The oldest dynasty still in existence is in...
Which civilization is considered to be the most ancient?
Which one of these was a famous Roman poet?
Best known for his epic poem, “The Aeneid”, Virgil (70 – 19 BC) was regarded by Romans as a national treasure. He is considered by some as the Roman Homer (who was Greek).
When did the first railway train begin to carry passengers and freight?
Although many had their doubts, in 1827, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad became the first U.S. railway to transport paying passengers and freight materials.
What was the name of the atomic bomb dropped by the USA on Nagasaki in Japan during the Second World War?
The Hiroshima bomb was named Little Boy
These countries were invaded by Germany in WWII. Arrange them by order of time of invasion (left to right).
Of course, we omitted some countries between these invasions
Poland, Norway, Belgium, Netherlands, France
Poland, Netherlands, Norway, Luxembourg, France
Poland, France, Greece, Belgium, Netherlands
Poland, Netherlands, Belgium, Greece, France
The Opium Wars were fought by which two countries?
The Opium Wars were two wars in the mid-19th century involving Anglo-Chinese disputes over British trade in China and China’s sovereignty.
With which of the following is the term 'Liberty, Equality and Fraternity' associated?
'Lady of the Lamp' was a name given to this famous woman:
Which of the following year is considered to be the first year of the Muslim calendar?
Known as the year of the Hijira, or migration. All following years are AH - After Hijira
The 1849 Gold-Rush was due to gold discovered in...
Northern California, to be precise.
Whose expedition was the first to sail round the world?
A little known fact, Magellan himself did not sail around the world, having died in the Philippines, but his expedition finished it after his death.