Quiz: Ten Questions On World History

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Quiz: Ten Questions On World History

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Boer Wars were New Zealand's first overseas wars. Where were the Boer Wars fought?
    • A. 

      South Africa

    • B. 

      Zimbabwe

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      The Netherlands (Holland)

  • 2. 
    Which Japanese city was the first Atomic Bomb dropped on?
    • A. 

      Tokyo

    • B. 

      Nagasaki

    • C. 

      Hiroshima

    • D. 

      Kyoto

  • 3. 
    Which of the following US Presidents did NOT die in office?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      Franklin D Roosevelt

    • C. 

      John F Kennedy

    • D. 

      Ronald Reagan

  • 4. 
    Which country's 'Four Great Inventions' were papermaking, gunpowder, the compass and printing?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Egypt

    • D. 

      Iraq

  • 5. 
    Which of these countries used to be part of India before partition and independence in 1947? (Choose any two):
    • A. 

      Pakistan

    • B. 

      Nepal

    • C. 

      Bangladesh

    • D. 

      Bhutan

  • 6. 
    Which of these famous Revolutions came first?
    • A. 

      Russian Revolution

    • B. 

      French Revolution

    • C. 

      American Revolution

    • D. 

      Chinese Communist Revolution

  • 7. 
    In which Indian city, did Mother Theresa do most of her work with the poor?  
    • A. 

      New Delhi

    • B. 

      Kolkata (Calcutta)

    • C. 

      Mumbai (Bombay)

    • D. 

      Chennai (Madras)

  • 8. 
    Who is credited as the first explorer to circumnavigate (travel around) the world?
    • A. 

      Captain James Cook

    • B. 

      Sir Francis Drake

    • C. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • D. 

      Ferdinand Magellan

  • 9. 
    From which South American country did the Inca Empire of the 15th-16th Centuries arise? 
    • A. 

      Colombia

    • B. 

      Mexico

    • C. 

      Peru

    • D. 

      Chile

  • 10. 
    The Moai statues are the mark of the former people of which Polynesian island?
    • A. 

      Rapanui (Easter Island)

    • B. 

      Tonga

    • C. 

      Samoa

    • D. 

      Cook Islands

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