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A General History Quiz

A short general knowledge history quiz. 8 Questions.

 
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1

What type of gun did John Wilkes Booth use to assassinate U.S. President Abraham Lincoln?

  • Derringer Pistol
  • Colt Peacemaker
  • Winchester Rifle

2

What was the last battle of the Napoleonic Wars?

  • Battle of Trafalgar
  • Battle of the Nile
  • Battle of Wavre

3

The world's first postage stamp was introduced in what year?

  • 1840
  • 1900
  • 1740

4

Who was the first democratically elected President of Russia?

  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Boris Yeltsin
  • Vladimir Putin

5

What was the first city to reach a population of one million?

  • Rome
  • London
  • New York

6

How long did the Hundred Years' War last?

  • 86 years
  • 99 years
  • 116 years

7

Who was the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?

  • Henry Pelham
  • Robert Walpole
  • George Grenville,

8

What is the earliest surviving system of laws?

  • Rosetta Stone,
  • Code of Hammurabi
  • Hebrew Torah

 

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