History Quiz #4 Answers

History Quiz

Here are the answers to History Quiz #4…

1. Professor Alender Flemming discovered what in 1928?

A. Penicillin


2. ‘Utah’, ‘Omaha’, ‘Gold’, ‘Juno’ and ‘Sword’ were code names used for what?

A. Beaches for the D-Day landings


3. Which of Henry VIII wives survived?

A. Catherine Parr


4. What was the London Monument built to commemorate?

A. The Great Fire of London


5. The Great Famine or ‘Irish Potato Famine’ took place in which decade of the 19th Century?

A. 1840’s


6. Who led the Dambusters raid?

A. Guy Gibson


7. Which City was the first capital city of the United States?

A. New York


8. In what year did the last acts of capital punishment take place in the UK?

A. 1964


9. In Norse mythology who was the ‘God of Mischief’?

A. Loki


10. Which British monarch had the shortest reign on the throne, with just 9 days from 6th-15th July 1553?

A. Lady Jane Grey

 


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