History 4 - Answers

Published: Sunday 4th December 2011
  1. Who was the FOURTH wife of Henry VIII? Anne of Cleaves.
  2. Which war was ended by the Treaty of Westphalia? The Thirty Years War.
  3. In which year did "The Gunpowder Plot" take place? 1605
  4. In which war was the Battle of the Falkland Islands fought? World War 1 [8th December 1914].
  5. Who lead the British army at the Battle of Agincourt? King Henry V
  6. Appointed at the age of 24, who was the youngest British Prime Minister? William Pitt the Younger.
  7. What were the names of the THREE ships that on Christopher Columbus famous voyage of 1492? Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria.
  8. In which year did the Cuban missile take place? 1962
  9. Which 8th Century King built an earthwork in order to keep the Welsh in Wales? Offa.
  10. Which area of Nigeria attempted to split in 1967 causing a 3 year war? Biafra.
  11. Which US general famously said "I Shall Return" in 1942? Douglas MacArthur.
  12. Who lead the rebellion known as the "Forty-Five"? Bonnie Prince Charlie.
  13. How many crusades were there? EIGHT.
  14. Which military campaign is commemorated by ANZAC Day? Gallipoli in WW1.
  15. Who was the first PROTESTANT Archbishop of Canterbury? Thomas Cranmer.
  16. Of which country was King Zog the ruler? Albania.
  17. Who was known as "The Iron Duke"? [The first] Duke of Wellington.
  18. In World War II what was Operation Sea Lion? The planned German invasion of the UK.
  19. Who was excommunicated at the Diet of Worms? Martin Luther.
  20. Who founded the Turkish Republic? Kemal Ataturk.


  1. Chris Lee says:

    Question 5. Should be led, not lead. I’ve noticed this in some of your other questions too.

  2. Chris Lee says:

    It seems that most quiz answers give 9 for the answer to number 13

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