This round of trivia is what some may call a 'Lightning Round'! The first question is without a time limit. After that, you will have about 20 seconds to answer each of these questions. They're not very hard, but you won't have that much time to think about them! Good luck... and think fast!
Who is credited with discovering the Law of Gravity?
It was in 1687 when Newton first published his theory of gravity.
Who initiated most of the crusades?
The heads of the Eastern Orthodox Church
What was Mikhail Gorbachev's highest office?
Leader of the Soviet Union
Prime Minister of Ukraine
Russia's Ambassador to the United States
In what sport can you win the Davis Cup?
The country of Belgium won independence from which country?
Belgium won its independence in 1831
What is the average lifespan of a house cat?
The average lifespan of a house cat is 15, though some live much longer
Which famous character from Greek Mythology had to complete 12 epic challenges of heroism?
Hercules killed his own family in a drunken rage. He then asked to be punished with tasks so he might redeem himself.
True or False: In November of 2018, Elvis Presley received a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump
What is the official language of the People's Republic of China?
Who lives in Downing Street Number 10?
The Prime Minister of England
Which country did tyrant Francisco Franco rule?
Where can one find the International Court of Justice?
What is the name of the old cartoon character?
The Adventures of Asterix was a French comic turned cartoon about the ancient Gaelic people fighting the Romans
Copenhagen is the capital of...
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Well Done, But Not Perfect
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You Have a FAST Mind!
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