The Amazing Quiz On History

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who recorded the song "Scrap Your Fat" during WWII?
    • A. 

      Dinah Shore

    • B. 

      Pearl Bailey

    • C. 

      Doris Day

    • D. 

      Mildred Bailey

  • 2. 
    Which country was the third to have a satellite in orbit?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 3. 
    How did Australian Prime Minister, Harold Holt, die in 1967?
    • A. 

      He Was Electrocuted By A Fallen Electricity Line

    • B. 

      He Had A Heart Attack While In His Swimming Pool.

    • C. 

      He Is Believed To Have Drowned While Swimming

    • D. 

      He Was Killed In A Bizarre Plane Crash Near Ti Tree

  • 4. 
    Who was the architect that designed one of Washington's most famous structures "The Lincoln Memorial"?
    • A. 

      Daniel Chester French

    • B. 

      Daniel H. Burnham

    • C. 

      Marcus Henry

    • D. 

      Charles Silversides

  • 5. 
    On which islands did Britain explode two nuclear devices in May and June, 1956?
    • A. 

      The Monte Bello Islands

    • B. 

      The Falkland Islands

    • C. 

      The Ashmore And Cartier Islands

    • D. 

      The Galapagos Islands

  • 6. 
    In U.S. dollars, what was the price of a Ford Model A in 1927?
    • A. 

      1450

    • B. 

      550

    • C. 

      2980

    • D. 

      670

  • 7. 
    Who ran the Victory Waste Paper Company during WWII?
    • A. 

      Chesley Peterson

    • B. 

      Edwin Friendly

    • C. 

      Charles Bonesteel

    • D. 

      Ted Lawson

  • 8. 
    What German city manufactured the "Big Bertha" cannon in WWI?
    • A. 

      Frankfurt

    • B. 

      Hapsburg

    • C. 

      Essen

    • D. 

      Dusseldorf

  • 9. 
    Who was the head of the Office of Censorship in WWII?
    • A. 

      Byron Price

    • B. 

      Walter Kidde

    • C. 

      Myron Taylor

    • D. 

      Barnes Wallis

  • 10. 
    What was the first ship sunk by the German ship Graf Spee during WWII?
    • A. 

      Exeter

    • B. 

      Clement

    • C. 

      Africa Shell

    • D. 

      Streansalh

  • 11. 
    Which of the following Queens of England never set foot on English soil?
    • A. 

      Bloody Mary

    • B. 

      Berengaria

    • C. 

      Wallace Warfield Simpson Windsor

    • D. 

      Eleanor Of Acquitaine

  • 12. 
    In World War II, what country invaded East Timor on December 16, 1941?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 13. 
    John C. Calhoun served as vice-President for which two Presidents?
    • A. 

      J.Q. Adams And James Madison

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson And Martin Van Buren

    • C. 

      Zachary Taylor And Franklin Pierce

    • D. 

      J.Q. Adams And Andrew Jackson

  • 14. 
    In World War II, what country featured the commando group called "The Bold Ones"?
    • A. 

      Great Britain

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Norway

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 15. 
    What was the first Liberty Ship sunk by a submarine in WWII?
    • A. 

      Andrews Honchareko

    • B. 

      Washington Irving

    • C. 

      John Adams

    • D. 

      Richard Bland