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World History Quiz 4

Mixed history from around the world 12 Questions.

 
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At which USA President's inauguration did poet Robert Frost read?

  • Jimmy Carter
  • Lyndon B Johnston
  • John F Kennedy
  • Richard Nixon

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"The first jigsaw puzzle went on sale in Paris in 1852" do you believe this is true or false?

  • True
  • xxxxxx
  • False
  • xxxxxx

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How many convicts were deported to Australia from Britain between 1787 - 1852?

  • 112,000
  • 137,000
  • 162,000
  • 187,000

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Can you match these kitchen appliances to their inventor?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Microwave oven
  • Pop-up toaster
  • Pressure cooker
  • Refridgerator

Right

  • Percy le Baron Spencer
  • Denis Papin
  • Charles Strite
  • James Harrison

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On which USA warship did the formal surrender ceremonies take place at the end of WW2?

  • USS Maryland
  • USS Michigan
  • USS Minnesota
  • USS Missouri

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Sir Alan Cobham was a pioneer in which field?

  • Aviation
  • Cinema
  • Exploration
  • Science

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For which king of France did Joan of Arc fight?

  • Charles V
  • Charles VII
  • John II
  • Louis XI

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In which decade of the 19th century was the Ku Klux Klan originally founded?

  • 1840's
  • 1850's
  • 1860's
  • 1870's

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"The first soup known to mankind was made from hippopotamus and dates back to 6000BC" is this statement true or false?

  • True
  • xxxxxx
  • False
  • xxxxxx

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What in Roman times, was a 'publican'?

  • Farmer
  • Forum Cleaner
  • Mayor
  • Tax Collector

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In December 1497 Vasco da Gama made the first documented evidence of which type of animal?

  • Elephant
  • Giraffe
  • Lion
  • Zebra

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A 'pavilion' was originally what sort of structure?

  • Barn
  • Glasshouse
  • Tent
  • Theatre

 

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