241+ History Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

Where in England was the Magna Carta signed in 1215?
A Field Near Runnymede
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Queen Alexandra's father and brother were kings of what country?
Denmark
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Which war was concluded by the Treaty of Utrecht?
War Of Spanish Succession
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Which Australian Prime Minister mysteriously disappeared while swimming?
Harold Holt
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Which African capital city was known during colonial times as Leopoldville?
Kinshasa
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Whose famous tomb was opened in Egypt in 1922?
King Tut's
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In what years did the Mariposa War go on?
1850-1851
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Which two countries were involved in the Louisiana Purchase?
U.S. And France
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Golda Meir was Prime Minister of which Middle Eastern country?
Israel
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How many 20th century British Prime Ministers fathered children while in office?
One
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In what year did Alexander the Great conquer Egypt?
332 B.C.
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Who was the captain of the "Pinta" on Christopher Columbus' voyage in 1492?
Martin Alonso Pinzon
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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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What did the Russian people do with Vladimir Lenin's body after his death in 1924?
Displayed It Publicly
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What iconic car was produced by Volkswagen beginning in 1945?
Beetle
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What French heroine was burned at the stake in 1431?
Joan Of Arc
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What was published in Japanese newspapers every month from December 1941 to September 1945?
Declaration Of War
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What was the "Seven Foot Pilum" in the Roman arsenal of weapons?
A Javelin
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Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the Mexican defeat of which nation?
France
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Twenty-two months of negotiation and the 1998 Good Friday Agreement ended violence in what nation?
Northern Ireland
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Who was the first to be Governor of Hong Kong?
Sir Henry Arthur Blake
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What accessory did Zippo Manufacturing Company introduce in 1933?
Cigarette Lighter
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What currency does the former Soviet republic of Belarus use?
The Rouble
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What was Mahatma Gandhi's actual first name?
Mohandas
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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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