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Questions for History Quiz Three


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Questions for History Quiz Three


  1. What was the name of the fleet that launched an attack on England in May 1588?

  2. Which country did Iraq invade in 1990?

  3. At the Battle of Trafalgar, what was the name of Nelson's flagship?

  4. What was the name of the mistress of Adolf Hitler?

  5. What was the name of the first American president to be assassinated?

  6. Which of Henry VIII's wives is buried next to him?

  7. Who was the only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated?

  8. What was the name of the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic?

  9. During which year did Columbus discover America?

  10. Which leader famously said 'we shall fight them on the beaches'?

  1. Who was first to fly over the English Channel?

  2. In which year did the first Afghan war take place?

  3. With which country was the first China war fought against?

  4. In the year of 1981, which American spacecraft made its first flight?

  5. What was the name of the famous British Admiral who only had one eye?