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Historical Greats

A quiz of famous individuals throughout history. From leaders of the Great civilizations to modern day politicians. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which US President said - "There is nothing to fear except fear itself"?

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • John F. Kennedy

2

In what year did Francisco Pizarro González begin the conquest of Peru?

  • 1524
  • 1534
  • 1554

3

Who was British Prime Minister at the end of the First World War and became the first and only (to date) Welsh Prime Minister?

  • David Lloyd-George
  • Herbert Henry Asquith
  • Neville Chamberlain

4

Who is regarded as the last Egyptian pharaoh?

  • Narmer
  • Tutankhamun
  • Cleopatra VII

5

Place these British Monarchs in chronological order

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  • Edward VII
  • George I
  • Victoria I
  • George VI

6

Thomas Wolsey became Cardinal and Lord Chancellor under which British Monarch?

  • Henry VIII
  • Elizabeth I
  • Henry VII

7

What was the name of the English Anglican clergyman who invented the sport of Rugby while he was a pupil at Rugby School?

  • Roger Webster Black
  • William Webb Ellis
  • Reginald D. Hunter

8

Sir Isaac Newton discovered gravity when what type of fruit is believed to have hit him on the head?

  • Apple
  • Apricot
  • Pear

9

Christopher Columbus was of which nationality?

  • British
  • Spanish
  • Italian

10

Who became the first man in space?

  • Neil Armstrong
  • Yuri Gagarin
  • Valentina Tereshkova

 

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