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What is the “Horrible Histories” television series? “Horrible Histories” is a British live-action historical and musical sketch comedy series for children. It is based on Terry Deary’s popular book series. This quiz concentrates on questions like what is Rattus Rattus’s middle name, did Florence Nightingale invent a pie chart, did George I die on the toilet and do Vikings have horns on their helmets. You undeniably should complete this wacky but loveable quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What did Cliff Whitley call Florence Nightingale when she was interrupting him talking?

    • A.

      LampyHandy

    • B.

      LampyKnickers

    • C.

      LampyBottom

    Correct Answer
    B. LampyKnickers
    Explanation
    Cliff Whitley called Florence Nightingale "LampyKnickers" when she was interrupting him talking.

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  • 2. 

    What is Rattus Rattus' middle name?

    • A.

      Ratuip

    • B.

      Rat

    • C.

      Rattus

    Correct Answer
    C. Rattus
  • 3. 

    Florence Nightingale invented the pie chart?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Florence Nightingale did not invent the pie chart. This statement is false. Although Nightingale was a pioneer in the field of nursing and made significant contributions to healthcare, the invention of the pie chart is credited to William Playfair, a Scottish engineer and economist, who introduced it in the early 1800s. The pie chart is a graphical representation used to display data as a circle divided into sectors, with each sector representing a proportionate part of the whole.

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  • 4. 

    Who plays George lll in the song 'For King George'?

    • A.

      Matthew Banyton

    • B.

      Jim Howick

    • C.

      Ben Willbond

    • D.

      Simon Farnaby

    Correct Answer
    D. Simon Farnaby
    Explanation
    Simon Farnaby plays George lll in the song 'For King George'.

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  • 5. 

    George l died on the toilet. One other George did but who?

    • A.

      George ll

    • B.

      George lll

    • C.

      George Vl

    • D.

      George V

    • E.

      George Vl

    Correct Answer
    A. George ll
    Explanation
    The correct answer is George II. This can be inferred from the given information that George I died on the toilet and "One other George did but who?" implies that there is another George who also died on the toilet. Therefore, the only option that fits this criteria is George II.

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  • 6. 

    Vikings had horns on their helmets.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    They had nothing on their helmets-nice and plain is what i say!

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  • 7. 

    Queen Elisabeth wore the _____ first.  

    Correct Answer
    watch
    Explanation
    The given statement states that Queen Elisabeth wore something first. The only option provided is "watch," indicating that Queen Elisabeth wore a watch for the first time.

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  • 8. 

    Queen ________ was queen for only nine days.  

    Correct Answer
    Lady Jane Grey
    Explanation
    Lady Jane Grey was queen for only nine days because she was proclaimed queen after the death of Edward VI in 1553. However, her reign was short-lived as she was overthrown by Mary I, who claimed the throne as the rightful heir. Lady Jane Grey's brief reign is often referred to as the "Nine Days' Queen" in history.

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  • 9. 

    Queen Cleopatra went out with her younger brother.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement implies that Queen Cleopatra went out with her younger brother. Since there is no additional information provided, we can assume that the statement is true.

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  • 10. 

    What Greek goddess was the god of the sewers?

    • A.

      Nemesis

    • B.

      Aphrodite

    • C.

      Cloacina

    Correct Answer
    C. Cloacina
    Explanation
    Cloacina is the correct answer because she was a Roman goddess associated with the sewers and sanitation. In ancient Rome, Cloacina was worshipped as the guardian of the city's sewage system and was believed to ensure the proper functioning and cleanliness of the sewers. Her name is derived from the Latin word "cloaca," which means sewer or drain. While there were various Greek goddesses associated with different aspects of life, such as Nemesis (goddess of retribution) and Aphrodite (goddess of love), neither of them were specifically associated with sewers.

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