History 5

Published: Monday 1st October 2012
  1. Who served as Richard Nixon's first Vice-President?
  2. Under which King did England win the battle of Agincourt?
  3. In which country did the Boxer Rebellion take place?
  4. Which soldier led a coup in Uganda in 1971?
  5. Which English King had the nick-name "Longshanks"?
  6. Who fought against Britain in "The War of Jenkins Ear" in the 1700s?
  7. The Greek sculptor, Phidias was responsible for which of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?
  8. In which century was the Spanish Inquisition ended?
  9. What nationality was former UN General-Secretary Boutros Boutros Ghali?
  10. In which year was the modern state of Israel founded?
  11. Which US President abolished slavery in 1863?
  12. Which battle was fought near Stirling in June 1314?
  13. What FOUR letters appeared on the Standard of the Roman legions?
  14. Which famous explorer was beheaded in London in 1618?
  15. During which President's term did California & New Mexico become part of the USA?
  16. In which year was "The Six Day War" between Israel and its neighbours?
  17. In which country was the Woman's Institute founded in 1897?
  18. Which English city was known as "Cottonopolis" during the Industrial Revolution?
  19. Which Prussian leader unified the German States in 1871?
  20. In which year did Queen Victoria die?
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