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The Suez Canal was opened on November 17, 1869, connecting which two seas?

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1. The Suez Canal was opened on November 17, 1869, connecting which two seas?
   Mediterranean and Red
   Atlantic and Pacific
   Red and Dead
   Dead and Mediterranean
   Mediterranean and Atlantic
2. What country is the Suez Canal in?
   Panama
   Suez
   Egypt
   Sudan
   England
3. What former emperor first proposed building the Suez canal?
   Catherine the Great
   William the Conqueror
   Stalin
   Napoleon
   Franz Ferdinand
4. Which government built the canal?
   United Kingdom
   France
   Israel
   Egypt
   Austria
5. What statue was originally meant for the canal?
   Eiffel Tower
   Big Ben
   London Bridge
   Pyramid of Giza
   Statue of Liberty
6. The Suez Canal Crisis happened after who nationalized the canal?
   Eden
   Stalin
   Nasser
   Truman
   Sadat
7. What war shut down the Suez Canal in 1967?
   Gulf War
   Lebanon War
   Iran-Iraq War
   Six Day War
   Yom Kippur War
8. What canal did de Lesseps try to build in 1881?
   Corinth
   Panama
   Erie
   Amsterdam
   Danube
9. What famous French designer was convicted on fraud and conspiracy during the 1880s construction of the Panama Canal?
   Eiffel
   Chanel
   Le Corbusier
   Givenchy
   Haussmann
10. When was the Panama Canal finally completed?
   1890
   1900
   1914
   1930
   1996



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