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World Histography Quiz 4

Mixed History and Geography from around the world 12 Questions.

 
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In 1969, which country became the first to make the wearing of seatbelts compulsory?

  • China
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Czechoslovakia

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In which USA city would you find the Texas Commerce Tower?

  • Houston
  • San Antonio
  • Dallas
  • Austin

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Can you match these 'Great Wonders of the Ancient World' with their locations?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • The Colossus
  • The Statue of Zeus
  • The Temple of Artemis
  • The Mausoleum

Right

  • Ephesus
  • Olympia
  • Helicarnassus
  • Rhodes

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Which country was ruled by President Jose Lopez Portillo between 1976 and 1982?

  • Chile
  • Panama
  • Mexico
  • Guatemala

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Who is credited with introducing the tradition of carrying the flame from Athens to the Olympic Games?

  • George VI
  • Herbert Hoover
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Gaston Doumergue

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In 1956, which country's sports administrators officially recognised grenade-throwing as a sport?

  • Russia
  • China
  • Japan
  • East Germany

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Which of these European countries is most susceptible to earthquakes?

  • Greece
  • Cyprus
  • Italy
  • France

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Which Australian city was described in a 1980 airline advert as "Part San Francisco, with a hint of England and the flavour of New York"?

  • Melbourne
  • Adelaide
  • Canberra
  • Sydney

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In which present day country are the remains of the ancient city of Locri?

  • Greece
  • Iran
  • Turkey
  • Italy

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In 1778, which country introduced the first state-controlled brothels?

  • France
  • Holland
  • Germany
  • Denmark

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Who was the first black man to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize?

  • Albert John Luthuli
  • Ralph Johnson Bunche
  • Martin Luther King
  • Desmond Mpilo Tutu

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The world's smallest ever advert was placed on a bee's knee in 2000 and advertised what product?

  • A car
  • Honey
  • A book
  • A bank

 

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