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History Quiz # 28

''Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft.'' By Winston Churchill 8 Questions.

 
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Who published a 1754 book of his designs entitled ''The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director''?

  • Thomas Chippendale
  • George Orwell
  • J. D. Salinger
  • Jonathan Swift

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Serendip was an old name for which modern Asian country?

  • Bangladesh
  • Sri Lanka
  • Malaysia
  • India

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British sportswoman Charlotte Cooper, born in 1870, was famous in which sport?

  • Rounders
  • Badminton
  • Cricket
  • Tennis

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Which Prime Minister first introduced Income Tax in Britain?

  • William Pitt The Younger
  • George Canning
  • Sir Robert Peel
  • Henry Addington

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Which make and model car was US President John F Kennedy travelling in when he was assassinated?

  • Chevrolet Belair
  • Fiat Punto
  • Ford Lincoln
  • Cadillac DTS

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Which island in the US was known as Oyster Island?

  • Ellis Island
  • Maui Island
  • Howland Island
  • Nantucket Island

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Known as ''The Liberator of South America'', political leader Simon Bolivar became President of which country in 1813?

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Venezuela
  • Colombia

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The Darya I Nur pink diamond is part of the crown jewels of which country?

  • Iran
  • Jordan
  • Morocco
  • Lebanon

 

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