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World Histography Quiz 7

Mixed history and geography from around the world 12 Questions.

 
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Francis Beaufort, creator of the world storm scale, was born in which country?

  • France
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • UK

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In which year did Bangladesh gain independence from India?

  • 1963
  • 1967
  • 1971
  • 1975

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The Eureka Stockade was the only armed conflict in which country?

  • Australia
  • Iceland
  • Jamaica
  • New Zealand

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Slavery was abolished in the USA by the adoption of which Amendment to the Constitution?

  • 7th
  • 9th
  • 11th
  • 13th

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On New Year's Eve in 1994, a massive crowd of 3.5 million people attended a free concert in Rio de Janeiro given by which singer?

  • Elton John
  • Eric Clapton
  • George Michael
  • Rod Stewart

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The 'Wonga Coup' was a plot to overthrow the government of which African country?

  • Chad
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Ivory Coast
  • Nigeria

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Which Canadian city was formerly known as Ville Marie?

  • Montreal
  • Ottawa
  • Toronto
  • Vancouver

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Which country became the first to allow same-sex marriages since Nero's reign over the Roman Empire?

  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • Sweden
  • The Netherlands

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In 2006, which two countries were the only ones who charged more for petrol than Britain?

  • Denmark and Iceland
  • Finland and New Zealand
  • Norway and Turkey
  • Sweden and Switzerland

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What was the original nationality of Mexico's only king, Maximilian the First?

  • Austrian
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Of which country was Coimbra the capital from 1139-1260?

  • Algeria
  • Morocco
  • Portugal
  • Spain

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Who discovered the Angel Falls in Venezuela?

  • Charlie Angel
  • Jimmy Angel
  • Johnny Angel
  • Tommy Angel

 

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