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General History Quizz

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What happened on July 4, 1776, in the American colonies?

  • George Washington was elected president
  • The battles of Lexington and Concord took place
  • The colonies signed the Declaration of Independence


What happened on Black Tuesday in the United States?

  • A hurricane destroyed Washington D.C
  • The stock market crashed in the U.S
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt died


What happened to the Bastille in Paris, France?

  • It was blown up in World War II
  • It was demolished during the French Revolution
  • It collapsed on its own


What happened to the Ottoman Sultan Selim III (reigned 1789-1807)?

  • He was captured by the Russians
  • He was sent into exile in Persia
  • He was dethroned, imprisoned and later murdered


What happened to the English colonists on Roanoke Island in 1587?

  • They died
  • Nobody knows
  • They went to Mexico


What happened to the U.S.S Arizona at Pearl Harbor?

  • Its ammunition supply was blown up and it sank the ship
  • It was retired after World War II in Hawaii
  • It capsized and stayed afloat until rescuers cut it open


What happened to the body of India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru?

  • It was buried normally
  • It was torn apart by rebels
  • It was cremated


What happened to the revolutionary, Father Miguel Hidalgo?

  • He was made the first president of the new government
  • He was executed
  • He died of disease