Who is this archaeologist, who discovered the tomb of Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1922?
- Heinrich Schliemann
- Howard Carter
- Flinders Petrie
- Hiram Bingham
Who did Barack Obama defeat to be elected President of the United States in 2008?
George W. Bush
Which Beatle said at a Royal Variety performance in 1963 "Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And for the rest of you, if you’ll just rattle your jewelry…"?
Which world leader declared the United States The Great Satan in 1979?
- Ayatollah Khomeini (Iran)
- Leonid Brezhnev (USSR)
- Fidel Castro (Cuba)
- Kim Il-sung (North Korea)
Who is this famous basketball player who announced he had HIV this week in 1991?
- Michael Jordan
- Magic Johnson
- Larry Bird
- Hakeem Olajuwon
Which explorer said the immortal words "Dr Livingstone, I presume?" in Central Africa this week in 1871?
- Mungo Park
- Meriwether Lewis
- Richard Burton
- Henry Morton Stanley
Who did Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés meet at Tenochtitlan for the first time in 1519?
- Moctezuma II
- Kan Ek
- Hunac Ceel
The Russian October Revolution of 1917 was led by which socialist political party?
- Việt Minh
- Khmer Rouge
What was the name of the infamous ship found drifting in 1872 in the Atlantic, its crew mysteriously vanished?
- Mary Rose
- Ellen Austin
- Mary Celeste
- Sarah Jane
True or false: Walt Disney served as an FBI informer reporting on Hollywood subversives.
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