History Quiz 6
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 ship was commanded by Captain Bligh?
    Bounty
  2. In the 1960s, which city was divided by a wall?
    Berlin
  3. Which British colony was returned to China in 1997?
    Hong Kong
  4. Who discovered Victoria Falls?
    Livingstone
  5. Who was the last Yorkist King of England?
    Richard III
  6. In which country was the Battle of El Alamein fought?
    Egypt
  7. Which US black civil rights leader was killed on 21st February 1965?
    Malcolm X
  8. Who was the youngest President of the USA?
    Theodore Roosevelt
  9. What name is given to the period of history from 1811 to 1820?
    Regency Period
  10. In which year did the Six Day War take place?
    1967
  11. Who was the first protestant Archbishop of Canterbury?
    Thomas Cranmer
  12. In which country was Marie Curie born?
    Poland
  13. Who did Hareward the Wake fight against?
    The Normans
  14. Which British passenger ship was sunk on the first day of World War 2?
    Athenia
  15. Who is the oldest person to be elected US President?
    Ronald Reagan
  16. How many countries were founding members of the European Communit?
    Six
  17. In which year was Sputnik 1 launched?
    1957
  18. Who designed the Houses of Parliament?
    Charles Barry
  19. Who became the first Tory Prime Minister of the UK in 1762?
    Earl of Bute
  20. In which year were the first elections for the Welsh Assembly held?
    1999