History Quiz 5
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 name of Queen Victoria's husband?
    Albert
  2. Of which Royal dynasty were Queen Elizabeth I and King Henry VIII members?
    The Tudors
  3. In which year did the Battle of Britain take place?
    1940
  4. What was the name of Charles Darwin's ship?
    The Beagle
  5. Which country gifted the Statue of Liberty to the USA?
    France
  6. Whose flagship was HMS Victory?
    Nelson
  7. In which year did the RMS Titanic sink?
    1912
  8. In which country did the Mau-Mau uprising take place?
    Kenya
  9. Which landmark sits at the starting point of the Great Fire of London?
    The Monument
  10. Who was British Prime Minister at the time of the Suez Crisis?
    Eden
  11. Which English King only spent six months of his ten year reign in England?
    Richard I
  12. Who was elected the first President of Cyprus in 1959?
    Archbishop Makarios
  13. In which year did the Vietnam War end?
    1975
  14. What nationality was opera singer Dame Nellie Melba?
    Australian
  15. Which Royal home was purchased in 1851 for £32000?
    Balmoral Castle
  16. In which country was a revolution led by Benito Juarez?
    Mexico
  17. Which King's wife was Eleanor of Aquitaine?
    Henry II
  18. Which US President introduced "The Great Society"?
    Johnson
  19. In which city did James Watt set up his Soho foundry in 1796?
    Birmingham
  20. Which Emperor ordered the invasion of Britain in AD 43?
    Claudius