Quiz: Can You Answer These Historical Questions? Part- II

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Quiz: Can You Answer These Historical Questions? Part- II

History is a blanket term that pertains to past events and the memory, discovery, collection, organization, presentation, and interruption of information about these events. History is the study of the past, but it is capable of affecting the present. History helps students to know from where we come. If you want to challenge yourself, complete this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     She was the first woman to take her seat in the British House of Commons. Who was she?
    • A. 

      Lucy Middleton

    • B. 

      Emmeline Pankhurst

    • C. 

      Nancy Astor

  • 2. 
    What quality is known as “the politeness of kings”?
    • A. 

      Generosity

    • B. 

      Punctuality

    • C. 

      Courtesy

  • 3. 
    And which activity is known as “the sport of kings”?
    • A. 

      Horse racing

    • B. 

      Yachting

    • C. 

      8-ball pool

  • 4. 
    What is the highest civilian award in the United States?
    • A. 

      The Presidential Medal of Freedom

    • B. 

      The Medal of Honor

    • C. 

      The Presidential Citizens Medal

  • 5. 
    What is the more common name for this British medal?
    • A. 

      The India Star

    • B. 

      The Mons Star

    • C. 

      The Victory Star

  • 6. 
    The 28th US president:
    • A. 

      William Howard Taft

    • B. 

      Warren G Harding

    • C. 

      Woodrow Wilson

  • 7. 
    How many universities are members of the famous ‘Ivy League’?
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Eight

  • 8. 
    And which is the oldest continuously operational university in the world, founded in 859 AD?
    • A. 

      Harvard University (Massachusetts, USA)

    • B. 

      The University of Rome (Italy)

    • C. 

      The University of Karueein (Fez, Morocco)

  • 9. 
    Which popular Christmas song was originally intended for Thanksgiving?
    • A. 

      Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

    • B. 

      Jingle Bells

    • C. 

      Let It Snow

  • 10. 
    Since 1947, what has become the most popular Christmas dinner in Japan?
    • A. 

      Fried fish, rice and cabbage

    • B. 

      Prawn dumplings with saki

    • C. 

      A meal at the nearest Kentucky Fried Chicken diner

  • 11. 
    The Empire of Japan invaded which region in 1931?
    • A. 

      Manchuria

    • B. 

      Korea

    • C. 

      The Phillipines

  • 12. 
    What emerged from meetings between the government of Italy and the Vatican in 1929?
    • A. 

      A public holiday

    • B. 

      The Lateran Pacts

    • C. 

      The 'Roman Question'

  • 13. 
    King Leopold III became king of which country in 1934?
    • A. 

      Belgium

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Germany

  • 14. 
    Which great Impressionist painter died in December 1919
    • A. 

      Salvador Dali

    • B. 

      Pierre-Auguste Renoir

    • C. 

      Pablo Picasso

  • 15. 
    In 1929, Stalin launched his 'war' on the…
    • A. 

      Miners

    • B. 

      Middle classes

    • C. 

      Kulaks