Thursday, August 11, 2011

Trivia Quiz #71 - Trivia Questions About European History

Trivia Quiz questions about Europe and European History

  1. What year saw the nationalization of British Railways?
  2. Who are the only two English sovereigns from whom Prince Charles is
    not descended?
  3. Who succeeded the Roman emperor, Trajan?
  4. In which country is the castle that gives the Habsburg dynasty its
  5. Who was the admiral of the French fleet defeated by Nelson at the
    Battle of Trafalgar?
  6. During which war was the Battle of Blenheim?
  7. Which royal house consisted of Henry IV, Henry V and Henry VI?
  8. In which Indian city did British troops open fire without warning on
    a crowd of 10,000 in 1919?
  9. In which war was the Battle of Ramillies?
  10. Which sultan of Egypt, who precipitated the third Crusade,
    subsequently made peace with Richard I?
  11. In which naval battle did Rome decisively defeat the forces of Antony
    and Cleopatra?
  12. Which new policy in 1958 was an attempt to achieve "true communism"
    in China?
  13. Who was appointed successor to Hitler in 1939 but expelled from the
    Nazi party six years later?
  14. What was ceded to Britain in 1713 as part of the settlement of the
    War of Spanish Succession?
  15. Which people did Alaric lead in the capture of Rome in 410?
  16. Who was the queen of the British king, Charles I?
  17. Whom did Charles V confront at the Diet of Worms in 1521?
  18. What was the name of the Libyan king deposed by Colonel Kaddafi in
  19. Who were the victors of the Battle of Austerlitz?
  20. What was the first considerable engagement in the American
  21. Who succeeded Henry I as king of England in 1135?
  22. Which treaty after World War I established the League of Nations?

Answers to Quiz #71 - European Historical Trivia Answers
  1. 1948.
  2. Charles II and James II.
  3. Hadrian.
  4. Switzerland.
  5. Pierre de Villeneuve.
  6. War of Spanish Succession.
  7. House of Lancaster.
  8. Amritsar.
  9. War of Spanish Succession.
  10. Saladin.
  11. Battle of Actium.
  12. The Great Leap Forward.
  13. Hermann Goering.
  14. Gibraltar.
  15. A:  Visigoths.
  16. Henrietta (Maria).
  17. Marin Luther.
  18. King Idris.
  19. The French under Napoleon.
  20. Bunker Hill.
  21. Stephan.
  22. Versailles.