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History Quiz Questions 11

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History Quiz Questions 11

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  1. In 1942, who was promoted to Field Marshal in charge of the Afrika Korps?

  2. What invention did Percy Shaw obtain a patent for in 1934?

  3. Who was queen of the British Celtic Iceni tribe?

  4. Who invented the ballpoint pen?

  5. Who was the boy king of the 18th Egyptian dynasty?

  6. Who invented the printing press?

  7. Who commanded the Admiral Graf Spee during the Battle of the Plate?

  8. Who invaded the Iberian Peninsula in 711?

  9. Under the orders of Adolf Hitler, who designed the first VW Beetle?

  10. Tin Lizzie is a nickname for which old automobile?

  1. In which year did the American Civil War start: a) 1861 b) 1858 c) 1874?

  2. Who was the captain of the RMS Titanic?

  3. Which country is home to the ancient city of Troy?

  4. During which war was Winston Churchill captured and held prisoner?

  5. During which war did Florence Nightingale attend to wounded soldiers?

  6. Who was the first American astronaut in space?

  7. What was the first name of Horatia Nelson's daughter?

  8. Which beautiful building is Shah Jahan said to have built in memory of his beloved wife?

  9. During WWII, what was nicknamed the 'Doodlebug'?

  10. Which Greek God was given the Roman name 'Jupiter'?