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History Quiz #671

Ancient and Modern History Quiz for 22 November 2021

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What did Napoleon Bonaparte I establish in 1804, a measure which has had worldwide effect?

A
Ecole Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr
B
Treaty of Amiens
C
Banque de France
D
Napoleonic Code
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2

At the end of March 1949, Newfoundland did what?

A
Joined the United Nations
B
Declared full independence from the UK
C
Joined Canada as a province
D
Declared itself nuclear-free
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3

In 2020, what became Berlin's only commercial international airport?

A
Tegel, in Reinickendorf
B
Brandenburg, in Schönefeld
C
Tempelhof, in Berlin
D
Schönefeld, in Schönefeld
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4

In central and northern Italy, the Guelphs, who supported the Pope, and Ghibellines, who supported the Holy Roman Emperor, became a metaphor for rivalry between individual families and cities. When was this?

A
9th and 10th centuries
B
17th and 18th centuries
C
10th and 11th centuries
D
12th and 13th centuries
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5

Argentina invaded UK's Falkland Islands, Israel invaded Southern Lebanon, Canada became officially independent of the UK, Leonid Brezhnev, leader of the USSR, died, all in what year?

A
1980
B
1982
C
1985
D
1975
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6

Who was the first leader of the Soviet Union?

A
Stalin
B
Trotsky
C
Lenin
D
Marx
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7

What name was popularly given to the event on 6 December 1989 when Marc Lépine killed 14 women and injured 10 women and 4 men, now commemorated annually in Canada as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women?

A
The Murders on the Rue Morgue
B
The École Polytechnique Massacre
C
The Quebec Murders
D
The Feast of St Stephen
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