241+ History Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

What is next in this sequence: era, period, ...?
Epoch
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How much did each of the RMS Titanic's anchors weigh?
15 1/2 Tons
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Princes Harry and William are members of what country's royal family?
The United Kingdom
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How many 20th century British Prime Ministers fathered children while in office?
One
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Who did Leonid Brezhnev replace as the Soviet Premier in 1964?
Khrushchev
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Father Damien ministered to lepers on which Hawaiian Island?
Molokai
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What is the term for the amount of money a government owes?
National Debt
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What revolutionary was expelled from Russia in 1929?
Leon Trotsky
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What title does the leader of Mexico hold?
President
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In 1762 Catherine the Great became czarina of which country?
Russia
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Which city was the first capital of Japan?
Nara
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Who did Churchill call the "American Carnot" in WWII?
George Marshall
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Kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany and Czar Nicholas II of Russia were related in what way?
Cousins
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Gideon Sundback patented what clothes fastener in 1914?
Zipper
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Who commanded the Allied forces for the D-Day invasion of Normandy in 1944?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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In what city did Princess Diana suffer her fatal car crash?
Paris
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Which U.S. President died in office in 1945, during World War II?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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Most terms that help to identify vulcanological events come from which language?
Hawaiian
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How deep was the wreck of the "Titanic" when it was discovered?
12,460 Feet Deep
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What was the Western front called in WWI?
The Sausage Machine
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In what year did Great Britain defeat the Spanish Armada?
1588
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Where were the first Olympic Games held?
Athens, Greece
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Who was Prime Minister of Canada during World War II?
William Lyon Mackenzie King
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Where did Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Josef Stalin discuss Europe's future in 1945?
Yalta
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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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