423+ World Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

Which nickname was given to the skeleton of the Piltdown Man, discovered in 1912?
Missing Link
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Which sea is located in Israel and Jordan?
Dead Sea
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How many aircraft carriers did Japan lose in World War II?
26
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What city became capital of Marshal Petain's government after the Nazi invasion of France in 1940?
Vichy
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What was Mahatma Gandhi's actual first name?
Mohandas
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Which city is the capital of Rwanda?
Kigali
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Which member of a royal family was killed in a car crash in Paris in 1997?
Princess Diana
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What country uses the gourde as its currency?
Haiti
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Who assassinated Archduke Ferdinand and his wife on June 28, 1914, to precipitate World War I?
Gavrilo Princip
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In which capital city would you find the Marley Museum?
Kingston
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Who became Labour Party Prime Minister of the U.K. with a landslide victory in 1997?
Tony Blair
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Nassau is the capital city of which country?
Bahamas
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What is the most westerly country in Europe?
Iceland
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In which war were battles fought at Chrysler's Farm, Queenston Heights, and Lundy's Lane?
The War Of 1812
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Which volcano erupted from January 18-21, 1951, causing over 3,000 deaths?
Mt. Lamington, Papua New Guinea
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Lithuania, which lies on the shores of the Baltic Sea, claims which capital city?
Vilnius
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What is the capital of the North African country of Chad?
N'djamena
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What country did King Hussein rule?
Jordan
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What does "dim sum" mean in English?
To Touch Your Heart
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What was the last territory to join Canada?
Nunavut
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In 1952's Operation Ivy, what type of object was "Mike"?
Hydrogen Bomb
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What purpose is served by an Native American "coup stick"?
To Touch An Enemy And Prove Bravery
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What sugar-regulating human hormone was first isolated in 1922?
Insulin
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Switzerland is located on which continent?
Europe
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World Trivia

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