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History Quiz # 20

''To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.'' By Margaret Thatcher 8 Questions.

 
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Perkin Warbeck, a pretender to the throne, was executed during the reign of which English monarch?

  • Henry VII
  • Edward VI
  • Philip I
  • James I

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The 1951 ''Treaty of Peace With Japan'' which served to officially end World War II, is commonly known as what?

  • The Good Friday Agreement
  • Treaty Of Taipei
  • Mutual Defense Treaty
  • San Francisco Peace Treaty

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The Ashmolean Museum is in which English city?

  • Bradford
  • Felixstowe
  • Cambridge
  • Oxford

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Which group of islands were claimed by the British in 1833?

  • Falkland Islands
  • Orkney Islands
  • The Outer Hebrides Islands
  • Shetland Islands

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In the 17th Century, which Eurasian country ordered men to pay a tax on their beard, in order to keep the men clean shaven?

  • Russia
  • Georgia
  • Denmark
  • Sweden

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The Pyramids of the Sun and the Moon are popular tourist attractions in which country?

  • Mexico
  • Egypt
  • Libya
  • Belize

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In which year did South Africa leave the Commonwealth to become a republic?

  • 1957
  • 1958
  • 1961
  • 1998

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Renaissance astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born in which modern day European country?

  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Greece

 

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