Here are the answers to History Quiz #21…
1. In which mythical city did King Arthur hold court?
2. In which month of 1961 did Yuri Gagarin become the first human in space?
3. Who became president following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and was subsequently impeached by the House of Representatives for, amongst other things, his alleged violation of the Tenure of Office Act?
A. Andrew Johnson
4. How was Margaretha Geertruida MacLeod better known?
A. Mata Hari
5. Which species of bird appeared on the flags of Viking Chieftains?
6. Stan Laurel of ‘Laurel & Hardy’ was born in which country?
A. England (Hardy was born in the USA)
7. Who was the first member of the Royal Family to live in Buckingham Palace?
A. Queen Victoria
8. Who was mayor of London 4 times between 1397 and 1419?
A. Richard (Dick) Whittington
9. How old was William Shakespeare when he died? 42, 52 or 62?
10. The Great Chicago Fire which killed approximately 300 people and destroyed over 17,000 occurred in which decade?
A. 1870’s (1871)
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