World History Quiz.

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I hope this quiz will enlighten some of us.

There was a General who defeated Napoleon at Waterloo. Was he:

 

English

Irish

Scottish.

 

What was the land of Egypt called in Biblical times?

 

Mizraim

Kemet

Egyptica

 

Who was the 26th President of the United States of America?

 

Calvin Coolidge

Theodore Roosevelt

William McKinley

 

In the year 1423 Countess Jacqueline of Hainaut married someone from England. Who was it?

 

Duke of Bedford

Duke of Gloucester

Henry 5th.

 

Jesus got arrested in the garden of Gethsemane. Who was he then taken to?

 

Caiaphas

Pilate

Annas

 

Queen Ann was the 4th wife of Henry 8th of England. Where was she born?

 

Liege in Belgium

Kleve in Germany

Nijmegen in the Netherlands.

 

130 Spanish ships set sail to join up with the Flanders army in order to invade England. What year was it?

 

1572

1588

1568

 

The earthquake in 1556 at Shaanxi, China, took many lives.

 

390,000

830,000

120,000

 

The first Saxon King of England.

 

Athelred

Alfred

Athelstan

 

The first World War started in the year 1914. What was the date and month?

 

July 28

August 18

June 23

 

The first person to discover electricity.

 

Thomas Wright

James Holson

Benjamin Franklin

 

How many children did MIlcah bear to Nahor, Abraham's brother?

 

15

6

8

 

Where was Vesalius born?

 

Netherlands

Belgium

France

 

When was the state of Israel formed?

 

28th May 1948

14th May 1948

16th May 1948

 

Who was the first man to set foot on the moon?

 

Buzz Aldrin

Neil Armstrong

Alvin White

 

What is the other name for Antiochus 4th?

 

Hycanus

Epiphanes

Cytus

 

Who was Giordano Bruno?

 

French Philosopher

German Philosopher

Italian Philosopher

 

The longest bridge in th U.S.A

 

Pontchartrain causeway

Manchac swamp bridge

Atchafalaya basin bridge

 

The hottest planet in our Solar System

 

Mercury

Mars

Venus

 

Columbus started his journey from Spain across the Atlantic with three ships. What were the names?

 

Nina, Deda, Maria

Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria

Nina, Nona, Mona

 

What year did the schism in the Church started?

 

1115

958

1053

 

Queen Elizabeth of England got married in 1947. What was the day and the month?

 

21st November

20th November

2nd June

 

Peter was the first disciple to baptize a Gentile: what was the Gentile's name?

 

Marcus

Democritus

Cornelius

 

When did the Suez crisis started?

 

October 29th 1956

October 27th 1955

October 25th 1956

 

Ireland was part of the United Kingdom from:

 

1801-1922

1800-1900

1756-1856

 

Lee Kuan Yew was Prime Minister of:

 

Sri Lanka

Singapore

Malaysia

 

What is the meaning of USSR?

 

United Soviet System Republiek

Union of Soviet Socialist Reunion

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

 

Who is the Prime Minister of India now?

 

Narendra Modi

Manohan Singh

Inder Kumar Gujrai


Submitted: April 27, 2021

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