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Quiz 9: History Trivia Quiz


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History Trivia Quiz Questions


  1. During which century did the Spanish Armada occur?

  2. In which country did the Battle of the Boyne take place between two crowned kings?

  3. Who preceded Thabo Mbeki as President of South Africa?

  4. Which war occurred between Great Britain and Argentina in 1982?

  5. King Richard I of England was commonly known as what?

  6. Can you unscramble the following word to reveal the time period that occurred after the Middle Ages: EASSINRNCEA?

  7. Who was President of the United States during the Cuban Missile Crisis?

  8. True or false: Ford produced an airplane nicknamed 'The Tin Goose'?

  9. Who was nicknamed 'The Iron Lady'?

  10. Operation Overload was the code name for which WWII battle?

  1. 'Farewell address to the nation' was the final public speech given by which American President?

  2. What year did Southern Ireland become independent?

  3. Who was the first poet to be buried in Poets' Corner of Westminster Abbey?

  4. On what date was the Declaration of Independence signed in 1776?

  5. Which American President officially named the White House?

  6. Where did the Battle of Trafalgar take place: Land, Sea or Air?

  7. Which WWII German fighter pilot is the most successful fighter ace in the history of aerial warfare?

  8. Who became the First Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States (FBI)?

  9. Can you unscramble the following word to reveal the name of a German war tank used during World War II: HNPARTE?

  10. How many times was Winston Churchill Prime Minister over the United Kingdom?