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The Ultimate Kids History Quiz

Think your child knows a thing or two about history? Put their knowledge to the test. Think historical figures, notable dates and days of old for inspiration to ace our free history quiz for children. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some historical quizzing.

Round 1

1 – How many years did World War 1 last – 2, 3 or 4?

2 – The Battle of Hasting was in what year – 1066, 1060 or 1064?

3 – How many wives did Henry VIII have – 8, 6 or 4?

4 – Who was the UK prime minister during the Second World War (clue WC)?

5 – Name the building where American Presidents live?

6 – Which number downing street does the prime minister of England Live?

7 – Which country would you expect to find mummification being carried out?

8 – Which famous playwright beginning with W wrote Hamlet?

9 – What are the Ancient Egyptians famous for building?

10 – Which year did the Tudors start their reign – 1485, 1585 or 1685?

Round 2

1 – Who has ruled England the longest?

2 – In what year was the first iPhone released – 2005, 2007 or 2009?

3 – What E is it called when children left cities during World War?

4 – A man named Thomas invented the lightbulb, what is his second name?

5 – Bill Gates invented Microsoft – True or False?

6 – During victorian times children learned to write on what item – Paper, Slate or Cloth?

7 – What is the name of the Palace in London?

8 – Which two Celtic languages do people still speak today?

9 – What were used in street lamps in the Colonial era?

10 – Which Welsh writer wrote books including “The Twits” & “BFG”?

Round 3

1 – Which communication device did Alexander Graham Bell invent?

2 – Who was the first Black president of the United States?

3 – The Statue of Liberty was gifted to the USA from which Country beginning with F?

4 – How many years did it take to build the Taj Mahal – 22, 12, or 2?

5 – The Great Fire of London started in a bakery on which lane?

6 – What is the man-made circle of stones landmark called in England?

7 – Amelia Earheart was the first woman to do what across the Atlantic Ocean?

8 – Which US President was known as “Honest Ab”?

9 – Christopher Columbus discovered Asia – True or False?

10 – Adolf Hitler was a Vegetarian – True or False?

Round 4

1 – What object caused the Titanic to sink?

2 – Which N was the first Astronaut to land on the moon?

3 – In what year was the Great Fire of London – 1666, 1766 or 1866?

4 – Who tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London?

5 – What year did England first win the World Cup – 1966, 1976 or 1986?

6 – In what year did WW2 end – 1945, 1955 or 1965?

7 – Which M was the First Woman prime minister of Britain?

8 – How many wives did Henry VIII have beheaded?

9 – The plague was spread by which rodent?

10 – Which artist cut off his ear over illness?

Round 5

1 – What was Abraham Lincoln’s Jobs before becoming president – Professional Wrestler or Baker?

2 – It would take 18 months to walk along the Great Wall of China – True or False?

3 – The knights of the round table served which king?

4 – Gravity was discovered with the help of which fruit?

5 – In Victorian times was Chimney Sweeping usually carried out by adults or children?

6 – Which animals did ancient Egyptians worship?

7 -Ancient Sparta was a really poor country – True or False?

8 – The Great Pyramid of Giza took 30 years to build – True or False?

9 – Tim Berners Lee invented the World Wide Web (Internet) in which year – 1989, 1995 or 2000?

10 – Which animal was the first in space – Monkey, Dog or Chicken?

 

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The Ultimate History Quiz

Think you know a thing or two about history? Put your knowledge to the test. Think historical figures, notable dates and days of old for inspiration to ace our free world history quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some historical quizzing.

Round 1

1 – In which year was the battle of Hastings?

2 – How many years did World War 1 last?

3 – In which year did World War 2 begin?

4 – Which battle is General George Custer most recognised for?

5 – Which battle ended the French’s attempts to dominate Europe?

6 – Storming the beaches of Normandy is more commonly known as?

7 – The Trojan War was a battle between which ancient cities?

8 – How long did the “100 year War” last?

9 – The Battle of Gettysburg was a battle in which War?

10 – Which navies were involved in the Battle of Trafalgar?

Round 2

1 – How old was Mary Queen of Scots when her father died and she acceded to the throne?

2 – Who was the youngest King Of England?

3 – Who was the first member of the Royal family to live in Buckingham Palace?

4 – Who is also known as the “father of the navy”?

5 – Who was the first British Monarch to enter the States?

6 – How was Charles I executed?

7 – Which King of England has these nicknames Edward Longshanks, Hammer of the Scots, Longshanks?

8 – Who was the first King of England?

9 – Who was nicknamed Bloody Mary by her opponents?

10 – What was the Monarch William I also known as?

Round 3

1 – Name the German-born theoretical physicist?

2 – Who initiated the gunpowder plot?

3 – Which prime minister successfully led Britain through World War 2?

4 – What is Leonardo Da Vinci’s most well-known piece of art?

5 – Which US president abolished slavery?

6 – What age was William Shakespeare at his time of death – 32, 42 or 52?

7 – Who rose to power as the leader of the Nazi party?

8 – Which famous historian discovered the Rosetta Stone?

9 – Which American poet never published anything with her own name?

10 – Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize?

Round 4

1 – How many Tudor Monarchs were there?

2 – How many years was the Victorian era – 64, 74 or 84?

3 – Which group was the largest in ancient Europe?

4 – The bubonic plague in 1620 is also known as?

5 – What date did the Tudor era end?

6 – How many years did Prohibition last in the US?

7 – In which year did Columbus discover America?

8 – How many congressional delegates signed the Declaration of Independence?

9 – In which year was Slavery Abolition Act implemented in Britain – 1833, 1853 or 1933?

10 – Henry VIII set up ‘The Acts of Supremacy’ in 1534 making him the Supreme Head of what?

Round 5

1 – Henry VIII had 9 wives True or False?

2 – The great fire of London started at a bakery True or False?

3 – Henry III was raised by priests True or False?

4 – Thomas Blood stole the Crown Jewels in 1671 True or False?

5 – The Great Depression lasted 2 years True or False?

6 – The gunpowder plot was to destroy Buckingham Palace True or False?

7 – Marie Curie won 2 Nobel prizes True or False?

8 – Queen Elizabeth married a Priest True or False?

9 – Marie Antoinette was beheaded 9 months after her husband True or False?

10 – In 2021, Queen Elizabeth became the longest-reigning monarch True or False?

 

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