241+ History Trivia Questions

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The "Baker Rifle" was developed and used during which military action?
The Napoleonic Wars
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Which river is called "Rio Bravo" by Mexicans?
Rio Grande
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In what country did the Mau Mau Uprising take place?
Kenya
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Which African capital city was known during colonial times as Leopoldville?
Kinshasa
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Who became the President of South Korea in 1998?
Kim Dae Jung
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Lucrezia Borgia, the noblewoman of Victor Hugo's drama of the same name, was of what nationality?
Italian
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In what year did Great Britain defeat the Spanish Armada?
1588
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What Indian Prime Minister guided India through its early years of independence after 1947?
Jawaharlal Nehru
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What title does the leader of Canada hold?
Prime Minister
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Father Damien ministered to lepers on which Hawaiian Island?
Molokai
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What was the name of the anti-Castro group at the "Bay of Pigs"?
La Brigada
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Which country did NATO bomb in 1999 to try to end the war in Kosovo?
Serbia
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Where was Breakneck Ridge in World War II?
The Philippines
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What did Louis Braille invent?
A Writing System For Blind People
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What world leader was nicknamed "The Iron Lady"?
Margaret Thatcher
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How tall was the Berlin Wall?
11-13 Feet
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What Scottish creature was first spotted in 1933?
Loch Ness Monster
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At the end of his term in 1963, who was Australia's longest serving Prime Minister?
Robert Menzies
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In which century was World War I?
20th
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What breed of dog was Boatswain, Lord Byron's beloved dog?
Newfoundland
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Who was the last Filipino general to surrender to the Americans during the Filipino-American war?
General Miguel Malvar
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Established in 1930, the Hays Code dealt with decency in what medium?
Film
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How often does "Leap Year" happen?
Every Four Years
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What was the color of the "Ukrainian Revolution" of 2004?
Orange
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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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