What history questions would you put in a quiz?

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    If you were to create a pub quiz, what general history questions would you ask? :curious:
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    (Original post by Black Rose)
    If you were to create a pub quiz, what general history questions would you ask? :curious:
    I quite like "in what year did x happen", because those who know the topic well usually have it exact, but those who have no idea can always have a decent guess
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    Not sure?

    What year did the Soviet Union collapse?


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    Can Greek mythology count as history?

    Love me some Greek mythology

    Example: Aretmis was the ancient Greek goddess of what...?


    Or some Ancient Egypt questions such as name three pharaohs
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    How long did the 100 years war last?
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    When was my father born?
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    What did the Romans use as mouthwash?
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    urine :eek:
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    What was Henry VIII's older brother called?
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    Arthur
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    (Original post by Alisaurus Cats)
    Example: Aretmis was the ancient Greek goddess of what...?
    Hunting, she also did the moon shift. Sh*t like that.
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    (Original post by 04MR17)
    Hunting, she also did the moon shift. Sh*t like that.
    that was Artemis ? *
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    (Original post by the bear)
    that was Artemis ? *
    Yup. Who are you thinking of?
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    (Original post by 04MR17)
    Yup. Who are you thinking of?
    Luna the Moon Queen

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    What was the name of Alexander the Greats father?
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    (Original post by the bear)
    Luna the Moon Queen
    Ah. You know the whole Apollo sun chariot thing? Well Artemis did the night shift for that. I believe that Luna was the moon itself/embodiment of the moon.
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    What was the name of New York before it became New York?
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    which Roman Emperor was named after footwear ?
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    (Original post by SCIENCE :D)
    What was the name of Alexander the Greats father?
    Alexander the Fairly Irrelevant.
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    (Original post by Drunk Punx)
    Alexander the Fairly Irrelevant.
    'Irrelevent' How dare you?
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    (Original post by SCIENCE :D)
    'Irrelevent' How dare you?
    I don't actually know anything about the bloke, I've probably just done him a huge dishonour... oops.
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    Dates of kings and queens is always popular... for quizzes you want questions that will generate answers that are unambiguously either right or wrong.

    i.e. don't ask 'what was the cause of the russian revolution'
    do ask 'what year did lenin die'
 
 
 
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