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World History Quiz 5

Mixed history from around the world 12 Questions.

 
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Which former US President once said: "It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance"?

  • Jimmy Carter
  • Herbert Hoover
  • Richard Nixon
  • Ronald Reagan

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In which year was Nelson Mandela released from prison?

  • 1988
  • 1990
  • 1992
  • 1994

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The assassins of Archduke Franz Ferdinand were members of what secret society?

  • Black Hand
  • Blue Hand
  • Red Hand
  • White Hand

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With which field were Louis Daguerre, Karl Kleitsch and George Eastman associated?

  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Photography
  • Poetry

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In 1950 Dr R Lawler of Chicago performed the first transplant of which human organ?

  • Heart
  • Kidney
  • Liver
  • Lung

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The Edict of Nantes granted religious freedom to which group of people?

  • Huguenots
  • Jews
  • Muslims
  • Roman Catholics

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What everyday object was invented by Whitcomb L Judson in 1893?

  • Sellotape
  • Shoelaces
  • Velcro
  • Zip Fastener

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What animal caused the death of King Alexander I of Greece in 1920 by biting him?

  • Bat
  • Dog
  • Monkey
  • Snake

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Which - now standard - fittings were first featured on a car in 1916?

  • Automatic windscreen wipers
  • Headlights
  • Seat belts
  • Spare tyres

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Can you match these toys to their correct inventors?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Lego (1955)
  • Kaleidoscope (1816)
  • Meccano (1900)
  • Monopoly (1933)

Right

  • David Brewster
  • Frank Hornby
  • Charles Darrow
  • Ole & Godffried Kirk Christiansen

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The medieval practice of testing a persons innocence by making them walk over red-hot ploughshares, was known as what?

  • Trial by Burning
  • Trial by Fire
  • Trial by Flame
  • Trial by Scorching

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Which fashion designer introduced the 'sack' dress in the 1950's?

  • Pierre Balmain
  • Pierre Cardin
  • 'Coco' Chanel
  • Christian Dior

 

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