History Guild Weekly History Quiz No.221
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Weekly History Quiz No. 221

History Guild's weekly history quiz. Questions from the broad sweep of human history.

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1. Who led the English fleet that defeated the Spanish Armada in 1588?

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2. When was Francisco "Pancho" Villa killed?

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3. Who composed the 1812 Overture?

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4. Which was the first industry to use steam engines?

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5. Who painted The Cyclops, around 1914?

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6. Who discovered x-rays?

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7. Who led the successful 1965 Selma to Montgomery march?

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8. In which conflict did Sir John Monash command Australian troops?

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9. Which American President said 'And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.'?

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10. Which monarch agreed to to Magna Carta in 1215?

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