History Quiz Questions Round 4

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In 1773, which Captain became the first person to cross the Antarctic Circle?

Captain James Cook


In which year did the Berlin Wall come down?



Which Cuban leader served as Prime Minister of Cuba between 1959 and 1976, during which time he transformed his country into the first communist state in the western world?

Fidel Castro


What did Johannes Gutenberg famously invent in 1440?

The Printing Press


The Battle of Tannenberg took place during the first month of which war? a) Russian Civil War b) World War II c) World War I

c) World War I


Which singer was born in Tupelo, Mississippi on January 8th, 1935?

Elvis Presley


Who succeeded his father to become the second monarch of the Tudor dynasty in 1509, aged seventeen? a) Henry VII b) Henry VIII c) Edward VI

b) Henry VIII


In which century was the Mona Lisa painted? a) 15th b) 16th c) 17th

b) 16th Century (approximately 1503-1504)


In which century was the first Nobel Prize awarded?

20th (1901)


How old was Victoria when she became Queen of  the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland?