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World History Quiz 4

Mixed history from around the world 12 Questions.

 
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What is the name of the first nuclear powered sea-going vessel?

  • Argus
  • Nautilus
  • Sirius
  • Vulcan

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According to legend, where were the Kings of Ireland crowned?

  • Blarney Castle
  • Connla's Well
  • Tara
  • Teamhair

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Which battle is associated with the defence of 'Pavlov's House'?

  • Balaclava
  • Inkerman
  • Moscow
  • Stalingrad

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What fabric did Roman Emperor Augustus restrict by law because he thought it too effeminate?

  • Cotton
  • Lace
  • Satin
  • Silk

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On a suit of armour, what part of the body did a 'beaver' protect?

  • Chin
  • Foot
  • Forearm
  • Knee

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Who referred to his soldiers as, "the scum of the earth, enlisted for drink"?

  • Alexander the Great
  • Attilla the Hun
  • Duke of Wellington
  • Napoleon

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In which decade of the 16th century did shipping Africans to the West Indies begin the slave trade?

  • 1560's
  • 1570's
  • 1580's
  • 1590's

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In ancient times ponds for keeping edible fish were known as what?

  • Bakes
  • Hotpots
  • Roasts
  • Stews

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A labourer in ancient Egypt worked how many days before getting two days rest?

  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
  • 100

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In which war did the Battle of Majuba Hill take place?

  • Boer-Zulu War
  • First Boer War
  • Second Maori War
  • Seven Weeks War

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Can you match these countries to the year they joined the European Union?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Austria
  • Denmark
  • Luxembourg
  • Portugal

Right

  • 1995
  • 1973
  • 1958
  • 1986

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Who discovered carbon dioxide in 1754?

  • Joseph Black
  • Joseph Brown
  • Joseph Green
  • Joseph White

 

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