History trivia is a big favorite since both kids and adults have a fair shot at knowing many of the answers, thanks to history classes and documentaries. Be careful though, we have snuck in some obscure questions as well. See how well you know your history of this wonderful world of ours.
In which country are the Great Pyramids located?
EgyptWho was the first president of the United States
George WashingtonFrom what material were George Washington's false teeth made?
WoodDuring the second Punic Wars, what animal did Hannibal use to cross the Alps?
ElephantsWhat is the oldest system of laws?
The Code of HammurabiWhat is the first city to reach a population of 1 million?
RomeWhich founding father is known for his conspicuous signature on the Declaration of Independence?
John HancockWho was the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
Sir Robert WalpoleWhat is the shortest war to ever take place?
The Anglo-Zanzibar War, which lasted 38 minutes.Who invented Arabic numerals?
Indians. They are called Arabic numerals, because they were introduced to Europe through Arab mathematicians.Which Ancient Greek historian is generally considered to be the 'Father of History'?
HerodotusHow many British colonies where in the original United States?
13Which explorer was the first person to circumnavigate the globe?
Juan Sebastian ElcanoWhat is the first country to have used printed paper currency?
ChinaPrior to 1917 Finland was part of which country?
RussiaWho was the first man in space?
Yuri GagarinAccording to Norse mythology, who is the god of thunder?
ThorWho was the first US President to be impeached?
Andrew JohnsonWhich Greek philosopher had Alexander the Great as a pupil?
AristotleWho was the first female prime minister of the United Kingdom?
Margaret ThatcherWhich country financed Christopher Columbus' 1492 journey?
SpainAccording to legend, Romulus & Remus founded which city?
RomeWhat is the name of the nurse who became known for her selfless care of the wounded during The Crimean War?
Florence NightingaleSiddhartha Gautama is believed to be the founder of what major world religion?
BuddhismBack to top