History 2

The History Quiz No.2. How much about the past do you know? Take the quiz to find out.

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Q1. Which device did Frenchman Andre Jacques Garnerin invent in 1797 that he successfully demonstrated in the skies above Paris?
Q2. Which writer was arrested at the Cadogan hotel in London in 1892 and later sentenced to 2 years imprisonment?
Q3. Which title, recommended to her by Benjamin Disraeli, did Queen Victoria adopt in 1877?
Q4. What nationality was Amy Johnson, who became the first woman to fly solo around the world in 1930?
Q5. Robert Lee and Ulysses Grant were opposing generals in which war?
Q6. The Charge of the Light Brigade took place during which battle in 1854?
Q7. Which British monarch abdicated in 1936?
Q8. In which country did the Boxer rebellion take place?
Q9. Who was the mother of James I of England?
Q10. Who became British Prime Minister for the second time in 1951 at the age of 77?
Q11. Who was knighted on the deck of his ship the Golden Hind by Queen Elizabeth in 1581?
Q12. Who led Russia's Red Army during the 1918-21 civil war that followed the revolution in 1917?
Q13.  In 1839, the American Charles Goodyear pioneered the use of which substance?
Q14. The 10-day battle of Mukden in 1905 saw the death of 200,000 Russian troops at the hands of which country's army?
Q15. After being sentenced to life in prison in 1964, who said, "I do not deny that I planned sabotage. We had either to accept inferiority or fight against it by violence."?
Q16. Which country's women were the first to be allowed the vote in 1893?
Q17. England finally signed a peace treaty with which country in 1604?
Q18. Who was the first Tudor King of England in 1485?
Q19. Who replaced Richard Nixon as US President in 1974?
Q20. Which political party was formed in 1900?