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History by Letter - Q

Name these historical people, places, and things beginning with the letter Q.
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Last updated: November 9, 2019
First submittedJuly 26, 2014
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Vice President to George H. W. Bush
Dan Quayle
A container for holding arrows
Quiver
Chivalric don created by Miguel de Cervantes
Quixote
Religious movement of which William Penn was a member
Quaker
Central religious text of Islam
Quran
Branch of physics that showed "God plays dice"
Quantum Mechanics
Predecessor to the pen
Quill
Word for "bog" that was used to describe US involvement in Vietnam
Quagmire
Possibly Canada's oldest city
Quebec City
China's last dynasty
Qing
Cheap, semicircular hut built by the US Navy in WWII
Quonset Hut
Philippines President and namesake of metro Manila's most populous city
Manuel L. Quezon
Country that became independent from Britain in 1971
Qatar
Feathered serpent god of Mesoamerica
Quetzalcoatl
Norwegian leader and Nazi collaborator
Vidkun Quisling
Roman office-holder who managed state finances
Quaestor
Anti-malarial that European colonists put into their tonic water
Quinine
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level 70
Sep 30, 2014
I tried about a hundred spellings but couldn't come up with the right one for Quetzalcoatl!
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level 76
Oct 2, 2014
Great quiz. Spent enough time in The Philippines to get 15/17.
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level 76
Sep 16, 2015
So annoyed at missing Quaestor. No longer doing Latin has not done me good.
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level 76
Jan 23, 2017
Tried Quzon, Quizon, Qizon. Could not get Quezon.
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level 67
Jul 23, 2017
Good quiz, never heard of the 'Quonset Hut'......... in UK was known as a "Nissen Hut'. Originally designed during the First World War by the engineer and inventor Major Peter Norman Nissen, it was used extensively during the Second World War.
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level 47
Jul 23, 2017
The American version was first used at the Quonset Point Naval Base in Rhode Island and hence the name.
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level 67
Jul 24, 2017
I have often seen it spelled "quoncet hut." Can you accept that spelling as well?
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level 54
Jun 10, 2018
How did I not know that Qatar was once under the British? I have the weirdest gaps in my knowledge!
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level 38
Nov 9, 2019
Don 'Quijote' should be also accepted, since it's the original Spanish title.