What role did France's King Louis XIV play in a
ballet written especially for him?
At what age did Cleopatra take her first lover?
What was the toll charged when the 66,851-ton,
963-foot Queen Elizabeth II traveled through the Panama Canal in
What was the name of the ill-fated Titanic's
What country has diverted roads to avoid
disrupting "elf mounds"--communities of elves?
What nation was in one continent in 1902 and
another in 1903?
Swat, once a principality, is now part of what
Who ws the first woman head of stat in the
What body of water was originally called the
strait of the Eleven thousand virgins?
What is the lowest body of water on the earth?
Where in the world was the bridge of San
Luis Rey--immortalized by Thornton Wilder in his Pulitzer
Who was the first person other than royalty to
be portrayed on a British stamp?
What are the only two countries in the world
whose names begin with the letter Z?
What is the most common domestic animal on the
What river is the muddiest in the world?
What country was liberated by Bernardo
O'Higgins in 1818?
How tall is the Eiffel Tower?
Halloween is a remnant of an ancient Druid
celebration of what?
How many of the Great Lakes are in both the
United States and Canada?
What are the natives of Monaco called?
What percentage of the Sahara Desert is coved