History Quiz 1

Test your knowledge of historical events, the places, and the people that helped shape the world. Try our History Quiz 1.

Haile Selassie was the former Regent (1916 - 1930) and then Emperor (1930 - 1974) of which African country?

In which year did the French Revolution begin?

The Islands of Hawaii were discovered by which European explorer?

Who was the mother of Queen Elizabeth I?

What was the name of the dynasty that ruled Russia from 1613 to 1917?

Which king abdicated the throne in Great Britain in 1936?

What was the name of the Celtic tribe of people, made famous in the books about “Asterix”, that inhabited Western Europe during the Iron Age, a region that mainly encompasses present day France, Luxembourg and Belgium?

What was the name of King Henry VIII's first wife?

The Panama Canal, that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean, was opened to shipping in which year?

The famous "Charge of the Light Brigade" took place during which war?

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