History multiple choice

Test your history knowledge with this multiple choice quiz.
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Quiz by NICK500
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Last updated: June 15, 2019
First submittedJune 14, 2019
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1. Which year is referred as "The year of Africa"?
1959
1960
1961
1962
2. Isabella was the queen of...
Russia
Sweden
Italy
Spain
3. Which of these countries did not sign the Warsaw Pact?
Yugoslavia
Albania
Hungary
Romania
4. Which of these is not a real war?
The Diamond War
The Emu War
The War of the Roses
The Football War
5. Greece joined WWI in...
1914
1915
1916
1917
6. Which of these people did not commit suicide?
Benito Mussolini
Alan Turing
Adolf Hitler
Cleopatra
7. Which of these countries had once a completely green flag?
Lebanon
Libya
Algeria
Jordan
8. Which of these countries joined the UN in 2002?
South Sudan
Switzerland
Montenegro
Hungary
9. Which of these countries did not participate in WW2?
Albania
Japan
Turkey
Finland
10. Which of these nations is recognised by the UN?
East Timor
Kosovo
Palestine
Taiwan
11. Which of these countries has a national anthem with no lyrics?
France
Greece
Spain
Norway
12. Where is Waterloo, the place were Napoleon was defeated, located?
France
Luxembourg
Belgium
Netherlands
13. When did Alexander the Great die?
323 B.C.
356 B.C
44 B.C.
342 B.C.
14. Constantinople was destroyed on May 29th 1453. What day of the week was it?
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
15. Which is the only country to have achieved its independence against its will?
San Marino
Singapore
Lesotho
Anitgua and Barbuda
16. Which of these countries used to be a colony of the British Empire?
Cyprus
Lebanon
Indonesia
Mozambique
17. Persia was the former name of...
Uzbekistan
Iraq
Turkey
Iran
18. Who was the first man in space?
Alan Turing
Alfred Nobel
Neil Armstrong
Yuri Gagarin
19. Which of these countries is not a former Spanish colony?
Venezuela
Colombia
Mexico
Brasil
20. Which of these US presidents was assassinated?
Abraham Lincoln
Tomas Jefferson
Franklin Roosevelt
Ronald Reagan
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