1. Who defeated Adlai Stevenson in two successive US presidential races?

 1 : Intro to the question “1. Who defeated Adlai Stevenson in two successive US presidential races?…1. Franklin Roosevelt 2. Dwight Eisenhower 3. Ronald Reagan 4. Lyndon Johnson Ike beat Stevenson in 1952 and 1956.1. Who defeated Adlai Stevenson in two successive US presidential races? Dwight Eisenhower: I think you have found the answer of … Read more

3. This novel was written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and told the story of a woman who had committed the crime of adultery. As part of her punishment, she had to wear a giant red ‘A’ on her chest. What novel is this?

 1 : Intro to the question “3. This novel was written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and told the story of a woman who had committed the crime of adultery. As part of her punishment, she had to wear a giant red ‘A’ on her chest. What novel is this?…1. The Crucible 2. The Scarlet Letter 3. … Read more

4. I am now in a state that is the crossroads of the Revolutionary War. I have driven through Atlantic City and the towns of Somerville, Tenafly, Springfield, and Hoboken. Where am I?

 1 : Intro to the question “4. I am now in a state that is the crossroads of the Revolutionary War. I have driven through Atlantic City and the towns of Somerville, Tenafly, Springfield, and Hoboken. Where am I?…1. Maine 2. New Jersey 3. Connecticut 4. New York New Jersey is a dairy state and … Read more

5. Only one of these royal women felt the executioner’s axe on her neck. Which was the unfortunate Mary?

 1 : Intro to the question “5. Only one of these royal women felt the executioner’s axe on her neck. Which was the unfortunate Mary?…1. Mary, Queen of Scots 2. Queen Mary II (wife of William of Orange) 3. Queen Mary I 4. Mary of Teck Mary, Queen of Scots was executed in 1587 on … Read more

What discovery allowed for the translation of Egyptian hieroglyphics?

 1 : Intro to the question “What discovery allowed for the translation of Egyptian hieroglyphics?…When the Rosetta Stone was carved in 196 BCE, it was an unremarkable object, bearing an official statement from the priests of a temple in support of King Ptolemy V. The message was written in three different languages: ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, … Read more

An army of 8,000 what protects China’s first emperor?

 1 : Intro to the question “An army of 8,000 what protects China’s first emperor?…Qin Shi Huang, China’s first emperor, died in 210 BCE. Alongside his tomb were 8,000 incredibly detailed terracotta soldiers meant to protect him in the afterlife. Each soldier is different — with unique hairstyles, postures, and features. Farmers discovered the ancient … Read more

What ancient Inca city was rediscovered by the Western world in 1911?

 1 : Intro to the question “What ancient Inca city was rediscovered by the Western world in 1911?…To everyone except local residents, Machu Picchu was lost to time in the 15th century. With the guidance of locals, American explorer Hiram Bingham came upon the city in 1911, putting a spotlight on the now-famous site. At … Read more