241+ History Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

Where did the Eagle bone whistle originate?
Mandan
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What title does the leader of Canada hold?
Prime Minister
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Collectively, Medusa and her sisters were known as the what?
Gorgons
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What war was said at the time to be "the war to end all wars"?
World War I
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In which year of the 1900's did the Japanese army invade Manchuria?
1931
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In what year did the Korean War end?
1953
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Which continent was devastated by an enormous tsunami in December of 2004?
Asia
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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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What famous WWII battle between the Germans and Allies began on December 16, 1944?
Battle Of The Bulge
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What were famous Australian bushranger Ned Kelly's last words?
Such Is Life
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In what years did the Mariposa War go on?
1850-1851
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In 1906, a call for higher vitamin intakes was made to decrease outbreaks of which ailments?
Scurvy And Rickets
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Who was Elizabeth Cochrane Seaman better known as?
Nellie Bly
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From which country was Evita Peron?
Argentina
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Which couple is credited with forming the nation of Spain?
Ferdinand And Isabella
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Winston Churchill ordered the restocking of which animal at Gibraltar in 1942?
Barbary Ape
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Which nation established dominion over South Africa in 1902?
Great Britain
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In 1952's Operation Ivy, what type of object was "Mike"?
Hydrogen Bomb
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What is the name given to the ancient Sumerian form of writing?
Cuneiform
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The study of the past is called?
History
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Which President of South Africa ordered Nelson Mandela's release from prison?
De Klerk
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The acronym "EU", when referring to a group of European nations, stands for what?
European Union
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What organization founded in 1949 is represented by the acronym NATO?
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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Who was the first Chinese leader to use the term "Emperor" or "Huang Ti"?
Chin Shih Huang
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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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