Wednesday, 18 January 2017

History Quiz 1 
World History Quiz






1. Alexander the Great was the king of which ancient kingdom?
Macedonia Kingdom
Kingdom of Mercia
Kingdom of Galicia
Kingdom of Dacia

2. Gothic architecture is a style of architecture that flourished in Europe during the high and late medieval period. Where did it originate?
Germany
France
Italy
Switzerland

3. Shahnameh (The Book of Kings) is a long epic poem. Can you name the Persian poet who wrote it?
Ferdowsi
Saadi Shirazi
Faiz
Omar Khayyam

4. Who is considered as the "Father of History"/
Herodotus
Polybius
Thucydides
Ctesias

5. "Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it". Who said this?
William Shakespear
George Bernardshaw
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln

6. Name the Babylonian king who enacted a code of laws of ancient Mesopotamia which is one of the earliest surviving codes of law in recorded history
Samsu-iluna
Ishkibal
Hammurabi
Sinsharishkun

7. Who was the Chinese Budhist monk, known as the Prince of Pilgrims, who visited India during the reign of Harsha?
Fa-Hien
Hiuen Tsang
Sima Qian
Liu Xiang

8. Who said the famous words: "Veni, vidi, vici" ("I came; I saw; I conquered")?
Augustus Caesar
Alexander the Great
Julius Caesar
Napoleon Bonaparte

9. When did America dropped the Atom Bomb in Hiroshima?
1945 August 6
1945 August 9
1946 August 6
1944 August 6

10. What was the name of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber that beame the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb at Hiroshima on 6 August 1945?
Enola Gay
Bockscar
Big Stink
The Great Artiste

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