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History Questions

Try the following 10 history questions to test your knowledge of past events

1What did Sir Howard Carter discover in 1922?
 Penicillin
 Tutankhamen's Tomb
 X-rays
 Vitamin D
2Who was President of the USA from 1953 till 1961?
 Harry S.Truman
 Lyndon B. Johnson
 Gerald R. Ford
 Dwight D. Eisenhower
3On the 1st of July of what year was the British colony of Hong Kong returned to China?
 1997
 1998
 1999
 2000
4In the harbour of which city was the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior sunk in 1985?
 Miami
 Sydney
 Auckland
 New York
5In 1956, Tunisia gained independence from which country?
 Algeria
 Spain
 Great Britain
 France
6By what name was Baron Manfred von Richthofen better known?
 Baron Greenback
 The Red Baron
 Lord Flashheart
 Biggles
7Who was Captain of the Titanic on her maiden voyage?
 Edward J. Smith
 William M. Murdoch
 Henry Wilde
 Thomas Andrews
8In what language was the "Communist Manifesto" by Karl Marx written?
 English
 Latin
 Russian
 German
9Sir Henry Morgan was a famous 17th century...?
 Painter
 Buccaneer
 Politician
 Philosopher
10Which country was the first to allow women to vote in 1893?
 Denmark
 Iceland
 New Zealand
 Italy

Quiz script adapted from Quiz-o-matic'76

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