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Welcome to History Quiz #18…

1. Which King of England was crowned on Christmas Day?


2. Which treaty, signed in 1957, established the European Economic Community?


3. Which opened first the Eiffel Tower or the Blackpool Tower?


4. The houses of York and Lancaster fought which war?


5. How many children did Queen Victoria have?


6. The industrial revolution began in which century?


7. What was the codename for the evacuation of Dunkirk in 1940?


8. Who was Umberto II?


9. What was the name of the ship that brought news of the Battle of Trafalgar back to Britain?


10. Where did the Bevin Boys work?

 

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Welcome to History Quiz #17, all about the US of A.

1. In what year was the declaration of independence signed?


2. Juliette Gordon Low established which young women’s organisation in 1912?


3. Which two factions fought in the American Civil War, between 12th April 1861 and 9th April 1865?


4. Who famously refused to give up her bus seat on 1st December 1955?


5. Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?


6. Who was the first president to live in the White House?


7. Where did the Molasses disaster occur in 1919?


8. The Battle of Saratoga was the turning point in which war?


9. Which car was released by Henry Ford in 1908?


10. Which US Presidents inauguration was the first to be televised?

 


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Welcome to History Quiz #16…

In what year…

1. Did Yuri Gagarin become the first human to journey into outer space?


2. Did the Titanic sink whilst on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York?


3. Did the Spice Girls achieve their first number one hit?


4. Did the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II take place?


5. Did the last few US soldiers leave South Vietnam as Saigon fell to communist forces?


6. Did Alexander Fleming discover penicillin, the worlds first antibiotic?


7. Did prohibition end in the US?


8. Did the first FIFA World Cup take place?


9. Did the first Gulf War start?


10. Was the Berlin Wall demolished?

 

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Welcome to History Quiz #15…

1. Sir Edmund Hillary, alongside Sherpa Tenzing, was the first to reach the summit of Mt Everest, what nationality was he?


2. Who was the architect who ‘rebuilt London’ after the Great Fire of 1666?


3. Which iconic board game was launched by the Parker Brothers in 1935?


4. The Dutch East Indies was the former name of which modern day country?


5. Which Nobel prize were both Benito Mussolini and Josef Stalin nominated for?


6. In which century was Great Wall of China completed?


7. Which Queen of the British Celtic Iceni led a revolt against the Romans in AD60?


8. Where did the Velvet Revolution of 1989 take place?


9. Which king was executed during the English Civil War?


10. Which planet was discovered in 1846?

 


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Welcome to History Quiz #14…

1. Which Roman Emperor’s last words were ‘I am still alive’?


2. Who was the founder of the FBI?


3. How many king Louis’s of France have there been?


4. Which mountain is home to Zeus and Hera?


5. Who succeeded Hitler as leader of the Third Reich?


6. What was Jane Austen’s first published novel?


7. Who was the first British monarch to abdicate?


8. Sir Alan Cobham was a pioneer in which field?


9. Which was Scotlands first university?


10. By what name was the 17th century zealot Matthew Hopkins known?

 

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Welcome to History Quiz #13…

1. Where was Napoleon Bonaparte born?


2. The controversial film ‘Birth of a Nation’, which was released in 1915, was used as a recruiting tool for which organisation?


3. Who sent the Spanish Armada to England in 1588?


4. Dr Martin Luther King Jr gave his famous ‘I have a dream’ speech on the steps of which Washington DC landmark?


5. Who led the Scottish army to victory over the English at the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314?


6. Who did Gavrilo Princip assassinate in 1914?


7. Which American president was in power during the ‘Black Thursday’ Wall Street crash?


8. ‘Magna mortalitas’ is an alternative name for what?


9. Which Roman God was the father of Romulus and Remus?


10. Two centuries of what was instigated when Pope Innocent VIII published the papal bull ‘Summis Desiderantes Affectibus’ in 1484?

 


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Welcome to History Quiz #12…

1. Name the four US Presidents carved into Mt Rushmore?


2. Which Royal Navy Ship rushed back to England in 1805 with the news of the British victory at the Battle of Trafalgar?


3. In 1893, which country became the first to give women the right to vote?


4. What was the name of the plane that dropped the first atomic bomb on 6 August 1945?


5. What was the name of the infamous Cambodian revolutionary and politician that governed Cambodia as the Prime Minister of Democratic Kampuchea between 1975 and 1979?


6. Who became the first mayor of London in 2000?


7. Which country was previously known as the Dutch East Indies?


8. Which country did Vietnam gain independence from in 1954?


9. Canadian Captain ‘Arthur ‘Roy’ Brown’ is credited with shooting down which legendary pilot?


10. In which country did the Mau Mau rebellion occur in the 1950s?


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Welcome to History Quiz #11…

1. The Country of Burma changed its name to what in 1989?


2. In what year did the Battle of Trafalgar take place?


3. In 1814 George Stephenson invented what, that changed the landscape of transportation?


4. Harriet Quimby became the USA’s first licensed female what in 1911?


5. Which Carthaginian General was famous for his use of Elephants during Battle?


6. Who did the US purchase the State of Alaska from in 1867 for $7.2 milion?


7. In what year was Queen Elizabeth II born?


8. Who assissinated Abraham Lincoln in 1865?


9. Which Colonel attempted to steal the Crown Jewels in 1671?


10. In what year did the Chernobyl Nuclear disaster occur?

 


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Welcome to History Quiz #10…

1. In which century did 10 Downing Street become the official residence of the Prime Minister of Great Britain?


2. Which part of Berlin was enclosed by the wall?


3. The Battle of Bosworth Field was the last significant battle of which series of civil wars?


4. Who was the last Tsar of Russia?


5. In 1863 Abraham Lincoln delivered which infamous speech?


6. Which English king died in 1066, leaving no heir to the throne?


7. What was the name of the mythological monster which had 9 heads?


8. Which long distance train first ran in October 1883?


9. Who found the entrance to Tutankhamun’s tomb in the Valley of the Kings in Nov 1922?


10. What was Nelson Mandela’s political party called?

 

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