History Quiz (Round 6)

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Who in September 1935 became the first person to drive an automobile over 300mph?
Sir Malcolm Campbell


Which NFL football player and coach died in 1970. In recognition of his achievements the NFL's Super Bowl Trophy was renamed after him?
Vince Lombardi


Florence Nightingale's most famous contribution came during which war?
The Crimean War


The scientist Michael Faraday was born in which century?


Scottish economist often referred to as 'The father of Economics' and writer of 'The Wealth of Nations'.
Adam Smith


In what year was Jamestown the first permanent English settlement in the Americas? a) 1607 b) 1657 c) 1707
a) 1607


Henry IV was the first king of which royal house?


Wanderers were the first winners of the Football Association Challenge Cup in which year? a) 1868 b) 1870 c) 1872
c) 1872


The White Tower in what is now known as the Tower of London was built by which ruler?
William The Conqueror


Which decisive engagement of the First English Civil War was fought in Northamptonshire in 1645?
Battle of Naseby