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History Trivia Quiz.

A few Historical facts of interest to test the brain cells. 8 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

William Wallace was slightly different from the character physically in the film, in what way?

  • He was 5ft 2in and walked with a limp
  • He was bald and overweight
  • He bearded and about 6ft 7in tall
  • He was blonde and blue eyed

Question 2 Photo

George Washington in his youth 1752-1758 was a Colonel in the Virginia Colony Regulars, which country was his original loyalty to?

  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Germany
  • Spain

Question 3 Photo

During the American War of Independence 30,000 foreign soldiers whose allegiance was to King George III were deployed in the 13 Colonies, who were they?

  • Hessians
  • Mexicans
  • Canadians
  • Spanish

Question 4 Photo

In 1797 over 14,000 French Soldiers were nearly landed on the English West Coast bad weather prevented this, they were led by General Wolfe Tone what nationality was he?

  • Scottish
  • Spanish
  • Irish
  • Italian

Question 5 Photo

The Duke of Wellington won many victories for Great Britain, but where was he born?

  • Edinburgh Scotland
  • Madrid Spain
  • Dublin Ireland
  • Rome Italy

Question 6 Photo

The American Civil War of 1861-1865 had both leaders Lincoln of the Union and Davis of the Confederacy being born in the same State, which one?

  • Maine
  • Kansas
  • Illinois
  • Kentucky

Question 7 Photo

British Army leaders with the Indian army attacked the Japanese in 1945 from the West to link up with the Americans, by the end of 1945 how big was the Indian Army?

  • 500,000 men
  • 1 Million men
  • 2 Million men
  • 2.5 Million men

Question 8 Photo

On the 23rd August 1939 The Nazi-Soviet Pact was signed between Molotov and Von Ribbentrop, in effect what was this pact?

  • Non Aggression Pact
  • Surrender of Land
  • Student Exchange
  • Both countries to attack Finland