423+ World Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

Sarajevo is the capital of which country?
Bosnia & Herzegovina
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What was the Soviet bloc's 1954 equivalent to NATO called?
Warsaw Pact
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Who did Churchill call the "American Carnot" in WWII?
George Marshall
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The assassination of which heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne precipitated World War I?
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
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What airline owned the 747 blown up by a terrorist bomb over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988?
Pan Am
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What volatile gas was responsible for the Hindenburg disaster in 1937?
Hydrogen
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Who became Germany's leader upon the death of Adolf Hitler?
Admiral Karl Doenitz
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Who was the Greek God of Love?
Eros
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What country uses the gourde as its currency?
Haiti
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Asuncion is the capital of what country?
Paraguay
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What country did Iraq invade in 1990, based on claims of disputed oil?
Kuwait
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Geneva, the European headquarters of the United Nations, is located in which country?
Switzerland
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In what year did Israel become an official country?
1948
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Ayatollah Khomeini called for a fatwa on which author of 1988's "The Satanic Verses"?
Salman Rushdie
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Turkey is considered to be part of which continent?
Asia
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On which continent is Japan located?
Asia
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What natural disaster occurred on the Indonesian island of Krakatoa in 1883?
Volcano
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What body of water separates Australia and New Zealand?
Tasman Sea
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Who is the Viking that landed in Newfoundland in 1002?
Leif Ericson
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What was dissolved in 1991, with most of it re-forming as the Commonwealth of Independent States?
USSR
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What is the capital city of New Brunswick, Canada?
Fredericton
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In 1999, which city in Europe had the most tourists?
Paris, France
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How many countries border on the Alps?
7
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During which Chinese dynasty was the Great Wall of China built?
Qin Dynasty
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What is a "Haricot Vert"?
A Thin, Tender String Bean
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World Trivia

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