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History Quiz # 17

''I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.'' By Thomas Jefferson 8 Questions.

 
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Which Polynesian island was originally called Rapa Nui before it was discovered by Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeeven in 1722?

  • Easter Island
  • Tahaa
  • Bora Bora
  • Tahiti

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Blenheim Palace is in which English county?

  • Cheshire
  • Northumberland
  • Oxfordshire
  • Buckinghamshire

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Lester B. Pearson became Prime Minister of which country in April 1963?

  • Lithuania
  • Ireland
  • France
  • Canada

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In which year did English monarch Elizabeth I die?

  • 1603
  • 1605
  • 1607
  • 1998

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What was the first name of Roget, the compiler of the first ''Roget's Thesaurus''?

  • Harold
  • Peter
  • John
  • George

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In Greek mythology, who was condemned to hold the ''World'' on his shoulders for all eternity as punishment for warring against Zeus?

  • Atlas
  • Apollo
  • Ares
  • Artemis

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The Battle of Grunwald in 1410, was fought between the Teutonic Order and which other country or countries, the Teutonic Order had hugely lost this battle?

  • Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of Lithuania
  • Papal States
  • Ottoman Empire
  • Portugal

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What is another name for San Marino?

  • Most Serene Republic Of San Marino
  • Grand Duchy Of San Marino
  • Kingdom Of San Marino
  • The San Marino City

 

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