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Historical Fact Question Answer

You can ask ChatGPT any questions about historical facts and it will respond with the correct answer. ChatGPT is trained on a knowledge corpus of historical facts which includes Wikipedia and Encyclopedia Britannica among other sources.


Ask question related to a historical fact about any entity like a famous personality, book, movie, product, or place and related attributes like location, age, distance, size, or weight.

Here is an example of a simple prompt-completion sequence using ChatGPT. The human is asking a factual question. The model is asked to complete the question with the correct answer.

ChatGPT Prompt
Where is the great pyramid located?

ChatGPT responds with a completion which is based on the knowledge corpus used for training the model.

ChatGPT Completion

The Great Pyramid is located in Giza, Egypt.

Citing source of historical fact

You could get more information from ChatGPT like citing the source of the answer.

ChatGPT Prompt
Where is the great pyramid located? Cite the source of answer.

ChatGPT responds with a completion along with source of the answer.

ChatGPT Completion

The Great Pyramid is located in Giza, Egypt. Source:

List of historical facts

You could also get structured data as completion by asking for the type of structure to return as completion.

ChatGPT Prompt
List the 10 most popular pyramids and their locations.

ChatGPT responds with a completion which is a list of popular pyramids and their locations. Note that not all of them are located in Egypt.

ChatGPT Completion

  1. Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt
  2. Khafre's Pyramid, Egypt
  3. Menkaure's Pyramid, Egypt
  4. Djoser's Pyramid, Egypt
  5. Pyramid of the Sun, Teotihuacán, Mexico
  6. Pyramid of the Moon, Teotihuacán, Mexico
  7. El Castillo, Chichen Itza, Mexico
  8. Temple of the Sun, Peru
  9. Temple of the Inscriptions, Palenque, Mexico
  10. Bent Pyramid, Egypt

Create dataset of historical facts

You can create a dataset of historical facts related entities and their attributes.

Only respond using fenced code block with markdown which I can copy-paste 
to an editor. #(1)!

Tell me about the entity Mayan Civilisation. #(2)!
Create a table of few attributes of this entity in attribute name 
and value columns. Then create a table of 10 related entities with these 
attributes names as columns and values for each of the entities as rows.
  1. ✂ You can leave this out if you want to get the completion in a plain text format. In this case the table will be rendered in HTML.
  2. 💡 You can replace Mayan Civilization with any other historical entity.

ChatGPT responds with a completion which is a table of attributes and related entities as markdown in a fenced code block.

ChatGPT Completion

Mayan Civilisation

Attribute Name Attribute Value
Location Central America, present-day Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador and parts of Nicaragua
Time Period 2000 BC to 16th century AD
Religion Polytheistic, worshipped gods related to natural phenomena such as the sun, the moon, and agriculture
Writing System Hieroglyphic writing system, one of the few writing systems of the pre-Columbian Americas
Architecture Elaborate stone pyramids, plazas, palaces, and elaborate underground structures such as tombs and cisterns
Mathematics and Astronomy Highly advanced knowledge of mathematics and astronomy, including the use of zero as a place-holder and the calculation of a solar year to within five minutes
Art Highly developed art style, including elaborate murals, carvings, pottery, and weaving
Collapse The Mayan civilization declined and eventually collapsed in the 9th to 10th centuries, with reasons including environmental degradation, war, and societal problems

Related Entities

Entity Location Time Period Religion Writing System
Olmecs Mexico 1400 BC - 400 BC Polytheistic Undeciphered script
Teotihuacan Mexico 300 BC - 700 AD Polytheistic None
Aztecs Mexico 13th to 16th century AD Polytheistic Nahuatl writing system
Inca Empire South America 1438 AD to 1533 AD Polytheistic Quipu system of knots and colors
Toltecs Mexico 900 AD to 1168 AD Polytheistic None
Zapotecs Mexico 600 BC - 1521 AD Polytheistic Zapotec writing system
Mixtecs Mexico 300 AD - 1521 AD Polytheistic Mixtec writing system
Maya of Yucatán Mexico 600 AD to 1697 AD Polytheistic Hieroglyphic writing system
Chichimeca Mexico 900 AD to 1500 AD Polytheistic None
Purépecha Mexico 1000 AD to 1530 AD Polytheistic None