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1

At the peak of its power, it was often said that "the sun never sets on" which empire?

A
Muslim
B
Roman
C
Mongol
D
British
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2

Who formally became Emperor of Japan in 1926 and became its constitutional monarch in 1946?

A
Hirohito
B
Tanisha
C
Akihito
D
Taishō
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3

Which country declared independence from Pakistan in 1971?

A
Afghanistan
B
Bangladesh
C
Sri Lanka
D
Tajikistan
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4

The text of the second amendment to the US constitution ratified in 1791 by the US Congress , reads "A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people…" what?

A
To keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed
B
To keep and bear Arms, as and when they deem appropriate, shall not be infringed
C
To keep and bear Arms, of whatever kind and when they deem appropriate, shall not be infringed
D
To keep and bear Arms, for whatever purpose, shall not be infringed
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5

The killing of 58-year-old Robert Krentz and his dog, shot on 27 March 2010 on his ranch roughly 19 miles (31 km) from the Mexican border, led to increased public support for a bill to combat illegal immigration in which US State?

A
Texas
B
New Mexico
C
Arizona
D
California
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6

What was abolished throughout the British Empire in 1833?

A
Slavery
B
Capital punishment
C
Arms sales to native persons
D
The sale of liquor to indigenous peoples
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7

What was the name of the 1571 sea battle when a fleet of the Holy League, a coalition of Spain (including Naples, Sicily and Sardinia), the Republic of Venice, the Papacy, the Republic of Genoa, the Duchy of Savoy, the Knights Hospitaller and others, decisively defeated the main fleet of the Ottoman Empire?

A
The Battle of Lepanto
B
The Battle of Trafalgar
C
The Battle of Omdurman
D
The Battle of the Coral Sea
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