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General History quiz

History trivia questions from human prehistory, ancient history, the rise of human civilization, major human inventions, historical figures, historical dates and more... More than 9000 questions and answers on general history...

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  1. This former state was in process of developing a Muslim empire when it was taken for the Portuguese by Albuquerque 1511.
  2. What title was conferred upon Iltutmish by the Khalif (Caliph) of Baghdad in 1229?
  3. US States: When did Tennessee achieve statehood?
  4. Who wrote the document "Common Sense"?
  5. Henry the Young King was the eldest surviving son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. He died aged…
  6. Of which country was Jean-Jacques Dessalines the emperor during the 1800s?
  7. Who was the dictator of Burma in 1962-1988?
  8. Which US President is quoted as saying, "The truth is, I am more of a farmer than a soldier..."
  9. In May 1970 four students protesting against the Vietnam War were shot dead by the National Guard in which US state?
  10. One of the most astonishing facts of Japanese history is that they have been ruled by the same dynasty for thousands of years. Do you know the name of that dynasty?
  11. The Sykes–Picot Agreement, secret treaty between the United Kingdom and France to define their mutually agreed spheres of influence, was ratified by their governments in…
  12. What was the nickname of the Italian Royal Army officer who led military expeditions in Africa during World War II?

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