2. History Trivia Quiz


  1. Who made a solo flight across the Atlantic in 1932?
  2. The first successful testing of an atomic bomb was in which US state?
  3. Name the theatre in London built by Shakespeare's company in 1599.
  4. Albert Einstein was offered residency of which country in 1952?
  5. What was the name of Alexander the Great's horse?
  6. The 10th-century Scandinavian king Harald Gormsson (nicknamed Blatand the Viking) inspired the name of what 20th-century mobile technology?
  7. Which city reached a population of 1 million people first?
  8. In 1961, who was the first human to journey into space?
  9. Which US president is honored in the wrestling hall of fame?
  10. Which country, in 1893, was the first to give women the vote?

Answers 1. Amelia Earhart 2. New Mexico 3. The Globe Theatre 4. Israel 5. Bucephalus (ox-head) 6. Bluetooth 7. Rome in 133 BCE. 8. Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin 9. Abraham Lincoln 10. New Zealand

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