Statistics for History General Knowledge #9

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  • The average score is 11 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What nation was led by Ho Chi Minh?North Vietnam
91%
What was New York City called before 1664?New Amsterdam
86%
In what country did the Bay of Pigs invasion happen?Cuba
86%
What canal opened in 1869 after 10 years of excavation using forced labor?Suez Canal
78%
In what modern-day country was the Norse settlement of Vinland located?Canada
65%
What is the name for a Celtic priest?Druid
63%
What era of British history lasted from 1837–1901?{Victorian} Era
63%
What English city became, by 1835, "the first and greatest industrial city in the world"?Manchester
60%
What team-based test of strength was an Olympic sport from 1900–1920?Tug of War
58%
England will never fall as long as what type of bird can be found in the Tower of London?Ravens
58%
What lady supposedly rode naked through the streets of Coventry,
seen only by Peeping Tom?
Lady Godiva
54%
Phrenologists believed they could determine a person's character by measuring their what?Skull
48%
What country's official newspaper was called Pravda, meaning "truth"?Soviet Union
47%
Who was the first European to reach India by sea?Vasco da Gama
44%
Who hosted the Oscars 19 times, entertained troops, and lived to age 100?Bob Hope
44%
What Greek hero of the Iliad did Alexander model himself after?Achilles
40%
What chemical in tonic water helped prevent European colonists from getting malaria?Quinine
39%
What Roman dome, dedicated in 126 AD, still stands today?The Pantheon
35%
What giant bird, bigger than the ostrich, was hunted to extinction by
Māori people on New Zealand?
Moa
24%
What French feminist wrote "The Second Sex"?Simone de Beauvoir
22%

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