1 - In what year did a Wall Street crash start the "Great Depression"?
2 - What was the first capital of ancient Egypt?
3 - What palace is shown below?
4 - What was Ferdinand de Lesseps's greatest achievement?
5 - Which of these modern-day areas did Rome not completely conquer?
6 - What U.S. naval commander signed the Treaty of Kanagawa in 1854, opening Japan to the west for the first time?
7 - What is the latest state to join the United States, bringing the number to 50?
8 - Why was Greenland called Greenland?
9 - Where was the largest Jewish state in history located?
10 - Of which country was Salazar dictator?
11 - Fifteen-century ruler Vlad III Dracula ('Vlad the Impaler') is best remembered today for inspiring Bram Stoker's novel Dracula. What land did he rule?
12 - Which Roman Emperor converted to Christianity, legalised and supported it though never made it the official religion?
13 - In 1945, an Allied conference decided the partition of Germany in four occupation zones. Where was that conference held?
14 - How many U.S. Presidents were assassinated during their terms in office, and who were they?
15 - Which of those territories was never under European control during the 19th century?
16 - Where was Christopher Columbus from?
17 - From which Macedonian general was Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt, descended?
18 - Who was Premier of the Soviet Union in the Cuban Missle Crisis?
19 - Which sultan extended the Ottoman Empire to within 90 miles of Vienna, which he unsucessfully beseiged?
20 - What happened in France in 1789?