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Pistol History Quiz 2

A quiz mostly on Europe's Kings and some on U.S. Presidents. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which king, among the following, defended the Holy Roman empress Matilda's rights to the English throne?

  • David I
  • Malcolm III
  • Henry Plantagenet

2

Who was the first Tudor king of England?

  • Henry V
  • Henry VI
  • Henry VII

3

During which king's reign was Archbishop Thomas Becket murdered in Canterbury Cathedral?

  • Henry I
  • Henry II
  • Henry III

4

Which king of Scotland gained independence from English overlordship during his reign?

  • Malcolm I
  • William I
  • Richard I

5

Which two former U.S. presidents and friends died within a few hours of each other on the 50th anniversary of the proclamation of the Declaration of Independence?

  • George Washington and John Adams
  • John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
  • Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

6

Who was the U.S. president during the British-U.S. War of 1812?

  • Thomas Jefferson
  • James Monroe
  • James Madison

7

Which of the following U.S. presidents was not a lawyer by profession?

  • Ronald Reagan
  • John Adams
  • Bill Clinton

8

Which U.S. president had helped found the Democratic Party?

  • John F. Kennedy
  • James Madison
  • Martin Van Buren

9

Which U.S. president was the first chief executive to die in office?

  • William Henry Harrison
  • Andrew Johnson
  • Abraham Lincoln

10

Which king of England spent only about six months in his realm during his 10-year reign?

  • Henry II
  • Richard I
  • Richard II

 

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