History Trivia Questions Page
- Who was called Drina as a child?
- Which historical legend led the troops of the British East India Company in the 1757 Battle of Plassey?
- The Great English Earthquake of 1884, the most destructive earthquake in history to have hit the UK in the last 400 years, was centred around which town?
- Who was killed in Hawaii during his third voyage to the Pacific in 1779?
- The Treaty of the Triple Alliance allied which three countries against Paraguay in 1865?
- Which Queen said: 'When I am dead and opened, you shall find Calais lying in my heart'?
- Which sea battle was fought during May 1942 between Japan, and the United States and Australia? The battle was the first action in which aircraft carriers engaged each other.
- Which country did Vietnam gain independence from in 1954?
- Which city was the capital of the Portuguese Empire between 1808 and 1821?
- The Lusitania was sunk in 1915 by a German U-Boat on the way to which British port?
- British military hero, The Duke of Wellington, was born in which capital city?
- Napoleon's brother Louis Bonaparte, who was king of which country from 1806 to 1810?
- Queen Victoria
- Robert Clive (Clive of India)
- Captain Cook
- Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay
- Mary I
- Battle of the Coral Sea
- Rio de Janeiro
History Triva Questions II
- Sir Henry Percy was commonly known by what single nickname?
- What infamous event happened early in the morning of 13 February 1692?
- Which American President was assassinated in the same year as the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral?
- In which country did fascism originate during World War I before spreading to other European countries?
- Who died on 26 May 735 in Jarrow, Northumbria?
- Edinburgh born Alexander Laing became the first European to reach Timbuktu two years before Burke and Hare were arrested in Edinburgh - can you give the decade?
- What was Nazi Germany's code name for the proposed invasion of England?
- The Peace of Westphalia, a series of peace treaties signed in 1648, ended which war?
- Which British king was on the throne when Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo?
- Which German architect was, for most of World War II, Nazi Minister of Armaments and War Production?
- Massacre of Glencoe
- President James Garfield (in 1881)
- Bede, also referred to as Saint Bede or the Venerable Bede
- 1820s (1826 and 1828)
- Operation Sea Lion
- The Thirty Years War
- George III
- Albert Speer
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