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Historical Data Quiz

The rocky path of world history 10 Questions.

 
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Which religious leader was assassinated on 4th April 1968?

  • Jesse Jackson
  • Billy Graham
  • Martin Luther King
  • Pope Paul

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What nationality was the 15th & 16th century navigator, "Vasco da Gama"?

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Dutch

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What mode of transport did "Thor Heyerdahl" use to cross the South Pacific in 1947?

  • Hot air balloon
  • Raft
  • Rubber dinghy
  • Canoe

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In which century did the Italian painter, "Titian", produce his most famous works?

  • 13th century
  • 14th century
  • 15th century
  • 16th century

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Which two countries fought at the Battle of Agincourt, 1415?

  • France and Prussia
  • England and Spain
  • England and France
  • France and Netherlands

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When did Marilyn Monroe's final film "The Misfits" get released?

  • 1952
  • 1955
  • 1958
  • 1961

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Which trade union was led by the Pole, Lech Walesa in the 1980s?

  • Solidarity
  • Union of Gdansk Dockers
  • Union of Polish Dockworkers
  • Solidity

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In which South American country did the "Incas" establish their capital?

  • Peru
  • Colombia
  • Mexico
  • Ecuador

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What nationality was the philosopher and mathematician, "Pythagoras"?

  • Roman
  • Trojan
  • Greek
  • Persian

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Which 51-mile waterway opened to traffic in August 1914?

  • Suez Canal
  • Manchester Ship Canal
  • St Lawrence Seaway
  • Panama Canal

 

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