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Interesting International Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Who named a city after his horse Bucephalus?
A: Alexander the Great.

Napoleons mothers name was what?
A:  Laticia.

San Francisco became the first US city to do what in 1982?
A:  Ban the sale and  possession of handguns.

What hath God Wrought was first message sent by whom in 1844? A: Samuel Morse, from Washington to Baltimore.

In which country was Auschwitz located?
A: Poland.

What famous explorer's  last words were "I have not told half of what I saw"?
A:  Marco Polo.

In ancient Rome what could be candida, picta, pulla or virilis?
A:  Styles of Togas.


What was banned by law in the 16th and 17th centuries in Venice?
A: High heels because prostitutes were drowning.

Jason sailed in the Argo, but who steered the ship?
A:  Argus

Socrates wife's name was what?
A:  Xanthippe

Shingle was the code name for what World War II Allied landing?
A:  Anzio.

What wood was Jesus' cross supposed to be made out  of?
A:  Mistletoe.

What Scottish clan were traitors and caused the Glencoe massacre?
A:  Campbells.

In what city was the first public opera house opened?
A: Venice.


Rousseau the French philosopher hid in alleys doing what?
A:  Mooning passers by.

The word athletics comes from the Greek athlos meaning what?
A:  Contest.

In 1991 Leonid Kravchuk became president of where?
A:  Ukraine

What would cause Ancient Egyptians to shave their eyebrows?
A: In mourning for the death of a cat.

Count de Grisly was the first person to perform what magic trick in 1799?
A:  Saw woman in half.

What Biblical city was the code name for the RAF bombings of Hamburg in World War II?
A:  Gomorrah

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