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World History Quiz With Answers

World history quiz and answers about interesting international trivia.


World History Quiz With Answers

Who was it that ran through the streets naked crying Eureka?
A:  Archimedes.

What was the famous clown, Coco's real name?
A: Nikioli Poliakoff.

The first Christmas stamp appeared in what country in 1898?
A: Canada.

The history of fashion design is normally understood to date from 1858 when what happened?
A: The English-born Charles Frederick Worth opened the first true haute couture house in Paris.

How long ago was wheat domesticated in the Fertile Crescent?
A: Some 10,000 years ago.

Rhodopsis, the original Egyptian Cinderella, had what job?
A:  Prostitute

Animals have been used to create “what”, since their discovery in the 18th century?
A: Vaccines.


Mathias Rust landed his Cessna in 1987 at what location?
A:  Red Square Moscow.

What is the literal meaning of Magna Carta?
A:  Great Charter.

When were the earliest documented instances of piracy?
A: In the 14th century BC, when the Sea Peoples, a group of ocean raiders, attacked ships of the Aegean and Mediterranean civilizations.

As early as 258 AD, the Gothic-Herulic fleet ravaged towns on what coasts?
A: The Black Sea and Sea of Marmara.

In the Roman province of Britannia, who was captured and enslaved by Irish pirates?
A: Saint Patrick.

What "temporary measure" was introduced to the UK  in 1799?
A: Income Tax.

Super Mario's original name was what?
A: Jumperman.


In 1912 and 1913, the First Balkan War was fought between the Balkan League and whom?
A: The fracturing Ottoman Empire.

In 1449, Thomas Brightfield built London's first what?
A:  Lavatory.

Jacques Garnerin made the first what in 1797?
A: Parachute Jump.

Following the Parliamentarian victory over Charles I during the English Civil War, England's Puritan rulers did what?
A: Banned Christmas in 1647.

Who designed the first Iron ship the Great Britain in 1845?
A:  I. Kingdom Brunel.

A Japanese artist copied the Mona Lisa in 1983 in what material?
A:  Toast.

What became legal in 1901 in the UK?
A:  Boxing.


How long did the Qin dynasty last in China?
A: Only fifteen years, falling soon after the First Emperor's death.

Why did the Emperor Augustus ban his men from wearing silk?
A:  It was Effeminate.

What gem was Cleopatra's signet?
A: The Amethyst.

In the ancient Roman Calendar,  what was the eighth month?
A:  October

Egyptian cuisine has ancient roots, with evidence that cheese has been made in Egypt since when?
A: 3,000 BC.

What nation built the world’s first chemistry lab in 1650?
A:  Netherlands.

Alice Springs, an Australian town,  used to be called what  until 1925?
A:  Stuart.

What was Attila the Hun called?
A:  The Scourge of God.

Lady Chatterley's first name was what?
A:  Constance.

In 1629, the Anglican poet John Milton penned what poem?
A: On the Morning of Christ's Nativity, a poem that has since been read by many during Christmastide.

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