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1

Which war, engineered by Bismarck, included the siege and surrender of Paris and ended in the union of German states with William I as emperor?

A
Seven Years War
B
Peninsular War
C
Franco-Prussian War
D
First Napoleonic War
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2

What did the Romans call Ireland?

A
Sparta
B
Hadrian
C
Hibernia
D
Leprechaun
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3

After a plague in 1633, in which German town did the villagers vow to present a living representation of Christ's Passion every tenth year?

A
Bayreuth
B
Munich
C
Oberammergau
D
Wolfsburg
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4

Ivan the Terrible was a czar of what country?

A
Yugoslavia
B
Australia
C
France
D
Russia
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5

Where was the battle during the Anglo-Zulu War in which 11 Victoria Crosses were awarded in one day?

A
Kambula
B
Rorke's Drift
C
Isandlwana
D
Ulundi
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6

What did a B-25 Mitchell bomber, piloted in thick fog by Lieutenant Colonel William Franklin Smith, Jr., crash into at 9:40 a.m. on 28 July 1945?

A
St Paul's Cathedral, London
B
The Reichstag, Berlin
C
Coventry Cathedral, England
D
The Empire State Building, New York
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7

What was the last dynasty of emperors in China, on the throne when China became a republic in 1912?

A
Ming
B
Quing
C
Yuan
D
Song
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