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Question 1 of 10
Now properly known as Pithecanthropus erectus, Java Man was first found on an island of the same name in what country?
Question 2 of 10
In 1956, in this country they "Let a Hundred Flowers Bloom." The next year they cracked down on dissent, and the year after they launched the Great Leap Forward. What country is this?
Question 3 of 10
On what date did the Emancipation Proclamation take effect?
Question 4 of 10
He was kicked out of England for supporting the French Revolution. Yet, he nearly was beheaded during the Terror. Who?
Question 5 of 10
In 480 BCE, Spartan king Leonidas I and his outnumbered Greeks held Xerxes off in what 50-foot mountain pass?
Question 6 of 10
What empire was formed in 1871 by federating 25 existing states, including the kingdoms of Bavaria, Saxony, Wurttemberg and Prussia?
Question 7 of 10
In 1981, what former POW and Resistance fighter became the first Socialist president of France's Fifth Republic?
Question 8 of 10
Both the Indian warrior Tecumseh, and US Army warrior William Tecumseh Sherman, were from what state?
Question 9 of 10
The hippodrome was Constantinople's version of the Circus Maximus. For what type of sporting event was the hippodrome designed?
Question 10 of 10
How often does Airforce One undergo a complete overhaul or D-Check?

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