History Quiz 2
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. Which English King was said to be "Unready"?
    Ethelred
  2. Why was jockey Lester Pigott jailed in the 1980s?
    Tax Fraud
  3. What was Admiral Nelson's first name?
    Horatio
  4. To which Royal house did Queen Mary I belong?
    Tudor
  5. Who killed Matin Luther King in 1968?
    James Earl Ray
  6. In which year did the first Woodstock music festival take place?
    1969
  7. What was the name of the Argentine battleship sunk in 1982?
    General Belgrano
  8. In which century was the english Civil War fought?
    Seventeenth
  9. Who was US President when man first walked on the moon?
    Nixon
  10. Who was the first Prime Minister of India?
    Nehru
  11. In legend who was the first King of Rome?
    Romulus
  12. What unusual weapon was used to kill Trotsky in 1940?
    Icepick
  13. In which war was the first Victoria Cross awarded?
    Crimean
  14. Which sporting event was held for the first time in Hamilton Canada in 1930?
    Empire Games
  15. In which year was there a major fire in Windsor Castle?
    1992
  16. Who was Vice-President to US President Johnson?
    Hubert Humphrey
  17. Which British Prime Minister brought in a 10.30pm television curfew?
    Heath
  18. In which country did Vasco Da Gama arrive in 1498?
    India
  19. In which country was the Tem[ple of Amun?
    Egypt
  20. In the Russian Revolution where was the Czar murdered?
    Ekaterinburg