241+ History Trivia Questions

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Who became Germany's leader upon the death of Adolf Hitler?
Admiral Karl Doenitz
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What new weapon appeared on September 15, 1916?
The Tank
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What Russian leader and his family were murdered in July 1918?
Czar Nicholas II
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Who assassinated the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Laurent Kabila, in 2001?
His Bodyguard
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What is the deadly disease that has afflicted European royalty?
Hemophilia
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Who did South Africa release in 1990 after over 27 years of imprisonment?
Nelson Mandela
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President Jimmy Carter was a member of what branch of the U.S. military?
U.S. Navy
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With what Russian spacecraft did the space shuttle Atlantis dock in 1995?
Mir
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What year was the battle of Bannockburn fought between the English and the Scots?
1314
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What European theme park did French intellectuals hope to keep from opening in the 1990's?
Euro Disney
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Mohandas Gandhi is known best as this?
World Leader
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During the Gallic Wars, who was the victor in the Battle of Alesia?
Julius Caesar
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What is the attempt to overthrow a government by force or at least interrupt its activities called?
Sedition
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What was the motto of the Hitler Youth in World War II?
Blood And Honor
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In what year did Australia become a federated nation?
1901
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What Egyptian monster feasts on the heart of someone unworthy of eternal life?
Ammut
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Which explorer led the first expedition that sailed around the world?
Ferdinand Magellan
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In what country did the Mau Mau Uprising take place?
Kenya
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By what name was the Albanian nun born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in 1910 later known?
Mother Teresa
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How many life boats were on board the Titanic?
20
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Easter Sunday 1916 saw a rebellion against British rule in what nation?
Ireland
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Who developed the M16/AR15 weapon system?
Eugene Stoner
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In what city did Princess Diana suffer her fatal car crash?
Paris
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How much did each of the RMS Titanic's anchors weigh?
15 1/2 Tons
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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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