The Big History Quiz – Level 2

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Which contest was first held on the 19th of April 1951?
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Who was the Astronaut who first stepped on the moon with his left foot in 1969?
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Which of the following was not a D-Day beach?
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Which of the following people did not invade Ireland?
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Which former British Prime Minister is credited with helping create the first police force?
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The 2001 movie Black Hawk Down was set against a true conflict between the US and warlords in which African country?
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How many baths did Louis XIV take in his lifetime?
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How many brothers and sisters did John F. Kennedy have?
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How many days were there in one week in ancient Roman times?
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Out of every 10 women in Scotland, how many were pregnant on their wedding day, according to a Royal Commission of 1868?
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How many kings of England have been named Edward since the reign of William the Conqueror in 1066?
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How many people are there in a US Grand Jury?
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An estimated how many Popes have been murdered?
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How many days was William Harrison President of the United States?
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How many years were there between the Silver Jubilees of George V and Elizabeth II?
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How many km long was the Berlin Wall?
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For how many years did Queen Victoria reign?
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In Roman Numerals what does LXX stand for?
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How many pilgrims left Plymouth for America on the Mayflower?
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How many years did the 'One Hundred Years War' last?
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How many minutes did Neil Armstrong spend on the moon?
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According to Forbes new Rich List for 2009, how many billionares are there in the world?
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In which year did King Richard the 'lionhearted' die?
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In which year did Henry VIII die?
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What number on Pennsylvania Avenue would you find the white house?
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In which year was St Pauls cathedral completed?
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In which year was the revolver invented?
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The Spanish Dublone was legal tender in the USA until which year?
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In which year did electricity replace steam powered locomotives in the London Underground?
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In which year was the Tower Bridge in London completed?
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What year did the infamous San Francisco earthquake take place?
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In which year was the first successful Channel crossing by an airplane?
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In which year did the Titanic sink?
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In which year was the infamous 'black sox' scandal?
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In what year was Mahatma Gandhi assassinated?
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In which year was the first successful heart transplant performed?
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In which year was Prince Charles invested as The Prince of Wales?
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In which year did the Rainbow Warrior sink?
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In which year was Rajiv Gandhi assassinated?
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In which year was the EURO TUNNEL officially opened?
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What was the worlds population in AD 1?
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Which amendment of the US constitution abolished slavery?
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For how long did Queen Jane rule England?
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According to an old legend, who can't shed more than 3 tears?
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Who was the 2nd man in space?
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King Zog ruled which country?
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What was the name of the research ship Charles Darwin travelled with?
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In which city was the Titanic built?
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Who was not the mayor of a US town?
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The big history quiz will test your knowledge of historical events and figures throughout the ages. Questions will be broad and range from ancient history to modern day historical events.

Most of our questions relate to general history knowledge but are varied and border on general knowledge in places. Your history knowledge will be tested on the following:

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  • World leaders
  • Historical events
  • Historical items and trivia about them
  • World and regional wars and conflicts
  • “what year” style questions

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