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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. When was Suez Canal nationalised?
  2. 1487: This Portuguese explorer rounded the Cape of Good Hope…
  3. This German general was nicknamed "The Desert Fox" due to the skillful military campaigns he waged in North Africa  during World War II?
  4. What black athlete faced a court martial for refusing to sit at the back of a bus?
  5. Samuel Gompers` name is associated with this aspect of U.S. history:
  6. By which of these nicknames is U.S. President Zachary Taylor known?
  7. The Battle of Bouvines, the concluding battle of the Anglo-French War of 1213–1214, was fought on…
  8. Whose quote is this: "Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake"?
  9. Civilization may have been born between two rivers, the Tigris and the Euphrates, in what country?
  10. What name was given to Richard Nixon`s plan to transfer greater responsibility for military operations to the ARVN?
  11. The Franco-Prussian War lasted from lasted from 19 July 1870 to 28 January…
  12. Which war ended the colonial rule in the Americas during William McKinley`s presidency?

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