History Quiz

Random History or Nation Quiz

'L' in History Quiz Stats

 Plays Quiz Updated Dec 17, 2018

Support Sporcle.
Go Orange.
Score 0/20 Timer 05:00
8 Plays Today
Question Answer % Correct
Which US President gave the famous Gettysburg Address in 1863?Abraham Lincoln
94.3%
Which Marxist revolutionary led the October Revolution of 1917?Vladimir Lenin
87.2%
What did the USA purchase from France for $15m in 1803?Louisiana
86.6%
Who famously nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of a German church in 1517?Martin Luther
86%
In which city did a 1666 fire destroy around 13,000 houses, yet kill only 6 people?London
84.3%
Which African country was founded in the 1820s by freed American slaves?Liberia
80.9%
Which author, famous for 'The Chronicles of Narnia,' died on the same day as John F. Kennedy?C.S. Lewis
78.3%
Which French king was known as 'The Sun King?'Louis XIV
76.7%
Which organization, founded in Paris in 1920, was replaced by the UN in 1946?League of Nations
76%
Which 1876 battle is often referred to as 'Custer's Last Stand?'Little Bighorn
71.6%
Question Answer % Correct
Which German military organisation has a name literally meaning 'air weapon?'Luftwaffe
67.5%
Which ocean liner was sunk by a German U-Boat off the coast of Ireland in 1915?Lusitania
67.1%
Who completed the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in 1927?Charles Lindbergh
63%
What codename was given to the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945?Little Boy
62.2%
Which British Army officer is the subject of a 1962 film about his exploits in the Middle East?T.E. Lawrence
61.5%
Which Royal House contested the House of York in the Wars of the Roses?House of Lancaster
54.7%
Which British explorer did Henry Stanley meet on the shore of Lake Tanganyika in 1871?David Livingstone
51.8%
Who led the Spartan army at the battle of Thermopylae?Leonidas I
47.4%
A raid on which island in north-east England is often taken as the start of the Viking Age?Lindisfarne
17.6%
Which Frenchman is often called 'the father of modern chemistry?'Antoine Lavoisier
17.5%

From the Vault

4-Letter Movie Men

by El_Dandy

Movies 4m
This is the part where you have to think about the fact that his name wasn't actually 'Don'.
Remove Ads.
Support Sporcle.
Get the best of Sporcle when you Go Orange. This ad-free experience offers more features, more stats, and more fun while also helping to support Sporcle. Thank you for becoming a member.

Show Comments

Extras

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.

Details: