241+ History Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

What country did King Hussein rule?
Jordan
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Where will you find the Crown Jewels of England?
Tower Of London
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What type of government did the USSR have until 1991?
Communist
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Which Eastern European nation, formed in 1918, became separate countries in the 1990's?
Yugoslavia
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Who was the last Emperor of the Austro-Hungarian Empire?
Karl I
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What European theme park did French intellectuals hope to keep from opening in the 1990's?
Euro Disney
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What Egyptian monster feasts on the heart of someone unworthy of eternal life?
Ammut
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Who was in charge of the German Luftwaffe during World War II?
Hermann Goering
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What was the family name of the dynasty that ruled Byzantium from 1081-1185 A.D.?
Komnenos
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In WWII, what type of airplane did Marine ace Pappy Boyington fly?
F4U Corsair
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What country was ruled by General Manuel Noriega until 1989?
Panama
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In what Tahitian bay did Captain Cook first land?
Matavai Bay
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Into which body of water does the Yukon River discharge?
Bering Sea
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Mohandas Gandhi was a peace-loving man who led India to independence through what?
Non-Violence
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What major event took place in the United States on December 7, 1941?
Pearl Harbor Bombing
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What natural disaster struck the American Midwest in 1930?
The Dust Bowl
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Amelia Earhart was the first woman to do what?
Fly Solo Across The Atlantic
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The faces of what figures are featured on Mount Rushmore, which was completed in 1941?
Presidents
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In what year did the Korean War end?
1953
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Who was the first Prime Minister of Great Britain?
Robert Walpole
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In which of the following film sequels did Donald Trump appear?
Home Alone 2
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From which country was Evita Peron?
Argentina
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In what years did the Mariposa War go on?
1850-1851
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What broke up after President Gorbachev's resignation in 1991?
Soviet Union
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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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