241+ History Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

What broke up after President Gorbachev's resignation in 1991?
Soviet Union
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What English weapon destroyed the French at Agincourt in 1415?
The Longbow
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Who assumed power as Prime Minister of Libya in 1970?
Muammar Al-Gaddafi
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Which item would you have been least likely to find in Iran in the late 1900's?
Budweiser
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Which form of Buddhism stressed meditation as a means to enlightenment?
Zen
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In which war were battles fought at Chrysler's Farm, Queenston Heights, and Lundy's Lane?
The War Of 1812
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In 1952's Operation Ivy, what type of object was "Mike"?
Hydrogen Bomb
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In what year did World War II officially begin?
1939
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Who did Leonid Brezhnev replace as the Soviet Premier in 1964?
Khrushchev
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Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?
Edmund Barton
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What country did General Manuel Noriega run in the 1980's?
Panama
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In which year of the 1900's did the Japanese army invade Manchuria?
1931
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Where did the Vikings first attack England?
Lindisfarne
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The infamous War of the Roses was mainly between which two English counties?
Lancashire And Yorkshire
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In what year did Australia become a federated nation?
1901
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Which country's subway system was paralyzed by a deadly nerve gas attack in 1995?
Japan
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Who is Temujin better known as?
Genghis Khan
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What color dresses do Chinese women traditionally wear on their wedding day?
Red
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On what Japanese cities did the U.S. drop atomic bombs in 1945?
Hiroshima And Nagasaki
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The "September Massacres" refers to the slaughter of political prisoners in what country?
France
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Britain annexed Hong Kong as a result of which war?
Opium War
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When did the third Punic War end?
146 B.C.
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Which country is Timbuktu in?
Mali
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To what British politician was Princess Diana directly related?
Winston Churchill
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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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