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Static GK: World History, Test- 3

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Question 1
Which general famously stated 'I shall return'?
A
Bull Halsey
B
George Patton
C
Douglas MacArthur
D
Omar Bradley
Question 2
American involvement in the Korean War took place in which decade?
A
1970s
B
1950s
C
1920s
D
1960s
Question 3
The Battle of Hastings in 1066 was fought in which country?
A
France
B
Russia
C
England
D
Norway
Question 4
The first successful printing press was developed by this man.
A
Johannes Gutenburg
B
Benjamin Franklin
C
Sir Isaac Newton
D
Martin Luther
Question 5
The disease that ravaged and killed a third of Europe's population in the 14th century is known as
A
The Black Death
B
The Black Plague
C
Smallpox
D
The Bubonic Plague
Question 6
The Hundred Years War was fought between what two countries
A
Italy and Carthage
B
England and Germany
C
France and England
D
Spain and France
Question 7
Which Roman Emperor built a massive wall across Northern Britain in 122 A.D.?
A
Marcus Aurelius
B
Hadrian
C
Nero
D
Augustus
Question 8
What famous 5th century A.D conqueror was known as 'The Scourge of God'?
A
Hannibal
B
Julius Caesar
C
William the Conqueror
D
Atilla the Hun
Question 9
Who was the first Western explorer to reach China?
A
Magellan
B
Cook
C
Marco Polo
D
Sir Francis Drake
Question 10
World war two take place in which year ?
A
1939
B
1945
C
1918
D
1921
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