Make your own free website on Tripod.com

  HISTORY


1.  What precious object did Admiral Nelson lose in 1797 ?  

2.  Which incident on December 7, 1941, forced the Americans to enter World War II ?

3.  Which Indian city did Job Charnock 'find' in 1690 ?

4.  The inhabitants of which country referred to ancient China as Kitai ?

5.  Which famous World War II bomber, made largely of wood, was named after an insect ?

6.  With which country did Germany sign a Non-aggression Treaty in 1939 ?

7.  Which natural disaster destroyed the cities of Herculaneum and Pompeii in 79 A.D. ?

8.  In which modern country was the Battle of Waterloo fought ?

9.  Who was the Prime Minister of England at the time of the coronation of Queen
     Elizabeth II ?

10. Which famous philosopher was also the tutor of Alexander the Great ?


ANSWERS

1.  His arm
2.  The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour
3.  Calcutta
4.  The Russians
5.  Mosquito
6.  USSR
7.  The eruption of Mt. Vesuvius 
8.  Belgium
9.  Winston Churchill
10. Aristotle

 

geography | literature | history | science | sports | music | general