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Knowing the time at which some important events occurred is a sign that you know your onions. Similarly, knowing how the events took shape. This quiz is based on events in the history of nations and popular personalities. While you enjoy your leisure, attempt this simple quiz, and test your knowledge!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When did Germany gain independence?

    • A.

      July 14, 1966

    • B.

      July 14 1789

    • C.

      March 21, 1902

    • D.

      June 12, 1903

    Correct Answer
    B. July 14 1789
  • 2. 

    When did Spain gain dependence? 

    • A.

      January 10 1469

    • B.

      March 13, 1793 

    • C.

      July 17, 1478

    • D.

      September 19, 1897 

    Correct Answer
    A. January 10 1469
    Explanation
    Spain gained independence on January 10, 1469. This date marks a significant event in Spanish history, as it is the year when the marriage of Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile took place. This union united the two powerful kingdoms of Aragon and Castile, which eventually led to the formation of modern-day Spain. The marriage also brought stability and strength to the region, allowing for the reconquest of the Iberian Peninsula from the Moors and the beginning of Spain's golden age.

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  • 3. 

    When did the 44th president of the United States assume office? 

    • A.

      July 13, 2008

    • B.

      January 20, 2009 

    • C.

      March 11, 2006

    • D.

      February 19, 2007

    Correct Answer
    B. January 20, 2009 
    Explanation
    On January 20, 2009, the 44th president of the United States assumed office.

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  • 4. 

    When was the office of the Chancellor of Germany created? 

    • A.

      1879

    • B.

      1867

    • C.

      1871 

    • D.

      1883 

    Correct Answer
    B. 1867
    Explanation
    The office of the Chancellor of Germany was created in 1867. This was a significant development in German politics as it marked the establishment of a central executive authority. The Chancellor became the head of government and played a crucial role in shaping the policies and direction of the country. This office was established as part of the North German Confederation, which eventually led to the formation of the German Empire in 1871. Hence, 1867 is the correct answer as it aligns with the historical timeline of Germany's political evolution.

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  • 5. 

    When did the first German chancellor assume office? 

    • A.

      1987

    • B.

      1867

    • C.

      1789

    • D.

      1897

    Correct Answer
    B. 1867
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1867. This is the year when the first German chancellor assumed office.

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  • 6. 

    When was the German empire established? 

    • A.

      1876 

    • B.

      1871 

    • C.

      1901 

    • D.

      1897 

    Correct Answer
    B. 1871 
    Explanation
    The German empire was established in 1871. This was the year when the various German states, including Prussia, Bavaria, and Saxony, unified under the leadership of Otto von Bismarck. The establishment of the German empire marked a significant turning point in German history, as it brought together a fragmented collection of states into a unified nation-state. The empire lasted until the end of World War I in 1918.

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  • 7. 

    When did the revolutionary period start in Germany?

    • A.

      1899

    • B.

      1928

    • C.

      1813 

    • D.

      1918

    Correct Answer
    D. 1918
    Explanation
    The revolutionary period in Germany started in 1918. This was a time of significant political and social change in the country, marked by the end of World War I and the abdication of the German Emperor. The German Revolution of 1918-1919 led to the establishment of the Weimar Republic, a new democratic government that replaced the monarchy. This period was characterized by political unrest, economic challenges, and the rise of political parties such as the Social Democrats and the Communist Party.

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  • 8. 

    Where was Alfred Nobel born? 

    • A.

      Portugal 

    • B.

      Poland 

    • C.

      Sweden 

    • D.

      Switzerland 

    Correct Answer
    C. Sweden 
    Explanation
    Alfred Nobel was born in Sweden.

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  • 9. 

    When was Angela Merkel born? 

    • A.

      February 18, 1951

    • B.

      January 21, 1959

    • C.

      July 17, 1954 

    • D.

      May 13, 1961 

    Correct Answer
    C. July 17, 1954 
    Explanation
    Angela Merkel was born on July 17, 1954.

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  • 10. 

    When was Emmanuel Macron born? 

    • A.

      July 17, 1976

    • B.

      May 17, 1969

    • C.

      June 19, 1971

    • D.

      December 21, 1977

    Correct Answer
    D. December 21, 1977
    Explanation
    Emmanuel Macron was born on December 21, 1977.

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