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Wars Throughout History

Each question will ask you about a specific war in History from 1444 till present Enjoy!
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1. During the Fall of Constantinople who where the opposing commanders?
Mehmed II and Constantine X
Mehmed I and Constantine X
Mehmed II and Constantine XI
Suliman the Magnificent and Constantine XI
2. In what year did Suliman the Magnificent lay siege to Vienna?
1453
1529
1542
1518
3. The Thirty Years war saw Protestants and Catholics fight over large portions of the Holy Roman Empire, what was the name of the war that ended this conflict?
Peace of Prague
Peace of Vienna
Peace of Paris
Peace of Westphalia
4. There were Three Anglo-Dutch wars fought for control of the seas during the 17th century culminating in a joint Anglo-French effort to invade the Netherlands by sea. What famous Dutch Admiral defeated the allies before they could succeed?
Admiral De Ruyter
Admiral Tromp
Admiral Nelson
Admiral Piett
5. The War of Spanish Succession was fought to prevent Spain from merging with what other nation?
England
Austria
France
Portugal
6. Although called the French and Indian war in North America the Seven Years War was really the first World War. The main theatre of conflict was in Europe where Prussia fought a coalition of which nations?
France, Austria, Russia, Denmark
France, Austria, Sweden, Russia
France, Austria, Russia, Ottomans
France, Austria, Sweden, Denmark
7. The Great Northern War was fought between Charles XII of Sweden and which Russian Tsar?
Peter I
Ivan IV
Catherine I
Peter II
8. How long was the American Revolutionary war?
7 years, 11 months, 23 days
8 years, 2 months, 11 days
8 years, 4 months, 15 days
9 years, 1 month, 3 days
9. How many Coalitions were created against Revolutionary France?
Seven
Three
Six
Two
This is the number of coalitions against Revolutionary France not Napoleon.
10. What was Napoleon's Vietnam?
Spain
Egypt
Russia
Austria
Spain reverted to Guerilla warfare lengthening the conflict and increasing the violence.
11. Which four native American tribes sided with the United States during the War of 1812?
Choctaw, Cherokee, Creek, Shawnee
Choctaw, Creek, Shawnee, Lenape
Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, Seneca
Creek, Seneca, Shawnee, Lenape
12. What European Power did not participate in the Crimean War?
Austria
Kingdom of Sardinia
Ottoman Empire
France
13. How long did the French Intervention in Mexico last?
6 years
3 years, 6 months
4 years
5 years, 6 months
14. Which Union Civil War Commander presided over the humiliating Union defeat at 2nd Bull Run?
George B. McCellan
Ulysses S. Grant
John Pope
Abraham Lincoln
15. Which European Power joined Prussia in defeating Austria in the 1866 Austro-Prussian War?
Russia
Italy
France
Ottoman Empire
16. At which Battle in the Franco-Prussian War was Napoleon the III captured by the Prussian Army?
Paris
Metz
Sedan
Worth
17. The Boers of South Africa defeated the British in the First Boer War, what country did these people originate from?
Netherlands
Germany
France
Spain
18. Who was President of the United States at the start of the Spanish American War?
Theodore Roosevelt
William McKinley
William Howard Taft
Grover Cleveland
19. Which Four Empires ceased to exist as a result of World War 1?
Austrian, Ottoman, Russian, British
Ottoman, Russian, German, French
German, Austrian, Ottoman, French
Russian, Ottoman, Austrian, German
20. Both Germany and Italy supported the Nationalists during the Spanish Civil war as did this other minor European Power.
Bulgaria
Romania
Portugal
Switzerland
21. Which Allied General in World War 2 led the reconquest of the Phillipines
MacArthur
Patton
Nimitz
Eisenhower
22. This civil war was put on hold for the duration of World War 2 and after quickly came to an end due to the one side expending large amounts of resources to defeat an Axis Invasion.
Greek Civil War
Paraguayan Civil War
Chinese Civil War
Albanian Civil War
23. The 1948 Arab Israeli war saw Israel fight this many enemy nations.
Six
Seven
Five
Eight
24. This Cold War Era Conflict found itself the setting for the tv show M.A.S.H.
Vietnam
Afghanistan
Cambodia
Korea
25. Which two Nations fought the Football War
Australia and New Zealand
Alegria and Libya
El Salvador and Honduras
Panama and Costa Rica
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