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Quiz 3 – Round 6 – History

Free History Quiz 1. What made the deciphering of hieroglyphics possible and was rediscovered in Egypt in 1799? The Rosetta Stone 2. Who was the fourth wife of Henry VIII? Anne of Cleves 3. Who was on the British throne at the time of the Spanish Armada? Queen Elizabeth I 4. What has been the most …

Quiz 6 – Round 5 – History

Guess the Year Quiz This week’s history round is all about identifying the year. We will give you 3 famous world events, you need to give the year that all three events occurred in. 1. The Republic of China was established, the Titanic hit an iceberg and Arizona became the 48th U.S. state. 1912 2. …

Quiz 8 – Round 6 – History

1. Which religion was founded by Prince Gautama Siddhartha? Buddhism 2. Who famously uttered the words “Doctor Livingstone I presume”? Henry Morton Stanley 3. Which country elected the first female Prime Minister, in 1960? Sri Lanka (Called Ceylon at the time) 4. What was the name of the Russian Navy submarine which sank in the …

Quiz 13 – Round 6 – History

This week’s history round is all about famous historical characters. We shall give you a brief description of this person from history, you need to tell us who is being described. We have omitted rather important information in some cases to make things more difficult! 1. Born in November 1867 in Warsaw, she was the …

Quiz 16 – Round 4 – History

1. In Greek mythology, who was the brother of both Zeus and Poseidon and was God of the Underworld? Hades 2. What was the name of the 1969 space flight that first landed man on the moon? Apollo 11 3. Who was the first woman in space? Valentina Tereshkova (1963, from the then Soviet Union) …

Quiz 21 – Round 6 – History

Can you name the famous historical character from the description? 1. I was born on 12th May 1820 and I was named after the city of my birth. I worked in military hospitals in Turkey during the Crimean War and I established a training school for nurses in St. Thomas’ hospital in 1860. Florence Nightingale …

Quiz 29 – Round 6 – History

In which year did the following take place? 1. Torvill and Dean won Olympic Gold in Sarajevo, Indira Gandhi was assassinated and Michael Jackson was severely burned whilst filming an advert for Pepsi. 1984 2. The Battle of the Somme took place, the Easter Rising occurred in Ireland and BMW was founded. 1916 3. Queen …

Quiz 34 – Round 2 – History

1. Henry VIII acknowledged one illegitimate child during his lifetime – what was his name? Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset 2. Which country is responsible for the world’s first adhesive postage stamp? UK 3. Who was the first US President to be assassinated? Abraham Lincoln 4. In which year did the demolition …

Quiz 38 – Round 4 – History

1. Which of the wives of Henry VIII was married to him when he died in 1547? Catherine Parr 2. Complete the quote by Winston Churchill “The price of greatness is…” Responsibility 3. We all know that the Battle of Hastings took place in 1066, but which King of England met his end in the …

Quiz 41 – Round 4 – History

Can you identify the King or Queen from the clues? 1. Son of James I of England and Anne of Denmark, he married Henrietta Maria of France and had 9 children. Charles I 2. Son of Edward VII and Alexandra of Denmark, he married Mary of Teck and had 6 children. George V 3. Daughter …