Statistics for History General Knowledge #10

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  • This quiz has been taken 37,475 times
  • The average score is 13 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What notorious leader had a similar style mustache to Charlie Chaplin?Adolf Hitler
97%
What creature was often used for the medical treatment of bloodletting?Leeches
87%
What type of craft was the Hindenburg?Zeppelin
82%
Who was killed in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914?Franz Ferdinand
81%
What composer died while composing a Requiem in 1791?Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart
80%
What country was known as the CCCP in its own language?USSR
74%
What English King fought in the Crusades and battled against Saladin?Richard the Lionheart
71%
What facial hair style was made famous by American Civil War general Ambrose Burnside?Sideburns
69%
What plant, imported from the New World, changed the face of Italian cooking?Tomato
67%
What group, established after WWI, was a failed predecessor to the United Nations?League of Nations
62%
What city did the Nazis besiege for 872 days but never capture?Leningrad
62%
What country was personally owned (and abused) by King Leopold of Belgium?D.R. Congo
60%
Who famously wore a pink Chanel suit and matching pillbox hat on a fateful day in 1963?Jackie Kennedy
58%
What Maoist economic program resulted in a famine that killed at least 20 million people?{Great} {Leap}
Forward
58%
What industrialist became the world's first dollar billionaire - thanks to his
monopoly on the US oil industry?
John D. Rockefeller
55%
What African country did Italy invade in 1935?Ethiopia
54%
What German kingdom was ruled by Ludwig II, builder of the
famous Neuschwanstein castle?
Bavaria
53%
What was discovered at Sutter's Mill in California in 1848?Gold
48%
What was the de-facto state religion of the Achaemenid Persian empire?
(hint: starts with Z)
Zoroastrianism
33%
What fur-trading company, founded in 1670, once owned about 1/3rd of Canada's land?Hudson's Bay
Company
29%

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