History Quiz
Question 1 of 10
What Spanish-speaking nation got its name from its position on the Equator?
Question 2 of 10
Which youth subculture wore leather jackets, jeans and gelled hair in the '60's?
Question 3 of 10
Which American comedian and film and television star died in 1977?
Question 4 of 10
Dionysus was the Greek god of which drink?
Question 5 of 10
What element was called "the flesh of the gods" by ancient Egyptians?
Question 6 of 10
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, aka Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, was Queen Consort of George VI. She was also the last queen of Ireland and the last empress of what place?
Question 7 of 10
What officially opened in New York City in April 1973?
Question 8 of 10
Around the time it lost the capital to Ankara, what city was renamed Istanbul?
Question 9 of 10
Despite racist attempts to diminish them, several civilisations have risen in what continent's sub-Saharan region?
Question 10 of 10
What Zaire dictator forbade anybody else from wearing leopard-print hats and claimed that it took eight men to carry his wooden cane?