241+ History Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

In 2006, the Qinghai-Tibet railway launched a trial operation connecting which two countries?
China And Tibet
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Where were the first Olympic Games held?
Athens, Greece
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What was the name of the world's first computer?
ENIAC
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What was the period when machines took the place of hand tools called?
Industrial Revolution
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How did Nikita Khrushchev die?
Natural Causes
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What was the name of the anti-Castro group at the "Bay of Pigs"?
La Brigada
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What Egyptian monster feasts on the heart of someone unworthy of eternal life?
Ammut
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Whose famous tomb was opened in Egypt in 1922?
King Tut's
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What type of dog did Queen Elizabeth II of England call her favorite?
Corgi
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What Egyptian ruler sided with Mark Antony at the Battle of Actium?
Cleopatra
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Which European country was occupied by Britain from 1814 until 1964?
Malta
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D-Day is associated with which war?
World War II
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Who is considered the father of the modern Italian language?
Dante Alighieri
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Who was the Greek God of Love?
Eros
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How many U-boats did Germany lose in operations in World War II?
630
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In which Asian nation did 1900's Boxer Rebellion take place?
China
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What weapon dominated the Battle of Agincourt?
Longbow
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The "Luftwaffe" was the name given to the air force of which country during World War II?
Germany
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Where is Fort Erie located?
Ontario
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Which Axis leader was overthrown and arrested in July 1943?
Benito Mussolini
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Which German painter was sometimes court painter to King Henry VIII of England after 1536?
Hans Holbein The Younger
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Which Austrian psychiatrist penned "The Interpretation of Dreams" in 1900?
Sigmund Freud
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What is the deadly disease that has afflicted European royalty?
Hemophilia
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Which nickname was given to the skeleton of the Piltdown Man, discovered in 1912?
Missing Link
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History Trivia

Did you know that the Anglo-Zanzibar war of 1896 is the shortest war on record? It lasted just 38 minutes. Or how about the fact that Anthony Burgess, John F. Kennedy, C.S. Lewis and Aldous Huxley all died on the same day? In these history trivia questions and answers, you’ll learn enough about previous wars, battles, presidents, and influential figures to dominate other teams at your next pub quiz.


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