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World History Quiz Trivia

A world history quiz. 10 Questions.

 
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1

In which year was Pompeii destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius?

  • 39 AD
  • 59 AD
  • 79 AD
  • 99 AD

2

Which US President took America into the First World War?

  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • William Howard Taft
  • Woodrow Wilson
  • Warren G Harding

3

Which king was the father of both Richard I and King John of England?

  • Henry I
  • Henry II
  • Henry III
  • Henry IV

4

Who was the last Tsar of Russia?

  • Nicholas II
  • Peter III
  • Alexander III
  • Constantine

5

In which year did India gain independence from Britain?

  • 1937
  • 1947
  • 1957
  • 1967

6

Which country became the 28th member of the EU on Monday 1 July 2013?

  • Albania
  • Croatia
  • Serbia
  • Turkey

7

Which was the first European country to grant women the vote?

  • UK
  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Finland

8

Which two countries competed against each other in the first international cricket match in 1844?

  • England and Wales
  • India and China
  • Sweden and Norway
  • USA and Canada

9

Which European country administered Mozambique prior to its independence?

  • France
  • Belgium
  • Portugal
  • Spain

10

On 1st January 1901 Sir Edmund Barton became the first Prime Minister of which country?

  • Australia
  • South Africa
  • Canada
  • New Zealand

 

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