No pub quiz would be complete without a healthy helping of history quiz questions. I still have about 20 000 pub quiz questions to add to this site, but I have to start somewhere. History Quiz Questions. This is gonna take me months to complete, but here’s the first batch of historical questions. Not too obscure I hope.
Q] Who was vice president US when A bomb dropped on Hiroshima?
A] No One – was not one
Q] The Treaty of Paris in 1856 ended which war?
A] The Crimean war
Q] Which battle was fought at Senlac hill?
A] Battle of Hastings
Q] Operation Urgent Fury was the US invasion of where?
Q] After The Red Baron was shot down who took over his squadron?
A] Herman Goering
Q] The Shining Path is a revolutionary movement in which country?
Q] Captain Hans Langsdorff captained which German Battleship?
A] Graf Spee
Q] What was the recently closed Wembley Stadium called in 1923?
A] The Empire Stadium
Q] Operation Olympic was a WW2 invasion plan not used where?
A] Japan they surrendered
Q] Who owned a sword called crocea mors or yellow death?
A] Julius Caesar
Q] Mao wrote the red book who published the green book on African unity?
A] Moammar Qaddhaffi
Q] Which French General left Napoleon to become King of Sweden?
A] Jean-Baptiste Jules Bernadotte
Q] Which war was ended by The Congress of Westphalia?
A] Thirty Years War
Q] Name the British General in charge of the 1916 offensive WW1?
A] Sir Douglas Haig
Q] Who was European correspondent New York Tribune 1851 till 1862?
A] Karl Marx
Q] In 1752 Mr Blake and Callahan raced and began which sport?
Q] In 1741 Robert Keeler first to commercially manufactured what?
A] Marmalade in Dundee Scotland