Shopping Quiz

In which city did Michael Marks and Thomas Spencer open their first retail outlet in 1894?…

Rainforests Quiz

In 1947, it is believed that rainforest covered 14% of land on Earth. What percentage does it now cover?…

South America Quiz

To which other land mass is South America believed to have been joined before the break-up of the supercontinent Pangaea around 225 million years ago?…

Pacific War Quiz

How many Imperial Japanese aircraft took part in the attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941?…

Disasters Quiz

Palaeontologists have identified a 'Big 5' of extinction events. Which one saw the demise of all non-avian dinosaurs?…

Gold Quiz

Which book of the Bible describes the city of New Jerusalem as having streets 'made of pure gold'?…

Monasteries Quiz

Which saint, who established the tradition of Western monasticism, is now the patron saint of Europe?…

Lakes Quiz

Which Italian lake was the site of a major battle in 217 BC between a Roman army and Hannibal's Carthaginian forces?…

Japan Quiz

Some of the world's earliest pottery was produced in Japan around 13,000 BC. By what name is this period known?…

Archaeological Mysteries Quiz

Lord Carnarvon's death in 1923 prompted talk of a 'mummy's curse'. But what really caused the demise of the Tutankhamun expedition's financial backer?…

Queens Quiz

Catherine the Great ruled Russia for 34 years – but in what country was she born?…

Jacobites Quiz

The Jacobites were supporters of which Catholic king of England, Scotland and Ireland, deposed in the Glorious Revolution of 1688?…

Bridges Quiz

Built 6,000 years ago, the Neolithic timber trackways known as the Sweet Track and the Post Track are among Britain’s earliest known bridges. In which county can they be found?…

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