History - General Knowledge

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  • 1. 
    Who actually elected Thomas Jefferson President his first term?
    • A. 

      The Public

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      The House Of Representatives

    • D. 

      He Took Over For John Adams Because He Was Sick

  • 2. 
    In the United States, which of these "centuries" was the shortest?
    • A. 

      The 1900's

    • B. 

      The 1800's

    • C. 

      The 1700's

    • D. 

      Nonsense! All Are Equal Within A Day!

  • 3. 
    Who was the leading Polish Ace of WWII?
    • A. 

      B.M.Gladych

    • B. 

      Klaus Alakoski

    • C. 

      Stanislaw Skalski

    • D. 

      Siegfried Lemke

  • 4. 
    Besides being husband and wife, what other family relationship did Prince Charles and Lady Diana share?
    • A. 

      2nd Cousins

    • B. 

      No Relations At All

    • C. 

      11th Cousins

    • D. 

      Brother & Sister

  • 5. 
    Which country was the first to give women the right to vote?
    • A. 

      New Zealand

    • B. 

      South Africa

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 6. 
    What was the name of Herman Goering's pet lion cub during WWII?
    • A. 

      Mickey

    • B. 

      Baron

    • C. 

      Luftwaffe

    • D. 

      Caesar

  • 7. 
    What former member of Charter 77 became President of Czechoslovakia following the revolution freeing it from Russian control in 1989?
    • A. 

      Vaclav Havel

    • B. 

      Lech Walesa

    • C. 

      Alexander Dubcek

    • D. 

      Bela Kun

  • 8. 
    When and where was the first debate between George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore?
    • A. 

      University Of Illinois, On October 1st, 2000

    • B. 

      Cornell University, On October 5th, 2000

    • C. 

      Boston, On October 3rd, 2000

    • D. 

      Harvard University, On October 3rd, 2000

  • 9. 
    Where was the first women's rights convention held in the U.S. and in what year?
    • A. 

      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1776

    • B. 

      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1920

    • C. 

      Seneca Falls, New York, 1848

    • D. 

      Berkeley, California, 1968

  • 10. 
    What did Grover Cleveland say to Benjamin Harrison after losing the election to him?
    • A. 

      Mind The Furniture. I'll Be Back In Four Years

    • B. 

      I Never Liked You

    • C. 

      Liquor's In The Cabinet

    • D. 

      Welcome To Hell

  • 11. 
    On what day was Australia first settled by European people?
    • A. 

      June 4, 1668

    • B. 

      January 26, 1788

    • C. 

      April 15, 1770

    • D. 

      February 9, 1791

  • 12. 
    Where was the Battle of Shiloh fought?
    • A. 

      Mississippi

    • B. 

      Kentucky

    • C. 

      Tennessee

    • D. 

      Virginia

  • 13. 
    The Richard Nixon Presidential Library is located in which California city?
    • A. 

      Los Angeles

    • B. 

      Sacramento

    • C. 

      Yorba Linda

    • D. 

      Simi Valley

  • 14. 
    In World War II, what country was first to use parachute torpedoes called Motobombas?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 15. 
    Who ordered the largest mass execution in U.S. history?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson-Crow Massacre

    • B. 

      George Washington-Mandan Revolt

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson-Cherokee Onslaught

    • D. 

      Abe Lincoln-Dakota Uprising