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1. Nectanebo II was last pharaoh of Egypt's 30th Dynasty. He is often called the last native ruler of ancient Egypt, as subsequent pharaohs were all descendants of foreign conquerors. During Nectanebo's reign, Egypt was invaded and conquered by the Persian Empire. Some stories say he fled to Greece, and was the actual father of what famous historical figure?
2. There are many stories in the Bible about people being raised from the dead. The best known is that of Lazarus, whom Jesus raised from the dead four days after he had passed away. Where did this miracle take place?
3. Which Roman emperor, believed to be dead, made a sudden recovery and was then smothered to death by the commander of his own Praetorian Guard?
4. Henry VII must have thought he would get to enjoy being king after finishing off Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field. But in the 1490s he was very annoyed by a young man who claimed to be Richard, Duke of York, the younger son of the late Edward IV. By what name is this young man known to history?
5. This man combined two very different occupations: poet and spy. In addition to producing poetry, translating Ovid into English, and writing some of the most successful plays of his time, he was also a spy in Queen Elizabeth I's intelligence network. History says he died in 1593, but there are a great many people who believe that his death was staged, and that he survived, and continued to write - under the name of William Shakespeare. Who was he?
6. In 1866 a man who had been living in Australia under the name of Thomas Castro showed up in London, claiming to be the missing heir to a baronetage and a considerable fortune. For the next 12 years the case was argued in the courts, with Castro eventually being declared a fraud and sentenced to prison. What is this case usually called?
7. On January 13, 1903 a man who went by the names of David E. George and John St. Helen committed suicide in Enid, Oklahoma. As he was dying, he confessed that he was actually which infamous character from history?
8. On May 19, 1948 a man named J. Frank Dalton signed an affidavit claiming that he was, in fact, a famous outlaw who had supposedly been killed by Robert Ford over 60 years earlier. Who did Dalton claim he was?
9. On July 17, 1918 Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and his entire family were shot to death by the Bolsheviks in Yekaterinburg. Several years later a woman showed up in Germany claiming to be one of the princesses believed to have been killed in Yekaterinburg. Which one?
10. No quiz on this topic would be complete unless it contained a question about the most famous example of alleged survival of all. Despite the fact that there is overwhelming evidence that he died in 1977, which popular singer, sometimes known as "The King," has been sighted millions of times around the world since his reported demise?
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