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Trivia Question: True or False: India is the only country with the color orange on its flag? Answer: False Nine sovereign countries have orange in their flags. They are, in alphabetical order, Armenia, Bhutan, Cyprus, India, Ireland, Ivory Coast, Niger, Sir Lanka, and Zambia. Click Here To Take Today’s History Quiz   Yesterday’s “Trivia Question … Read more

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Trivia Question: What French explorer (for whom a car brand is named) founded the city of Detroit? Answer: Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac Cadillac constructed a fort in Michigan to act as a trading post and shelter against the elements. Over time, that fort would become the city of Detroit. The Cadillac Motor Company is … Read more

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Trivia Question: A statue of what mythological creature guards the Great Pyramids of Giza? Answer: A sphinx The Great Sphinx of Giza sits as a defender of the region it is named for. Though missing its nose, the Sphinx has otherwise remained standing for millennia. Many tons of durable limestone were employed in its construction. … Read more

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Trivia Question: What city in India had a prison known as “The Black Hole” where captives were held under dangerous conditions? Answer: Calcutta The Black Hole of Calcutta was built underneath the British emplacement of Fort William. After a fearsome rebellion, the fort’s British operators and their Indian allies were forced into the Black Hole … Read more

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Trivia Question: What Tom Sawyer author was born on and died on days when Halley’s Comet was visible? Answer: Mark Twain Mark Twain was born on November 30th, 1835, and died on April 21st, 1910. Halley’s Comet flew past the Earth on both of these days. Click Here To Take Today’s History Quiz   Yesterday’s … Read more