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History Quiz # 21

''That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.'' By Aldous Huxley 8 Questions.

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Which revolutionary was captured and executed by the Bolivian army in 1967?

  • Ernesto ''Che'' Guevara
  • Jose De San Martin
  • Ahmed Urabi
  • President Carlos Andres Perez

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''Racecourse Telegraphists'' are better known by what name?

  • Tic Tac Men
  • Bara Bira Men
  • Kapow Men
  • Needless Men

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The ''Pentagon Papers'' is a US Department of Defense history of the United States political military involvement in which country?

  • Philippines
  • Japan
  • Laos
  • Vietnam

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How many prisoners were locked in the Bastille in Paris when it was stormed by the people in 1789?

  • Seven
  • Nine
  • Twelve
  • Eighteen

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Which four letter word beginning with D is a kind of dagger, formerly used by Scottish Highlanders?

  • Dale
  • Dole
  • Dirk
  • Dose

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Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Beckett was murdered during the reign of which English monarch?

  • Henry II
  • Edmund I
  • Harold Harefoot
  • Henry VIII

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The Leap Year Cocktail, which consists of gin, Grand Marnier, sweet vermouth and lemon juice, was invented at which London hotel on 29th February 1928?

  • Savoy Hotel
  • Grosvenor Hotel
  • The Waldorf Hilton Hotel
  • The May Fair Hotel

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During World War 2, what did the Local Defence Volunteers later became known as?

  • Home Guard
  • The Junta
  • Hirohito Guard
  • The Isles Army Guard