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World History Quiz 6

Mixed history from around the world 12 Questions.

 
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In which decade were the FM Radio, Nylon and The Richter Scale invented?

  • 1910's
  • 1920's
  • 1930's
  • 1940's

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What was the first item to be sold on a hire purchase agreement?

  • Freezer
  • Sewing machine
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Washing machine

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"Potatoes were used as windscreen wipers in the early days of motoring" do you believe this statement is true or false?

  • True
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  • False
  • xxxxxxxxxx

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During the American War of Independence, George Washington ordered a ceasefire in order to return what to its owner?

  • Bible
  • Dog
  • Letter
  • Wooden Leg

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What was 'Liberty Bell' the first example of in 1889?

  • Fruit machine
  • Jukebox
  • Pinball machine
  • Roulette wheel

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The Battle of Wavre was the last battle of which war?

  • Boer War
  • Crimean War
  • Napoleonic Wars
  • World War 1

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What agreement, signed in 1977, banned sporting links with South Africa?

  • Gleneagles Agreement
  • Muirhouse Agreement
  • Troon Agreement
  • Turnberry Agreement

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Which year became known as 'The Year of the Earthquakes'?

  • 1876
  • 1912
  • 1955
  • 1976

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Which musical instrument was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori?

  • Harpsichord
  • Piano
  • Violin
  • Xylophone

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The Roman poet Juvenal said people only wanted two things - one was circuses, what was the other?

  • Bread
  • Love
  • Money
  • Water

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The Kingdom of Cusco is associated with which civilisation?

  • Aztec
  • Egyptian
  • Inca
  • Mayan

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Which US president lowered the voting age from 21 to 18?

  • Gerald Ford
  • John F Kennedy
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Richard Nixon

 

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