241+ History Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

Who was the top Australian flying ace in WWI?
Robert Little
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Who became Labour Party Prime Minister of the U.K. with a landslide victory in 1997?
Tony Blair
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What English weapon destroyed the French at Agincourt in 1415?
The Longbow
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On what Japanese cities did the U.S. drop atomic bombs in 1945?
Hiroshima And Nagasaki
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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 Russian leader and his family were murdered in July 1918?
Czar Nicholas II
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The Richard Nixon Presidential Library is located in which California city?
Yorba Linda
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Who commanded the French army in India during the Seven Years War?
Dupleix
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The "Luftwaffe" was the name given to the air force of which country during World War II?
Germany
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What year did Ronald Reagan send American troops to Grenada?
1983
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Who was the WWI soldier that was also a poet?
Wilfred Owen
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Who succeeded Gamal Abdel Nasser as Egyptian leader?
Anwar Al Sadat
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What physical feature was a trademark of Mikhail Gorbachev, who led the Soviet Union from 1985-91?
A Birthmark
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Who went on a six-day "fast to the death" to protest British actions in 1932?
Mohandas Gandhi
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What is the term for the objective of not spending more money than is taken in by the government?
Balanced Budget
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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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Which was the last major offensive operation undertaken by elite German paratroopers in WWII?
Attack Against Crete
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Who won the Spanish-American War?
United States
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Who was the dictator of Romania from 1965 to 1989?
Ceausescu
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Who promoted the development of the Volkswagen "Beetle"?
Adolf Hitler
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November 11, 1921 marked the first anonymous burial at what famous U.S. cemetery?
Arlington National Cemetery
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The country Columbia was named for what famous explorer?
Christopher Columbus
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On October 11, 1999 the world population hit a milestone of how many?
Six Billion
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Who did Barack Obama marry in 1992?
Michelle Robinson
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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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