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British and world History Quiz 10 Questions.

 
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1

What was the name of the pandemic which killed over 1% of the world's population in 1918?

  • French Flu
  • Spanish Flu
  • German Measles

2

Who founded the Salvation Army in London, 1865?

  • William Booth
  • William Bligh
  • William Tell

3

What was the nickname of President Duvalier of Haiti, who died in 1971?

  • Dic Doc
  • Mamma Doc
  • Papa Doc

4

What was the name of the ship on which the Pilgrims travelled to North America in 1620?

  • The Bluebell
  • The Mary Rose
  • The Mayflower

5

In which year was Nelson Mandela released from prison?

  • 1980
  • 1990
  • 2000

6

Which English King abdicated in 1936?

  • George V
  • Charles II
  • Edward VIII

7

What product was the first to appear in a UK TV commercial (in 1955)?

  • Washing Powder
  • Toothpaste
  • iPods

8

In what year were dog licences abolished in England?

  • 1968
  • 1988
  • 2008

9

What did Nelson lose on Tenerife in 1797?

  • His Eye
  • His Leg
  • His Arm

10

In which London pub did Ronnie Kray murder George Cornell?

  • The Elephant and Castle
  • The Rose and Crown
  • The Blind Beggar

 

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