To please Queen Amyitis, who was from verdant Medea, Nebuchadnezzar built a hanging garden in what ancient desert kingdom?
Which American singer was born in 1979?
Betty Williams and Mairead Corrigan shared the Nobel Peace Prize in the 1970s for their work on bridging the gap between two warring communities. In the 1990s, John Hume and David Trimble shared the prize for ending the conflict. Where?
Who was Jane Austen?
Imelda Marcos was famous for her many shoes but of which country was she First Lady?
Which currency came about following the 1992 signing of the Maastricht Treaty?
What was the name of the first atomic powered submarine?
Which two nations fought for control of North America in the French and Indian War?
What type of government prevailed in Cuba from 1970 into the 21st century?
Which Asian country exploded a nuclear bomb underground in 2013?