History Quiz 4
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 vegetable was supposedly brought to England by Walter Raleigh?
    Potato
  2. Which leader of communist China died in 1976?
    Mao Tse-Tung
  3. The ancient city of Troy is situated in which modern country?
    Turkey
  4. Which Roman Emperor was killed on the Ides of March?
    Julius Caesar
  5. Who was the last King of America?
    King George III
  6. In which country was Adolf Hitler born?
    Austria
  7. Who in 1919 became the first female MP to take her seat in parliament?
    Nancy Astor
  8. Who is the only US President who was not elected to the role?
    Gerald Ford
  9. Which Russian city was besieged for 880 days during the Second World War?
    Leningrad
  10. In Roman times what name was given to the arena that held chariot races?
    Circus
  11. Which Libyan King was overthrown by Colonel Gadaffi in 1969?
    King Idris
  12. Which King of England was crowned on Christmas Day?
    King William I
  13. What was founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1879?
    Christian Science
  14. Which village in Derbyshire became known as "Plague Village"?
    Eyam
  15. Who gave Hampton Court to King Henry VIII?
    Cardinal Wolsey
  16. Who was Queen Victoria's least favourite Prime Minister?
    Gladstone
  17. In a Roman Army how many soldiers make up a Cohort?
    500
  18. Which treaty brought the Napoleonic Wars to an end?
    Treaty of Vienna
  19. Who was the second US President to be assassinated?
    James Garfield
  20. Who is Britain's longest reigning King to date?
    King George III