Wednesday, December 2, 2020

History Trivia Questions For Seniors

Our Free History Trivia Questions For Seniors will challenge you on your history knowledge and you will also come to know the interesting facts related to some memorable events of history.

Answer the below questions to reach the next level.

Q1.Name the biggest Island in the world.
Greenland
Iceland
Denmark
Antarctica

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Q2. Who was Lord Mayor of London four times between 1397 and 1419, and the inspiration for a classic English folk tale?
Richard (Dick) Whittington
Richie
Ricardo
Dicken

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Q3. Who was the second President of the United States?
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
John Quincy Adams
Alexander Hamilton

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Q4. Who was the only one of Henry VIII’s wives to receive a Queen’s funeral?
Jane Seymour
Katherine Flynn
David Flynn
Joe Lando

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Q5. As recently dramatized in a critically acclaimed miniseries, what year did the Chernobyl disaster occur?
1986
1953
1987
1978

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Q6. Which British archaeologist discovered Tutankhamun’s tomb?
Howard Carter
Zahi Hawass
Harry Burton
Ankhesenamun

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Q7. Who was the leader of Britain’s ill-fated Antarctic expedition which was one of the first to reach the South Pole in 1912?
Robert F. Scott
Peter Scott
Ernest Shackleton
Roald Amundsen

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Q8. In which European country was there a civil war between 1946 and 1949?
Greece
Turkey
Italy
Austria

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Q9. Which 13th Century Scottish knight did Mel Gibson portray in Braveheart?
William Wallace
Robert the Bruce
Edward I of England
Randall Wallace

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Q10. Which war was fought in South Africa between 1899 and 1902?
Second Boer War (Allow Boer War)
First Boer War
Boer Wars
Anglo‑Zulu War

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Q11.

In which country did the Second World War Battles of El Alamein take place?
Egypt
Libya
Ethiopia
Jordan

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Q12. Who discovered the wreckage of the Titanic?
Robert Ballard
Ken Marschall
Edward Smith
Millvina Dean

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Q13. What year did the Challenger Space Shuttle disaster take place?
1986
1988
1958
1981

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Q14. What year was the Magna Carta signed?
1215
1354
1284
1251

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Q15. Which British King suffered from a stammer, as portrayed by Colin Firth in The King’s Speech?
King George VI
George V
Edward VIII
Queen Elizabeth II

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Q16. What was the name of the ship that brought news of the Battle of Trafalgar to Britain?
HMS Pickle
HMS Victory
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
HMS Warrior

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Q17. What artist painted the late 15th-century mural known as "Last Supper"?
Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo DiCaprio
Raphael
Pablo Picasso

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Q18. How many U.S. Presidents have there been?
45
50
31
15

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Q19. What year was the two-dollar bill last printed in the United States?
2003
2001
2000
2005

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Q20. What is the roman name for the goddess Hecate?
Trivia
Puzzle
Racing video game
Adventure game

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Q21.What state was the last state to overturn laws against interracial marriage in the year 2000?
Alabama
Louisiana
Alaska
Florida

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Q22. Which Founding Father had a house which was discovered to have had about one thousand two hundred bone pieces from about ten human skeletons?
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams
Abraham Lincoln

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Q23. Which US president served the shortest term of about two months because of dying from simple colds?
William Henry Harrison
John Tyler
Martin Van Buren
Benjamin Harrison

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Q24. Who preceded Ronald Raegan’s presidency in the United States of America?
Jimmy Carter
Gerald Ford
Ronald Reagan
Rosalynn Carter

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Q25. Which pilot famously fought in the Battle of Britain with two artificial legs?

 
Douglas Bader
Johnnie Johnson
Robert Stanford Tuck
Adolf Galland

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