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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. What Asian country used to have the same independence day as the US?
  2. World War II: Why did the British Royal Navy attack French warships at Mers-el-Kebir?
  3. The coast of which continent was largely charted by Matthew Flinders?
  4. Who was Alexander the Great`s father?
  5. The Romans kept the people happy with panem et circenses. What is panem et circenses?
  6. Civilization may have been born between two rivers, the Tigris and the Euphrates, in what country?
  7. What two rivers was Mesopotamia located between?
  8. Ashoka was so repelled by his own conquest of Kalinga that he stopped advancing and turned to what religion?
  9. Which of these Indian tribes originally inhabited the Canadian province of Manitoba?
  10. American Civil War: What color were the uniforms of the majority of the Union troops?
  11. What shoe brand were all 39 members of the Heaven`s Gate cult wearing when they committed suicide in 1997?
  12. In January 2001, Laurent Kabila was shot to death by his own bodyguards in what country?

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