History Quiz / 'H' in History

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Quiz Updated Jul 25, 2013

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Question Answer % Correct
The B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on which Japanese city?Hiroshima
92%
Which Greek poet wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey?Homer
91.8%
Who was the Greek god of the underworld?Hades
88.4%
Who became Chancellor of Germany on 30th January 1933?Adolf Hitler
85.4%
Which Greek hero carried out twelve labours as penance for the murder of his children?Heracles
79.5%
Which airship caught fire and was destroyed in New Jersey in May 1937?Hindenburg
74.3%
What was returned to the Chinese in 1997, after a 99 year lease?Hong Kong
73.4%
Who was said to have a face that could launch a thousand ships?Helen of Troy
71.8%
Discovered in 1799, the Rosetta Stone allowed scholars to decipher which writing system?Hieroglyphics
69.7%
Who was the shortest serving US President, spending only 32 days in office?W. H. Harrison
65.7%
Question Answer % Correct
William of Normandy defeated Harold Godwinson in which 1066 battle?Hastings
64.3%
Which Japanese emperor died of cancer in 1989 after a 62-year reign?Hirohito
62.7%
Which Roman fortification, started in AD 122, snakes 73 miles through northern England?Hadrian's Wall
58.4%
Which Babylonian king is known for one of the first written codes of law?Hammurabi
47.8%
Which Istanbul museum was converted from a cathedral to a mosque by the Ottomans?Hagia Sofia
37.3%
Which Bronze Age people carved out an empire that included most of Asia Minor?Hittites
26.4%
Which Egyptian pharaoh has a name meaning 'Foremost of Noble Ladies?'Hatshepsut
17.6%
Which Greek city was the site of the Mausoleum of Mausolus, a Wonder of the World?Halicarnassus
14.6%
Which English physician was the first to describe blood circulation in 1628?William Harvey
11.3%
Under which emperor did the Inca empire reach the height of its size and power?Huayna Capac
3.2%
 
Number % Answered
20 (all)
1.4%
18-19
4.4%
16-17
10.7%
14-15
16.4%
12-13
19%
10-11
17.4%
8-9
12.8%
6-7
8.4%
4-5
4.9%
2-3
3.1%
1-1
1.7%

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