History Quiz 1
A history quiz with questions to suit all the family. To view the answers just move your mouse over the answer boxes, but no cheating!!
  1. Who famously said "Let them eat cake"?
    Marie Antoinette
  2. Which US President delivered The Gettyburg Address?
    Abraham Lincoln
  3. Which year did Queen Elizabeth II descibe as her "Annus Horribilis"?
    1992
  4. On which island was Napoleon born?
    Corsica
  5. Who was "Peeping Tom", peeping at?
    Lady Godiva
  6. Who did Elizabeth I suceed to the throne?
    Mary I
  7. In which year did the Korean War end?
    1953
  8. Which English King hid in a tree after the Battle of Worcester?
    Charles II
  9. Who defeated Edward II at the Battle of Bannockburn?
    Robert the Bruce
  10. Who was the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces on D-Day?
    Eisenhower
  11. What was the name of the aeroplane that Lindbergh flew across the Atlantic?
    Spirit of St Louis
  12. Where was Captain Cook killed
    Hawaii
  13. Which country had the first female Prime Minister?
    Sri Lanka
  14. Where did the Great Trek take place in 1836?
    South Africa
  15. How many children did Queen Victoria have?
    Nine
  16. Who was the last Roman Catholic monarch of Great Britain?
    James II
  17. In which Lancashire town was the Cooperative Movement founded?
    Rochdale
  18. Who was Bill Clinton's Vice-President?
    Al Gore
  19. Which US President was formerly a CIA Director?
    George Bush Snr
  20. In which year did the Spanish Civil War commence?
    1939