Blue History Why was the Great Wall of China constructed? To protect territory

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6685 Green History About how many years did the ancient Egyptian civilization last? 3000
6686 Green History How was Italy divided in the beginning of the Renaissance? City-states
6687 Green History In the Middle Ages, a knight was usually a trained son of a...? Noble or landowner
6688 Green History In the United States alone, there is a recorded population of how many Native Americans? 5 million
6689 Green History In what century did Soren Kierkegaard live and die? 19th
6690 Green History In which battle was Attila, king of the Huns defeated? Catalaunian Plains
6691 Green History The Indus Civilization is classified under what age? Bronze
6692 Green History The period of peace and prosperity in ancient Rome is known as? Pax Romana
6693 Green History What city did the Renaissance start in? Florence
6694 Green History What did Shi Huangdi have created to protect him when he died? Terracotta warriors
6695 Green History What document stated that the king was not above the law? The Magna Carta
6696 Green History What does Charlemagne's (the Emperor of Rome) name mean? Charles the Great
6697 Green History What kind of homes did most people in Mesopotamia live in? Mud brick houses
6698 Green History What Muslim dynasty succeed the leadership of the first four caliphs? Umayyads
6699 Green History What religion did the Spanish try to teach the Mayans? Catholicism
6700 Green History What religion spread to China via the Silk Road? Buddhism
6701 Green History What religion spread to China via the Silk Road? Islam
6702 Green History What traditional Polynesian dance of New Zealand involves strong, war-like gestures? Haka
6703 Green History What two city states fought in the Peloponnesian War? Athens and Sparta
6704 Green History What two professions did the Songhai primarily consist of? Priests and farmers
6705 Green History What was the god Anubis responsible for? Protecting the dead
6706 Green History What was the period of peak artwork of the Renaissance called? High Renaissance
6707 Green History What were foreigners called during the Middle Ages? Barbarians
6708 Green History When did the Renaissance begin? 1400
6709 Green History When did the Soviet-Afghan war take place? 1980-1988
6710 Green History When was the Iran-Iraq War? 1980-1988
6711 Green History When was the Syrian Civil War? 2011-present
6712 Green History When was the War of Terror? 2001-present
6713 Green History When was the War on Terror? 2001-present
6714 Green History When were the Crusades? 1095-1291
6715 Green History When were the Middle Ages? 500 AD to 1500 AD
6716 Green History Which British king was born in 1738? George III of the UK
6717 Green History Which British monarch was known as "Curtmantle"? Henry II
6718 Green History Which British monarch was known as "Old Coppernose"? Henry VIII
6719 Green History Which British monarch was known as "The Merry Monarch"? Charles II
6720 Green History Which British monarch was known as "The Nine Days Queen"? Lady Jane Grey
6721 Green History Which dynasty ruled in China from 1368-1644? Ming Dynasty
6722 Green History Which dynasty ruled in China from 1644-1912? Qing Dynasty
6723 Green History Which English king was born in 1386? Henry V of England
6724 Green History Which famous Carthaginian military leader fought in the second Punic War? Hannibal
6725 Green History Which Frank king was born in 742? Charlemagne
6726 Green History Which French king was born in 1544? Francis II of France
6727 Green History Which Greek physician established an oath of ethics that still influences modern medicine? Hippocrates
6728 Green History Which historical figure inspired the Dauphin of France to renew the fight against England? Joan of Arc
6729 Green History Which historical figure is worshipped as the eighth incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu? Sri Krishna
6730 Green History Which historical figure lead the Bolsheviks during the Russian Revolution in 1917? Vladimir Lenin
6731 Green History Which historical figure led the US through the Great Depression and World War II? Franklin D. Roosevelt
6732 Green History Which historical figure made many trips to the Americas, including a search for El Dorado? Sir Walter Raleigh
6733 Green History Which historical figure was an influential Roman Catholic priest and philosopher? Thomas Aquinas
6734 Green History Which historical figure was born in 1512 and was the Queen of England and Ireland? Catherine Parr
6735 Green History Which historical figure was the 16th President of the United States? Abraham Lincoln
6736 Green History Which historical figure was the leader of the Arabs during the Crusades? Saladin
6737 Green History Which Iranian shah was born in 1919? Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
6738 Green History Which member of the Mughal Dynasty was born in 1483? Babur
6739 Green History Which of these families was very important to the Renaissance? The Medicis
6740 Green History Which of these is not a groups who inhabited the Caribbean before the Europeans' arrival? Sturlungar
6741 Green History Which Roman emperor was born around 272-284? Constantine the Great
6742 Green History Which Roman general was the father of Cleopatra's first child? Julius Caesar
6743 Green History Who built most of the universities that provided education during the Middle Ages? The Catholic Church
6744 Green History Who built the Hanging Gardens of Babylon for their wife? Nebuchadnezzar II
6745 Green History Who developed the first messaging system through telegraph wires? Samuel Morse
6746 Green History Who is the feathered serpent god in Mayan religion? Kukulcan
6747 Green History Who was the first African American to become a Supreme Court justice? Thurgood Marshall
6748 Green History Who was the first chair of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights? Eleanor Roosevelt
6749 Green History Who was the first female US Supreme Court Justice? Sandra Day O’Connor
6750 Green History Who was the first person to be awarded a perfect 10.0 in gymnastics at the Olympic Games? Nadia Comaneci
6751 Green History Who was the first person to cross the Antarctic Circle? Captain James Cook
6752 Green History Who was the first to circumnavigate the world by boat? Ferdinand Magellan
6753 Green History Who was the first woman to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Literature? Edith Wharton

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8250 Yellow History The Inca's reading system of knotted cords is known as what? Quipus
8251 Yellow History What led to the fall of the Mali Empire? Mansa Musa's death
8252 Yellow History What prize was given to winners of the Olympic Games? A crown of olive leaves
8253 Yellow History When was the Eighty Years' War? 1568-1648
8254 Yellow History When was the Mexican Revolution? 1911 - 1920
8255 Yellow History Which Chauhan dynasty king was born in 1149? Prithviraja III
8256 Yellow History Which dynasty ruled in China from 1600-1050 BC? Shang Dynasty
8257 Yellow History Which dynasty ruled in China from 220-589? Six Dynasties
8258 Yellow History Which Greek King of Macedon was born in 356? Alexander the Great
8259 Yellow History Which historical figure was the founder of the Mughal Empire on the Indian subcontinent? Babur
8260 Yellow History Which Indian ruler was born in 1630? Shivaji
8261 Yellow History Which king of Wessex prevented the Danes from taking over England in the 9th century? Alfred
8262 Yellow history which planet did the mayan associate with war? venus
8263 Yellow History Which Ptolemaic Kingdom queen was born in 69 BC? Cleopatra
8264 Yellow History Which Russian emperor was born in 1845? Alexander III of Russia
8265 Yellow History Which Scottish king was born in 1566? King James I
8266 Yellow History Who was the first person to reach the South Pole? Roald Amundsen
8267 Yellow History Who was the leader of Sparta in 540 BC? Leonidas

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8626 Red History When was the Continuation War? 1941-1944
8627 Red History Which monarch of the Timurid Empire was born in 1336? Timur
8628 Red History Who was the first to launch the steamship Great Western for transatlatic its services? Isambard Kingdom Brunel

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