General Trivia On History

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  • 1. 
    Which country did the "Zimmerman Note" directly affect?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Poland

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      USA

  • 2. 
    What country lost the most people in WWII?
    • A. 

      Poland

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      USA

  • 3. 
    Which marshal was head of Soviet forces at the end of WWII?
    • A. 

      G.F. Zakarov

    • B. 

      A.S. Timofeyev

    • C. 

      P.M. Zkyov

    • D. 

      G.K. Zhukov

  • 4. 
    Which killers were known as the "Hillside Stranglers"?
    • A. 

      Nathan Leopold And Richard Loeb

    • B. 

      Dean Corll And Wayne Hindley

    • C. 

      Ian Brady And Myra Hindley

    • D. 

      Kenneth Bianchi And Angelo Bueno

  • 5. 
    Who was the Colorado socialite who survived the Titanic and had a Broadway play written about her shortly after her death?
    • A. 

      Mary Tyler Moore

    • B. 

      Marlene Dietrich

    • C. 

      Molly Brown

    • D. 

      Mary Miles Minter

  • 6. 
    Which was the first nation with a predominantly black population to gain freedom from European colonial rule?
    • A. 

      Ethiopia

    • B. 

      Nigeria

    • C. 

      Jamaica

    • D. 

      Haiti

  • 7. 
    Where did Christopher Columbus die?
    • A. 

      Kingston, Jamaica

    • B. 

      Valladolid, Spain

    • C. 

      Genoa, Italy

    • D. 

      Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

  • 8. 
    What was the name of the plane former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt used on his first flight to Casablanca?
    • A. 

      Silver Goddess

    • B. 

      Dixie Clipper

    • C. 

      Southern Angel

    • D. 

      Lizzie

  • 9. 
    Who was the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize for literature in 1909?
    • A. 

      Sadie D. Samuels From United States

    • B. 

      Amy Leah Toups From United States

    • C. 

      Gerd Erikkson From Sweden

    • D. 

      Selma Lagerlof From Sweden

  • 10. 
    How long was Leningrad held under siege by the Nazis during WWII?
    • A. 

      Exactly 2 Years

    • B. 

      900 Days

    • C. 

      2 Months

    • D. 

      45 Days

  • 11. 
    What was the first U.S. warship sunk during WWII?
    • A. 

      Reuben James

    • B. 

      The Dorcester

    • C. 

      The Bibb

    • D. 

      The Pillsbury

  • 12. 
    What was dropped on Japan on July 27, 1945 during WWII?
    • A. 

      6,658 Tons Of Bombs

    • B. 

      Leaflets

    • C. 

      Incendiary Bombs

    • D. 

      Food Parcels

  • 13. 
    What U-boat captain sank the most ships during WWII?
    • A. 

      Erich Severeid

    • B. 

      Otto Kretschmer

    • C. 

      Richard Cunningham

    • D. 

      Wolfgang Luth

  • 14. 
    What U.S. submarine captain sunk the most ships during WWII?
    • A. 

      Samuel Dealey

    • B. 

      Shade Cutter

    • C. 

      Eugene Fluckey

    • D. 

      Richard O'Kane

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Addis Ababa

    • C. 

      Budapest

    • D. 

      Paris