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Color Question Answer
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Blue A pharaoh was a? Leader of Egypt
Blue After the body was bandaged, what was placed over the head of a mummy? A mask
Blue During the Middle Ages, castles were usually built where? On the top of a hill
Blue During the Middles Ages, what religion was dominant in Western Europe? Catholicism
Blue How many pyramids make up the Great Pyramids of Giza? 3
Blue In 1998, Sharon Stone made headlines with her lilac Vera Wang skirt and white shirt from? Gap
Blue In Ancient Greece, who was the Oracle? A priestess
Blue In which war did Spartacus lead a slave rebellion against Rome? Third Servile War
Blue Indo-Caribbean people are largely the descendants of? Indentured laborers
Blue Native Hawaiians credit what traditional dance with the preservation of their culture? Hula
Blue Polynesians used all of the following to navigate the oceans except? Prophecies
Blue The Aztec Empire was made up of all of the city-states excluding? Taipei
Blue The city of Mecca can be found in what modern-day country? Saudi Arabia
Blue The Egyptians had a 365-day calendar, but how many months were in it? 12
Blue The fall of which empire signaled the start of the Middle Ages? Roman
Blue The first moon landing was in 1969
Blue The Maya predicted that the world would end in which of the following years? 2012
Blue The Renaissance was a rebirth of what? Culture
Blue Those who were against the Catholic Church during the Reformation were called? Protestants
Blue To the Sumerians, what were ziggurats? Pyramid temples
Blue What ancient Roman lighthouse was designated a UNESCO Heritage site in 2009? Tower of Hercules
Blue What animal was called the 'ship of the desert' in Ancient Africa? Camel
Blue What continent was ancient Egypt located in? Africa
Blue What currency did Greece use before the Euro? Greek drachma
Blue What did most peasants eat on a daily basis during the Middle Ages? Bread and stew
Blue What did the ancient Egyptians keep in canopic jars? Internal organs
Blue What does the word 'Renaissance' mean? Rebirth
Blue What form did the gods and goddesses of Ancient Egypt take? Animals
Blue What Greek city is known as the 'birthplace of democracy'? Athens
Blue What historical figure was an Italian scientist, artist and polymath? Leonardo da Vinci
Blue What name does the first half of the Middle Ages sometimes go by? The Dark Ages
Blue What part of ancient Egyptian culture played a role in their government? Religion
Blue What period in Europe came directly after the Middle Ages? The Renaissance
Blue What politician was known as 'Silent Cal'? Calvin Coolidge
Blue What Roman city was destroyed after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius? Pompeii
Blue What Roman monument was completely rebuilt by emperor Hadrian? The Pantheon
Blue What Scandinavian group began their northern European invasion in 835? The Vikings
Blue What two materials were clothing in Mesopotamia typically made from Wool and sheepskin
Blue What was the capital city of the Aztec Empire? Tenochtitlan
Blue What was the most common job during the Middle Ages? Farmer
Blue What were hieroglyphs? Picture symbols
Blue When was the American Civil War? 1861-1865
Blue When was the Iraq War? 2003-2011
Blue When was the Vietnam War? 1955-1975
Blue When was World War I? 1914-1918
Blue When was World War II? 1939-1945
Blue When were the Punic Wars? 264-146 B.C.
Blue Which Ancient Egyptian queen was born in 1370 BC? Nefertiti
Blue Which body of water played a major role in Ancient Egypt's development? The Nile
Blue Which book did ancient Egyptians believed helped souls navigate the afterlife? The Book of the Dead
Blue Which British monarch was known as 'Gloriana'? Elizabeth I
Blue Which British monarch was known as 'Longshanks'? Edward I
Blue Which British monarch was known as 'The Accountant'? Henry VII
Blue Which British monarch was known as 'The Boy King'? Edward VI
Blue Which British monarch was known as 'The Grandmother of Europe'? Queen Victoria
Blue Which British monarch was known as 'The Wisest Fool in Christendom'? James I
Blue Which British monarch was nicknamed 'Longshanks'? Edward I
Blue Which Chinese emperor was born in 259 BC? Qin Shi Huang
Blue Which continent was most affected by the Renaissance? Europe
Blue Which dynasty ruled in China from 221-206 BC? Qin Dynasty
Blue Which Egyptian pharaoh was born in 1303 BC? Ramesses II
Blue Which Egyptian pharaoh was born in 1342 BC? Tutankhamun
Blue Which Egyptian pharaoh was born in 1508 BC? Hatshepsut
Blue Which English king was born in 1157? Richard I of England
Blue Which English king was born in 1239? Edward I of England
Blue Which English king was born in 1284? Edward II of England
Blue Which English queen was born in 1485? Catherine of Aragon
Blue Which Ethiopian emperor was born in 1892? Haile Selassie
Blue Which event wiped out nearly half of Europe's population during the Middle Ages? The Black Death
Blue Which famous monument is referred to as 'The Lost City of the Incas'? Machu Picchu
Blue Which former Roman dictator was born in 100 BC? Julius Caesar
Blue Which French emperor was born in 1769? Napoleon Bonaparte
Blue Which French emperor was born in 1808? Napoleon III
Blue Which French queen was born in 1755? Marie Antoinette
Blue Which group of Mesopotamians were the first to establish writing? Sumerians
Blue Which historical figure completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean? Christopher Columbus
Blue Which historical figure developed many vaccines including those for rabies and anthrax? Louis Pasteur
Blue Which historical figure developed the 'Socratic' method of self-enquiry? Socrates
Blue Which historical figure developed the electric light bulb? Thomas Edison
Blue Which historical figure developed the theory of evolution? Charles Darwin
Blue Which historical figure founded the Academy in Athens? Plato
Blue Which historical figure helped avert a nuclear war during the Cuban missile crisis? John F. Kennedy
Blue Which historical figure is the central figure of Buddhism? Gautama Buddha
Blue Which historical figure is the central figure of Christianity? Jesus of Nazareth
Blue Which historical figure is the central figure of Islam? Muhammad
Blue Which historical figure led several Latin American countries to independence? Simon Bolivar
Blue Which historical figure ruled the Huns, who swept across Europe during the 5th century? Attila the Hun
Blue Which historical figure sought to defend Egypt from the expanding Roman Empire? Cleopatra
Blue Which historical figure was a Catholic nun who went to India to serve the poor? Mother Teresa
Blue Which historical figure was a Chinese politician, statesman, teacher and philosopher? Confucius
Blue Which historical figure was a French military and political leader? Napoleon Bonaparte
Blue Which historical figure was a Greek mathematician, scientist and inventor? Archimedes
Blue Which historical figure was a key figure in the Protestant Reformation? Martin Luther
Blue Which historical figure was a King of Macedonia? Alexander the Great
Blue Which historical figure was a military commander who extended the Roman Empire? Julius Caesar
Blue Which historical figure was an English mathematician and scientist? Sir Isaac Newton
Blue Which historical figure was an English poet and playwright? William Shakespeare
Blue Which historical figure was an Indian nationalist and politician? Mahatma Gandhi
Blue Which historical figure was an Italian scientist, artist and polymath? Leonardo da Vinci
Blue Which historical figure was Egypt's third pharaoh and ruled from 1279 BC to 1213 BC? Ramses II
Blue Which historical figure was Plato's student, but branched out into the physical sciences? Aristotle
Blue Which historical figure was Queen of Russia during the 18th century? Catherine the Great
Blue Which historical figure was the 3rd President of the United States? Thomas Jefferson
Blue Which historical figure was the American boxer and activist known as 'The Greatest'? Muhammad Ali
Blue Which historical figure was the first Emperor of Rome? Augustus
Blue Which historical figure was the first president of democratic South Africa in 1994? Nelson Mandela
Blue Which historical figure was the first President of the United States? George Washington
Blue Which historical figure was the first Roman Emperor to embrace Christianity? Constantine
Blue Which historical figure was the founder of the Persian Empire? Sonni Ali
Blue Which historical figure was the German inventor of the printing press? Johann Gutenberg
Blue Which historical figure was the leader of a non-violent civil rights movement? Martin Luther King Jr.
Blue Which historical figure was the longest serving female monarch in history? Queen Elizabeth
Blue Which historical figure was the nomadic warrior who united the Mongol tribes? Genghis Khan
Blue Which historical figure was the queen of Great Britain during the 19th century? Queen Victoria
Blue Which historical figures developed the first powered aircraft? The Wright Brothers
Blue Which Hun ruler was born in 395? Attila
Blue Which King of Israel was born in 990BC? Solomon
Blue Which land bridge did Native Americans use to get to present-day USA? Beringia
Blue Which Mesopotamian demigod and king is featured in an epic poem? Gilgamesh
Blue Which Mongol Empire khagan was born in 1162? Genghis Khan
Blue Which of the following animals is not represented in the Chinese calendar? Cockroach
Blue Which of the following animals spread the Black Plague? Rats
Blue Which of the following countries was conquered during the reign of the first four caliphs? Syria
Blue Which of the following foods was not a main part of the Maya people's diet? Chili
Blue Which of the following groups is not considered Mesopotamian? Greek
Blue Which of these animals was the most sacred in Ancient Egypt? Cat
Blue Which of these classic Renaissance instruments is closest to the guitar? Lute
Blue Which of these is not the name of city-state that was part of the Aztec Empire? Taipei
Blue Which of these men was a famous writer during the Renaissance? Machiavelli
Blue Which politician was known as 'Big Chief'? William Howard Taft
Blue Which politician was known as 'British Bulldog'? Winston Churchill
Blue Which politician was known as 'Dubya'? George W. Bush
Blue Which politician was known as 'FDR'? Franklin D. Roosevelt
Blue Which politician was known as 'Give 'Em Hell Harry'? Harry S. Truman
Blue Which politician was known as 'Honest Abe'? Abraham Lincoln
Blue Which politician was known as 'Ike'? Dwight D. Eisenhower
Blue Which politician was known as 'JFK'? John F. Kennedy
Blue Which politician was known as 'LBJ'? Lyndon B. Johnson
Blue Which politician was known as 'McNasty'? John McCain
Blue Which politician was known as 'Old Hickory'? Andrew Jackson
Blue Which politician was known as 'Silent Cal'? Calvin Coolidge
Blue Which politician was known as 'Slick Willie'? Bill Clinton
Blue Which politician was known as 'Snarlin' Arlen'? Arlen Specter
Blue Which politician was known as 'Teflon Tony'? Tony Blair
Blue Which politician was known as 'The Father of His Country (USA)'? George Washington
Blue Which politician was known as 'The Gipper'? Ronald Reagan
Blue Which politician was known as 'The Governator'? Arnold Schwarzenegger
Blue Which politician was known as 'The Great Communicator'? Ronald Reagan
Blue Which politician was known as 'The Great Emancipator'? Abraham Lincoln
Blue Which politician was known as 'The Iron Lady'? Margaret Thatcher
Blue Which politician was known as 'Tricky Dick'? Richard Nixon
Blue Which programs help assist Native tribes preserve their lands and cultural heritage? Tribal Preservation
Blue Which Roman emperor was born in 10 BC? Claudius
Blue Which Roman emperor was born in 12 AD? Caligula
Blue Which Roman emperor was born in 63 BC? Augustus
Blue Which Roman storyteller wrote Aeneid? Virgil
Blue Which Russian empress was born in 1729? Catherine the Great
Blue Which Russian Tsar was born in 1530? Ivan the Terrible
Blue Which Scottish queen was born in 1542? Mary
Blue Which United Kingdom queen was born in 1819? Queen Victoria
Blue Which United Kingdom queen was born in 1926? Queen Elizabeth
Blue Which United Kingdom queen was born in 1926? Queen Elizabeth II
Blue Which Venetian historical figure made ground-breaking journeys to Asia and China? Marco Polo
Blue Which West African city was a major trade center? Timbuktu
Blue Who developed the World Wide Web? Tim Berners-Lee
Blue Who did Christopher Columbus claim the Caribbean region for? The Spanish
Blue Who discovered penicillin? Alexander Fleming
Blue Who flew the first airplane in North Carolina in a flight lasting 12 seconds? The Wright Brothers
Blue Who invented the first diesel engine for a motor car? Rudolf Diesel
Blue Who invented the world's first printing press? Johannes Gutenberg
Blue Who is God reaching out to touch in Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel fresco? Adam
Blue Who was imprisoned before becoming the first black South African president? Nelson Mandela
Blue Who was the first African American US television host on The Nat King Cole Show? Nat King Cole
Blue Who was the first African American woman in space? Mae C. Jemison
Blue Who was the first American woman in space? Sally Ride
Blue Who was the first deaf and blind person to earn a bachelor's degree? Helen Keller
Blue Who was the first European from a major power to land in the Americas (now the Bahamas)? Christopher Columbus
Blue Who was the first Latina American woman in space? Ellen Ochoa
Blue Who was the first person to invent a reflecting telescope? Isaac Newton
Blue Who was the first player to hit 50 home runs in a single baseball season? Babe Ruth
Blue Who was the first reigning queen of England? Queen Mary I
Blue Who was the first woman in space? Valentina Tereshkova
Blue Who was the first woman to be appointed Prime Minister in the UK? Margaret Thatcher
Blue Who was the first woman to be nominated for president by a major US political party? Hillary Clinton
Blue Who was the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean? Amelia Earhart
Blue Who was the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize? Marie Curie
Blue Who were the first men to build models for electricity generators? Faraday and Henry
Blue Who were the first men to walk on the moon as part of the Apollo moon landing program? Armstrong and Aldrin
Blue Why was the Great Wall of China constructed? To protect territory
Green About how many years did the ancient Egyptian civilization last? 3000
Green At it's peak the Indus Empire is believed to have a population of? 5 million
Green During whose reign were the Hanging Gardens of Babylon supposedly constructed? Nebuchadnezzar II
Green How was Italy divided in the beginning of the Renaissance? City-states
Green In the Middle Ages, a knight was usually a trained son of a...? Noble or landowner
Green In the United States alone, there is a recorded population of how many Native Americans? 5 million
Green In what century did Soren Kierkegaard live and die? 19th
Green In which battle was Attila, king of the Huns defeated? Catalaunian Plains
Green Tangaroa, Tu and Lono are considered to be what in Polynesian culture? Gods
Green The earliest ancestors of modern Native Americans were known as what? Paleo-Indians
Green The Great Wall of China was built to keep out which of the following tribes? Tangut and Mongol
Green The Indus Civilization is classified under what age? Bronze
Green The Native Americas were finally granted citizenship in 1924 under what act? Indian Citizenship Act
Green The period of peace and prosperity in ancient Rome is known as? Pax Romana
Green The tall tower at the center of a medieval castle was called a? Keep
Green What city did the Renaissance start in? Florence
Green What did Shi Huangdi have created to protect him when he died? Terracotta warriors
Green What document stated that the king was not above the law? The Magna Carta
Green What does Charlemagne's (the Emperor of Rome) name mean? Charles the Great
Green What French king was born in 1553? Henry IV of France
Green What kind of homes did most people in Mesopotamia live in? Mud brick houses
Green What language was the word 'Renaissance' translated from? French
Green What Muslim dynasty succeed the leadership of the first four caliphs? Umayyads
Green What religion did the Spanish try to teach the Mayans? Catholicism
Green What religion spread to China via the Silk Road? Buddhism
Green What religion spread to China via the Silk Road? Islam
Green What religion was adopted by the Soninke people, initially because of trade? Islam
Green What term describes a pirate operating in the Caribbean? Buccaneer
Green What traditional Polynesian dance of New Zealand involves strong, war-like gestures? Haka
Green What two city states fought in the Peloponnesian War? Athens and Sparta
Green What two professions did the Songhai primarily consist of? Priests and farmers
Green What was the first post-colonial Pacific nation to gain independance from New Zealand? Samoa
Green What was the god Anubis responsible for? Protecting the dead
Green What was the period of peak artwork of the Renaissance called? High Renaissance
Green What were foreigners called during the Middle Ages? Barbarians
Green When did the Renaissance begin? 1400
Green When did the Soviet-Afghan war take place? 1980-1988
Green When was the Iran-Iraq War? 1980-1988
Green When was the Syrian Civil War? 2011-present
Green When was the War of Terror? 2001-present
Green When was the War on Terror? 2001-present
Green When were the Crusades? 1095-1291
Green When were the Middle Ages? 500 AD to 1500 AD
Green Where was the Kingdom of Kush located? Nubia
Green Which Bahamian people did Christopher Columbus meet on his first voyage to the Caribbean? Lucayans
Green Which board games, like senet and backgammon, did Mesopotamians play? Royal Game of Ur
Green Which British king was born in 1738? George III of the UK
Green Which British monarch was known as 'Brandy Nan'? Queen Anne
Green Which British monarch was known as 'Curtmantle'? Henry II
Green Which British monarch was known as 'Old Coppernose'? Henry VIII
Green Which British monarch was known as 'The Merry Monarch'? Charles II
Green Which British monarch was known as 'The Nine Days Queen'? Lady Jane Grey
Green Which country did not gain its independence from Britain? Puerto Rico
Green Which dynasty ruled in China from 1368-1644? Ming Dynasty
Green Which dynasty ruled in China from 1644-1912? Qing Dynasty
Green Which English king was born in 1386? Henry V of England
Green Which English king was born in 1633? James II of England
Green Which famous Carthaginian military leader fought in the second Punic War? Hannibal
Green Which Frank king was born in 742? Charlemagne
Green Which French and English queen was born in 1122? Eleanor of Aquitaine
Green Which French king was born in 1544? Francis II of France
Green Which Greek physician established an oath of ethics that still influences modern medicine? Hippocrates
Green Which group of people founded the Ghana Empire? Soninke
Green Which historical figure inspired the Dauphin of France to renew the fight against England? Joan of Arc
Green Which historical figure is worshipped as the eighth incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu? Sri Krishna
Green Which historical figure lead the Bolsheviks during the Russian Revolution in 1917? Vladimir Lenin
Green Which historical figure led the US through the Great Depression and World War II? Franklin D. Roosevelt
Green Which historical figure made many trips to the Americas, including a search for El Dorado? Sir Walter Raleigh
Green Which historical figure was an influential Roman Catholic priest and philosopher? Thomas Aquinas
Green Which historical figure was born in 1512 and was the Queen of England and Ireland? Catherine Parr
Green Which historical figure was the 16th President of the United States? Abraham Lincoln
Green Which historical figure was the leader of the Arabs during the Crusades? Saladin
Green Which historical figure was the Prime Minister of Great Britain during the World War II? Winston Churchill
Green Which Iranian shah was born in 1919? Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
Green Which member of the Mughal Dynasty was born in 1483? Babur
Green Which of the following crops was extremely important to the Aztecs? Maize
Green Which of these families was very important to the Renaissance? The Medicis
Green Which of these is not a groups who inhabited the Caribbean before the Europeans' arrival? Sturlungar
Green Which politician was known as 'His Accidency'? John Tyler
Green Which Polynesian country is the only one to retain a traditional monarch? Tonga
Green Which Polynesian island was used by the Allies during World War II? Bora Bora
Green Which queen of England and Ireland was born in 1516? Mary I of England
Green Which Roman emperor was born around 272-284? Constantine the Great
Green Which Roman general was the father of Cleopatra's first child? Julius Caesar
Green Who built most of the universities that provided education during the Middle Ages? The Catholic Church
Green Who built the Trojan Horse? The Greeks
Green Who developed the first messaging system through telegraph wires? Samuel Morse
Green Who is the feathered serpent god in Mayan religion? Kukulcan
Green Who was ancient Egypt's last pharaoh? Cleopatra VII
Green Who was the first African American to become a Supreme Court justice? Thurgood Marshall
Green Who was the first chair of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights? Eleanor Roosevelt
Green Who was the first female US Supreme Court Justice? Sandra Day O’Connor
Green Who was the first person to be awarded a perfect 10.0 in gymnastics at the Olympic Games? Nadia Comaneci
Green Who was the first person to cross the Antarctic Circle? Captain James Cook
Green Who was the first to circumnavigate the world by boat? Ferdinand Magellan
Green Who was the first woman to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Literature? Edith Wharton
Green Who was the first woman to serve on the US Supreme Court? Sandra Day O'Connor
Red When was the Continuation War? 1941-1944
Red Which monarch of the Timurid Empire was born in 1336? Timur
Red Who was the first to launch the steamship Great Western for transatlatic its services? Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Yellow According to surveys, what percentage of native Americans live outside of reservations? 0.78
Yellow Between 220-280, China was divided into Wei, Shu and Wu, otherwise known as ____. The Three Kingdoms
Yellow The Inca's reading system of knotted cords is known as what? Quipus
Yellow The Indus Empire extended from NE Afghanistan to Pakistan and the NW region of where? India
Yellow What led to the fall of the Mali Empire? Mansa Musa's death
Yellow What prize was given to winners of the Olympic Games? A crown of olive leaves
Yellow When was the Eighty Years' War? 1568-1648
Yellow When was the Mexican Revolution? 1911 - 1920
Yellow When was the Spanish Civil War? 1936-1939
Yellow Which angel is believed to have visited Muhammad? Gabriel
Yellow Which Chauhan dynasty king was born in 1149? Prithviraja III
Yellow Which dynasty ruled in China from 1600-1050 BC? Shang Dynasty
Yellow Which dynasty ruled in China from 220-589? Six Dynasties
Yellow Which Greek King of Macedon was born in 356? Alexander the Great
Yellow Which historical figure was born in 500 BC and was the founder of the first Persian Empire? Cyrus the Great
Yellow Which historical figure was the founder of the Mughal Empire on the Indian subcontinent? Babur
Yellow Which historical figure was the frist Indian Prime Minister? Jawaharlal Nehru
Yellow Which Indian ruler was born in 1630? Shivaji
Yellow Which king of Wessex prevented the Danes from taking over England in the 9th century? Alfred
Yellow which planet did the mayan associate with war? venus
Yellow Which Ptolemaic Kingdom queen was born in 69 BC? Cleopatra
Yellow Which Russian emperor was born in 1845? Alexander III of Russia
Yellow Which Scottish king was born in 1566? King James I
Yellow Which slap dance is traditionally performed by a group of Samoan men usually with no music? Fa'ataupati
Yellow Which Spanish explorer arrived in Mexico in 1519? Hernán Cortés
Yellow Which Spartan queen is the reason for the Trojan War of 1180 BC? Helen
Yellow Which tribe claims their ancestors climbed up through underground chambers called kivas? Hopi
Yellow Who was the first person to reach the South Pole? Roald Amundsen
Yellow Who was the first woman to compete in the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500? Janet Guthrie
Yellow Who was the leader of Sparta in 540 BC? Leonidas