241+ History Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

What name did Jacques Cousteau call his main research vessel?
Calypso
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Who was the only U.S. Marine ace of the Korean War?
John Bolt
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What English weapon destroyed the French at Agincourt in 1415?
The Longbow
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Who was Odette Sansom in World War II?
Female British Spy
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The "Baker Rifle" was developed and used during which military action?
The Napoleonic Wars
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Who was Prime Minister of Canada during World War II?
William Lyon Mackenzie King
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What did ancient Sumerians use to construct their homes?
Sun-Dried Clay Bricks
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Which continent was devastated by an enormous tsunami in December of 2004?
Asia
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In which century was World War I?
20th
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Who were the two leaders of Chile's Independence movement from 1810 until 1818?
Bernardo O'Higgins And Jose De San Martin
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Besides Kent State, where did national guardsmen kill protesters during the Vietnam War?
Jackson State
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Which country speaks Spanish as its main language?
Mexico
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What birds protect the kingdom from the Tower of London?
Ravens
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On which date was William I crowned?
December 25, 1066
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Where is Fort Erie located?
Ontario
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In 1952's Operation Ivy, what type of object was "Mike"?
Hydrogen Bomb
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How many life boats were on board the Titanic?
20
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What was the name of Mussolini's Yacht in World War II?
Aurora
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Which famous British battle cruiser did the Bismarck sink?
Hood
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Gideon Sundback patented what clothes fastener in 1914?
Zipper
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What was the infamous Bloody Mary's occupation?
Queen
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Who first flew an airplane nonstop across the Atlantic?
John Alcock And Arthur Brown
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In what year did Australia become a federated nation?
1901
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What object, which debuted in 1949, is sometimes called a "45"?
An LP Single Record
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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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