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The World History Quiz

Mixed history from around the world 12 Questions.

 
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In which USA city was Martin Luther King assassinated?

  • St Louis
  • Chicago
  • Memphis
  • Atlanta

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Henry M Leland founded which car manufacturing company in 1902?

  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Cleveland

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In what year was the first successful parachute jump recorded?

  • 1882
  • 1892
  • 1902
  • 1912

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The eagle and which other creature were the heraldic emblems of Emporer Napoleon Bonaparte?

  • Snake
  • Bee
  • Pig
  • Giraffe

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Which Dutch king was famous for keeping secrets?

  • William the Quiet
  • William the Mute
  • William the Silent
  • William the Speechless

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Approximately how old are the oldest known mirrors?

  • 8000 years old
  • 2000 years old
  • 800 years old
  • 20000 years old

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Who were the victims of the Massacre of St Bartholomew's Day in 1572?

  • Roman Catholics
  • Jews
  • Muslims
  • Huguenots

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Who invented the pencil in 1795?

  • G L Lesage
  • N Cugnot
  • A Senefelder
  • N J Conte

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On 17th December 1903 the Wright brothers achieved the first sustained, powered and controlled flight... in which airplane?

  • Bird of Prey
  • Original Osprey
  • Spruce Goose
  • Wright Flyer

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Which country led the Medway Raid in 1667?

  • Spain
  • Holland
  • France
  • Italy

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Which Treaty established the European Court of Justice?

  • Treaty of Versaillies
  • Treaty of Utrecht
  • Treaty of Rome
  • Treaty of Paris

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In which century was the first set of dentures known to be used?

  • 16th
  • 17th
  • 18th
  • 19th

 

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