History I





Quiz Questions

  1. Who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999?
  2. Which American politician and lawyer was President of the United States during the American Civil War?
  3. What was the jobs of Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson and Pat Garret in the Wild West?
  4. Which famous American president was assassinated in 1963?
  5. What name is given to the raiders from Scandanavia during the 8th to 11th centuries?
  6. Who was Queen of England when the Spanish armada tried to invade?
  7. Which Italian leader was an ally of Hitler and Germany during World War I?
  8. What did Edward I build at Harlech and Caernarfon to keep control over the people?
  9. Which famous queen died over 100 hundred years ago in 1901?
  10. In the 19th century The Tolpuddle Martyrs, a group of agricultural labourers, were transported to which country for forming a trade union?
  11. Which country gave The Statue of Liberty to the people of the United States as a gift in 1886? And which material is the actual statue made from?
  12. Which well known event of 1605 was a failed assassination attempt against King James I?




Answers:

  1. Nelson Mandela
  2. Abraham Lincoln
  3. Lawmen or sherifs
  4. President John F. Kennedy
  5. Vikings
  6. Queen Elizabeth I
  7. Benito Mussolini
  8. Castles
  9. Queen Victoria
  10. Australia
  11. France. The statue (not the base) is made from copper.
  12. The Gunpowder Plot