History Quiz #5 Answers

History Quiz

Here are the answers to History Quiz #5…

1. Who discovered the Islands of Hawaii in 1778?

A. Captain Cook

2. The Allied landings at Normandy in 1944 were known as Operation what?

A. Overlord

3. Known to have existed in 1096, which University is the oldest in the World?

A. Oxford

4. The shortest War in history lasted for between 38 and 45 minutes in 1896, it was fought between the United Kingdom and which Southern African country?

A. Zanzibar

5. In which decade of the 20th Century did the volcano Mount Versuvious erupt devasting Naples?

A. 1900’s

6. Which British pre-decimal coin was worth to 2 Shillings?

A. Florin

7. Goose Green was the first battle in which war?

A. Falklands War

8. In what year was the Berlin Wall built?

A. 1961

9. Before 2012, what year did Britain last host the Summer Olympics?

A. 1948

10.  Who was the first Monarch to live at Buckingham Palace?

A. Queen Victoria


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