History Trivia and Answers

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Easy

How many stripes are on the American flag?

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Answer: 13
The 13 stripes represents the thirteen British colonies that declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

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Which one of the seven ancient wonders of the world is still standing today?

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Answer: The Great Pyramid of Giza
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex. Historical analysis tells us that the Egyptians built the Giza Pyramids between 2589 and 2504 BC.

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Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?

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Answer: Michelangelo
The Sistine Chapel ceiling was painted between 1508 and 1512. The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was built within the Vatican, named after Pop Sixtus IV.

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Who wrote the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird", published in 1960?

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Answer: Harper Lee
Real name Nelle Harper Lee, published "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1960. She was born in Monroeville, Alabama and lived out her whole life there. To date, 40 million copies of "To Kill a Mockingbird" have been sold.

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What French sculptor created the Statue of Liberty?

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Answer: Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
The Statue of Liberty was made to express the friendship and shared values between France and the United States. The work was planned as a gift from the French to America on the one hundredth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.



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