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History Quiz # 29

''Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.'' By Buddha 8 Questions.

 
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What was the first name of the inventor of the diesel engine?

  • Rudolf
  • Adolf
  • Bernd
  • Benjamin

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St Mawes and Pendennis Castles in Cornwall were built by which English monarch to defend the coast against a French invasion?

  • Henry VII
  • George I
  • Henry VIII
  • Edward I

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In which year was the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts, otherwise known as The Proms, founded?

  • 1868
  • 1873
  • 1895
  • 1998

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Which modern day country was once known as Zipangu?

  • Japan
  • Cambodia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar

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George Pullman, who designed and manufactured the Pullman sleeping car, founded the industrial town Pullman in which US state?

  • Illinois
  • Tennessee
  • Washington
  • Nevada

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Brothers Henry and Helal Hassenfield founded which modern day toy and boardgame company?

  • Hasbro
  • Bandai
  • Gigamic
  • Tomy

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In Greek mythology, who is the muse of history?

  • Hemera
  • Clio
  • Nyx
  • Theia

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What was the first capital city of Poland?

  • Gniezno
  • Poznan
  • Wroclaw
  • Torun

 

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