What was the Scottish king called in England after he united Scotland and England under one crown in 1603?
- Richard II
- James I
- Charles III
- Henry V
What infectious disease did Dr Jonas Salk announce a vaccine for in 1953?
1952 Hollywood musical "Singin in the Rain", starred which famous performer?
In what year did the British government abolish the slave trade in the British Empire?
What was the name of the Turkish city of Istanbul before the name was changed in 1930?
What was the original purpose of the Terracotta Army, rediscovered in China in 1974?
- Appease the gods
- Decorate the Emperor's palace
- Bring the Emperor back to life
- Guard the tomb of the Emperor
Which side headed by Francisco Franco won the Spanish Civil War this week in 1939?
What did Elisha Otis install the 1st of in New York city in 1857?
- Gas lighting
True or false: A census of the British Empire in 1906 showed it ruled 1/5 of the world?
What was the name of the No. 1 single released by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder in 1982?
- Listen to What the Man Said
- Black or White
- A Change is Gonna Come
- Ebony and Ivory
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