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1

God chose who to become the father of the nation of Israel.

Abraham

2

Who succeeded Boris Yeltsin as President of Russia?

Vladimir Putin

3

With which statement would Ronald Reagan disagree:
Budgets should be balanced.
Free trade and business boost the economy.
More government control is necessary.
Take a strong stand against Communism.

More government control is necessary.

4

Who was the last great Assyrian king that collected a library of 100,000 cuneiform tablets?

Ashurbanipal

5

The English author ____ is perhaps the greatest author of all time.

William Shakespeare

6

Who is the "Father of Modern Missions"?

William Carey

7

Which oil-rich kingdom did Saddam Hussein order an invasion of in 1990?

Kuwait

8

What communist leader ruled Yugoslavia immediately after WWII?

Josip Tito

9

The blind Greek poet ____ was credited for creating the epics Iliad and the Odyssey.

Homer

10

Who was the last czar of Russia before the Communists took over?

Nicholas II

11

Slobodan Milosevic was responsible for _____ in Bosnia & Kosovo.

ethnic cleansing

12

What year was the Panama Canal turned over to the Panamanians?

1999

13

What does "jihad" mean?

holy war

14

Nelson Mandela was the first black president of

South Africa

15

Who wrote the classic Fifth Symphony?

Beethoven

16

What Renaissance artist painted the Mona Lisa?

Leonardo da Vinci

17

What are the approximate dates for the Middle Ages?

A.D. 500 - A.D. 1500

18

What group did Osama bin Laden direct in the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001?

Al-Qaeda

19

Which countries were affected by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?

Mexico, USA, Canada

20

Who was the American President during Operation Desert Storm?

George HW Bush

21

Hugh Capet's coronation as king is viewed as the beginning of the _____ nation.

French

22

In what country did the USA believe Osama bin Laden was hiding?

Afghanistan

23

Which English king broke with the Roman church, setting off the English Reformation?

Henry VIII

24

When did Martin Luther post the Ninety-five Theses, sparking the Protestant Reformation?

1517

25

What country was forced to give up land and the ability to protect itself in the Oslo Accords?

Israel

26

led ground forces in Persian Gulf War

Norman Schwarzkopf

27

Greek conqueror of Persia and most of the known world

Alexander

28

great Frankish king crowned "Emperor of the Romans"

Charlemagne

29

man whose assassination sparked WWI

Francis Ferdinand

30

conquered the Aztecs

Hernando Cortes

31

led war elephants across Alps to invade Italy

Hannibal

32

Kim-Jong Il was the leader of ________. He died, & now the leader is his young son, Kim-Jong Un

North Korea

33

The 2 countries that signed the Good Neighborliness & Friendly Cooperation was

Russia & China

34

In 1997 what island country reverted back to the Chinese.

Hong Kong

35

Intifada means _____/

uprising

36

Who invented the World Wide Web.

Tim-Berners Lee

37

William the Conqueror invaded _____ in 1066.

England

38

Vladimir Lenin led a Bolshevik revolt and established a Communist state in _____.

Russia

39

The _____ Protocol requires member nations to reduce greenhouse emissions.

Kyoto

40

The famous drawing Praying Hands was done by

Albrecht Durer

41

Who was the first Roman emperor to persecute Christians?

Nero

42

Nelson Mandela's disciple

Thabo Mbeki

43

first President of Mexico for the National Action Party

Vincente Fox Quesada

44

member of the Ba'ath Party

Saddam Hussein

45

former president of Iran

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

46

Palestinian Prime Minister

Salam Fayyad

47

former Israeli Prime Minister

Ehud Olmert

48

dictator who relinquished power to his brother

Fidel Castro

49

falsely promised a reduction of terrorism against Israel

Yassir Arafat

50

former leader of Venezuela (died in 2013)

Hugo Chavez

51

Former Prime Minister of Pakistan assassinated in 2007

Banazir Bhutto

52

What is the Egyptian process of preserving dead bodies called?

mummification

53

Who led American troops in Operation Iraqi Freedom?

Tommy Franks

54

What is the legal and moral code of Islam called?

Shari'a

55

What is the common name for Avian influenza?

bird flu

56

What did Johann Gutenberg invent c. 1440?

movable-type printing press

57

What is the more passive branch of Islam called that follows the Orthodox tradition?

Sunni

58

What hurricane claimed over 1,300 lives in MS & LA?

Katrina

59

Who was appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution?

George Washington

60

What was the Nazi-planned murder of millions of Jews called?

Holocaust

61

division of society in India

caste system

62

original inhabitants of Australia

Aborigines

63

putting man in place of or above God

humanism

64

Sumerian writing

cuneiform

65

Egyptian writing

hieroglyphics

66

The god of Islam is named

Allah

67

The Spanish Armada was defeated by the _____ navy in 1588.

English

68

____ became the 3rd nation to send a man into space.

china

69

Biofuel combined with regular gasoline is called

flex fuels

70

Who built the Palace of Versailles.

Louis XIV

71

______ emphasizes the saving, preserving, and restoring of natural resources. (regardless of the effects on the ability of people to make a living)

Environmentalism

72

The religious document by environmentalists containing 16 principles is called the

Earth Charter

73

_____ is a movement to unite the world through an economic, political, and religious system.

globalism

74

First Lady ______ supported a national health care plan.

Hillary Clinton

75

The former states of Yugoslavia signed a program of peace called the

Dayton Accords

76

Know the following on the world map:

China, Madagascar, South Africa, Mexico, Argentina, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Egypt, New Zealand, Russia, Japan, France, India, Australia