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History Quiz!!!

History Test 10 Questions.

 
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1

In 1789, who became the first "President of the United States of America"?

  • Abraham Lincoln
  • George Washington
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Martin Van Bur en

2

Which king was restored to the throne in 1660 after the "English Civil War"?

  • Oliver Cromwell
  • Richard III
  • James I
  • Charles II

3

Who was the first "Englishman" to circumnavigate the world?

  • Si Francis Drake
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
  • James Cook
  • Captain Blythe

4

Off the coast of which country did the "Battle of Trafalgar" take place?

  • Africa
  • Corsica
  • Netherlands
  • Spain

5

In which year did decimal coinage become the official currency of the"UK"?

  • 1971
  • 1969
  • 1970
  • 1974

6

"Florence Nightingale" worked as a nurse during which war?

  • The Boer War
  • The Crimean War
  • The First World War
  • The Napoleonic War

7

In which city was the "League of Nations" established in 1920?

  • Brussels
  • Bonn
  • Maastricht
  • Geneva

8

Which monarch was the intended victim of the "Gunpowder Plot"?

  • James I
  • Charles II
  • Richard III
  • Elizabeth I

9

Where is Lord "Admiral Nelson" buried?

  • Barsham, Suffolk
  • Burnham Thorpe
  • Canterbury Cathedral
  • St Paul's Cathedral

10

In the15th century which "Duke" was drowned in a butt of "Malmsey Wine"?

  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • The Duke of Clarence
  • The Duke of Beaujolais
  • The Duke of Berry

 

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