The History Room quiz: October 2019

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The History Room quiz: October 2019

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Which law was passed in the USA 100 years ago this month?

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Which name has been used most times by a Pope?

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Why are the Dark Ages so called?

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Which US president had a sign on his desk reading ‘The buck stops here’?

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His mother was Henriette, his father was Heinrich and his wife was Jenny.

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Whose last words were lost forever because his nurse did not understand German?

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The first jet plane aerial dogfight took place in which war?

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What was the nickname of the
B-17 bomber in WWII? 

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Complete the WWII slogan:
“Loose lips…

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Which Japanese battle cry literally translates to “ten thousand years”?

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How many American presidents have been assassinated?

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Which town was the administrative capital of unoccupied France from 1940 to 1944?

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Which novel got Salman Rushie into a lot of trouble in 1989?

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Which is the world’s oldest continuous standing army, founded in 1248?

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Which agency was the predecessor of the CIA?

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Who is in the picture?

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In 1974, Teruo Nakamura became the last Japanese soldier
to do what?

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Who thought he might earn £20,000 by surrendering West Point to the British in 1780?

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Which former head of the Soviet Union is still alive?

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Considered to be the world’s first horror movie, released in 1910, its title was…?

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