Toys & Games Quiz

First discovered in Iraq, and dating to the third millennium BC, the Royal Game of Ur is a precursor to which modern board game?…

China Quiz

Which legendary leader established the Xia dynasty in c.2070 BC, inaugurating dynastic rule in China?…

Remarkable Stones Quiz

The historic boundary-marker known as the London Stone, indicating the downstream limits of the City's jurisdiction, is located at which point on the Thames Estuary?…

Shipwrecks Quiz

Located in 1985, the wreck of the Titanic lies how far below the surface of the Atlantic?…

Immigration Quiz

What name is given to the chalk ridge that once provided a land connection between England and France?…

Volcanoes Quiz

In which year did the eruption of Mount Vesuvius bury Pompeii and Herculaneum under ash and mud?…

Against the Odds Quiz

At which narrow pass did a small Greek force including 300 Spartans fight a heroic rearguard action against a substantially larger Persian army in 279 BC?…

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