Quiz on Historical Trivia
Question 1 of 10
What word was used the bombing of cities during WW2?
Question 2 of 10
Which Spice Girl got engaged to footballer David Beckham in 1998?
Question 3 of 10
The African National Congress was formed to protest which?
Question 4 of 10
Louis Pasteur created an innovation which affects which kind of drink today?
Question 5 of 10
The US (and most Arab countries except Syria) backed Iraq's Saddam Hussein during his brutal eight-year war with what neighbouring nation?
Question 6 of 10
Operating on and off since Roman times, what road wound from Iran to the Caspian Sea to Samarkand to Tun-huang in northwest China?
Question 7 of 10
It is said that Archimedes began to formulate his theories on hydrostatics when the tyrant of Syracuse Hiero II asked him if his crown was pure gold. What did Archimedes say when he realised how he could find out?
Question 8 of 10
Contrary to what you've heard, he wasn't a house painter, but was instead a really bad landscape painter. But he did have one testicle. Who?
Question 9 of 10
In 1271, a man from Venice traveled to China where he would live and prosper for 17 years. What was his name?
Question 10 of 10
What did the Confederacy fight to keep?

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