Who was the founder of the Mongol empire?
Which of these American Presidents had a stroke near the end of his term, leaving his wife to unofficially take over the duties of the Presidency?
What was the name of the man who discovered penicillin?
Who was Ching Shih? (Hint: she was also known as Madame Ching)
Who famously served in the military during WW2, and earned the nickname “Mad Jack” for his ferocious attitude?
Which actor from The Lord of the Rings was also a pilot for the British Royal Air Force?
What was the name of the man who helped to find the cause of London’s frequent cholera epidemics?
Who was Frederick the Great?
How did Alexander Fleming discover penicillin?
What did Stanislav Petrov do?
Simo Häyhä fought during the Winter War (1939–1940) between Finland and the Soviet Union, serving as a sniper for the Finnish Army and earning about 800 kills. What was his nickname?
Tank Man is the nickname of an unidentified man who stood in front of a column of tanks on June 5, 1989, the morning after the Chinese military had suppressed which famous protests?
True or False: Genghis Khan once pardoned a man who had shot him with an arrow, and eventually made the man a general.
Which of these facts about Grace Hopper is NOT true?
What was special about the cells that made up Henrietta Lack’s body?
About what percentage of the world is thought to be descended from Genghis Khan?
How did Anne Boleyn die?
True or False: before she was beheaded, Henry VIII’s wife, Anne Boleyn, participated in witchcraft.
Which martial arts master invented the “one-inch punch”?
Which American military hero also starred as an actor in the film adaption of The Red Badge of Courage?
Hugh Glass was an American fur trapper who managed to survive a bear attack, and weeks in the wilderness alone. His life story inspired which Hollywood movie?
Who was Boudica?
Albert “Hard” Jacka won the Victoria Cross for his heroism during World War One. What is the Victoria Cross?
Who is only scientist ever to recieve a Nobel Prize for two different scientific disciplines?
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Who was the Norman leader who conquered Britain, and ended Saxon rule?
How did William the Conqueror die?
The Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann was responsible for discovering LSD. That day, April 19, 1943, is still celebrated today in psychedelic communities as…
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