History Quiz 3
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. What was the final battle of the War of the Roses?
    Battle of Bosworth
  2. Which English Queen never married?
    Queen Elizabeth I
  3. Catherine the Great was a leader of which country?
    Russia
  4. Under which King did England win the Battle of Agincourt?
    King Henry V
  5. How many of his wifes did King Henry VIII behead?
    Two
  6. What name was given to the movement demanding votes for women in the UK?
    Suffragettes
  7. Who was the last British Prime Minister of the 1960s?
    Harold Wilson
  8. At which battle did Admiral Nelson die?
    Battle of Trafalgar
  9. Who in 1969 became the youngest female MP in the UK?
    Bernadette Devlin
  10. Which US President ordered the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan?
    Truman
  11. How many US Presidents have been assassinated?
    Four
  12. In which year did the Russian revolution begin?
    1917
  13. Who suggested that there would be "Peace in our time" prior to the Second World War?
    Chamberlain
  14. In which are was Elizabeth Fry a great reformer?
    Prisons
  15. Who was the first monarch to live at Buckingham Palace?
    Queen Victoria
  16. Who was King of France at the time of the French Revolution?
    King Louis XVI
  17. Which British King fathered fifteen children?
    King George III
  18. Which occupation was carried out by Matthew Hopkins in the 1600s?
    Witchfinder General
  19. Of which Commonwealth country has Keith Holyoake twice been Prime Minister?
    New Zealand
  20. Of where was Nebuchadnezzar I the King?
    Babylon