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History Quiz # 15

Most history is guessing, and the rest is prejudice. ~Will and Ariel Durant, Our Oriental Heritage 8 Questions.

 
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Columbus Day in the US is celebrated during which month?

  • October
  • September
  • January
  • February

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Which US actress was banned from radio in December 1937 after making a risque guest appearance on the NBC ''Chase and Sanborn Hour''?

  • Yaya DaCosta
  • Stacey Dash
  • Mae West
  • Linda Darnell

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The, now extinct, dodo was native to which island in the Indian Ocean?

  • Sri Lanka
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Seychelles

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The Ptolemies were ancient rulers of which country?

  • Egypt
  • Liberia
  • Ghana
  • Rwanda

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Which country is known as the George Cross Island?

  • Bermuda
  • Grenada
  • Malta
  • Mauritius

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IN the UK during World War I female workers at munitions factories formed teams known as ''Munitionettes'' who played against each other in which sport?

  • Football
  • Rugby
  • Tennis
  • Palant

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In which European country is it considered unlucky to marry on a Leap Day?

  • Greece
  • Denmark
  • Latvia
  • Russia

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Albion is the oldest known name for which nation?

  • Great Britain
  • Norway
  • Spain
  • Luxembourg

 

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