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Trivia Crack Questions And Answers Category History

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Question: Who gave their name to a continent?
Answer: Amerigo Vespucci


Question: What was Osama bin Laden’s code name?
Answer: Geronimo


Question: Who was the first king of Rome, according to the Roman tradition?
Answer: Romulus


Question: When did World War 2 End?
Answer: 1945


Question: How many sacraments are in the Catholic Church?
Answer: 7 sacraments


Question: To what historical event would you relate the tank man or unknown rebel?
Answer: Protests in Tiananmen Square, Beijing


Question: Some say World War II began in 1931, when Japan conquered which region of China?
Answer: Manchuria


Question: Who founded Playboy magazine?
Answer: Hugh Hefner


Question: What does Mesolithic mean?
Answer: Middle Stone Age


Question: What year did the My Lai massacre take place?
Answer: 1968


Question: Who held the famous I have a dream speech in 1963?
Answer: Martin Luther King


Question: When did men first travel to space?
Answer: 1961


Question: What year did the Berlin wall fall?
Answer: 1989


Question: Who won the battle of Gettysburg?
Answer: The Union


Question: Who was Britain’s longest-reigning monarch?
Answer: Queen Victoria


Question: What was the main problem of the Luftwaffe during the Second World War?
Answer: Lack of fuel


Question: What year was America discovered?
Answer: 1492


Question: What was Sally Ride the first American woman to do?
Answer: Go into outer space


Question: Who in 1964, was the first person other than royalty, to appear on a British postage stamp?
Answer: Shakespeare


Question: How many popes from the House of Borgia have there been?
Answer: 3


Question: What year did the Gulf War Start?
Answer: 1990


Question: Where was Jesus of Nazareth born?
Answer: Bethlehem


Question: Henry VIII created his own church so he could divorce which wife?
Answer: Catherine of Aragon


Question: Who is the historical inspiration for the character Dracula?
Answer: Vlad the Impaler


Question: What is ‘Furor Teutonicus’?
Answer: Roman proverb


Question: What did ancient Egyptians use to write?
Answer: Papyrus


Question: What city was divided in two after the Second World War?
Answer: Berlin


Question: Which was the war pictured in the Homeric poem, the Iliad?
Answer: Trojan War


Question: After WWII, what country lost much of its eastern territory to Russia, but did pick up much of Pomerania, Silesia and East Prussia?
Answer: Poland


Question: How many people died in the Munich massacre of 1972?
Answer: 17


Question: Lawrence of Arabia worked for what secret services?
Answer: British secret services


Question: Which of the following was an ally of the Russian Empire during the First World War?
Answer: France


Question: What year did the Titanic sink?
Answer: 1912


Question: What religious war was ordered by Pope Urban 2 to capture the Holy Land for Christianity?
Answer: The crusades


Question: What country did USA purchase Alaska from?
Answer: Russia


Question: What was the name of the list of books forbidden by the Church, created in 1559?
Answer: Index Librorum Prohibitorum


Question: Operation Barbarossa was the name of the German invasion of what country?
Answer: USSR


Question: What is the name of Prince Williams son?
Answer: George


Question: What was the weapon the most used by pirates?
Answer: Sabre


Question: Where did the Bolshevik Revolution take place?
Answer: Russia


Question: Which civilization constructed the Machu Picchu?
Answer: Incas


Question: What were the names given to the atomic bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
Answer: Little Boy and Fat Man


Question: Who were the victims of the German terrorist group Baader-Meinhof?
Answer: Fascists


Question: Which was the weapon of choice for Samurais?
Answer: Katana


Question: Who was the dictator of Germany and took over most of Europe during the 194Os?
Answer: Hitler


Question: What year was the Popular Republic of China founded?
Answer: 1949


Question: When did the construction of the Titanic begin?
Answer: March 31 in 1909


Question: What Wonder of the Ancient World was in what is Iraq today?
Answer: Hanging gardens of Babylon


Question: What was the name Romans gave to Great Britain?
Answer: Britannia


Question: Who was the first president of the United States?
Answer: George Washington


Question: Who is the Greek goddess of love?
Answer: Aphrodite


Question: John Fitzgerald Kennedy was killed in what city?
Answer: Dallas


Question: What animal did the ancient Egyptians consider gods?
Answer: Cats


Question: Iceland became independent of what country in 1918?
Answer: Denmark


Question: Which email-generated craze from the USA gathered momentum in the UK in 2003?
Answer: Flash Mobbing


Question: In Greek mythology, how was Achilles heel injured?
Answer: An arrow


Question: What year was the United Nations formed?
Answer: 1945


Question: What’s the name of the Greek god of wine?
Answer: Dionysus


Question: What language do Latin languages come from?
Answer: Latin


Question: Who discovered the sea route to India?
Answer: Vasco Da Gama


Question: In Greek mythology, who is the father of Zeus, Poseidon and Hades?
Answer: Kronos


Question: Which two countries reunited in 1976 after 22 years of separation?
Answer: North and South Vietnam


Question: Who was the first king of England?
Answer: William


Question: What British king of the Middle Age was nicknamed ‘Lion Heart’?
Answer: King Richard


Question: Where did Hitler write ‘Mein Kampf’?
Answer: In prison


Question: Who of the following didn’t participate in the Cuban Revolution?
Answer: Hugo Chavez


Question: When did Albania declare its independence?
Answer: 1912


Question: Where is tomato originally from?
Answer: Mexico


Question: Which country officially received the exiled Spaniards under Franco’s dictatorship?
Answer: Mexico


Question: Where was Pearl Harbor, the military based attacked by the Japanese army was located?
Answer: Hawaii


Question: What’s the substance used in churches characterized by releasing smoke?
Answer: Incense


Question: Police dogs are usually which of the following breeds?
Answer: German shepherd


Question: What starts with ‘Four score and seven years ago’ ?
Answer: Gettysburg Address


Question: Romulus and Remus were breastfed by’
Answer: A wolf


Question: What leaves did Romans wear on their head to symbolize victory?
Answer: Laurel leaves


Question: What is the mascot used by the American government to promote the preservation of forests?
Answer: Smokey the Bear


Question: What year did Bosnia and Herzegovina emancipate from Yugoslavia?
Answer: 1992


Question: Who designed the Montgolfier hot-air balloon?
Answer: Montgolfier brothers


Question: What was the name of Spain when it was a part of the Roman Empire?
Answer: Hispania


Question: Which country first started the construction of the Panama Canal?
Answer: France


Question: They started in 1096 and continued until the 14th century. What are we talking about?
Answer: The Crusades


Question: What was the Tlatelolco Massacre?
Answer: Repression against students in Mexico


Question: Whose motto is ‘We are a legion. We don’t forgive. We don’t forget?
Answer: Anonymous


Question: Who said ‘I have a dream’?
Answer: Martin Luther King, Jr


Question: Where was Martin Luther King, Jr. born?
Answer: Atlanta, GA


Question: What hurricane caused in 2005 the greatest money loss to the United States?
Answer: Katrina


Question: Who was the first US President to resign from office?
Answer: Richard Nixon


Question: What year did New York’s Twin Towers fall?
Answer: 2001


Question: What was the name given to Napoleon’s army?
Answer: La Grande Arm??e


Question: What event is known in Gaelic as An Gorta Mr, meaning the Great Hunger?
Answer: Irish Potato Famine


Question: What was the name of the Propaganda Minister in Hitler’s Germany?
Answer: Joseph Goebbels


Question: Who created the Line Production to increase productivity?
Answer: H Ford


Question: In October 2003, which nation became the third one sending a man into space?
Answer: China


Question: Which countries were part of the Grand Alliance during Second World War?
Answer: Great Britain, USA and Russia


Question: Who are the three sons of Cronus?
Answer: Poseidon, Hades and Zeus


Question: Which of the following is not a religion?
Answer: Darwinism


Question: When was the Declaration of Independence of the United States adopted?
Answer: July 4th


Question: Who of the following was one of the greatest defenders of the black population in the United States and was murdered in 1968 for this reason?
Answer: Martin Luther King


Question: What was the name of Adolf Hitler’s wife?
Answer: Eva


Question: Who led the Scottish warriors into battle against England?
Answer: Sir Williams Wallace


Question: Which countries made up ‘Axis of Evil’ during World War 2?
Answer: Germany, Italy and Japan


Question: Who was Zoroaster?
Answer: Prophet


Question: What was the last Russian Imperial family?
Answer: The Romanovs


Question: What was the name of the American secret project with the purpose of building the first atomic bomb in history?
Answer: Manhattan Project


Question: Protestantism was born in what country?
Answer: Germany


Question: What was the name of the Austrian Empire after the revolution of 1848?
Answer: Austro-Hungarian Empire


Question: The Philippines was discovered by Europeans in what year?
Answer: 1521


Question: The Bubonic Plague that killed a quarter of the world’s population during the middle ages was caused by what agent?
Answer: Fleas


Question: ln which year did the first man walk on the moon?
Answer: 1969


Question: What does plutocracy mean?
Answer: Rule by the wealthy


Question: Who was defeated in the Battle of Waterloo?
Answer: Napoleon Bonaparte


Question: How many years did the Hundred Years’ War last?
Answer: 116 years


Question: Who invented the alphabet?
Answer: Phoenicians


Question: When did the First intifada take place?
Answer: 1987


Question: The country of Bolivia is named after which patriot?
Answer: Simon Bolivar


Question: What did John D. Dunlop invent?
Answer: The tire


Question: Where did the Bloody Sunday of 1905 take place?
Answer: Russia


Question: ln Greek mythology which goddess is Zeus’s wife?
Answer: Hera


Question: What kind of material was the Declaration of independence made of?
Answer: Hemp


Question: What was Henry Ford’s profession?
Answer: Entrepreneur


Question: What was the last European city visited by John F. Kennedy before he was murdered?
Answer: Berlin


Question: Who controlled England before the Norman Invasion in 1066?
Answer: Saxons


Question: What indigenous ethnia built Chichen Itza?
Answer: Mayans


Question: According to the Bible, Jesus delivered the Beatitudes as part of his ‘Sermon on the?_’?
Answer: Sermon on the Mount


Question: How did Madame Currie die?
Answer: Radiation poisoning


Question: Who was not a Roman Emperor?
Answer: Parallax


Question: Where is the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte?
Answer: Les Invalides, Paris


Question: What army did the 300 represent?
Answer: Spartan army


Question: Where were the Jewish deported after Nebuchadnezzars conquest of Jerusalem?
Answer: Babylon


Question: Where was John F Kennedy Jr assassinated?
Answer: Dallas


Question: Who invented the printing press?
Answer: Gutenberg


Question: What year did the Mexican Revolution start?
Answer: 1910


Question: What South American country had a monarchy for more than 60 years?
Answer: Brazil


Question: What city is still governed by the Grimaldi family?
Answer: Monaco


Question: What kind of writing did the Egyptians use?
Answer: Hieroglyphic


Question: Which British Prime Minister won a Nobel Prize for Literature?
Answer: Winston Churchill


Question: Where was the first astronaut in history from?
Answer: Soviet Union


Question: Who won in 2009 the Nobel Peace Prize?
Answer: Barack Obama


Question: What city was founded by Alexander the Great?
Answer: Alexandria

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