Quiz: Common Questions On History!

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Quiz: Common Questions On History!

Understanding history gives us an insight into how people behave and helps us learn about the wins and losses of the past. Did you know that there was a time that turkeys were worshiped? Some people and events are expected to know in history, and they are tested in the common questions in this trivia quiz on history! Try it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Janet Guthrie was the:
    • A. 

      First Woman Senator

    • B. 

      First Woman To Race At The Indianapolis 500

    • C. 

      First Woman In Space

    • D. 

      First Person To Score A 300 In Bowling

  • 2. 
    What land was called Caledonia by the Romans?
    • A. 

      Ireland

    • B. 

      Scotland

    • C. 

      Wales

    • D. 

      London

  • 3. 
    Laurent Kabila was leader of which country?
    • A. 

      Democratic Republic Of Congo

    • B. 

      Kenya

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 4. 
    Approximately how many civilians were killed on Malta during the Second World War's aerial bombardment?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      1500

    • C. 

      4500

    • D. 

      10000

  • 5. 
    I became leader of the "Flying Circus" air squadron after the combat death of the Red Baron, who am I?
    • A. 

      Edward Rickenbacker

    • B. 

      Werner Voss

    • C. 

      Ernst Udet

    • D. 

      Herman Goering

  • 6. 
    What country was severed from Iran in 1857?
    • A. 

      Afghanistan

    • B. 

      Jordan

    • C. 

      Syria

    • D. 

      Iraq

  • 7. 
    Which of these events took place in the 1980's?
    • A. 

      Iran-Iraq War Begins

    • B. 

      Khommeni Takes Power In Iran

    • C. 

      Shah Of Iran Exiled

    • D. 

      Students Seize U.S. Embassy In Teheran

  • 8. 
    Ferdinand Magellan discovered the Philippines in 1521, for what country?
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Great Britain

  • 9. 
    Which one of these inventions/discoveries came first?
    • A. 

      High-Temperature Super-Conductor

    • B. 

      Ecstasy

    • C. 

      Fiber-Tip Pen

    • D. 

      Self-Winding Clock

  • 10. 
    Who was credited with the invention/discovery of toilet paper in 1880?
    • A. 

      Georges Louis Lesage

    • B. 

      Professor Michael Faraday

    • C. 

      Nolan Bushnell

    • D. 

      British Perforated Paper Company

  • 11. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1981: CBS Anchorman Walter Cronkite Retires

    • B. 

      1950: North Korea Invades South Korea

    • C. 

      1975: King Humbert Of Italy Assassinated

    • D. 

      1962: Jamaica Becomes An Independent State

  • 12. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1989: Soviet Forces Leave Afghanistan

    • B. 

      1823: President Monroe Presents Monroe Doctrine

    • C. 

      1962: John Glenn Orbits Earth

    • D. 

      1835: Sanka Is Intoduced In Germany

  • 13. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1833: Work Begins On The Panama Canal

    • B. 

      1825: The Erie Canal In NY Is Completed

    • C. 

      1964: President Johnson Is Elected President

    • D. 

      1956: Prince Rainier Of Monaco Marries Grace Kelly

  • 14. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1961: The Berlin Wall Is Built

    • B. 

      1836: Iced Tea Introduced In US

    • C. 

      1826: Thomas Jefferson And John Adams Both Die

    • D. 

      1989: Exxon Valdez Runs Aground Spills Oil

  • 15. 
    Which of these year/events is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      1854: Republican Party Is Organized

    • B. 

      1850: Phone Answering Machine Is Invented

    • C. 

      1966: National Organization For Women Is Formed

    • D. 

      1845: Republic Of Texas Becomes The 28th State

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